Dr. Aditya Pratap

Born in Distt. Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh, India on 18 October 1976. Educated at Nahan, 1987-1994, CCS Uni., 1994-97, CSK HPKV, Palampur, 1997-2003; B.Sc. (Ag.) 1997; M.Sc. (PBG) 1999; Ph.D. 2003; NE Borlaugh Fellow, OSU, USA, 2011.

Project Coordinator, AICRP on Kharif Pulses, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur, 2023 to date

Assistant Professor 2004-08, SKUAST, Jammu; Senior Scientist 2008-14, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur, Pr. Scientist 2014-23, ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur.

Awards/Honours: Vice Chancellor’s Appreciation Award, CSKHPKV, Palampur, 2003, Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship, USA, 2011, IIPR Best Scientist Award 2012, 2015, ICAR-Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award-2014, Member, Indian Delegation to Mozambique for MoU on Pulses, 2016, National Best Centre Award for Outstanding Contributions in Green gram, 2018, WorldVeg Best Research Team Award to International Mungbean Improvement Network, 2018, IIPR Best Scientist Award (Sr. Category), 2021; Editor, JFL, PLOS One, Frontiers in Plant Science, Frontiers in Genetics, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, BMC Plant Biology, HJAR and IJPGR, Secretary, Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, 2020-2023, Organizing Secretary, ICPulses2023.

Fellow: Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development

Research Areas: Pulse breeding, Genetics and genomics, Plant tissue culture, Prebreedig, Distant hybridization

Address: Project Coordinator, AICRP on Kharif Pulses, ICAR-Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur 208024, U.P.; Naivaidyam, #4/624, Ambedkarpuram, Awas Vikas 3, Kalyanpur-Kanpur 208017, U.P.; [Tel: (0512) 2580994-95, Exn. 6203; Cell: 9452060055, 8318242160; Email: Aditya.Pratap@icar.gov.in; adityapratapgarg@gmail.com]