Dr. Bir Pal Singh
Fellow, Elected 2016

Born in Hirnoty, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh, India on 1 July, 1953. Educated at High School in 1970 from Wair, Bulandshahr, UP, PUC (1971), B.Sc. (1974), M.Sc. (1976) and Ph.D. (1986) in Botany with specialization in Plant Pathology from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP.

Joint Director, CPRI Campus, Modipuram, 2000-2010; Acting Director, CPRI, Shimla, 2004-2005; Principal Scientist, 1998-2000; Sr. Scientist, 1996-1998; Scientist S-2, 1983-1985; Scientist S-1, 1977-1983; Director, ICAR-Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, 2010-16.

Awards/Honours: Meritorious Service Certificate, 1991; Prof. M.J. Narsimhan Medal, 1992; IPA medal, 1994; IPS medal, 1995; IPA Award, 1997; Merit Award, 2000; Award of appreciation, 2002; Hari Om Ashram Trust Award, 2002-03; Distinguished Fellow of IPA, Shimla, 2003; Appreciation letter from DG, 2003; Distinguished Achievement Award, 2004; S. Ramanujam Award, 2004-2007; Late LC Sikka Endowment Award, 2007-08; IPA-Kaushalaya Sikka Memorial Award-2005-2009; ICAR Multi-Disciplinary Outstanding Team Research Award, 2010.

Research Areas: Plant Pathology- Epidemiology, Late Blight Host Resistance and Disease Management, Biotechnology

Address: Flat No. 8140, Arocon Golf Ville, Tower 10, (GH 7), Crossing Republic, Gaziabad 201016, U.P.; [Tel: Cell: 09882702000; Email: birpals53@gmail.com]