School of Drought Stress Management


Name: Dr. Jagadish Rane

Designation: I/c Head

Date of Birth: 22.07.1964

Education: Ph.D. in Plant Physiology

Major Research Area: Crop Physiology; Application of noninvasive tools and techniques to quantify plant responses to soil moisture deficit, high temperature, waterlogging and other abiotic stresses, organizing experimental data to decipher genetic variation in  plant responses to stress; Designing phenotyping solutions to identify genes/QTLs associated with abiotic stress tolerance; Search for alternate crops for drought prone areas as an adaptation strategy; Application of phenomics tools for identification of appropriate bioregulators which can mitigate stresses in plants.

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ERP ID: 016711

Mobile: 9404684508; Phone: 02112-254057/8

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Name: Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh

Designation: Senior Scientist (Agricultural Biotechnology)

Date of Birth: 06.03.1973

Education: Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology

Major Research Area: Virus-Induced Gene Silencing & RNAi-mediated gene silencing, plant tissue culture, Nuclear and plastid transformation

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ERP ID: 016725

Mobile: 9404929022; Phone: 02112-254057/8

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Name: Dr. Dhananjay D. Nangare

Designation: Senior Scientist (Soil & Water Conservation Engineering)

Date of Birth: 01.06.1970

Education: Ph.D.

Major Research Area: Micro irrigation, Irrigation water management in horticulture crops

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ERP ID: 016723

Mobile: 9665204895; Phone: 02112-254057/8

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Name: Dr. Goraksha C. Wakchaure

Designation: Senior Scientist (Agricultural Structure & Process Engineering)

Date of Birth: 15.06.1980

Education: Ph.D. in Agricultural Structure & Process Engineering

Major Research Area: Water stress & post harvest quality management in major crops

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ERP ID: 016715

Mobile: 9975447288; Phone: 02112-254057/8; Extn No: 237

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Name: Dr. Boraiah KM

Designation: Scientist (Senior Scale)(Genetics and Plant Breeding)

Date of Birth: 10.05.1986

Education: Ph.D. in Genetics and Plant Breeding

Major Research Area:Screening of germplasms/genotypes/mapping populations for drought resistance using high throughput phenotyping/phenomics

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ERP ID: 014252

Mobile: 8005258190;  Phone: 02112-254057/8

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Name: Dr. Mahesh Kumar

Designation: Scientist (Plant Physiology)

Date of Birth: 15.01.1981

Education: Ph.D.

Major Research Area: Phenotyping for Abiotic Stress Tolerance

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ERP ID: 016703

Mobile: 7709451261; Phone: 02112-254057/8

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Name: Mr. Satish Kumar

Designation: Scientist (Plant  Biochemistry)

Date of Birth: 26.02.1980

Education: MSc

Major Research Area: Plant Microbiome Studies, Metagenomics of Extreme Environments, Untargeted metabolomics, Microbial Genomics

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ERP ID: 016709

Mobile: 8446295010; Phone: 02112-254057/8

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Aliza Pradhan

Name: Mr. Karthikeyan N.

Designation: Scientist (Senior Scale)

Date of Birth: 05.02.1982

Education: M.Sc

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ERP Id: 014743

Mobile: 8005202078; Phone: 02112-254057/8

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Aliza Pradhan

Name: Dr. Aliza Pradhan

Designation: Scientist (Agronomy)

Date of Birth: 24.05.1984

Education: Ph.D.

Major Research Area: Conservation agriculture, cropping system & water management

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ERP Id: 023089

Mobile: 9437937688; Phone: 02112-254057/8

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