Prof. Kartikeya Srivastava

Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, Banaras Hindu University, Varanas, India

Dr. Kartikeya Srivastava obtained his Masters in 1990 and Ph. D. in the year 1995 From the Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, Varanasi. He also worked as Post-Doc fellow at Tata Energy Research Institute, New Delhi and other institutions before joining as Professor in the Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-India in the year 2006. He is the Principal Investigator and In Charge, AICRIP Rapeseed-Mustard and has so far published 60 research papers in the journal of national and international repute. He has succesfully completed 6 outside funded research projects as Principal Investigator/Co-Investigator.
Prof Srivastava received many prestigious awards including 8 th Science & Technology Awards-19 Certificate of Excellence at Bangalore in 2019; Distinguished Scientist Award-2019 for outstanding contribution and recognition in field of Genetics and Plant Breeding in 3rd international Conference, 2019, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Prof Srivastava has so far guided 10 PhD students and 1 Post Doc on various aspects of vegetable, maize, rapeseed-mustard and mungbean improvement through conventional and molecular approaches. He is currently guiding seven PhD. Dr Srivastava is the life members of SOCIETY FOR PLANT RESEARCH other than 7 more academic societies and has attended many national and international conferences.