Dr. Anil Kumar Shukla

Dr. Anil Kumar Shukla

Head & Principal Scientist, I/c KVK, Pali


Brief profile

Dr. Anil Kumar Shukla obtained his B.Sc. (Ag) and M.Sc. Ag (Hort.) from N.D. University of Agriculture and Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad during 1993 and 1996 respectively. He completed his Ph.D. from IARI, Pusa, New Delhi in the year 2000. He has been awarded with Gold Medal in B.Sc. (Agri.) and he has second rank in ICAR in JRF (1993). He was topper of ARS and SRF (1998). He worked as Scientist and Sr. Scientist at CIAH, Bikaner. He also served as Associate Professor at Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur. Dr. Shukla also worked as Principal Scientist (Horticulture) at Directorate of Research on Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Presently, he is head, ICAR-CAZRI, RRS, Pali (Rajasthan) and In charge, ICAR-CAZRI KVK, Pali. He is the recipient of N.E. Borlaug Fellowship for year 2008. He also received Best worker Award by Vice-Chancellor, MPUAT, Udaipur, Fellowship Award 2012 from Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand (Society), Fellowship Award 2012, from Hi-Tech Horticultural Society, Meerut (Society), Fellowship Award 2012, from Confederation of Horticulture Association of India, New Delhi (Society), Fellowship Award 2018, from Indian Society of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner. Fellowhip Award 2019, International Society for Noni Science Chennai, Fellowship Award 2019, Indian Academy of Horticultural Science, Eminent Scientist Award 2016, from SVWS, Lucknow, Himadri Young Scientist Award 2010 from GBPUAT, Pant Nagar, Uttarakhand and Indian Society of Horticulture Research and Development, Uttarakhand. Dr. Anil Kumar Shukla immensely contributed in developing two varieties of Ber (Thar Sevika and Thar Bhubraj) and two varieties of guava MPUAT-S-1 and MPUAT-S-2. He has developed several Agro techniques in Ber and Guava crops. He has guided 02 Ph.D. and 01 M.Sc. (Ag) students as Major Advisor and 05 Ph.D. and 04 M Sc. (Ag.) students as Co-Advisor. He has published 70 research papers, 38 book chapters, 76 research abstracts, 68 popular articles, 11 bulletins and 03 books.