Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

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KUMAR DR SANJAY

Fellow, Elected 2007


Born in Patna, Bihar, India  on 15th October, 1963. Educated at G.B. Pant University Agricultural and Technology, Pantnagar and obtained B.Sc. Ag & A.H., M.Sc. (Ag) Plant Breeding and Ph.D. (Plant Breeding) degrees in 1984, 1987 and 1991, respectively and PGDHRM in 1997 & P G Diploma in Management in 2002 from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),New Delhi.

Principal Scientist, Division of Genetics & Incharge, Seed Production Unit, Nodal Officer (Seed) ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi, 2013 - till date.

Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 1991-97; Senior Scientist & Principal Scientist & Head, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute Regional Station, Shimla, 1997-2010; Incahreg, ZTM&BPD Unit, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2010-2013; Incharge, Seed Production Unit & Nodal Officer (Seed), ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2013-till date.

Awards/Honours: Nanaji Deshmukh ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Agricultural and Allied Science 2016-17, Elected Councillor, NZ, 2004-06, Secretary, ISGPB, 2011-13

Fellow : Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 2007; Indian Society for Advancement of Wheat Research, IIWBR, 2014

Research Areas: Wheat Breeding, Rust Genetics, Seed Production Technology

Address: Seed Production Unit, ICAR – Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi-110012, Tel: Office: 011– 25842686; Cell: 9013563919 Email: sanjay_iari@rediffmail.com, incharge_spu@iari.res.in