Dr. Jai Bhagwan Chowdhury
Fellow, Elected 1999

Born in Delhi, India on 27 September 1938. Educated at Ramjas School, Delhi 1948-55; Ramjas College, Univ. of Delhi 1955-58; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1958-60; College of Agriculture, Banaras Hindu Univ. 1961-64. B.Sc. 1958; M.Sc. 1960; Ph.D. 1964.

Prof. of Genetics, 1972-98, Head, Department of Genetics, 1972-78, Dean, College of Basic Sciences & Humn., 1983-86, and Vice-Chancellor, 1996-99, HAU, Hisar; Vice-Chancellor, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar 2000-02.

Awards/Honours: Padma Shri 2003; Lifetime Achievement Award-Society for Rapeseed Mustard Research, Bharatpur-2014; Distinguished Alumnus Award, Banaras Hindu University Centenary year-2015.

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, crop genetics/cytogenetics

Address: X 044, Regency Park II, DLF Phase IV, Gurgaon 122002, Haryana; [Tel: Cell: 9811619758; Email: jaibchowdhury@yahoo.com]