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Dr. Gireesh Chand

Dr. Gireesh Chand

Birth & Education details: B.Sc. (Ag & AH), CSAUAT, Kanpur (1997); M. Sc. (Plant Pathology), NDUAT, Faizabad (2000); Ph.D. (Plant Pathology), CSAUAT, Kanpur (2005)

Positions held (year wise): Associate Professor-cum-Sr. Scientist, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur (15.11.2011 to till date); Assistant Vegetable Pathologist / Assistant Professor, NDUAT, Faizabad, (U.P.) (01.11.2007 to14.11.2011); SMS /Training Associate, NDUAT, Faizabad, (U.P.) (19.08.2004 to 31.10. 2007)

Awards/ Honours Received: P R Verma Award (2000) by ISMPP, Udaipur, Rajasthan; SPPS Fellow Award (2009) by APPS, IARI, New Delhi; ISHA Best Student Guide Award (2010) by ISHA, Ranichauri, (U.K.); Prof. M. J. Narsingham Award (2011) by IPS, IARI, New Delhi; Bioved Young Scientist Award (2013) by BRIAT, Allahabad (U.P.); Financial Support for Foreign Visit Award (2013) by DST, New Delhi, India; Excellence in Teaching Award (2014) by SSDAT, Meerut (U.P.); Dr. M. M. Alam Medal (2015) by BRIAT, Allahabad (U.P.); SSDAT Fellow Award (2015) by SSDAT, Meerut (U.P.); Science Initiator Award (2015) by SSDAT, Meerut (U.P.); Venus International Faculty Award (2016) by VIF, Chennai (Tamilnadu); Best Oral Paper Presentation Award (2017) by SAID, Ranchi (Jharkhand); SAID Fellow Award (2017) by SAID, Ranchi (Jharkhand)

Research Areas: Mycology & Molecular Plant Pathology in horticultural crops and their management; Published 12 Books of Plant Pathology as authored / co-authored of and prepared one Practical Manual also. Published 61 research papers, 25 book chapters, 31 popular articles and presented 51 research papers in National/International Seminars and Symposia and handled more than 10 research projects.

Address: Dr. Gireesh Chand, Associate Professor-cum-Senior Scientist, Department of Plant Pathology, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour - 813210, Bhagalpur, Bihar, Mobile: 09472613638, Tel (O): 06412451200, Email: gireesh_76@rediffmail.com