Dr. Jagdish Singh

Born in Gorakhpur, UP, India on 05th February, 1960. Educated at Rajghat Besant School, Varanasi, 1969-75; Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 1976-87; B.Sc. 1979; M.Sc. 1981; Ph.D. 1987.

Principal Scientist and Head (i/c), Vegetable Production Division, 2021 to date.

Scientist, 1989-97, Senior Scientist, 1998-2006, and Principal Scientist, 2006-10, ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi; Head, Division of Basic Sciences, at ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur 2010-17; Director (Act.), ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, 2019-21; Project Coordinator (i/c) (AICRP-Vegetable Crops), 2019-21.

Awards/Honours: Harbhajan Singh Memorial Award-2021, IOSRD-Lifetime Achievement Award-2018; Secretary, Indian Society of Vegetable Science (ISVS) (2019-21), Chief Editor-ISPRD-Journal of Food Legumes 2014-17; Editor-J. Food legumes 2011-13; Editor, Vegetable Science Journal 2017-19; Executive Council Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Biochemists 2014 to till date. Member, GB, U. P. State Council of Science & Technology (UPCST), Lucknow, 2016 to 2019; Expert Member (Pulse and Vegetable Crops) of FSSAI- FSKAN (Food Safety Knowledge Assimilation Network); Chairman/Facilitator, FAO Regional Working Group-4 Meeting, held on 30th June, 2015 at Bangkok, Thailand.

Fellow: Indian Society of Vegetable Science (ISVS); Indian Society of Pulse Reseach & development (ISPRD); International Society of Noni Sciences (ISNS), Hony. fellow BRIATS

Research Areas: Vegetable Biochemistry, Nutraceuticals, phytochemicals

Address: Principal Scientist & Head, Division of Vegtable Production, ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Shahanshapur, Varanasi 221305, U.P.; Lane No. 03, Maa Laxmi Nagar, Kanchanpur, PO DLW, Varanasi 221004, U.P.; [Tel: Off: 0542-2635247; Cell: 9415388435; Email: jagdish1959@gmail.com]