Dr. Ajay Veer Singh

Educational Profile

  • B.Sc. (ZBC), MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareily (2000)
  • M.Sc. (Microbiology), GBPUA&T, Pantnagar (2004)
  • Ph.D. (Microbiology), GBPUA&T, Pantnagar (2009)

Research Areas/ Specialisation/ Consultancy

Rhizosphere Microbiology

Teaching Experience

January, 2006 till date

Awards & Recognisation

UGC-CSIR NET

Courses Teaching/ Taught To

UG & PG Courses

Membership of Professional Societies

  • Life member, Association of Microbiologist of India
  • Life member, Indian Society of Hill Agriculture, India
  • Life Member, Society of Crop & Weed, India

Thesis Guided


Institutional/ Administrative Experience

  • Presently working as Assistant Professor, Microbiology at G.B.P.U.A. & T., Pantnagar, Uttarakhand since January, 2006 to till date.
  • Also worked with the capacity of Assistant Registrar of College of Forestry at G.B.P.U.A.& T.,Pantnagar, Hill Campus ,Ranichauri, Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand.
  • Member of college disciplinary Committee of College of Forestry & Hill Agriculture Hill Campus Ranichauri, Tehri Garhwal during 2009, 2010, 2011.

Any Other

Additional duty of Programme Officer NSS, CBSH.

Research Papers Published/ Presented

  1. Ajay Veer Singh, Shachi Shah and Reeta Goel.2006. Screening of phosphorus solubilizing bacteria and their efficacy in plant growth promotion published in 47�th annual conference on Microbiology: the Challenges ahead at department of biotechnology and bioinformatics centre, Barkatullah University, Bhopal on Dec 6-8, 2006.
  2. Ajay Veer Singh, Shachi Shah and Reeta Goel.2006. Comparative �P� solubilization efficiency of chickpea bacterial isolates in indigenous and alternative soil system published in 47�th annual conference on Microbiology: the Challenges ahead at department of biotechnology and bioinformatics centre, Barkatullah University, Bhopal on Dec 6-8, 2006.
  3. Shachi Shah, Ajay Veer Singh and Atul Kumar.2006. Diversity and nitrogen fixation efficacy of Rhizobium sp. Nodulating lentil published in 47�th annual conference on Microbiology: the Challenges ahead at department of biotechnology and bioinformatics centre, Barkatullah University, Bhopal on Dec 6-8, 2006.
  4. Ajay Veer Singh & Reeta Goel.2007.Isolation and 16S rDNA based characterization of phosphorous solubilizing bacteria and their efficacy in plant growth promotion. International Conference on New HORIZONS In Biotechnology (NHBT-2007), Trivandrum on Nov. 26-29, 2007. pp. 172
  5. Shachi Shah, Venket Ramanan & Ajay Veer Singh. 2007. Screening of cold tolerant high yielding cellulase producing microbes from Indian Central imalaya. 48�th Annual Conference Association of Microbiologist of India on MICROBES: BIOFACTORIES OF THE FUTURE at IIT Madras, Chennai, during Dec. 18-21, 2007.pp. 278-279
  6. Ajay Veer Singh & Reeta Goel.2007. Management of Rhizospheric Microorganisms for Soil Quality and Sustainable Crop Production. In Management of Soil Quality for Sustainable Agriculture (ed. B. Mishra, R. Chandra and S.K.Singh), Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi, pp. 130-133.
  7. B. Prasad, R. Prasad and Ajay Veer Singh.2009. Influence of pre-sowing bio-agents seed treatment on seed yield, its contributing characters and subsequent seed quality in barley (Hordeum Vulgare L.) Cv. VLB-1 under rainfed conditions. Environment and Ecology, 27(3): 997-1001.
  8. Ajay Veer Singh and Shachi Shah . 2008. Rhizobacterial diversity in Garhwal Himalaya and and its influence on soil and plant health. Presented in IPS- MEZ annual meeting and national symposium on advances in microbial diversity and disease management for sustainable crop production at GBPUAT, Hill Campus Ranichuari, on October 13-15, 2008.
  9. Shachi Shah and Ajay Veer Singh. 2008. Diversity of symbiotic rhizobia among six native cultivated legumes in Garhwal Himalaya. Presented in IPS- MEZ annual meeting and national symposium on advances in microbial diversity and disease management for sustainable crop production at GBPUAT, Hill Campus Ranichuari, on October 13-15, 2008.
  10. Birendra Prasad, Rajendra Prasad, V.K. Sah and Ajay Veer Singh. 2008. Influence of bio- agents pre-sowing seed inoculation on seed germination and seedling vigour in west- Himalayan Banjoak (Quercus leucotrichophora A. Camus) . Presented in IPS- MEZ annual meeting and national symposium on advances in microbial diversity and disease management for sustainable crop production at GBPUAT, Hill Campus Ranichuari, on October 13-15, 2008.
  11. Birendra Prasad, Rajendra Prasad, Ajay Veer Singh and Shambhoo Prasad. 2009. Presowing seed inoculation of wheat (Triticum aestivum L CV VL 832) for seed yield and quality enhancement in North-West Himalayan agriculture System. J. Crop Weed 5(2): 80-86
  12. Ajay Veer Singh, Shachi Shah and Birendra Prasad. 2010. Effect of phosphate solubilizing bacteria on plant growth promotion and nodulation in soybean (Glycine max (L) Merr. Journal of Hill agriculture 1: 35-39.
  13. Shachi Shah, V. K. Yadav, Ajay Veer Singh and V. A. Kumar. 2010. Molecular Farming in Plants: synthesis of novel biomaterials. Journal of Hill agriculture 1: 6-12
  14. Ajay Veer Singh, Birendra Prasad and Shachi Shah. 2010. Screening plant growth promotory rhizobacteria for improving seed germination and seedling vigor of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik). Env. Ecol. 28: 2055-2058.
  15. Ajay Veer Singh, Anjuli Agarwal and Reeta Goel. 2010. Comparative phosphate solubilization efficiency of two bacterial isolates and their effect on Cicer arietinum seeds in indigenous and alternative soil system. Env. Ecol. 28: 1979-1983.
  16. Naveen Singh Rawat, Birendra Prasad, Sanjay Sachan and Ajay Veer Singh. 2010. Enhancement of plant growth, seed yield and quality through pre-sowing microbial seed inoculation in lentil (Lens Culinaris Medik) cv. VL 125. Env. Ecol. 28: 2515-2518
  17. Ajay Veer Singh, Birendra Prasad and Shachi Shah. 2011. Influence of phosphate solubilizing bacteria for enhancement of plant growth and seed yield in lentil. Journal of Crop and Weed 7(1): 1-4.
  18. Amrendra Kumar, Birendra Prasad, Ajay Veer Singh, and Shachi Sah. 2011. Effect of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria on growth and yield of soybean. National Symposium on �Technological interventions for sustainable agriculture� from 3-5th May, 2011 at Hill Campus, Ranichauri (Tehri Garhwal), Uttarakhand.
  19. Ajay Veer Singh, Abhinay Sharma and Bhavdish N. Johri. 2012. Phylogenetic profiling of culturable bacteria associated with early phase of mushroom composting assessed by amplified rDNA restriction analysis. Ann Microbiol. 62:675�682.
  20. Ajay Veer Singh, Ramesh Chandra & Reeta Goel 2012: Phosphate solubilization by Chryseobacterium sp. and their combined effect with N and P fertilizers on plant growth promotion. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science,� 59(5): 641-651.
  21. Abhinay Sharma, Ajay Veer Singh� and Bhavdish N. Johri. 2013. Functional and genetic characterization of culturable bacteria associated with late phase of mushroom composting assessed by amplified rDNA restriction analysis. Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 2(6): 162-175.
  22. Ajay Veer Singh and Birendra Prasad. 2014. Enhancement of plant growth, nodulation and seed yield through Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik cv. VL125). Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.� 3(6): 614-622.

