Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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KUMAR DR ASHOK

Fellow, Elected 2013


Born in Etawah District of Uttar Pradesh on 4 August, 1962. Educated at Kanpur University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, B. Sc., 1981; Kanpur University, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, M. Sc., 1983; Meerut University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, PhD (Agric. Botany- Genetics & Plant Breeding), 1982; Meerut University, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, M. Phil. (Agric. Botany),1992.

Principal Scientist & Head, Germplasm & Evaluation Division, ICAR-National Bureau Plant Genetics Resources (ICAR-NBPGR), New Delhi, 2014 to till date.

Scientist (Plant Breeding), Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, 1986-88; Scientist, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBPGR), New Delhi, 1988; Senior Scientist, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBPGR), New Delhi, 1988-06; Principal Scientist, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBPGR), New Delhi, 2006- till date

Awards and Honours: Vice President, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Association of India (MAPAI)

Fellow: Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources (ISPGR), New Delhi; Fellow, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding (ISGPB), New Delhi

Research Areas : Plant Genetic Resources, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

Address: Principal Scientist & Head, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (ICAR-NBPGR), New Delhi; [Tel: Office: 011 - 25848074 Ext. 415; Res: 011- 25835373; Fax No. 011 - 25842495; Cell: 9868115373 Email: drashok1962@gmail.com; nbpgr.evaluation@icar.gov.in