Dr. Vinod Kumar Singh

Born in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh on 1 October 1972. B.Sc. 1992 and M.Sc. 1994, Agra University, Agra; Ph.D. 1999, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pant Nagar

Head, Division of Agronomy, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2015 to date.

ICAR National Fellow, 2011-15 and Principal Scientist, Agronomy, ICAR- Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research, Modipuram, 2011-15

Awards/Honours: ISA P.S. Deshmukh Young Agronomist Award, 2001; ISSS Dr. J.S.P. Yadav Memorial Award, 2011; IPNI-FAI Award, 2014; PPIC-FAI Award, 2004; UPCAR Young Agricultural Scientist Award, 2003-04; FAI Sriram Award, 2003; 2012; FAI Dhiru Morarji Memorial Award, 2004; 2013 and 2016; ISA Best Research Paper Award, 2013; ASA Best Research Paper Award; 2016; Best Oral presentation Award (2017). Society for rapeseed- Mustard Research, Bharatpur; Best Poster Award (2007) Farming System Research and Development Association, Modipuram; Best Poster Award (2001) Indian Agricultural Research Society, Karnal; Vice President, Indian Society of Agronomy, New Delhi, 2017-19; Editor, Journal of Farming System Research and Development Association Modipuram; Member, Institute Management Committee (ICAR nominee) for Directorate on Seed Research, Kushmour, 2012-14; Member, Research Advisory Committee, Bundelkhand University, Jhanshi, 2014-16; Joint Secretary, Modipuram Chapter of the Indian Society of Soil Science, 2008-15; Secretary, Modipuram Chapter of Indian Society of Agronomy, 2007-15; Member, Research Advisory Committee, BVS Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, 2016 to date; Member, Advisory Board of The Fertiliser Association of India, New Delhi, 2016 to date; Member, Peer Review team, SAU accreditation committee, BAU Sabour, Bihar, 2017; Fellow, Indian Society of Agronomy, 2011.

Research Areas: System agronomy, conservation agriculture, precision farming

Address: Head, Division of Agronomy, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; C-31, IARI Campus, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841488; Cell: 9821349639; Email: vkumarsingh_01@yahoo.com]

NAAS Associate, 2006