Dr. J. C. Tarafdar did his M. Sc. and Ph. D. in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from Indian Agricultural Research Institute and Post Doctorate from Institute of Agricultural Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany. He has made original and well recognized contribution on mobilization of native phosphorus. He is the first in the world successfully developed biosynthesized nano nutrients and nano induced polysaccharide powder for agricultural use. He published 377 research articles which include 41 book chapters and five books. Dr. Tarafdar has been placed amongst the top 2% scientists, across all sciences in the world, by Stanford University, USA.