Expert Profile Details

Dr. Kiran Gaikwad

Wheat Breeding

Dr. Kiran Gaikwad is working in the area of Wheat Breeding & Genetics, Molecular Breeding at Indian Agricultural Research Institute- (IARI), New Delhi as Scientist (Senior Scale) since 2015. He completed his Ph.D. in 2010 from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Then joined the Plant Breeding Department in September 2011 at National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) , Hydrabad as a Scientist (Plant Breeding). Further, with his hard work and dedication, he joined National Bureau of Plant Genetic Resources (NBPGR), New Delhi in December 2011 as Scientist (Plant Breeding). Dr. Kiran has developed many Wheat varieties taking into consideration the problems of the earlier varieties. Along with his servings in the department, with his 11 years of experience, he has helped a lot of farmers through organising various training programs, extension work and solving their day-to-day problems. Dr. Kiran has more than 30 research publications and has received various awards for his tremendous work in the field of Plant Breeding.

Awards & Recognition

Nanaji Deshmukh ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research in Agricultural and Allied Sciences 2015-16, ICAR, New Delhi 2019. Australia Award Fellowship Government of Australia, 2015. Fellow of ISGPB, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi. Certificate of recognition for mega variety HD 3086, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, New Delhi 2019. NESA Young Scientist of the Year Award 2021, National Environmental Science Academy, New Delhi, 2021 YoungScientistinGenetics & Plant Breeding VenusFoundation,Chennai 2017. YoungScientistAward , Society for Bioresource and Stress Management, Kolkata, 2017.


Wheat Breeding and Genetics


Ph.D. From Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana in 2010 - M.Sc. (Agriculture) From Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 2006 - B.Sc. (Agriculture), Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akolain 2004

Loading. Please Wait...
Loading. Please Wait...
No Records Found