Dr Amit Kumar Jain
Assistant Regional Director
Dr Amit Kumar Jain, holds a Master’s Degree in Botany and Ph.D in Botany. He has qualified ICAR-NET in Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. He has also obtained the degree of BED, MA(EDU), PG Diploma in Nano Biotechnology and PG Diploma in Distance Education. He is a Member of many academic/research societies and Fellow of Linnean Society of London (London) and Fellow of Botanical Society (India).
He has published 35 Research Papers/Articles in national and international journals of repute, and has published 8 Book chapters. He is the co-author of two books in Microbiology viz. (i) Fundamentals of Microbiology (Industrial Microbiology, Instrumentation and Biostatistics) published by S.R. Scientific Publications, Agra and (ii) Microbiology (Microbial Genetics, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry) published by Asiatic Publishing House, Delhi. Presently he is working on his third book on Organic Farming. He has participated in various seminar/symposia held by different societies and presented papers from time to time. He is also providing his services as Academic Counselor, Reviewer, Evaluator and Research Guide. He has submitted his thesis for D.Sc. (Botany) degree in C.C.S. University, Meerut, UP.
He started his career as an Assistant Professor in Microbiology at J.V. College, Baraut, Baghpat, UP in 2006. He joined IGNOU as an Asst. Regional Director at IGNOU RC Ahmedabad, Gujarat in May 2011. Presently he is posted at IGNOU Karnal.