Dr. Kirti Singh
FELLOW, ELECTED 1994
Born in Jaunpur, India on 26 May 1934. Educated at Central Hindu School, Varanasi 1948-50; Govt. Agri. College, Kanpur 1951-55; University of Florida, USA 1958-62; B.Sc. 1955; M.S. 1960; Ph.D. 1962.
Chairman, World Noni Research Foundation, 2006 to date.
Scientists Pool Officer 1962-63; Vegetable Specialist, Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar 1963-65, Asso. Prof./Vegetable Botanist, Punjab Agri. Univ. Ludhiana/Hisar 1965-70; Professor & Head, Dept of Vegetable Crops, Haryana Agri. Univ, Hisar 1970-77; Dean of Agri, Narendra Deva Univ. of Agri & Tech, Faizabad (UP) 1977-84; and Vice-Chancellor, 1984-89 Narendra Deva Univ. of Agri & Tech, Faizabad (UP); Vice-Chancellor, Himachal Pradesh Agri. Univ. Palampur 1989-93, Vice-Chancellor, Indira Gandhi Agri. Univ, Raipur 1993-95; Member, 1995-98 and Chairman, 1998-99, Agri. Sci. Recruitment Board; Advisor, Govt. of Nepal for Establishment of Agri. Univ, 1995; FAO Consultant in Cambodia 1999.
Awards/Honours: Leonard Vaughan Award of Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 1961; Hort Soc. of India Gold Medal 1993; D.Sc. (h.c.) TNAU, 2000; PNSAF Gold Medal 2002; Purvanchal Ratna Award, 2003; Senior Vice-President (since 2007), Hort. Society of India; HSI Shiv Shakti Life Time Achievement Award, 2007; World Wellness Open University Life Time Achievement Award, 2008; President, International Society for Nomi Science, since 2010; D.Sc. (h.c), TNAU 2000; OUAT 2010; and SDAU, 2011; Krishi Ratna, MKV, 2013; Noni Ratna ISNS 2016 and Rajarshi Samman by RASSA, 2017; Recipient of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Memorial Award of National Academy of Biological Sciences, 2021.
Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India; Indian Potato Association; Indian Society of Vegetable Science; Horticultural Society of India; National Academy of Biological Science; U.P. Academy of Agricultural Sciences.
Research Areas: Vegetable science and Noni science
Address: 38 G, Maruti Nagar, TD College Gate, Husainabad, Jaunpur 222002, U.P.; [Tel: Res. (05452) 260044, Cell: 9198331333, 9415687597; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org]
Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 1998 to 31 Dec, 1998; Secretary 1 Jan, 1999 to 31 Dec, 2001; Dr. M.S. Randhawa Memorial Award 2001-2002