Books Published/ Edited

  1. Ajay Veer Singh & Reeta Goel.2006.Role of Microbial community in advancement of mushroom composting. In Microbiology application and current trends( ed. P.C. Trivedi), Pointer publisher, Jaipur, pp 279-296.
  2. Ajay Veer Singh & Reeta Goel.2007. Management of Rhizospheric Microorganisms for Soil Quality and Sustainable Crop Production. In Management of Soil Quality for Sustainable Agriculture (ed. B. Mishra, R. Chandra and S.K.Singh), Satish Serial Publishing House, Delhi, pp. 130-133.
  3. Ajay Veer Singh and Anil Kumar. 2009. Jaivik kheti ki utpadakta men sukshma jeevaduno ka yogdan. In: Padap Vridhi Niyantrak: Kya, kyon aur kaise? (ed. Anil Kumar, Ranjan Srivastava and B.R. Singh) GBPUA&T, Pantnagar, pp. 167-173.
  4. Ajay Veer Singh, Birendra Prasad and Shachi Shah. 2012. Multi-beneficial effect of microorganisms on plant health and productivity of faba bean. In: Seed Production Technology of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.) (ed. Anil Kumar Singh and Bhagwati Prasad Bhatt). ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar. pp. 255-266.
  5. Birendra Prasad, Shambhoo Prasad and Ajay Veer Singh. 2012. Seed Production Technology of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.). In: Seed Production Technology of Faba Bean (Vicia faba L.) (ed. Anil Kumar Singh and Bhagwati Prasad Bhatt). ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region, Patna, Bihar.187-202.
  6. Ajay Veer Singh and Shachi Shah. 2013. Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria for sustainable agriculture. In: Modern technologies for sustainable agriculture (ed. Sunil Kumar and Birendra Prasad).New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi. 151-168.
  7. Shachi Shah, V Venkat Ramanan, Ajay Veer Singh and Birendra Prasad. 2013. Sustainable management of agrobiodiversity- need of the hour. In: Modern technologies for sustainable agriculture (ed. Sunil Kumar and Birendra Prasad).New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi. 151-168.
  • Associate Professor
  • Microbiology
  • Residence: 1381/V, Jha Colony, Shastri Enclave, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar
  • Tel: +91-9719019798
  • E-mail: avsingh@gbpuat-cbsh.ac.in, ajaygbpuat@gmail.com

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