(BIOCICON- 2019)


6th to 8th March, 2019


Amity University Chhattisgarh is established by the Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (RIBF), New Delhi and is a part of more than 20 year old, leading education group of India. The group was set up with a vision to contribute to nation building through education, where currently 1,50,000+ students are pursuing more than 300 programs in India and abroad. Amity University Chhattisgarh is yet another landmark project by Amity group to revolutionize the Indian higher education sector by providing globally benchmarked research and employment-oriented education.

Amity University Chhattisgarh campus is situated in Kharora, which is 35 kms from Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh state and is well connected by Air, Rail and Road to the major cities of India.


The Department of Zoology was started in 1927 when the subject was taught to the intermediate students. Rev. Fr. Foreau S. J., was the first Lecturer and Mr. Krishnasamy Iyengar assisted him. B.Sc. Degree course was started in 1957 and was upgraded to M.Sc. in the year 1979. The Department was recognized as a Research Department in 1985 and M.Phil. course is being offered since 1986. In the year 2003, the Department was recognized as DST-FIST sponsored Department. In 2014, the department was recognized and included under Star College Department Scheme offered by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. At present, the faculty members are concentrating on the basic and the applied aspects of Aquaculture Zoology, Agriculture Zoology [Pestiferous Insects, Phytopathogens and their management], Medical Entomology [Vector Biology and Management], Insect Immunology, Wild life Biology and Phytochemistry and Pharmacology.


Amity Institute of Biotechnology (AIB) was established with the focus and objective to develop the next generation of biotechnology professionals who can redefine the industry through their ideas, innovation and knowledge. The institute aims to facilitate ‘Quality Education’, to familiarize and equip young minds to meet global challenges in innovation and application of science and technology for the service of humanity. This institution of par excellence conducts quality research and teaching at Amity University Chhattisgarh.


Biopesticide International Conference (BIOCICON – 2019) is the sixth conference in the series. The earlier conferences received great response from scientific fraternity from Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, KSA, Malaysia, Nigeria, Peru, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and USA. This year also, eminent speakers from all over the world would deliver lectures, in addition to 20-25 oral presentations by other researchers and more than 100 posters presentations.


  • Pestiferous insects and other pests, Plantation Crops, Horticulture Crops, Forest and social forest crops.
  • Microbicides - culture, mass production, formulation, biological control efficiency.
  • Bioactive compounds and their synthetic derivatives.
  • Natural enemies - Distribution, diversity, biology, mass production, bio efficacy Semino chemicals, Pheromones, allomones,          kairomones,attractants and repellents.
  • Modern Technology in pest control - Biotechnological /Genetic Engineering, GM Crops, Insect and microbes resistant crops.
  • Biopesticides for human vectors management.
  • Mosquito’s distribution and diversity, threats, eco-friendly management, Other human vectors and their management.
  • Bio-safety of Biopesticides.
  • Intellectual Property associated with biopesticides.


    Regular Registration
Up to 31st January 2019
Delegates Indian Delegates Rupee (₹) International Delegates (US$)
Faculties/Scientists 3000 450
Research Scholars 2000 300
PG students 1500 200
Company Delegates 5000 600
Accompanying person 1500 200

  • The Registration fee includes registration kit, lunch and tea for the duration of the conference.
  • The participants are requested to kindly fil the registration form in the format given overleaf and mail it with payment confirmation
             (reference no.) to biocicon2019@gmail.com.
  • The registration form should be accompanied with a bonafide certificate from HoD/Director declaring the academic qualification
             of the participant.
  • Accommodation for the participants is available on first come first serve basis on payment of nominal charges. The participants are          requested to separately apply for the same before 25th January by sending an email enquiry to co-organizing secretary on          biocicon2019@gmail.com.
  • Requests for accommodation received after 25th January would be difficult to entertain.


Last date for abstract submission:

31st January 2019

Last date for early bird registration:

31st January 2019

acceptance by:

25th January 2019

Full paper submission deadline:

28th February 2019

1. Dr. Juan A Villanueva-Jimenez, Department of Tropical Agroecosystems, Montecillo, Mexico
2. Dr. Oigiangbe, O. N, Deparment of Zoology, Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria
3. Prof. Hans E. Hummel, Justus-Liebig University, Germany
4. Dr. A. Amsath, Khadir Mohideen College, Thanjavur
5. Dr. M. S. Rao, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore
6. Dr. J. Alice R.P. Sujeetha, Director, Plant Biosecurity, NIPHM, Hyderabad
7. Dr. A.K. Dikshit, Emeritus Scientist, FSSAI, New Delhi.
1. Prof K.V. Peter, Former Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University,
2. Prof. Hans E. Hummel, Justus-Liebig University, Organic Agriculture, Karl-Gloeckner-Strasse 21C, D-35394 Giessen, Germany,
3. Partho Dhang, Ensystex, consultant, Manila, Philippines
4. Prof. Omkar, Professor & Head, Department of Zoology, University of Lucknow
5. Dr. S. T. Mehetre, Scientific officer, Nuclear Agriculture and Biotechnology Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
6. Prof (Dr.) A.K. Dikshit, Former Head and Professor, Division of Agricultural Chemicals (IARI)
7. Dr. Pawan K. Singh, Scientist, National Innovation Foundation India, Ahmedabad, India
1. Prof. (Dr.) R.K. Pandey, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Amity University Chhattisgarh,
2. Prof. (Dr.) V.S. Dahima, Dy. Pro Vice Chancellor, Amity University Chhattisgarh
3. Prof. (Dr.) S.C. Mukhopadhyay, Registrar, Amity University Chhattisgarh
4. Prof. (Dr.) Sumita Dave, Dean (Academics), Amity University Chhattisgarh
5. Dr. Amit Dubey, Scientist D, Chhattisgarh Council of Science and Technology, Raipur
6. Dr. P. Selvaraj, Department of Zoology, St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai
7. Dr. T. Pushpanathan, Department of Zoology, St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai
8. Dr. Nutan Kaushik, Director General, Food and Agriculture Foundation, Amity University, Noida
9. Dr Goodwill Khokhar, Manager, ASTIF, Amity University, Noida

Dr. Kitherian Sahayaraj

Department of Zoology, St. Xavier’s College,
Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu




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Dr. Piyush Parkhey

Amity Institute of Biotechnology,
Amity University Chhattisgarh




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