Indian Phytopathological Society 

New Delhi


Dr. K.D. Thakur

Dr. K.D. Thakur

Birth & Education details: Date of Birth: 12/09/1960; Education: M.Sc. (Agri), Ph. D. (Plant Pathology);

Specialization: Microbiology

Positions held (year wise): Professor (6 years), Associate Dean Gadchiroli (3 years), Associate Professor (8 years), Assistant Professor (5 years), Senior Research Assistant (5 Year)

Awards/Honours Received: Best teacher award 2002-2003 at College of Agril, Nagpur; Best poster presentation award in “National Symposium of India Phytopathological Society, Nagpur 2006”; Best poster presentation award in “Indian Analytical Science Congress, Mumbai”; Felicities with memento of appreciation in “Asian Congress of ISMPP” on dated 19th  to 22nd Dec 2007 at Hyderabad, for organizing National Symposium; Recommendation on decomposition of farm wastes by cellulolytic organism (2009-10); Award of Jury in 1st International Congress on Science & Technology organized by Vishwashanti Multipurpose Society, Nagpur, at Bangkok, Thailand; Best poster presentation award in 1st National conference at Nagpur organized by Association of Plant Pathologist (Center India); Felicities with memento of appreciation in “National Conference” on dated 9th to 11th Nav. 2014 at Nagpur, organizing Association of Plant Pathologist (Center India)

Special contribution: Organized Zonal Meet & National symposium of ISMPP on 27th & 28th October 2007; Study tour at Israel with MCAER Vice Chairman on 27th to 5th Feb. 2012; Organized National symposium of APPA at on 9th to 11th Nev. 2014; Organizing secretary 1st ICST-2015 at Dubai; Organizing chairman 1st International conference of APPA at Bangkok, Thailand on 20th to 22nd January, 2016; Organizing 14th International Trichoderma and Gliocladium workshop at Nagpur on 27to 30th Nov. 2016

Research Areas: Production & formulation of Biofertilizer, Biopesticides & Bioagents; Isolation of cellulolatic and lingo-cellulolatic fungi for early degradation of Agri. wastes i.e. for preparation of FYM within 2 to 3 months

Address: Dr. Kuldeepsingh Darshansingh Thakur, Professor & Head, Department of Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, Dr. PDKV, Nagpur - 440001, Maharashtra, Mobile: 09373102576, Tel (O): 0712-2531128, Tel (R): 0712-2233515, Email: