Dr. Yudhishthir Singh Rajput
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in Hathras, UP,India on 26 February 1953. Educated at P.B.A.S. Inter College Hathras, UP 1965-69; Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 1969-73; IIT Delhi 1983-86. B.Sc. (Hons) 1971; M.Sc. (Biochemistry) 1973; Ph.D. from IITD, 1987.

Senior Research Assistant/Research Fellow, JNKVV, Jabalpur 1975-77; Lecturer, RSM Degree College Dhampur, UP 1977-78; Scientist S1, National Dairy Research institute (NDRI), Karnal/ Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi 1978-84; Scientist S2/Senior Scientist, 1984-98; Principal Scientist, 1998-2001/2008-11; Head, Dairy Chemistry Division, NDRI, Karnal, 2001-08; Central Public Information Officer at NDRI, 2012-15; Head of Division, Animal Biochemistry Division, National Dairy Research institute, Karnal, 2011-15.

Awards/Honours: Meritorious Invention Award, 2013 by NRDC; Sukumar Basu Memorial Award, 2011-12 by IARI; Dr. K.K. Iya Award, 2005-09 by NDRI-Alumni Association; Twelve patents filed and four of them granted. Technologies transferred through 18 different MOUs.

Fellow: National Academy of Dairy Science (India), 2014

Research Areas: Protein chemistry, aptamer, milk adulteration

Address: # 912, Sector 6, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Res. (0184) 2281912; Cell: 9466653595; Email: ys_rajput@rediffmail.com]