Profile of Dr. Anand Kumar Singh

Anand Kumar Singh

Elected Fellow 2012

Agricultural Sciences & Forestry- Horticulture

DB: 01-01-1962

Birth place

Ghosaon (Village); District: Jaunpur,  Uttar Pradesh, India.


Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, B.Sc. Ag. & A.H (1983); Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, M. Sc. (Ag.). Horticulture (Pomology) (1985); Ph.D., (1989); Saga University, Japan, Post- Doc. (1989-1991);  University of California,  USA, Post Doc (2007-2008).

Positions held 

Head of the Division, ICAR (2007- till date); Principal  Scientist, ICAR (2006-till date); Senior Scientist, ICAR, (1998-2006); Senior Scientist (Fellow),  TATA Energy Research Institute (1994-1998); Research Scientist, TATA Energy Research Institute (1991-1994); Secretary, The Horticultural Society of India 2008-2012.

Research Area

Horticulture- Genetic improvement of fruit crops, Plant Tissue culture and Transcriptome analysis of mango

Awards and fellowships

Mombusho Award (1989) byJapanese Govt. Award, Ministry of Human Resources, GOI; Visiting Scientist Award: Association of International Education, Japan (1999);  DBT Overseas Associateship Award (2006);  Gold Medal:  The Horticultural Society of India (2008) 

The Horticultural Society of India  (2007).


Head Division of Fruits and Horticultural Technology,
Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi 110012.
[Ph: 011-25843214 / Telefax: 011-25843214 / E-mail:  /]


B-16, IARI, Pusa Campus, New Delhi 110012, [Ph:  011-25843137  /  M:  098995 58691]