Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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PRADHAN DR S K

Fellow, Elected 2015


Born in Kendukata, Rairakhol, Odisha, India on th 6 January 1967. Educated at Odisha University Agricultural and Technology, B.Sc. (Ag), 1990; Odisha University Agricultural and Technology, M.Sc. (Ag), 1995; G.B. Pant
University Agricultural and Technology, Ph.D. (Plant Breeding), 2003. Scientist (CRRI), 1997 – 2006; Senior Scientist (CRRI), 2006 – 2012; Principal Scientist (CRRI), 2012 – till date.

Awards/Honours: CRRI best worker 2015; Bharat Shiksha Ratna 2014; Indo – Nepal Asia Gold 2015; Panchakhanda Samman 2014; Best CRRI Scientist – 2006, 2010,

Fellow:Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding 2015.

Research Areas: Rice Breeding, Biotechnology and molecular Breeding.

Address: Crop Improvement Division; ICAR – National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack – 753 006; Kanheipur, ICAR – National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, Odisha – 753 006; Tel: Office: 0671 – 2367768 – 83
extn – 2241; Cell: 09937750353; Email: pradhancrri@gmail.com