Welcome to Indian Potato Association, Shimla
   Dr. SK Kaushik   
  (B. 29th June, 1967)   

Dr. Surinder Kumar Kaushik, born on 29th June, 1967, had completed his Ph. D (Ag.) Plant Breeding (1993) from CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. He joined CPRI, Shimla in 1994. He contributed immensely not only for research but also for infrastructure development at CPRI, Shimla and its regional stations located at Kufri and Modipuram. His research contributions include development of three late blight resistant varieties, elite ‘triplex’ PVY resistant line, hybrids having combined resistances to late blight, PVY and cyst nematodes etc. He has published 37 research papers, 17 popular articles, 11 book chapters and 5 technical bulletins. He has been awarded BOYSCAST Fellowship and several best poster awards. He has organized several training programmes for farmers/agricultural/ horticultural officers and kisan melas.