Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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SINGH DR D P

Fellow, Elected 1990


Born in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India on 5 November 1949. Educated at Govt Agricultural College, Kanpur University, Kanpur, 1965-69; B.Sc. (Ag) G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 1967; M.Sc. (Ag), G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarkhand 1969; G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand Ph.D. 1971.


Director, Uttarakhand Seeds and Tarai Development Corporation, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand 2008-2010

Assistant Professor (Plant Breeding), Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 1976-87; Associate Professor/Pulse Breeder, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, N.D. University of Agric. and Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh, 1987-92; Professor, (Plant Breeding), Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 1992-2010; Head, Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 2006-09; Dean, Post Graduate Studies, College of Agriculture, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand 2007 – 2008; Director Experiment Station, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, (GBPUAT), Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 2008-2009;; Visiting Scientist, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre, Taiwan, 2003.

Awards/Honours: ISPRD Award 1998; Vice-President, ISPRD, 1999-2001; GBPUA&T Certificate of Outstanding Scientist 2004; IIPR Urdbean Team Recognition Award 2007.

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

Research Areas: Grain legume breeding, biotic & abiotic stress resistance, mutation breeding

Address: C-41, Green Park, District - Udham Singh Nagar, P.O. Rudrapur 263153, Uttarakhand; [Tel: Cell: 09410588018; Email: dr.dhanpalsingh@gmail.com]