Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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SINGH DR PANKAJ KUMAR

Fellow, Elected 2017


Born in District Aligarh, Utter Pradesh, India on 7th July, 1976. Educated at Dr. B R A University, Agra, Uttar Prades, B.Sc.(Ag.),1996; Dr. B R A University, Agra, Uttar Prades, M.Sc.(Ag.), 1998; Dr. B R A University, Agra, Uttar Prades, Ph.D., 2003.

Principal Scientist & Head (I/c)Field Crop Improvement and Protection, Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair- 744 101, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 2017 to date.

Junior Research Fellow, NBPGR, Regional Station, Umiam, Meghalaya, 1999 - 2001; Research Associate, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam, Meghalaya, 2001-2008; Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding), Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, 2008-2014; Principal Scientist (Plant breeding), Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, 2014 to till date.

Awards/Honours: Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award “ICAR Award for Outstanding Research in Tribal Farming System” 2010 as team member.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding.

Research Areas: Molecular and conventional breeding of rice, vegetable and pulse crop

Address: Principal Scientist & Head (I/c) Field Crop Improvement and Protection, Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair- 744 101, Andaman and Nicobar Islands; [Cell: 0974273099; Email: pksingh1975@gmail.com]