Dr. Prajneshu
Fellow, Elected 2012

Born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India on 30 July 1951. Educated at D.A.S. Higher Secondary School, Delhi, 1964-67; Ramjas College (Delhi University), 1967-72; Birkbeck College (London University), 1978-80; B.Sc. (Hons.) 1970; M.Sc. 1972; Ph.D. 1980.

Principal Investigator, S.E.R.B. Research Project, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi, 2015 to date.

Lecturer (Temporary), Department of Statistics, 1972-76; and Lecturer, Hindu College, Delhi University, Delhi, 1976-78; Visiting Assistant Professor, Guelph University, Canada, 1981; Scientist S-3, Principal Scientist, 1982-2011; Head, Division of Biometrics & Statistical Modelling, 1988-91, 1994-99 & 2006-13, and Emeritus Scientist (ICAR), 2013-15, Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: National Scholarship, 1970-72; Delhi University Gold Medal, 1972; Commonwealth Fellowship, 1978-80; U.N.D.P. Fellowship, New Zealand, 1990; IARI Best Teacher Award, 2000; ISAS Dr. D.N. Lal Memorial Lecture Award, 2002; ISAS Best Paper Award, 2000, 2002 and 2010; CSAB Bose-Nandi Best Paper Award, 2011; ISAS Professor P.V. Sukhatme Gold Medal Award, 2011; Sessional President, 65th Annual Conference, Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2011; ISAS Sankhyaki Bhushan Award 2012; Associate Editor, Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice; Associate Editor, Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, New Delhi.

Research Areas: Agricultural Statistics

Address: Principal Investigator, S.E.R.B. Research Project, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute, Library Avenue, Pusa, New Delhi 110012; A-150 Deepali, Pitampura, Delhi 100034; [Tel: Off. (011) 25847284; Res. (011) 43701097; Cell: 8447600924; Fax: (011) 25841564; Email: prajnesh@iasri.res.in; prajneshu@yahoo.co.in]