Dr. Sanjeev Gupta

Born in Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh, India on 16 November 1964. Educated at Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyay SD Vidyalaya, Kanpur, 1976-78; Christ Church Inter College, Kanpur, 1978-80; Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, 1981-86; B.Sc. (Ag & AH) 1984; M.Sc. (Ag) 1986; Ph.D. 1998.

Project Coordinator, ICAR- All India Coordinated Research Project on MULLaRP (Mungbean, Urdbean, Lentil, Lathyrus, Rajmash & Pea), ICAR- Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur, 2011 to date.

Scientist, 1989-98, ICAR- Indian Grassland & Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi, Senior Scientist, 1998-2006, and Principal Scientist, 2006-11, ICAR- Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur.

Awards/Honours: Royal Netherlands Fellowship (International), 2002; Dr. Rajendra Prasad Award 2003-2004; SAP Recognition Award 2010; ISGPB Recognition Award 2017; Execellence in Science Award, 2018; ISPRD Fellowship Award,2003; RMSI Fellowship Award, 2007; Best Team Award, AICRP on MULLaRP 2007; Best Scientist Award, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur, 2005; Chancellor's Gold Medal, 1984 and 1986.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, Crop Genetics & Breeding, Molecular Breeding

Address: Assistant Director General (Oilseed & Pulses), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi 110001; A-201, Central Government Residential Complex, DDU Marg, New Delhi 110002; [Tel: Off. (011) 23385357; Cell: 9336119397; Fax: (011) 23385357; Email: saniipr@rediffmail.com; sanjiipr@gmail.com]