About Director Extention Education
Dr. S. K. Jain, Professor PHT, appointed as Director Extension Education, on the superannuation of Dr. K. M. Gautam on 30th August, 2020.
Dr. S.K. Jain, joined as Director Extension Education, Agriculture University, Kota on 30th August, 2020. Prior to this since 31st December, 2018 he was serving as Director H.R. Dr. Jain did his B.Sc. (Agriculture) and M.Sc. (Ag) Horticulture from S.K.N. College of Agriculture, Jobner (SKRAU, Bikaner) in1994 and 1997, respectively. He did his Ph.D. (Post Harvest Technology) from IARI, New Delhi in 2001. Dr. Jain started his professional career as Lecturer (Horticulture), Narain College, Shikohabad in 2001 and later on joined as Assistant Professor (Horticulture) at KVK, Karauli in 2005. In the year 2007, he joined as Associate Professor & Head, Department of Post Harvest Technology, College of Horticulture & Forestry, Jhalawar. He has over 18 years of professional experience in teaching, research and extension. His area of specialization includes post harvest technology of fruits and vegetables. Apart from teaching UG & PG courses, he has guided 7 M.Sc. students. Dr. Jain has to his credit two books, more than 25 research papers, 4 book chapters, 2 manuals, 9 research abstracts, one technical bulletin and 18 popular articles both in English and Hindi. He has been awarded Gold Medal for M.Sc., best paper award in National seminar and also received award from district administration for outstanding contribution in teaching and research in 2014. He has been nominated as reviewer of Journal of Food Science & Technology (Springer Publication), Indian Journal of Horticulture (HSI, New Delhi) and Indian Forester (FRI, Dehradun).