02 June, 2020

Regional Centre

Academics & Staff

Dr Punam Kr. Singh

Regional Director


Brief Profile:

  • M.Sc.Botany, Gold medalist. Awarded Ph.D in Mycology.
  • More than 10 yrs of Post Doctoral Research experience in Mycology and Mycotoxins related studies on plant produce-Cereals,Medicinal seeds, edible Forest produce etc.
  • Successfully completed projects awarded from prestigious bodies like Ford Foundation, World Bank, ICFRE, CSIR and DST.
  • Wide experience of Teaching, Academic administration & Management.
  • Regional Director in IGNOU since 2012.
  • More than 40 Research papers published in national & international journals, proceedings of national/international seminar/conference etc.
  • Published Popular articles.
  • Authored Text book - for students of Pharmacy.
  • Talk / discussion on Doordarshan and All India Radio.
  • Life Member/Member of national & international Professional Societies–Indian Science Congress Association, Phytopathological Society of India, Botanical Society of India, Nutrition Society of India, American Phytopathological Society etc.
  • Fellow of Botanical Society of India (FBSI).
  • Reviewer of various National and International Scientific Journals.


Office of the Regional Director IGNOU Regional Centre Karnal 06,
Subhash Colony,