Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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Dr. G.P. Singh Division of Genetics, IARI, New Delhi

Dr. V.S. Mathur Memorial Award (Triennial), 2014

Born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India on 17 March 1964. Educated at Central Hindu School, Varanasi, 1979-81; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, B.Sc. (Hons), 1981-84; M.Sc. (Ag.), 1986-88, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Ph.D. 1992.

Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal, 2016 to date.

Scientist, National Research Centre for Soybean, Indore, 1993-94; Scientist, Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, 1994-96; Scientist & Scientist (Senior Scale), Directorate of Wheat Research, Karnal; Senior Scientist & Principal Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2001-2008 & 2009-2016.

Awards/Honours: Dr. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, Dr. B.P. Pal Gold Medal Award, V.S. Mathur Memorial Award, 2014, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi.

Fellow: Mahindra Samridhi Award for Institution Society of Advancement of Wheat Research, Karnal; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi, India; Society for Scientific Development in Agriculture and Technology Jhansi.

Research Areas: Wheat improvement, abiotic stress, physiological phenotyping, MARS & MAB