Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding



Fellow, Elected 2019

Born at Madhubani, Bihar, India on 1st March, 1981. Educated at Watson High School, Madhubani 1992-95, J. N. College, Madhubani 1995-97; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 2000-04, B.Sc.(Ag.); ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2004-06, M.Sc.(Genetics); 2006-11, Ph.D. (Genetics and Plant Breeding).

Scientist (Plant Breeding), ICAR-VPKAS, Almora, Uttarakhand 2009-13; Scientist (Plant Breeding), Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi 2013-2018; Senior Scientist (Plant Breeding) Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi 2018 to till date.

Awards/Honours: ICAR-JRF for M.Sc.; CSIR-JRF & SRF for Ph.D.; IARI-Best Student award for Ph.D. in 2012; SERB Early Career Research Award in 2018.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant breeding

Research Areas: Wheat-Rust Genetics and Breeding

Address: Senior Scientist, Division of Genetics, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, 110012; NRC 6/46, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi, 110012; Cell: 9868574102; Email: