Dr. S. Natesh
Previously, he was the Senior Advisor (Scientist 'H'), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India and led several Divisions like International Collaboration, Fellowships and Awards, Centres of Excellence, Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Food & Nutrition Security, Environment & Conservation, Seri-biotechnology, Biotechnology and Societal Improvement, Centres of Excellence, and Biotech Clusters.
He was also the First Member-Secretary of the National Bioresources Development Board
and editor-in-chief of the official bimonthly magazine 'Boitech News'. At DBT, he was also part of the appellate authority (Scientific Matters) under the Right to Information Act 2005.
Dr. Natesh holds a PhD from University of Delhi in plant biology and botany. (Source: Linkedin)
Note: His research gate profile says that he is currently with IIT Delhi as a senior project consultant at the Centre for Policy Research, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.