Welcome to Indian Potato Association, Shimla
   Dr. RK Singh   
  (B. 7th January,1971)   

Born on 7th January,1971 at Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. Graduation from Purvanchal University, Jaunpur with Gold Medal in 1991; M.Sc.(Ag) Horticulture 1993; and Ph.D. in Vegetable Science from Pantnagar University in 2000. Joined through ARS as Scientist at Regional Centre of CPRI, Jalandhar; Selected as Programme Coordinator (Sr. Scientist), KVK, IISR, Lucknow in 2006. Dr. Singh contributed significantly in seed potato research for producing healthy, disease free potato seed stocks, popularized processing variety (Kufri Chipsona -1 and 3) and was instrumental in popularizing ‘Seed Plot Technique’ for producing good quality seed of potato in different parts of U.P in farmers’ participatory mode. He is a Life Member of different national/international societies and published twenty six research papers in reputed journals along with many popular articles, book chapters, extension bulletins, training manual etc. He is editor of ‘Kisan Jyoti’ biennial magazine, has four books to his credit and has presentations in many national and international conferences.