Dr. Atul Kumar
- B.Sc. - Zoology, Botany, Chemistry - 1975
- M.Sc. - Plant Physiology - 1977
- Ph.D - Horticulture - 1983
Research Areas/ Specialisation/ ConsultancyPlant Physiology
Teaching ExperienceOver 30 years (UG), Over 15 years (PG)
Awards & Recognisation
- BEST PROFESSOR IN PLANT PHYSIOLOGY STUDIES Award by Agriculture Innovation (Congress & Awards) at Mumbai on February 12, 2020
- Rashtriya Sanman Award by Economic Growth of Association India (EGAI) at Mumbai (August 29, 2007)
- BHARAT JYOTI AWARD Certificate of Excellence presented by Indian International Friendship Society at New Delhi on May 6, 2006.
- Awarded EXCELLENT grade after evaluation of project presented during International Course on Biotechnology in Agriculture: Plants and Microorganisms at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) during Oct.29 to Dec. 16,2002.
- Award of JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP & SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP of C.S.I.R. during Ph.D. (Hort.).
Courses Teaching/ Taught ToU.G. & P.G. Courses
Membership of Professional Societies
- Member, International Society of Horticultural Sciences ISHS)
- Life Member: Horticultural Society of India
- Ordinary Member: Asian- Agri-History Foundation of India
- Indian Science Congress Association
- Ethiopian Horticultural Science Society (EHSS)
- Founder Member, Indian Society of Hill Agriculture (ISHA) at College of Forestry and Hill Agriculture)
Thesis GuidedMasters - 07
Ph.D - 02
Institutional/ Administrative Experience2012- To date: Head, Department of Plant Physiology, College of Basic Sciences & Humanities, GB Pant university of Ag. & Tech.
2009-2012: Appointment as Head, Department of Basic Sciences by the orders of BOM after interview.
2005-2009: Appointment as Head, Department of Basic Sciences by the orders of Vice Chancellor
1997-2005: In-Charge nominated by Dean for Dept. of Basic Sciences
Regular Member of:
- Vivekanand Swadhyaya Mandal, Pantnagar
- ISHA Foundation, Coimbatore
- Divine Life Society, Rishikesh
- Member, Board of Studies of Seed Biotechnology at HNB Garhwal Central University, Srinagar - Garhwal
Research Papers Published/ PresentedResearch Paper Published (Refereed Journals): 30
Popular articles (English and Hindi): 22
Books Published/ EditedBooks (Text-cum-Reference): 3+1 (Hindi)
Chapters in books: 08
Technical Bulletins / booklets : 07