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The Institute is a constituent unit of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, which is a Society registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1960. The Director is the principal executive officer of the Institute. The Institute has five main bodies which are responsible for broad policy matters and decision making in the field of research, post-graduate education and training, extension education and administration.

The smooth functioning of the Institute activities is ensured by the Institute’s Management Committee with the Director as the administrative head. Three Joint Directors, viz., Joint Director (Research), Dean and Joint Director (Education), and Joint Director (Extension) dealing with research, teaching and extension provide complete support to the Director. The Joint Director (Administration) and the Comptroller/ Chief Finance and Account Officer provide support in the administration and finance of the Institute. The Board of Management, Research Advisory Committee, Executive Council, Academic Council, Extension Council and Staff Research Council facilitate the smooth functioning of the Institute with their support in various ways. The two other important statutory bodies for the smooth functioning of the Institute are the Joint Staff Council and Institute Grievance Cell.

Dr. A. K. Singh
Director & Vice Chancellor

Dr. Anupama Singh
Joint Director (Education) & Dean

Dr. Viswanathan Chinnusamy
joint Director (Research)

Dr. R.N.Padaria
Joint Director (Extension)

Sh. Pushpendra Kumar
Joint Director(Admn.) & Sr. Registrar

Sh. Dharam Das Verma
Senior Comptroller

Members of Board of Management of IARI (As on 13.02.2023)


Dr. A.K. Singh
Director, ICAR-IARI


Dr. Anupama Singh
Joint Director (Education) & Dean
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. Triveni Dutt
Director, ICAR-IVRI
Bareilly-243122 (UP)
Shri Badri Narayan
49-Gyatri Nagar-1
Toan Road, Sanganer
Jaipur-302018 (Rajasthan)

Dr. C. Viswanathan
Joint Director (Research)
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. R.N. Padaria
Joint Director (Extension)
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. Sanjay Singh Rathore
Head, Division of Agronomy
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. Alka Singh
Head, Division of Agricultural Economics
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. P.K. Sahoo
Head, Division of Agricultural Engineering
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. Gopala Krishnan S.
Head, Division of Genetics
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. M.S. Saharan
Head, Division of Plant Pathology
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. Gyan Mishra
Head, Division of Seed Science and Technology
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Dr. A.K. Singh
Vice Chancellor
Rani Laxmi Bai Central Agricultural University
Jhansi (UP)

Dr. P.K. Singh
Agriculture Commissioner
Room No. 223
Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi

Dr. G.K. Koutu
Director (Research Services)
Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Viswavidyalaya
Jabalpur (MP)

Dr. S.K. Pahuja
Dean, College of Agriculture
Chaudhary Charan Sing Haryana Agricultural University
Hisar (Haryana)

Ms. Alka Nangia Arora / (or her nominee)

Additional Secretary (DARE) & Financial Advisor (ICAR)
Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi-110001

Shri Anil Kumar Singh, IAS

Commissioner (Development)

Development Department, GNCT of Delhi

5/9, Under Hill Road, Delhi-110054

Member - Secretary

Shri Pushpendra Kumar
Sr. Registrar and Joint Director (Admn.)
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Director & Vice Chancellor, IARI



Joint Director(Admn.) & Sr. Registrar, IARI

Joint Director (Education) & Dean, IARI Head
Post Harvest Technology

Joint Director (Research), IARI

Plant Pathology, IARI

Joint Director (Extension),

Biochemistry, IARI

National Fellow,
Agricultural Chemicals, IARI

Head, Agricultural Economics, IARI

Head, Vegetable Science, IARI

Director, Directorate of
Floricultural, New Delhi

IARI Regional Station, Shimla

Head, Regional Station,

Head, Microbiology, IARI

ICAR, Krishi Bhawan


To be Announce

Joint Director(Admn.) & Sr. Registrar, IARI


Members of Academic Council of IARI (As on 22.02.2023)


Dr. A.K. Singh
Director & Vice Chancellor




Dr. Anupama Singh   Dean & Jt. Director (Edn.)




