Dr. Jagdish Prasad Sharma
FELLOW, ELECTED 2022
Born in Jalalpur, Aligarh, India on 15January 1958. Educated at Adarsh Inter College, Arya Nagar, Mirpur Khaas, Aligarh, 1968-71; Government Senior Secondary school, Jabalpur, 71-74; Governemnt Science College, Jabalpur, 1974-75; G.B. Pant University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Pantnagar, 1978-84; IIT Delhi, 1984-90; B.Sc. 1982; M. Sc. 1984; Ph.D. 1990.
Vice-Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu, Jammu, UT of J&K, 2020 to date.Vice-Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir, Kashmir, UT of J&K, April 2021 to date.
Scientist S1, 1986-89, ICAR- CPRI, Shimla, H.P.;Scientist S1, 1989-91, Scientist Sr. Scale, 1991-98, Senior Scientist, 1998-2006, Principal Scientist, 2006-11, Head, Extension Division & CAFT Director, 2011-14, Joint Director (Extension), 2014-20 andJoint Director (Research, Addl. Charge), 2018, ICAR- IARI, New Delhi; Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu, 2020 to dateand Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Kashmir,April, 2021 to date (additional charge).
Awards/Honours: UNDP Scholarship, 1982; IIT Fellowship, 1984; Best Publication Award, IARI, 2001; Outstanding Extension Scientist AwardofICAR-IARI, 2009; Best Community Mobilizer Award of YMCA, 2009; Dr. G.S. Vidyarthi Award of Indian Society of Extension Education, 2009; Outstanding Contribution Award from DG ICAR, 2012; Manthan Award - South Asia, 2009; Best Community Mobilizer Award by Society of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 2009; Shanti Prasad Goel Memorial Awardby Society of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 2011; Best Scientist Award of Young Farmers Association, Punjab, 2011; Achiever Award of Society for Advancement of Human and Nature (SADHNA), 2011; Rajbhasha Gaurav Puraskar of Ministry of Home Affairs, GOI, 2016; Hari Om Ashram Trust Award of ICAR, 2016; Dr Rajendra Prasad Puruskar of ICAR, 2016; KrishiVigyanSambandhilekhPratiyogitaPuruskar of ICAR-IARI, 2017; Dr.Ramnath Singh Award of ICAR-IARI, 2017; Life Time Achievement Award of Society of Tropical Agriculture, 2017; 1st Best Agricultural Extension Scientist Award of ICAR-IARI, 2020; MANAGE Best Agricultural Extension Book Award, 2020; Life time Achievement Award of Agricultural Today Group, 2021. Chief Editor, Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 2006 to date.
Fellow: Society for Plant Research; Andaman Science Association; Societyof Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development
Research Areas: Agriculture Extension, Enterpreneuship Development
Address: Vice Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J), Main Campus, Chatha, Jammu 180009, J&K; Vice Chancellor Residence, Residential Complex, SKUAST-Jammu, Chatha, Jammu 180009, J&K; [Tel: Off. (0191) 2263714, Res. (0191) 2263991; Cell: 9811721815; Fax: (0191) 2262073; Email: email@example.com]