Dr. Ashish Kumar Singh

Born in Tulasipur, Devi patan District of Uttar Pradesh, India on 22 April 1972. Educated at St. Xavier’s Higher Secondary School Ambikapur (CG), 1985-1989; Lucknow University, Lucknow (UP), 1990-93; G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, 1993-98; B.Sc. 1993; M.Sc. 1995; Ph.D. 2002.

Principal Scientist, Dairy Technology Division, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, 2013 to date.

Scientist-B, March, 1998, Defense Food Research Laboratory, Mysore; Scientist, 1998-2007; Senior Scientist, 2007-13, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal.

Awards/Honours: P.G. Nair Award of NDRI Alumni Association (2011); ‘Erasmus Mundus Scholar for teaching and research guidance to the International students of Master’s in Food Science, Technology and Nutrition at Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin (Ireland ), Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Bernburg (Germany) and KaHo Sint-Lieven, Gent (Belgium) under European Union’s programme (200Best Teacher Award for UG Teaching of National Dairy Research Institute (Deemed University) (2013); Dr. S.K. Sirohi Memorial Outstanding Young Researcher Award (2015), Dr. C. Subramaniam Award-2015 for outstanding teacher by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (2016); Chellapa Memorial Oration (2016) by ISVPT; Member of Board of Directors of Milkfed (Punjab) 2016-2020); Member of Biotechnology for Food & Agriculture Committee (FAD23) of Bureau of Indian Standard (BIS), Expert member for the Task Force Group for Developing of standards on Milk and Milk products by Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSAI), New Delhi (2012-14), Convener of FAD-19 of BIS (2019-2020)

Fellow: National Academy of Dairy Sciences (India), Indian Dairy Association (IDA), Indian Society of Veterinary Pharmacology & Toxicology (ISVPT)

Research Areas: Dairy By-Product Utilization, Non-Thermal Processing, Dairy Nutraceutical and Functional Foods, Non-Bovine Milk Value Addition

Address: Principal Scientist, Dairy Technology Division, ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal 132001, Haryana; D-10, NDRI Campus, Behind Students’ Cafeteria, Karnal 132001; [Tel: Off. (0184) 2259291; 2259259 Cell: 9416292406; 9671392406; Fax: (0184) 23384773; Email: ashish.singh@icar.gov.in; aksndri@gmail.com; ashishndri23@gmail.com]