Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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RAO DR S K

Fellow, Elected 2011


Born in Polukonda, Andhra Pradesh, India on 8 March 1952. Educated at PVCMZPH School, Rudrapaka, Andhra Pradesh 1968; Pre University, Sir CRR College Eluru, 1971; B.Sc. 1974, Andhra Loyola College, Vijaywada; College of Agriculture, JNKVV, Jabalpur M.Sc.(Ag) 1977, Ph.D. 1980.

Dean,  Faculty of Agriculture, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur 2012 to date

 Senior Research Assistant, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur 1980; Junior Scientist, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur 1980-89;  Scientist, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur, 1990-2001; Professor & Head, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur,  2001-2009;  Dean, College of Agriculture, Rewa, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur,  2009-12; and Director of Research Services (Additional charge), Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur 2015.

Awards/Honours: Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award 2007-2008; Dr. Kailash Nath Katju Award 2008; ICAR Team

Research Award, 2007-2008; Awarded Certificate of Honors in M.Sc. (Ag.) and Ph.D. (Ag.) Achievers Award 2010.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding; Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development.


Research Areas: Crop Improvement, Seed Systems, Agribusiness Incubator Development

Address: Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur 482004, M.P.; B-5 Krishi Nagar, Adhartal, Jabalpur, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (0761) 2681200; Res. (0761) 2681247, Cell: 09425384072; Fax: (0761) 2681200; Email: skrao_jnau@yahoo.co.in; skrao.deanfaculty@gmail.com]