Deputy Director General (Edn.), ICAR


Dr. R.C. Agrawal




Dr. Rajender Parsad
Director (IASRI)

Dr. Anita Grover (Additional Charge)Director (NIPB)

Dr. G.P. Singh
Director (NBPGR)

Dr. C.R. Mehta
Director, CIAE, Bhopal

Dr. S.K. Singh
Director, IIHR, Bengaluru

Dr. Sujay Rakshit
Director, IIAB, Ranchi

Dr. P.K. Ghosh
Director, NIBSM, Raipur

Dr. K. Sammi Reddy
Director, NIASM, Baramati


Joint Director (Res.)


Dr. C. Viswanathan


Joint Director (Extn.)


Dr. R.N. Padaria 


Four Eminent Scientists/
(Out-side Members)


Prof. B.D. Singh
Professor Emeritus
School of Biotechnology
Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005

Dr. V.V. Sadamate
Former Advisor, Agriculture
(Planning Commission)
C-309, Kendriya Vihar, Sector-56

Dr. V.S. Tomar
Former Vice-Chancellor, JNKVV
H.No.DH33A, Deendayal Nagar,
Gwalior-474020, Madhya Pradesh

Dr. B.L. Jalali
Former Director of Research CCSHAU3601, Neelkanth ApartmentsSector-21-C, Faridabad


Project Director, WTC          


Dr. P.S. Brahmanand
Water Technology Centre


Associate Dean


Dr. Atul Kumar


26 Professors of teaching
Disciplines at IARI


Dr. (Ms.) Neera Singh
Professor, Agricultural Chemicals

Dr. (Ms.) Alka Singh
Professor, Agricultural Economics

Dr. D. K. Singh
Professor, Agricultural Engineering

Dr. R.N. Padaria
Professor, Agricultural Extension

Dr. (Ms.) P. Krishnan
Professor, Agricultural Physics

Dr.(Ms.) Cini Varghese
Professor, Agricultural Statistics

Dr. T. K. Das
Professor, Agronomy

Dr. Anil Dahuja
Professor, Biochemistry

Dr. (Ms.) Alka Arora (Additional Charge)
Professor, Bioinformatics

Dr.(Ms.) Alka Arora
Professor, Computer Application

Dr. Debajani Dey
Professor, Entomology

Dr. D.K. Sharma
Professor, Environmental Science

Dr. K.P. Singh
Professor, Floriculture and Landscaping

Dr. Manish Srivastav
Professor, Fruit Science

Dr.(Ms.) Anju Mahendru                              
Professor, Genetics and Plant Breeding

Dr. Rajeev Kaushik
Professor, Microbiology

Dr. Debasis Pattanayak
Professor, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Dr. Pankaj
Professor, Nematology

Dr.(Ms.) Veena Gupta
Professor, Plant Genetic Resources

Dr. Robin Gogoi
Professor, Plant Pathology

Dr.(Ms.)Renu Pandey
Professor, Plant Physiology

Dr. Ram Asrey
Professor, Post Harvest Management

Dr. (Ms.) Monika Atul Joshi
Professor, Seed Science & Technology

Dr. S.P. Datta
Professor, Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry 

Dr. R.K. Yadav
Professor, Vegetable Science

Dr. Man Singh
Professor, Water Science & Technology


Master of Halls of Residences (MOHR)


Dr. Anil Sirohi


Sr. Comptroller


Shri. D.D. Verma


Elected Faculty          Representatives


Dr. Praveen Kumar Singh
Principal Scientist, Vegetable Science


Incharge, IARI Library


Mr. Deep Chand


Elected Students of PGSSU(2)


Mr. Vislavath Ram Vilas Pashwan
President PGSSU




Mr. Sahil Kumar
Students' Representative to the Academic Council


Senior Registrar &Joint Director (Admn.)


