Prof. (Dr.) Pravin Chandra Trivedi Ph.D., Post-Doct. (U.S.A.), F.L.S. (London), F.B.S., F.P.S.I., F.B.R.S., F.N.S.I., F.M.A., F.N.R.S.,F.I.A.T, F.E.S. Vice Chancellor, Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur and MDS University, Ajmer; former Vice-Chancellor, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur (U.P.); Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad (UP) and Maharaja Ganga Singh University, Bikaner (Rajasthan); former Professor, Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, has a brilliant academic career standing First in all public examinations. Prof. Trivedi served as Head, Department of Botany and Co-ordinator; P.G. Course in Biotechnology (2003-06); Director, College Development Council (2001-04); and served on various administrative and academic positions in the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur.
Prof. Trivedi has 40 years of teaching and research experience in the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. He has published more than 350 research papers and review articles in Journals of repute and books. He has edited and written 174 Books (World record in the subject) and Guided 44 Ph.D. students. He has been the Principal Investigator of 21 major research projects funded by national organisations (U.G.C., C.S.I.R., I.C.A.R., D.S.T., D.B.T.). He is an elected fellow of nine reputed academic bodies. Dr. Trivedi visited several major research laboratories and delivered invited talks in many international conferences held in 15 countries (U.S.A., Canada, the U.K., Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Denmark, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Singapore, Austria Belgium and France).
For his outstanding contribution in Plant Sciences and education field he was decorated with a large number of awards and honors. To honor his contribution, Indian Botanical Society instituted a medal in his name “ Dr. P.C. Trivedi Medal for Editorial excellence” from 2019, which is being given every year for quality book (authored/ Edited) published by plant scientist.
Prof. Trivedi has been a good teacher, researcher, author, editor, reviewer, adviser, promoter and populariser of science, traveler and, Photographer. Dr. Trivedi is truly portraying the sum total of these essential elements required in any serious teacher and researcher.