Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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SINGH DR SANJAY KUMAR

Fellow, Elected 2013


Born in Bahauddinpur, Sultanpur, UP, India on April 19, 1972. Educated at Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Sanatan Dharm Vidyalaya, Kanpur, 1981-88; CSA University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur for BSC (Ag & AH), 1988-93 and  CSA University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur for MSC (Ag) in Genetics & Plant Breeding, 1993-95. Banaras Hindu Unveristy, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, Ph.D.,  1995-99.

Principal Scientist (Pl Breeding), ICAR-Indian Institute Wheat Barely Research (IIWBR), Karnal, 2014 to till date.

ARS, 1999; Scientist (Plant Breeding), Directorate Wheat Research, Karnal, 1999-2008; Senior Scientist, Directorate Wheat Research, Karnal, 2008-2014; Head (acting) DWR-Regional Station, Dalang Maidan, 2009-2012.,

Awards/ Honours: ICAR-UG Merit Scholarship, 1988; CSA University Silver Medal in BSc (Ag & AH), 1993; ICAR-JRF (Genetics), 1993; JS Agarwal Memorial Gold Medal, 1995; BHU Research Fellowship, 1995; ICAR-SRF, 1995; Student Bursery Award of 1st IGM on Wheat, 1997 during academic career. ICAR-LBS Young Scientist Award, 2007; UP-CST Young Scientist Award, 2008; ISGPB-Councillor, North, 2018-19; Nuffic Netherland Fellowship, 2009 & 2017; Editorial Excellence Award, 2016; IIWBR-Best Scientist Award, 2016; Founder member, Field Club of India, Mandsaur, 2012; Certificate of recognition by DDG (CS), ICAR; 2011; Visiting Scientist- Cornell University-USA, 2010; Visiting Scientist- CIMMYT, 2007; DWR-Best Research Team Award, 2006; 2nd IGM on Wheat-Best Poster Award, 2002,2014; AICRP –W&B Plaque of honour for development of wheat varieties during professional career.

Fellow: Society of Advancement Wheat and Barley Research, 2014; Indian Society of Genetics and plant Breeding, 2013

Research Areas: Breeding Wheat for warmer areas and hybrid wheat

Address: Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-IIWBR, karnal - 132001, Haryana.; D-16, Gehoon Vihar - 132001, Haryana.; [Tell - 0184-2209141 (O);  M - 9416483960; Email -  Sanjay.Singh4@icar.gov.insksingh.dwr@gmail.com