Welcome to Indian Potato Association, Shimla
   Dr. VS Pundhir   
  (B. 12th August, 1951)   

Born on 12th August, 1951 Educated M. Sc. (Botany) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 1974 & Ph. D. G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and technology, Pantnagar, 1978; Research Associate, Pantnagar, 1979-1981; Lecturer, Baghdad (Iraq), 1981-1982; Research Associate, Pantnagar, 1982-1983; Assistant Professor, Pantnagar, 1983-1996; Visiting Scientist, England, 1993-1994; Associate Professor, Pantnagar, 1995-2000; Professor, Pantnagar, 2000. Two Kisan Melas are organized on the main campus of the university (March & October) for four days each. Every day the post lunch session in “Vichar Goshti” where farms put all their problems reading crop cultivation. Three AICRP – Potato Scientist attends and address the problems of potato regularly. Awards: Best research Paper Award (Journal of Indian potato Research) 1998; Fellow of Indian Potato Association. Research areas: Plan Pathology (Potato Pathology).