|Complete postal Address with city code||Department of Plant Pathology & Agricultural Microbiology, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri - 413722, Maharashtra|
|Mobile No.||7588541231, 9890163021|
Birth & Educations: Born in Shrirampur, Dist. Ahmednagar, Maharashtra State on 15th August 1967. Educated at Dnyanamata School, Sangamner, 1985; completed B. Sc. (Agri) with first class in the year 1989 at Dr. PDKV, Akola; M.Sc. (Agri) degree with first class in the subject of Plant Pathology during 1989-1991 and Ph.D. (Plant Pathology) with distinction in the year 2001 at PGI, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri.
Life Member of Scientific Societies: 1. Indian Phytopathological Society, IARI, New Delhi. 2. Indian Society of Plant Pathologists, PAU, Ludhiana. 3) Association for Advancement of Pest Management in Horticultural Ecosystem, IIHR, Bengaluru.
Positions hold: Assistant Teacher, 1991-91; Junior Research Assistant, May, 1993 to October, 2003; Assistant Professor, October, 2003 to May, 2018; Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, May, 2018 to till date.
Awards/Honours: Maharashtra Sahitya Parishad Award to a book on “Mushroom Cultivation- Agriculture Supporting Business” (in Marathi) for the year 2001 for Agriculture literature; Rashtriya Shiksha Sanman Purskar and Gold Medal by the Indian Society for Industry and Intellectual Development, New Delhi on 04.11.2011; Aswwamedh Krishidoot Award 2017.
Fellow: Fellow of Indian Society of Plant Pathologists by INSOPP, Ludhiana on 02.12.2015
Research Areas : Grape Pathologist, Horticulture crop diseases, Biological Control.