Dr J. Kumar


  • Served as scientist of wheat pathology at Indian Institute of Wheat & Barley Research, Karnal for 24 years.
  • Joint Director,School of Crop Health Biology Research along with holding additional charge of Director at ICAR - National Institute of Biotic Stress Management (NIBSM), Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

  • Recognitions

  • Holder of UNDP & HRDP fellowships, Humboldt fellowship (Germany).
  • Chaudhary Devi Lal Outstanding All India Coordinated Research Project award.
  • Sh. V.P. Gokhale Award of ARI, Pune.
  • Best research team award of ICAR - IIW&BR, Karnal, Councillorship - 2 terms (north zone), ISOMPP, Udaipur.
  • Honored as Member board of management, ICAR - IARI, New Delhi.
  • Member institute management committees of ICAR - Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore and ICAR - Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla.
  • Member, Research Advisory Group, Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla, Ph.D. and M.Sc. thesis examiner of Dr. YSPUH&F, Nauni, Solan, H.P, IGKV, Raipur, Chhattisgarh.
  • Member, Academic Council, IGKV, Raipur.

  • Education

  • M.Sc.
  • Ph.D. in Mycology and Plant Pathology.