Dr. Gyanendra Pratap Singh
FELLOW, ELECTED 2015
Born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India on 17 March 1964. Educated at Central Hindu School, Varanasi, 1979-81; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, B.Sc. (Hons), 1981-84; M.Sc. (Ag.), 1986-88, Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Ph.D. 1992.
Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal, 2016 to date.
Scientist, National Research Centre for Soybean, Indore, 1993-94; Scientist, Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla, 1994-96; Scientist & Scientist (Senior Scale), Directorate of Wheat Research, Karnal; Senior Scientist & Principal Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2001-2008 & 2009-2016.
Awards/Honours: Dr. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 2015; Dr. Nanaji Deshmukh Team Award, 2018; BGRI Gene Stewardship Award, 2018; Dr. AB Joshi Memorial Award, 2020; Dr Amrik Singh Cheema Memorial Award, 2019; Agricultural Leadership Award by National Educational Empowerment and Development Foundation, 2019; Outlook Outstanding Scientist Award, 2020; Dr. B.P. Pal Gold Medal Award, 2016; V.S. Mathur Memorial Award 2014; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi; AISA National Award for Outstanding Leadership in Agriculture, 2019; Best Scientist Award Young Farmers Association, 2019; Dr. G B Deodikar Memorial Oration Award, Agharkar Research Institute, Maharashtra Association of Cultivation of Science, 2020; Mahendra Samridhi Award, 2016 & 2020.
Fellow: Society of Advancement of Wheat Research, Karnal; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi, India; Society for Scientific Development in Agriculture and Technology Jhansi
Research Areas: Wheat improvement, abiotic stress, physiological phenotyping, MARS & MABB
Address: Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, P.B. No. 158, Kunjpura Road, Karnal 132001, Haryana; F 1, Gehoon Vihar, Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal 132001, Haryana; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2267490; Res. (0184) 2209181; Cell: 9868841775, 8708529619; Fax: (0184) 2267390; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org]
Dr. K. Ramaiah Memorial Award 2019-2020