Shri Pushpendra Kumar

Members of Research Advisory Committee of IARI (As on 31.12.2022)

Dr. R.B. Singh,
Former President NAAS &
Former Member National Commission on Farmers
New Delhi

Dr. A.K. Singh
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Prof. (Dr.) Nazeer Ahmad

Dr. H.C. Sharma
Ex-Vice Chancellor

Dr. Praveen Rao
Vice Chancellor
PJTSAU, Hyderabad

Dr. Mruthyunjaya
Former Director
ICAR-NIAP, New Delhi

Dr. K.K. Narayanan
Founder Director, Sthayika Seed Pvt. Ltd. &
Director & CEO of Agrigenome Labs Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. S.P.S. Khanuja
CIMAP, Lucknow                                                        

Dr. Sanjay Kumar
CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology
Palampur, H.P.

Dr. Navtej Singh Bains
Director Research,
PAU, Ludhiana

Dr. T.R. Sharma
DDG (CS), ICAR Krishi Bhawan
As per the nomination on the Management Committee under Rule 66(a) (5)


Dr. C. Viswanathan
Joint Director (Research)
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Director & Vice Chancellor, IARI

Joint Director (Research), IARI


Deputy Director-General
(Crop Science), ICAR

All Heads of Divisions/ Regional
Station of IARI

All Project Director/Project
Coordinator of IARI

All Principal Investigators of IARI


Member- Secretary

Principal Scientist (PME), IARI

List of Members of Extension Council of IARI, New Delhi (AS on 07-02-2023)

1. A.K. Singh Director, IARI, New Delhi                 Chairman

 Five Managerial Scientists representing six schools

  1. Robin Gogoi, Head, Plant Pathology, School Coordinator, Plant Protection
  2. S.K. Chakraborty, Head, SS&T & School Coordinator, Crop Improvement
  3. Man Singh, PD, WTC and School Coordinator, Natural Resource Management
  4. Aruna Tyagi, Head, Biochemistry  and  School Coordinator, Basic Sciences
  5. B.S. Tomar, Head, Vegetables Sciences, School Coordinator, Horticultural Sciences

 Five Scientists representative of IARI

  1. Sunil Pabbi, Head, Microbiology, IARI (9818024130)
  2. O.P. Awasthi, Head, Fruits and Horticulture, IARI
  3. B.S. Tomar, Head, Veg. Sci., , IARI
  4. Gyanendra Singh, I/C. Seed Production, Unit, IARI
  5. J.P.S. Dabas, I/c CATAT, IARI

 One Project Coordinator/Project Director

  1. P.S. Brahmanand, Project Director, WTC, IARI

 One Scientist, from IARI Regional Research Station

  1. R.N. Yadav, Head, IARI Regional Station Karnal

 One Representative of Deptt. of Agriculture, MOA

  1. P.K. Singh, Agril. Commissioner, MOA & FW

 Two Representatives of Delhi Administration

  1. Chandra Pal Singh, Extension Officer, Agril. Deptt., Delhi Govt.

 One Extension Scientist representative of Livestock Development and Animal Health Cover           

  1. Mahesh Chander, Head (Extension), ICAR-IVRI,  Izzatnagar-243122, Bareilly

 Director (Farm Information), Directorate of Extension, MOA

  1. Shailesh Kumar Mishra, Director (Farm Information Unit) Directorate of Extension, Krishi Vistar Sadan, Behind Agronomy Division, IARI Campus New Delhi
  2. Director General (AE), ICAR (011-25843277)
  3. Director (Extension), IARI, New Delhi
  4. Director (Research), IARI, New Delhi
  5. Director (Admn.), IARI, New Delhi

 Head, Ag. Extension, IARI, New Delhi

  1. Dr Rashmi Singh Head, Ag. Extension,  IARI, New Delhi
  2. Neil Devasahayam, World Vision India (V.O. Representative) 16, Pant Marg, New Delhi 110001
  3. Rajesh Aggarwal, Managing Director, (Agro Industry Representative) Insectiside India Limited, 401-402, Lusa Tower, Azadpur Commercial Complex, Delhi-33
  4. Arvind Jha (DD Representative)/Marcel Tirkey, Additional Director General, DD Kisan CPC, 175, Asian Games Village Complex, Siri Fort, New Delhi- 110049
  5. Shiv Nandan Lal (The Additional Director General Representative), All India Radio, Akashwani Bhawan, New Delhi - 110001
  6. D.D. Verma, Sr. Comptroller, IARI, New Delhi-12


