Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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SINGH DR KUMAR KANT

Fellow, Elected 2010


Born in Etah, Uttar Pradesh, India on 28 July 1964. Educated at SGVM Inter College Fatehpur, Etah, High School, 1980; Christian Agriculture Inter College, Etah, Intermediate,1983; G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, B.Sc.Ag. & A.H., 1988; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, M.Sc. (Ag.) Seed Science &Technology, 1995 and Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut, Ph.D. 2007.

Principal Scientist, Division of Seed Technology (SPU), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2015 – till date

He joined as Technical Assistant at Nuclear Research Laboratory, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1988 - 1997, ARS Scientist (Seed Technology), Division of Seed Technology (SPU), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1997 - 2003; Scientist (Senior Scale), of Seed Technology (SPU), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2003; Senior Scientist, of Seed Technology (SPU), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2007 - 2011; Director, Seed and Farms, Bihar Agriculture University, Sabour, Bhagalpur, 2011- 2016.

Awards/Honours: Letter of appreciation, Deputy Director General (Crop Science), ICAR, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi, 2008

Specialization and Research Areas: Seed production, processing and storage

Address: Division of Seed Technology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-11012; Cell: 9868346325, 8544292134; Fax: (0641) 2451023; Email: kks_dsfbau@yahoo.in, kks_spu_iari@yahoo.co.in]