Rakesh Kumar, Scientist (Agricultural Biotechnology)
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Plant Biotechnology and Biochemistry
M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
Date of joining
January 2014
Office : Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR-CICR,
Wardha Road, Landmark: Near Hotel Le Meridien, Nagpur-441108, Maharashtra 
Office Tel. No.: 07103-275310 (extn. 211); Office Fax No.: 07103-275529
Mobile: 7276976607

Educational Qualification:

  • M.Sc., in Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee), Roorkee, 2012.
  • B.Sc in Horticulture, Dr Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan, H.P, 2010.

Honors/awards/fellowships, etc.:

  • Recipient of NATIONAL TALENT SEARCH (NTS) Scholarship from ICAR, New Delhi-2006-2010
  • JNU fellowship for PG studies 2010
  • Recipient of Department of Biotechnology (DBT) scholarship from Government of India-2010- 2012
  • Awarded DBT JRF 2012
  • ARS 2012
  • Awarded CSIR-UGC JRF 2013
  • ICAR-NET 2013


Designation with Institution and place of work Period
Scientist, ICAR-CICR, Nagpur January 2014 till date



  • Das, J. and Kumar, R., 2016. Plant Wnt: deciphering a novel signalling pathway in plants. Current science, 111(8), pp.1319-1324.
    (NAAS rating 2017: 6.97)



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