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G. B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development

(An Autonomous Institute of Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India)

Kosi-Katarmal, Almora - 263643, Uttarakhand, India

 

 

 

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Dr. K. K. Singh

Scientist-F

Group: Biodiversity Conservation & Management (BCM) & Biotechnological Applications (BTA)

Theme: Biotechnological Applications (BTA)

Address: G.B.P.I.H.E.D., Sikkim Unit, Pangthang-Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Phone:  (+91-3592) 237328(O), 231627(R), Fax: 237415

Mobile: +91-9593886923, 9434318388

Born: 02.03.1956

Qualifications

Level

Year

Degree

University

Graduation

1976

B.Sc. (Bio Stream)

Lucknow University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Post Graduation

1978

M.Sc. (Botany)

Kanpur University, Kanpur, Uttar Pardesh

Doctoral

1986

Ph.D (Botany)

Kanpur University, Kanpur, Uttar Pardesh

Employment

No.

Post

Place

From

To

Duties

1

Scientist

GBPIHED, Sikkim Unit, Pangthang-Gangtok, Sikkim

28/04/1997

Till date

Research & Development

2. Pool Scientist National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow Oct., 1993 April, 1997 Research & Development
3. DOE-PDF Brandies University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA Oct., 1989 Sep., 1993 Research & Development
4. Visiting Scientist/PDF Robert Hill Institute, University of Sheffied, U.K. Aug., 1988 Sep., 1989 Research & Development
5. JRF/SRF/RA National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow July, 1980 June, 1988 Research & Development
6. Research Assistant King George Medical College, Lucknow June, 1979 July, 1980 Research & Development

Research and Development – Experience & Expertise

Biotechnological Applications, Biodiversity and conservation, Tissue culture and biotechnology, Agroforestry systems, Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve, Carbon sequestering

Field / Demonstration Projects – Experience & Expertise

Introduction of Technology Supplements for Higher Income Generation, Farm based low cost technologies

Countries Visited

U.K., U.S.A., Germany

Awards & Recognisation

Awarded merit certificate by R.A. Mashelkar, Director General & Secretary, Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) for book entitled “Pan Ki Unnat Kheti” published by EBIS CSIR, National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow (1997).

Academic Supervision

 

Doctoral

Post Graduation

Bachelor

Industrial Training

Completed

2

1

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In Progress

1

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-

Research Interests

No.

Broad Subject Area

Specialization

Sector

1

Plant Biotechnology

Environmental physiology and biotechnology

In vitro mass multiplication of sensitive Rhododendrons of Sikkim. Ex-situ conservation of sensitive species

2

Farm based simple technologies

Rural farm based technologies

Capacity building on Rural Technology and bioresource conservation

 Extra curricular activities: 

  1. Hobbies:        Reading        
  2. Sports:           Cricket and Badminton

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