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SKN College of Agri-Business Management

Dr. Amar Chand Shivran

Ph.D., IARI, New Delhi

FISA, FISSS, FISS

Dean, SKNCABM, Jobner

SKN Agriculture University, Jobner

Email: acshivran.agro@sknau.ac.in

Mob: 09414517546

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Born on 02.09.1970 and obtained B. Sc. (Ag) degree with 4th Merit of University and M. Sc. (Ag) with 4.00/4.00 OGPA, University merit scholarship and gold medal from SKRAU, Bikaner. Awarded Ph. D. degree with 4.00/4.00 OGPA from IARI, Pusa, New Delhi with SRF in 1999 and qualified NET in 1994 & 1995. Joined SKRAU, Bikaner as Assistant Professor in 1996 having 26 years service experience with more than 10 years as Professor. During service served as teacher, researcher and administrator.

Awarded with fellow of The Indian Society of Seed Spices, Ajmer, The Indian Society of Agronomy, IARI, New Delhi and Indian Society of Spices, Calicut, Kerala. Awarded for 6 best research paper. The All Indian Coordinated Research Project on Spices, SKNAU, Jobner awarded best center during 2015-16 and 2023-24. Awarded on 68th Republic Day January 26, 2017 and 75th Independence Day August 15, 2021 by Honble Vice Chancellor of SKNAU, Jobner for outstanding work. Awarded Best Teacher Award by Hindustan Agricultural Research Welfare Society, Agra on the occasion of Teachers Day 5th September, 2021. Life member of many Agricultural Research Societies and worked as Councilor of Indian Society of Agronomy, IARI, New Delhi, Executive member of The Indian Society of Seed Spices, NRCSS, Ajmer and Zonal Councilor of Indian Society for Spices, Kerala.

Involved in teaching B. Sc. (Ag), M. Sc. (Ag) and Ph. D. courses from last 26 years and guided 26 M. Sc. (Ag) and 4 Ph. D. students as major advisor and minor advisor of about 100 students. Handled 3 research projects on isabgol, agro forestry and micro-irrigation as Principal Investigator. Developed 16 technological recommendations on crop production at state and national level and coordinated in development of 7 seed spices varieties and 5 recommendations on plant protection.

Involved in organization of more than 20 seminar, conference, workshop, short course, training etc. as organizing secretary or member of organizing committee. Attended about more than 50 workshop, conference, training etc.

Published more than 120 research papers in national and international journals, more than 115 papers in symposia/congress/workshop and many popular articles, books, chapter in books, practical manuals, leaflets, pamphlet, training manuals etc.

Performed the duties of legal officer for more than 5 years, Nodal Officer LITES, Deputy Director, Directorate of PME, water harvesting, Head of Department of Agronomy, Head of University Dairy Management Unit, Dean, College of Dairy Science and Technology, OSD and Public Relation Officer of  SKNAU, Jobner. The remarkable contribution has been made in each and every unit of assigned duties by the administration of university.

Presently also bearing the responsibility of Head of Department of Agronomy and Agronomist in AICRP on Spices, SKNCOA, Jobner.