Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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SINGH DR A K

Fellow, Elected 2013


Bron at Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, India on 10 November, 1967. Educated at C. S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur, B.Sc. (Ag. & AH) 1989; C. S. Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur,, M.Sc. (Ag,) 1992; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Ph.D. (GPB), 2001 Net, ASRB (ICAR) Plant Breeding, 2001.

Principal Scientist, ICAR-Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair, 2017 – till date

Project Fellow, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1994 – 1995; Senior Research Fellow, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 1998 – 2005; Assistant Professor-cum-Junior Scientist (Plant Breeding & Genetics), Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology (SKUAST), Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, 2005 – 2011; Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair 2011 - 2017.

Award/Honor: Banaras Hindu University awarded Meritcum–Research Scholarship, 1995-1998; International Conference on Biodiversity, Bioresources and Biotechnology awarded Best Research Paper Award 2014; International Conference on Agricultural & Horticultural Sciences awarded Certificate of Recognition, 2014; Society for Plant Research awarded Scientist of the Year Award, 2014; National Seminar on Harmonizing Biodiversity and Climate Change: Challenges and Opportunity awarded Best Research Paper Award, 2015; Andaman Science Association awarded ASA Gold Medal for Outstanding Scientist, 2016; Central Island Agricultural Research awarded Best Extension Scientist 2016.

Fellow: Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, IIPR, Kanpur; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding,; Andaman Science Association, Port Blair; Society for CommunityMobilization for Sustainable Development, IARI, New Delhi; Indian Ecological Society, Ludhiana,

Research Areas: Genetics & Plant Breeding

Address: .; Division of Field Crop Improvement & Protection ICAR - Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair – 744101 (Andaman & Nicobar Islands) India [Tel: 91-3192-250239/ 238 Ext.169(Office), +91-3192-252228 (Resi.); Cell : 095318-51058, 095319- 01058]; e-mail: awnindrakumar@gmail.com, drawnindra@yahoo.com