Dr. Narendra Pratap Singh
FELLOW, ELECTED 2017
Born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on 11 January, 1960. Educated at MTI College, Chandauli, Varanasi (U.P.) High School, 1975; Queen's College, Varanasi, Intermediate, 1977; Graduation (B.Sc. Ag.) and Post Graduation (M.Sc (Ag.), Genetics and Plant Breeding, 1981 and 1983, respectively from NDUA&T, Faizabad (U.P.); Ph.D (Genetics), IARI, New Delhi.
Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, January 2014 to date
Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur 1989 to 1994; Scientist (Sr. Scale) 1994 - 1998; Sr. Scientist (Plant Biotechnology), 1998-2006 & Principal Scientist (Plant Biotechnology), 2006-2007, IIPR, Kanpur and Project Coordinator (Chickpea), 2007- 2014. Visiting scientist, 2000, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia; visiting scientist, 2004, NRC-Plant Biotechnology Institute, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Awards/Honours: Bioved merit award, 1993; IIPR Rajbhasa Puraskar, 2006; Bioved Agri - Innovation Award, 2015; International Coordinator (Translational Research), International Chickpea Genetics and Genomics Consortium (ICGGC), 2009; PPV&FRA Recognition Award, 2016; UPAAS Life Time Achievement Award, 2016; ICAR Choudhary Devi Lal Best AICRP Award, 2017; Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institute Award 2017; ISPRD Gold Medal / Excellence Award 2017; Bioved Honorary Fellowship Award 2018.
Fellow: Indian Society of Pulses Research & Development, Kanpur; Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists, Kanpur
Research Areas: Classical genetics & cytogenetics, somatic cell genetics, transgenic research and molecular breeding
Address: Director, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kalyanpur, Kanpur 208024, U.P.; E-65, Awas Vikas No. 3, Krishna Vihar, Kalyanpur, Kanpur 208024, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0512) 2580986, 2580992; Res. (0512) 2572546, Cell: 8005383963; Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org]