About Director, HRD

HRD AUK About Director, HRD

Dr.K N Ojha

Dr. K. N. Ojha, Joined as Director, HRD on dated Dec.11, 2013. Dr.Ojha born on January 1, 1959, done his graduation and post graduation  in Agricultural Entomology from Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (UP) and Ph.D. degree in Entomology and Apiculture from Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan(HP).

He initially served in Govt. Dungar College, Bikaner for teaching undergraduate classes in Entomology from 1986 to 1989 and then selected as Assistant Professor, Entomology on June 21, 1989 and worked at Agricultural Research Station, Borkhera Kota,Thereafter, he became Associate Professor (2001) and Professor (2009) .

Dr. Ojha has established IPM laboratory and an Apiary with exotic honeybees in the University. He was instrumental in promoting scientific bee keeping in the state of Rajasthan and trained several rural youths in beekeeping.  He has been felicitated by the Govt. of Rajasthan and at University level for outstanding performance in the area of Apiculture.

He has been Principal investigator of various projects like AICRP on Agricultural Ornithology, NATP, AICRP on Honey bees and pollinators and RKVY projects. He has published several research papers in National and International journals, technical bulletins, manuals etc. He has been associated with many professional societies.