Prof. Gautam Kalloo
Fellow, Elected 1997

Born in Mirzapur, India on 16 November 1944. Educated at Govt. College, Jakhini, Varanasi, 1958-62; Gorakhpur Univ., 1964; Banaras Hindu Univ., 1966-69; Technical University, Hannover, Germany, 1977-78; B.Sc. 1964; M.Sc. 1966; Ph.D 1969.

Professor & Head, Sr. Vegetable Breeder, Vegetable Breeder and Assistant Vegetable Botanist, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar,1969-1991; Visiting Scientist, Technical Univ., Hannover, Germany,1977-78; Project Director, Project Directorate of Vegetable Research Varanasi, 1991-2000; Director, Indian Institute of Vegetable Research Varanasi, 2000-2001; Deputy Director General (Horticulture), 2001-06 & Crop Science (addl. charge) 2003-06, Indian Council of Agricultural Research; Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur (M.P.), 2007-12.

Awards/Honours: Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award 2001-02; ICAR Team Research Award,1991-93; Dr. H. M. Marigowda National Award, 2001; Dr. Harbhajan Singh Award,1990; D.Sc. (Honoris Causa) from Banaras Hindu University, 2005 & Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, 2012; Life Time Achievement Award by High-tech Horticultural Society, 2012. President, Indian Society of Vegetable Science, Indian Society of Seed Technology, Haryana Society of Horticultural Sciences & Indian Society of Oilseeds; Plant Science Colloquium HAU, Hisar Award for Vegetable Breeding Vols.1-3 book published from CRC Press, Florida, USA; Editor of the books Published from Pergamon Press Oxford U.K./Elsevier, Netherlands and Springer Verlag, Berlin, N.Y.; Editor, Vegetable Science Journal and Editor-in Chief, Haryana Journal of Horticultural Science;

Fellow: Indian Society of Vegetable Science; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding; Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources

Research Areas: Genetics, plant breeding, biotechnology of horticultural crops

Address: N8-236/R-11, Ganesh Dham Colony, Newada, Sunderpur, Varanasi 221005, U.P.; [Tel: Res. (0542) 317630; Cell: 07388999197; Email: gautamkalloo@gmail.com]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2010 to 31 Dec, 2012