Dr. Narendra Singh Rathore
Deputy Director General (Agri. Edn.), ICAR, New Delhi, Member (UGC)
Dr Narendra Singh Rathore is currently working as Deputy Director General Education at Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute ICAR), New Delhi. He had completed his education from IIT Delhi and RAU, Bikaner. He was the Vice Chancellor of College of Technology and Engineering from September 2013 – September 2014 and SKNA University, Jobner, Jaipur from September 2013 – September 2014.
Dr. Narendra Singh Rathore joined as DDG (Education), ICAR on 31 Jul. 2015, and also as the special invitee member of Executive Committee of IAUA as the ICAR representative. Born on 1 Jul. 1960, he did his B.E. (Udaipur University), M.Tech. (IIT, Delhi) and Ph.D. In Agricultural Engineering (RAU, Bikaner). He possesses 35 years of experience in SAUs, He was the founder VC of SKAU, Jobner; and DDG (Engg.), ICAR. He has been Dean, College of Dairy and Food Science Technology; Dean, Students ,Welfare; HoD in CTAE, P.I., AICRP; Project Co-ordinator TBU-IC & RBTC. He is a specialist in renewable energy in Agriculture, Post-harvest technology and Food processing. Dr Rathore attended several advanced training programmes viz. Food and Agriculture Business Management (Cornell University, the USA); Agro-forestry (University of Arizona), Bio-energy (University of Oxford); and Waste recycling (University Of Murdoch, Western Australia).
DDG (Education), ICAR, Dr. N. S. Rathore visited ICAR-CIWA, Bhubaneswar
The foundation stones were laid for the “Women Farmers Hostel’’ and “Technology Park” by Dr. Narendra Singh Rathore, Honbl’e Deputy Director General, Education, ICAR, New Delhi at ICAR-CIWA campus on 28-07-2016. The Video conferencing system of ICAR-CIWA was inaugurated by the Honbl’e DDG, Education and simultaneously an Interaction Meet was organized. At the outset, Dr. Jatinder Kishtwaria, Director, ICAR-CIWA welcomed the dignitaries and highlighted the achievements of the institute. The DDG in his address pointed out the agricultural status and issues in India and the significance of farm women in agricultural production and productivity. He also stressed upon the national and global expectations on research output of this unique institute exclusively working for ‘Women in Agriculture’. On this auspicious occasion, the Directors/Heads of the sister institutes at Bhubaneswar like ICAR-CIFA, ICAR-IIWM, ICAR-CTCRI, ICAR-CHES and ICAR-CARI, distinguished scientists and media personnel also participated. The vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. S. K. Srivastava, Principal Scientist, ICAR-CIWA.