Dr. Girish Kumar Jha

Born in Darbhanga, Bihar, India on 29 December, 1972. Educated at BHU, Varanasi, 1989-93; IARI, New Delhi, 1993-99. B.Sc. 1993; M.Sc. 1995; Ph.D. 1999; Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Manitoba, Canada, 2008-09; University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, 2017.

Head, Division of Agricultural Bioinformatics, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi.

Scientist 1998-2002, Scientist (Sr. Scale) 2002-05, IASRI, New Delhi; Scientist (Sr. Scale) 2005-06, IIPR, Kanpur; Sr. Scientist 2006-2012, Principal Scientist 2012-2023, IARI, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: Nehru Memorial Award, 1996; Shri V.V.R. Murthy Memorial Prize, 1996; BOYSCAST Fellowship, 2007-08; Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences, 2007-2015; Member, Editorial Board, Agricultural Economics Research Review, 2013-2022; Distinguished Scientist Award (Agricultural Statistics) by SSDA&T, Meerut, 2014; NEWS India-UK Fellowship, 2016; International Travel Grant to attend 29th ICAE in Milan, Italy, 2015; International Travel Grant to attend 30th ICAE in Vancouver, Canada, 2018; Consultant to Ministry of Statistics & Program Implementation, Govt. of India, 2005; Member of Expert Committee for Agritech Initiatives, NITI Aayog, Govt. of India, 2021.

Fellow: Bihar Agricultural Science Academy

Research Areas: Agricultural Statistics, Bioinformatics, Statistical Modelling, Sample Survey

Address: Head, Division of Agricultural Bioinformatics, Room No.-102, Computer Building, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi 110012; CGT-085, DLF Capital Greens, 15 Shivaji Marg, New Delhi 110015; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841721; Res. (011) 41008716; Cell: 9868627908; Email: girish.stat@gmail.com; girish.jha@icar.gov.in]