16 October, 2019

Karnal
Regional Centre

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Academics & Staff

Dr Amit Kumar Jain

Assistant Regional Director

Dr. Amit Kumar Jain did Ph.D (Botany) in 2005 and Doctor of Science (D.Sc) Degree in Botany in 2015 from CCS University Meerut, India. He has qualified ICAR-NET in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. He has also acquired the degree of B.Ed, MA(Edu.), MA in Distance Education (MADE), PG Diploma viz. in Nano Biotechnology (PGDNBT), Distance Education (PGDDE), and Educational Management and Administration (PGDEMA). He is the member of Centre of Education Growth and Research (CEGR), New Delhi as well as Fellow of Linnean Society of London (U.K.) and Botanical Society (India).  For his outstanding contribution, he has been awarded for (a) Young Scientist Award 2014 at Kolkata, (b) Special Achievement Award 2017 at Noida, UP (c) Rashtriya Shiksha Gaurav Puraskkar 2018  at New Delhi.

Dr Jain joined IGNOU as Assistant Regional Director (ARD) IGNOU Regional Centre Ahmedabad Gujarat in May 2011, and is presently working at IGNOU RC Karnal Haryana. Earlier he has served as Assistant Professor in Microbiology, J.V. College, Baraut, Uttar Pradesh. He is a Co-author of 03 books viz. (i) Fundamentals of Microbiology (Industrial Microbiology, Instrumentation and Biostatistics) (ii) Microbiology (Microbial Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry) (iii) Organic Farming: Scope and Use of Biofertilizers). Dr. Jain has published several Research Articles in Journals of national repute, and published 8 Book chapters edited by various authors. He has participated in various conferences/seminars/symposia and presented papers as well as posters from time to time. He is also providing his services as Academic Counselor, Reviewer, Research Guide, Evaluator and Examiner. He is the member of several committees of academic bodies of other organizations.