Dr. (Ms) Rashmi Aggarwal
Fellow, Elected 2019

Born at Jalandhar, Punjab on 22 August, 1960. Educated at Delhi University (B.Sc. 1980, Topped Hindu College); Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, M. Sc. (1982) and Ph. D (1986)

Head, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2014 to date

Scientist, 1985-90; Scientist (Sr. scale), 1990-98; Sr. Scientist, 1998-2005; National Fellow (Pr. Scientist), 2005-14, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: Prof. M.Wazid Khan Memorial Award by Aligarh Muslim University, for outstanding contributions in Plant Pathology, 2018; Nanaji Deshmukh ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research, 2018; Outlook Agriculture Conclave and Innovation Award in the category ‘Innovation in crop protection through scientific process’, 2018 by Union minister of Agriculture and farmers welfare; FAO Fellow to the University of Western Australia, Nedlands, 1999; National Fellow Award, 2005, ICAR;V.P. Gokhale Award, 2002, MACS; Sharda Memorial Award, 1990; Indian Phytopathological Society Gold Medal, 1996; Prof. M. J. Narasimhan Medal, 1997; KPV Menon best poster award; K. C. Mehta and Manoranjan Mitra award (IPS); Zonal President (IPS); Senior Editor & Editor, IPS, 2010-16 etc.

Fellow: FAO Fellow (Australia, 1999); National Fellow (ICAR); Indian Phytopathological Society, New Delhi; Society of Biocontrol Advancement, Bangluru; Indian Mycological Society, Kolkata.

Research Areas: Fungal Pathology, Host Pathogen Interactions, Management of Plant Diseases, Pathogenomics

Address: Head and Principal Scientist, Division of Plant Pathology, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; T-304, Anupam Apartments, East Arjun Nagar, New Delhi 110032; [Tel: Off. (011) 25843474; Res. (011) 22307690; Cell: 9999675782; Email: rashmi.aggarwal2@gmail.com; head_patho@iari.res.in]