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Dr Ashok Kumar assumes charge as Director, ICAR-NBPGR

Date Posted: 11-08-2021

Dr Ashok Kumar, Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding) and Head, Division of Germplasm Evaluation, assumed the charge as Director (Acting), ICAR-NBPGR in the afternoon of 10 August 2021 upon the completion of five-year tenure of Dr Kuldeep Singh. In an informal meeting on 11 August 2021, all the Heads of Division and OICs of the Bureau gathered in the Director's chamber to congratulate Dr Ashok Kumar on his appointment and assured him of their full cooperation and support. Dr Kuldeep Singh was thanked for his immense contribution and visionary leadership. Dr Ashok Kumar expressed his gratitude to the Council in placing its trust in his abilities and assured that he would work with team NBPGR in taking the Bureau forward.

(Source PME Cell, ICAR-NBPGR)