Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding


Fellow, Elected 2019

Born at Bhasinghpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan., India on 9th September 1982. Educated at Govt. Primary School, Bhasinghpura, 1988-93; Govt. Upper Primary School, Bhagwatpura 1993-96; Govt. Secondary School, Dhani Boraj, 1996-97; S.K.N. Govt. Higher Secondary School, Jobner, 1997-2000; B.Sc.(Ag).Hons. S.K.N. College of Agriculture, Jobner, RAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, 2000-2004; Master of Science(Ag.) in Plant Breeding and Genetics, S.K.N. College of Agriculture, Jobner, RAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, 2004-2007; Ph.D., in Plant Breeding and Genetics from MPUA &T, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India, in the year 2011.


Presently, he is working as a Scientist (Sr. scale) at ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 201 1 to till date.


Scientist(Plant Breeding) in Agricultural Research Service(ARS), at NAARM Hyderabad, India, 2010; Joined as Scientist(Plant Breeding) in ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur(UP), India, 2011


Awards/Honours: Associate ship of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) effective from 1 January 2019; Team Award-2016 from Protection of plant Varieties and Farmers rights authority (PPV&FRA), Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, MA &FW, GOI, New Delhi; Best centre Award-2017 for outstanding contribution in development of high yielding varieties of fieldpea from All India Coordinated Research Project on MULLaRP, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur; Best Scientist Award-2018(Young category) of the Institute, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur; Team Award ‘Sardar Patel outstanding Institute award-2018 of ICAR


Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi, 2019; Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development (ISPRD), Kanpur,2017.

Research Areas: Plant Breeding and Genetics in Fieldpea, Lathyrus, Mungbean, Urdbean, Rajmash and Cowpea.


Address: Scientist (Sr. Scale), Crop Improvement Division, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur-208024, Uttar Pradesh; Type-IV/IV, Residential colony, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur -208024, Uttar Pradesh; [Tel: Off. 0512-2580985; Fax No.: 0512-2580992; Cell: 7376301342; Email:]