Joginder Singh Minhas
Project Manager, CIP-APART Potato Value Chain,
International Potato Center (CIP),
Chief Executive Officer, Jalandhar Potato Growers Biotech Producer Company Ltd, Lead a group of potato seed producers for quality seed production through geoponics technology and through good agricultural practices. Helped potato seed farmers in establishing a 2 million tuber capacity aeroponics facility in Jalandhar, Punjab, India
Head, Central Potato Research Station, Jalandhar, Punjab State
Principle Scientist, Agricultural Research Service of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI) Shimla
Scientist S2, Agricultural Research Service of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Tribal Area Development Scheme Waghai
Membership in Professional Associations:
Distinguished fellow, Indian Potato Association.
Secretary, Indian Potato Association, 2004-2007.
Vice President, Indian Potato Association, 2007-09.
“ICAR Outstanding Multi-disciplinary Team Research Award 2010” for development of heat tolerant variety Kufri Surya (Team leader)
Merit Certificate (2004) by CPRI Shimla for significant contribution to potato research
Ph.D., Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, India, 1999
Master of Science (Hons.), Plant physiology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, 1977