Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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HARIPRASANNA DR K

Fellow, Elected 2019


Born at Kasaragod, Kerala, India on 21 September 1973. Educated at SGK High School, Kudlu, 1979-89; Govt. College, Kasaragod, 1989-91; Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, 1991-95; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1996-2003.

Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, 2014 to till date

Scientist (Plant Breeding) and Scientist (SS), National Research Centre for Groundnut, Junagadh, Gujarat, 2003-08; Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding), National Research Centre for Sorghum/Directorate of Sorghum Research, Hyderabad, 2008-14

Awards/Honours: Certificate of Excellence for Foxtail Millet Improvement & Biofortification, 2019; Fellowship Award, Astha Foundation, Meerut, 2014; Faculty of P.G. School, IARI, New Delhi in the discipline of Genetics, 2014; Member, Board of Examiners, Faculty of Science, University of Calicut, 2011-17; Member, Task force for revision of DUS guidelines in Sorghum & Pearl Millet, PPV&FRA, New Delhi, 2015; ICAR Senior Research Fellowship, 2000-02; UGC Junior Research Fellowship, 1998-2000; ICAR Junior Research Fellowship, 1996-98; KAU Merit Scholarship, 1992-1995.

Research Areas: Sorghum biofortification, parental line development and heterosis breeding, small millets crop improvement and grain quality

Address: Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-Indian Institute of Millets Research, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030; 3-4-103/B/201, Swathi Block, Medha Rejoice Apartment, Radhakrishna Nagar, Attapur, Hyderabad – 500 048; [Tel: Off. (040) 24599318; Cell: 9491541500; Fax: (040) 24599304; Email: hari@millets.res.in, hariprasannak@yahoo.com]