Dr. Dangar Ram Bhardwaj

Born in Village Naraasara Post Office-Jakhini, Distt.-Varanasi-221305 (U.P.) on 15th August 1963. He completed B.Sc. (Ag) 1984, M.Sc. (Hort.) 1987 and Ph. D (Hort.) in 1991, with specialization in Vegetable Science) from Institute of Agricultural Sciences, B.H.U. Varanasi (U.P.)

Principal Scientist, ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Jakkhini (Shahanshahpur), Varanasi (U.P.), 2015 to date

Scientist, 1991-92 (Foundation course training at NAARM and specialized training at ICAR-IIHE, Bengaluru (Karnataka); Scientist, 1992, ICAR-CSRRI-Karnal, Haryana; Scientist, 1992-96; Scientist (Sr. Scale), 1996-2000; Sr. Scientist, 2000-08; Principal Scientist, 2008-14; Pr. Scientist & In charge/Head, 2014-15, Regional Research Station, Kushinagar (U.P.)

Awards/Honours: ICAR-Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puraskar, 2013; ICAR Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puraskar, 2014, 2019; IAHS Dr. Kirti Singh Medal in Vegetable Science, 2020; Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Young Fellow Award, 2009 (Scientific & Applied Research Centre, Meerut (U.P.)); Young Scientist Associate Award, 2014 (Bioved Research Institute of Agriculture Technology & Research, Allahabad (U.P.) and Fellow Award-2014 (Hi-Tech Horticultural Society, Meerut (U.P.).

Fellow: Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources, New Delhi, 2013; Indian Society of Vegetable Science, Varanasi, U.P., 2014; The Horticultural Society of India, New Delhi, 2016

Research Areas: Genetics, breeding and biotechnology of vegetable crops and augmentation of genetic resources

Address: Principal Scientist (Vegetable Science), ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Post Bag No. 01, P.O. Jakkhini (Shahanshahpur), Distt. Varanasi 221305, U.P.; Jwala Nagar Colony, Chitaipur-Chunar Road, Village and PO Kandwa, Varanasi 221106, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0542) 2635236; Cell: 9415301823; Fax: (05443) 229007; Email: dram_iivr@yahoo.com]