Dr. Dhan Pal Singh
Fellow, Elected 2004

Born in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India on 5 November 1949. Educated at Govt Agricultural College, Kanpur University, Kanpur, 1965-69; GBPUAT, Pantnagar, 1971-75; B.Sc. (Ag) 1967; M.Sc. (Ag) 1969; Ph.D. 1971.

Assistant Professor, 1976-87, Plant Breeding, GBPUAT; Associate Professor/Pulse Breeder, N.D. University of Agric. and Technology, Faizabad, 1987-92; Professor, Plant Breeding, 1992-2010 and Head, Genetics and Plant Breeding, 2006-09, Dean Post Graduate Studies, 2007, and Director Experiment Station, GBPUAT, 2008-09; Director, Uttarakhand Seeds and Tarai Development Corporation, 2008-10; Visiting Scientist, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre, Taiwan, 2003.

Awards/Honours: ISPRD Award 1998; Vice-President, ISPRD, 1999-2001; GBPUA&T Certificate of Outstanding Scientist 2004; IIPR Urdbean Team Recognition Award 2007.

Fellow: Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding; Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development

Research Areas: Grain legume breeding, biotic & abiotic stress resistance, mutation breeding

Address: C-41, Green Park, District - Udham Singh Nagar, P.O. Rudrapur 263153, Uttarakhand; [Tel: Cell: 09410588018; Email: dr.dhanpalsingh@gmail.com]