Profile of Dr. Kumar, Jitendra

Kumar, Jitendra

Elected Fellow 2015

Agricultural Sciences & Forestry [Agriculture]

DB: 24-06-1963 

Birth place

Born in Panchsheel Nagar (Hapur), Uttar Pradesh, India


M. M. College, Modinagar, Meerut University, Meerut (B.Sc.) 1982; (M.Sc.) 1984 and Ph. D from Post Graduate School, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi (1994).

Positions held 

Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, ICAR, New Delhi (1993- 1997; Scientist (Sr. Scale), IARI, New Delhi from 10th November, (1997- 2002; Sr. Scientist, IARI, New Delhi (2002-2008; Principal Scientist, IARI, New Delhi (2009-2013; Professor, IARI, New Delhi (2013-2014 and Director, ICAR-Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, Anand, Gujarat from 5th September, 2014 to till date.

Research Area

Agrochemicals, Natural Products including Medicinal & Aromatic Plants, Nanotechnology

Awards and fellowships


Shree P. P. Singhal Memorial Award, 2015; SPPS Outstanding Scientist Award, 2013; Meritorious Innovation Award, 2010; Dr. Ram Nath Singh Award, 2005-2006; SPPS Meritorious Scientist Award, 2003; Neem Award, 1996



NAAS Fellowship, 2015; SPPS Fellow Award, 2011; INSA-Royal Society Bilateral Exchange Fellowship, 2004; Affiliated member of IUPAC, 2008


ICAR-Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, Boriavi 387310, Anand, Gujarat.
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