Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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KANT DR LAXMI

Fellow, Elected 2015


Born in Nanital, Uttarakhand, India on 3 June,1969. Educated at G.B. Pant University Agricultural and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, B.Sc. (Ag), 1988; G.B. Pant University Agricultural and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand M.Sc. (Ag., GBP), 1991; ICAR-IndianAgricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, Ph.D., 1997.

Principal Scientist& Head, Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, Uttarakhand (ICAR-VPKAS), 2014 - till date

Scientist, National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) (NAARM), Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Telangana 1995; Scientist, Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, Uttarakhand (ICAR-VPKAS), 1995 – 1999; Scientist Senior Scale, Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, Uttarakhand (ICAR-VPKAS), 1999 – 2004; Senior Scientist, Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, Uttarakhand ((ICAR-VPKAS), 2004 - 2007, Senior Scientist, Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, Uttarakhand ((ICAR-VPKAS), 2007 –2010; Principal Scientist, Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora, Uttarakhand (ICAR-VPKAS), 2010 – 2014

Awards/Honours: Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Agricultural and Allied Sciences awarded by ICAR, 2008; Australian Leader fellow ship awarded by Govt. of Australia, 2010; Krishi Sansthan Samman awarded by Mahindra Samriddhi India Agricultural, 2012; Outstanding Coordinated work awarded by DWR, 2012.

Fellow :Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Specialization and Research Areas: Wheat and Barley Breeding and Genetics

Address: Crop Improvement Division, ICAR – VPKAS, Almora – 263 601, Uttarakahand; Qr. No. 2, Type IV, ICAR – VPKAS, Almora – 263 601, Uttarakahand Tel: Office: 05962 – 230208, Res. 05962- 232462; Email: lakshmi.kant@icar.gov.in.