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.
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.
Ph.D. in Mycology and Plant Pathology.