Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF) vide its letter dated 28.08.2008 notified CSIR-NBRI among other premier institutions to function as National Repositories under Biodiversity Act for different categories of biological resources.
CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute and CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants jointly won CSIR Technology Award 2016 in the Life Sciences category
Prof. S.K. Barik, Director
Elected as Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FNAAS) in 2020.
Elected as Fellow of National Academy of Sciences India in 2018.
Conferred Professor Birbal Sahani Medal by Indian Botanical Society in 2019.
Conferred Biodiversity Lecture Award by the National Academy of Sciences India in 2019.
Dr. Prabodh Kumar Trivedi
Elected as Fellow of Indian National Science Academy in 2019.
Elected as Fellow of National Academy of Sciences India in 2016.
Dr. D.K. Upreti
Elected as Fellow of Indian National Science Academy in 2018.