Dr. Jai Chand Rana
FELLOW, ELECTED 2014
Born in Harsi, Himachal Pradesh, India on 23 January 1963. Educated at Govt. High School, Harsi, 1968-76; GHS, Sari Molag, 1977-78; BR College Agra, B.Sc. Agri. (Hons.), 1983; HPKV, Palampur, Himachal Pradesh; M.Sc. 1986; Ph.D. 1989; PG Dip. (HRD), 1998; PG Dip. (Env. Sci.), 2001; SCAU, China, Post Doctorate, 2003.
Country Reperesnative & National Coordinator, UN Environment GEF Project, The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, India Office, New Delhi, 2018 to date.
Research Associate, HPKV, Palampur, 1987, 1989-90; Scientist Fellow, CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur, 1990-91; Scientist, National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources New Delhi, 1991-93; Senior Scientist & Principal Scientist, NBPGR Regional Station Shimla, 1994-2014; Head, Division of Germplasm Evalution, ICAR-National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi, 2015-17.
Awards/Honours: Golden peacock award, International Buckwheat Association, 2019; Dr. BR Barwale awards, ISPGR, 2018; ICAR-MS Swamninathan Award for Outstanding Research on Hill Agriculture, 2015; Dr. R.B. Ekbote Prize for Otstnding Research in Plant Breeding; IIFS Bharat Jyoti Award, 2013; Best Citizen Award, 2013; SAGES Recognition Award, 2012; PDF Fellowship, MHRD, 2003; ICAR-NARC Visiting Scientist, 2000; ICAR-UNDP Fellowship,1984.
Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding; Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources; Society for Advancement of Human and Nature; Shimla Amateur Garden and Environment Society
Research Areas: Plant Genetic Resources Management; On-farm Conservation; Climate Change
Address: Country Representative & National Coordinator, UN Environment GEF Project, The Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT, India Office, G-1, B-Block, NASC Complex, DPS Marg, New Delhi 110012; EA 125, Inderpuri, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25849000-04; Cell: 9540534697, 9418104185; Fax: (011) 25849002; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org]
Recognition Award 2015-2016