Dr. J.S. Pruthi
Dr. J S Pruthi (b; 1921), is a well known authority in Spices Technology, having over 50 years professional experience in the line. He was the Founder Director of Agmark Laboratories, Nagpur and the Regional Research Laboratory, Trivandrurn, and was one of the senior-most founding Scientist of Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRl) Mysore. He is the author of six Patents, ten Monographs and over 350 scientific publications in Food Science, and Technology, some of which won him National and International Awards, including the prestigious National Independence Day (NRDC) Award. He was the leader of Indian delegations to International Food Conferences several times. He is now Consultant to Commonwealth Secretaruat, London, in spite technology; Consultant/Advisor to UNDP and also to The Cooperative League of U.S.A in spice technology. He was Chairman of ISO, Committee on spices, several times for formulating World Standards on Spices.
The Indian Society for Spices feels privileged to bestow on Dr. J S Pruthi the First 'Sugandha Bharathi Award 1998' in recognition of his life time contributions to tile cause of spices technology, research and industry.