Dr. Dhan Pal Singh
Fellow, Elected 2004

Born in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India on 5 November 1949. Educated at Govt Agricultural College, Kanpur University, Kanpur, 1965-69; GBPUAT, Pantnagar, 1971-75; B.Sc. (Ag) 1967; M.Sc. (Ag) 1969; Ph.D. 1975.

Assistant Professor, 1976-87, Plant Breeding, GBPUAT; Associate Professor/Pulse Breeder, N.D. University of Agric. and Technology, Faizabad, 1987-92; Professor, Plant Breeding, 1992-2010 and Head, Genetics and Plant Breeding, 2006-09, Dean Post Graduate Studies, 2007, and Director Experiment Station, GBPUAT, 2008-09; Director, Uttarakhand Seeds and Tarai Development Corporation, 2008-10; Visiting Scientist, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre, Taiwan, 2003.

Awards/Honours: Certificate of Recognition by Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding (ISGPB) in 2017 for development of landmark variety of Mungbean (Pant Mung 2); Plaque of Honour by ISGPB in 2017; Life time achievement award by ISPRD in 2016; Urdbean Team Recognition Award 2007 by IIPR, Kanpur; Certificate for Significant Contribution in the field of Pulse Breeding and Recognition as an Outstanding Staff Member by GBPUAT, Pantnagar, 2004; Visiting Scientist at AVRDC, Taiwan, from 15/7/2003 to 14/10/2003; Vice President, ISPRD from 1999 to 2001; ISPRD Award 1998 for Outstanding Contributions in the field of Pulse Breeding.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding; Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development

Research Areas: Grain legume breeding, biotic & abiotic stress resistance, mutation breeding

Address: C-41, Green Park, P.O. Rudrapur, Dist. Udham Singh Nagar 263153, Uttarakhand; [Tel: Cell: 9410588018; 7500314700; Email: dr.dhanpalsingh@gmail.com]