Bryce Chudleigh Burt
Sir Bryce Chudleigh Burt, (हिंदी भाषा मे :सर ब्रायिस चॅड्ली बर्ट) CIE, MBE (29 April 1881 – 1 January 1943) was an administrator in India during the British Raj period and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He was awarded a knighthood on 1 January 1936, having previously been made a Companion of the Order of the Indian Empire in 1930 and a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 1919.
Bryce Chudleigh Burt was born on 29 April 1881 at Newark-on-Trent, England, and was educated at the Merchant Venturers' School, Bristol. Subsequently, he obtained a BSc from University College, London.
Beginning his career as an Assistant Lecturer at Liverpool University, Burt was Assistant Government Chemist and Lecturer in Tropical Agriculture in Trinidad between 1904 and 1908. before moving to India. Based in Cawnpore, he was Deputy Director of Agriculture for Uttar Pradesh from 1908 to 1921, having previously spent time collecting and classifying types of Indian wheat. From 1935 he was vice-chairman of the Imperial Council of Agricultural Research (later known as the Indian Council of Agricultural Research), for which he had been Agricultural Expert between 1929 and 1935. Having served as Secretary between 1921 and 1928, he became President of the Indian Central Cotton Committee, a representative of the Asiatic Society on the Council of the National Institute of Sciences of India, and President of the Indian Lac Cess Committee. In addition, between 1936 and 1938 he served as the first President of the ICJC.
Secretary of ICCC
During 1921, Mc kenna committee, a representative body of BCGA, recommended ICCC The Indian Central Cotton Committee, to appoint, Sir Chudleigh_Burt Bryce, as its first secretary. the government of India set up the Cotton Committee for improving the production and marketing of Indian cotton. Today, ICCC wields a beneficent influence throughout India. It owes its success almost entirely to Burt's enthusiasm, tact, and ability, and it remains a living memorial of his personality. Incidentally, he would have been the first to acknowledge the efficiency with which Arthur James Turner, established the Technological Laboratory, and controlled the technical research laboratories, belonging to the committee. Sir Bryce served 7 years.
Burt had an Armstrong Siddeley Saloon De Luxe car (either a 12 Plus or 14 HP model) shipped to India in April 1936 and he left that country in April 1939. He lived at Allison Road, Rhos-on-Sea, Wales, in his latter years and died on 1 January 1943 at Colwyn Bay. Since leaving India he had been Director of Animal Feeding Stuffs for the Ministry of Food.
- Burt was awarded the Kaiser-i-Hind Medal (1912) 
- He was elected as a fellow of the Indian National Science Academy in 1930.
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- Burns, William (1944). Technological possibilities of agricultural development in India: a note. Printed by the Supt., Govt. Printing, Punjab. p. 84. Retrieved 4 December 2011.
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- "Obituary" (PDF). Current Science. Indian Academy of Sciences. 12 (2): 51–52. February 1943.
- "Deceased Fellow". INSA. 2016. Archived from the original on 13 August 2016. Retrieved 13 May 2016.