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Dr. N.K. Gupta was borne on first July, 1969 at village Salempur, District Karaulu, Rajasthan. He obtained his B. Sc. (Ag.) in 1990 and M.Sc. (Ag) in Plant Physiology with Gold Medal from SK Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner in 1993. He received  Ph.D. (Plant Physiology) in 1997 from prestigious Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

Dr. Gupta has started his career as Assistant Professor (Plant Physiology) in 1996 at SKN College of Agriculture, Jobner where he contributed in teaching and research on arid fruits under ICAR scheme on AICRP_Arid Zone Fruits. In 2008 he was promoted to Associate Professor (Plant Physiology) and transferred to Plant Biotech Centre, SK Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner where he worked on Genomics of Abiotic Stress Tolerance. In 2011 he became professor and in 2013 transferred in ICAR scheme entitled AICRP_National Seed Project (Crops) at Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Durgapura, Jaipur. He has joined as Controller of Examinatin in the University on 01-02-2020.

In 2005, Department of Biotechnology, GoI awarded Biotech Overseas Associateship  to him under which he worked at Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia for one year (2006-07). In 2013, he also served as Visiting Professor at University of Nebreska, Lincoln, USA. During his career, he held many academic and administrative positions like Senior Scientist, Plant Biotechnology, ICAR-DRMR, Bharatpur (2011-12); Officer-in-Charge, Plant Physiology, RARI, Durgapura, Jaipur (2016-19); Nodal Officer, AICRP on National Seed Project, RARI, Durgapura, Jaipur (2017-19); Director ICAR_CAFT on Plant Biotechnology, SKNAU, Jaipur (2017-19); Dean, College of Agriculture, Navgaon (2019-2020). He has been member of apex academic bodies like Academic Council, Committee of Courses, Board of studies etc. He is also engaged as subject expert in Agriculture Scientist Recruitment Board, New Delhi, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, and various Agricultural Universities in India. Dr. Gupta has teaching experience of more than 24 years and guided 15 PG students for dissertation in Plant Physiology as well as in Plant Biotechnology. His major fields of research are climate change, food security and genomics of abiotic stress tolerance in plants. He has been awarded with Fellow, Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi (2016); Fellow, PROM Society, Udaipur (2015). Recently he has been awarded prestigious J. J. Chinoy Gold Medal award by ISPP, New Delhi for his contribution in plant physiology and contingent sciences (2019). He has published more than 60 research papers, 10 book chapters, 5 books and several articles.

 

 

Prof N K Gupta

Controller of Examnation

email: coe@sknau.ac.in

 

 
Last Updated : 07 Aug 2020