Dr. Sakuru Venkata Sai Prasad
FELLOW, ELECTED 2018

Born in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh on 21 June 1967. B.Sc. 1990 and M.Sc. 1992, Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University, Hyderabad; Ph.D. 1995, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; PGDHRM 2005, MBA 2006 and PGDIRPR 2016, IGNOU, New Delhi; PGDTMA 2013, NAARM, Hyderabad

Principal Scientist & Head, ICAR-IARI Regional Station, Indore 2015 to date.

Principal Scientist, ICAR-IARI Regional Station, Indore, 2009-15

Awards/Honours: INSA Visiting Scientist Fellowship;NAIP Training Visiting scientist Fellowship, 2001-02; ICAR Outstanding Inter-disciplinary Team Research Award as Team Member, 2009-10; PGDTMA Gold Medal, NAARM, Hyderabad, 2009-10; Fellow, Society for Advancement of Wheat Research, Karnal, 2014; Indian Society for Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi, 2016; Astha Foundation Outstanding Achievement Award in Plant Breeding, 2014; Venus International Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award – Agriculture, 2015; GRISAAS Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research Award as Team Leader, 2015

Research Areas: Genetics & Plant Breeding in durum and bread wheat

Address: Principal Scientist & Head, ICAR-IARI Regional Station, Indore 452001, M.P.; Q. No. 2, Type III, IARI Quarters, Krishi Nagar, Indore 452001, M.P.; [Tel: Off. (0731) 2702921; Res. (0731) 2710338; Cell: 9425957920; Fax: (0731) 2701131; Email: sprasad98@gmail.com]