  1. Shri Pritam Singh, Panipat (HR)
  2. Shri Sukhjeet Singh, Sangrur , Punjab

Official Side Members

  1. Joint Director (Research), IARI, New Delhi - 110012
  2. Joint Director (Extension), IARI, New Delhi - 110012
  3. Head, IARI, Regional Station, Shimla
  4. Head, IARI Regional Station, Karnal
  5. Comptroller, IARI, New Delhi-110012
  6. Joint Director (Administration), Secretary (Official Side), IARI, New Delhi -110012

Staff side members

  1. Sh. Yogesh Kumar, AAO, Agril. Extn., Secretary (Staff Side), IARI, New Delhi - 110012
  2. Sh. Pankaj Kumar, UDC, Directorate
  3. Sh. Ashwani Kumar, Assistant, Directorate
  4. Sh. Raj Kumar, Assistant, Directorate
  5. Sh. Sunil Kumar, Sr. Technician, Agril. Engg.
  6. Sh. Ganesh Rai, Sr. Tech. Asstt., Entomology
  7. Sh. Rakesh Kumar, Sr. Technician., Agril. Engg.,
  8. Sh. Bhavesh Kumar, Sr. Technician., Directorate
  9. Sh. Raj Pal, SSS, Directorate
  10. Sh. Shashi Kant Kamat., SSS, Agril. Physics
  11. Sh. Bijender Singh, SSS, CATAT
  12. Sh. Raju, SSS, Directorate

Official Side

  1. Dr. B.S. Tomar, Jt. Director (Extn.) Chairman
  2. Dr. Raj Singh, Head, Agronomy Division Member
  3. Sh. Ravinder Singh, Chief Admn. Officer Member
  4. Sh. Harshit Aggarwal, Sr. Admn. Officer Member
  5. Smt. Vinita, AAO (IMC) Member-Secretary

Staff Side Elected Members

  1. Dr. A Nagaraja, PS, FHT Division Scientific Category
  2. Sh. Dharmpal, STA. SST Division Technical Category
  3. Ms. Shivani Bidhuri, Assistant, Dte Administrative Category
  4. Sh. B.N. Rai, SSS, FHT Skilled Supporting Staff Category



Name & Designation

Contact Address & Phone Number


Shri Rajan Aggarwal
Director, DARE

Room No.102, First Floor
Krishi Bhawan,
New Delhi-110001

Phone No.-011-23382375


Dr. Manjeet Singh Nain
Professor & Vigilance Officer,
ICAR-IARI, New Delhi -110012

Division of Agricultural Extension
New Delhi-110012

Phone No.-9717264950
E-Mail Id: Manjeet[dot]Singh2[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in


The highest policy-making body of the Institute is its Board of Management. The Staff Research Council is responsible for the formulation of research projects and monitoring their progress. The Academic Council takes decisions in all matters related to post-graduate education. The Director is the executive and academic head of the Institute, which is also a Deemed-to-be-University and is the ex-officio Chairman of the Board of Management, Executive Council, Academic Council and Extension Council. The Board of Management and the Academic Council are the apex bodies of the Institute, which take decisions on administrative, financial and academic matters. Academic Council, Executive Council, Staff Research Council, Extension Council and various Standing Committees provide the necessary recommendations/suggestions to facilitate the Board of Management to take appropriate decisions. The research activities are monitored by the Joint Director (Research). The Dean and the Joint Director (Education) co-ordinate the academic activities of the Institute. Matters pertaining to extension education of the Institute are executed through the Joint Director (Extension). The Joint Director (Administration) of the Institute provides the necessary support to the Director in taking decisions regarding service matters of both faculty and staff. Matters pertaining to financial and budgetary aspects are channeled through the Chief Finance and Accounts Officer.

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