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Director Prioritization, Monitoring & Evaluation

Dr. Sunita Gupta was borne on October 8, 1969 at Jaipur, Rajasthan. She obtained her B. Sc. (Biology) from Maharani College, Rajasthan University Jaipur in 1989.  She received M.Sc. (Ag) in Plant Physiology with Gold Medal in 1994 and Ph.D. in 2004 from SK Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner. Dr. Sunita was selected as Assistant Professor (Plant Physiology) in National Agricultural Research Project (NARP), SKN College of Agriculture, and Jobner in 1996. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 2008 and in the same year transferred to College of Agriculture, SK Rajasthan Agricultural University, and Bikaner.  She became professor in 2011. In 2013, she joined as plant physiologist in ICAR scheme on AICRP_ Pearl Millet and worked there till before joining as Zonal Director (Research) at Agricultural Research Station, Navgaon, and Alwar. She joined as Director (Prioritization, Monitoring and Evaluation), SKN Agriculture University, Jobner on 01-2-2020. She is also serving as University Head, Department of Plant Physiology since Feb 6, 2020.

In 2007 she visited University of Adelaide, Australia and worked in an international project on salt tolerance in wheat. Dr. Sunita has also served as Incharge Academic Section, RARI, Durgapura, Jaipur (2018-19). She has been a member of academic bodies like Committee of Courses, Board of studies etc. She is in expert panel of Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, State Public Service Commissions and Agricultural Universities in India. Dr. Sunita Gupta has teaching experience of more than 24 years and guided 10 PG students for dissertation in Plant Physiology. Her major research interest are photosynthesis, stress physiology and growth regulators. She has published 5 books, 8 book chapters, 5 reviews and more than 45 research papers in national and international journals. Her books “Fundamentals of Plant Physiology” and “Fundamentals of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology” have been widely accepted by students and researchers.




Dr. (Mrs.) Sunita Gupta

Director, PME


Last Updated : 11 Apr 2021