Personal Details
  • JC Bose National Fellow, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India: second term ongoing
  • Fellow of all the 4 National Science Academies (FNA, FASc, FNASc, FNAAS) and recipient of UGC honorarium
  • Recipient of the Haryana Vigyan Ratan Award
  • Recipient of Punjab Rattan Award
  • Recipient of the Commendation Honour of UT Chandigarh
  • Former Chairman, State Expert Appraisal Committee of MoEF, New Delhi for Environmental Clearance for UT Chandigarh
  • Former coordinator International working party 8.02.04 on Ecology of Alien Invasive of IUFRO Austria
  • Member Task Force on Biological Invasions


Academic Qualifications:

First class career throughout:

  • Master of Science (M.Sc) in Botany,
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
  • UNESCO-WHO PG Course in Biology (Praha)


Countries Visited:

For academic purpose only and on invitation and expenditure of the hosts

  • The United States of America (USA)             6 times
  • The Republic of China                                   4 times           
  • Czech Republic                                             4 times
  • Japan                                                             2 times
  • South Korea                                                  2 times
  • Bangladesh                                                   2 times
  • Canada                                                         1 time
  • Hungary                                                        1 time
  • Finland                                                          1 time
  • Germany                                                       1 time
  • Malaysia                                                        1 time
  • Australia                                                        1 time
  • Nepal                                                            1 time
  • Singapore                                                      1 time



Born: December 02, 1953, Gurgaon (Haryana), India

Education: V.K. Model Higher Secondary School, Rohtak; Government College, Rohtak; Panjab university, Chandigarh; Meerut University, Meerut; Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic.



Wife:               Former Principal, Government College, Mohali;

Sons:              Elder: BE & ME (Power-Electronics) from USA - Working in Singapore

Younger:         MBBS,MD, DM Fellowship in Gastroenterology in USA and Working as Director of Endoscopy, in Veterans Hospital of Federal Govt. USA

Father:            87 (retired Haryana Govt. officer)

Contact:           House No 1516, Sector 11-D, Chandigarh

Official:          Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Mohali-140306 India

E-mail:   &

Phone:            (O) +91-181-270 88 44, (R) 172-274 7777

Cell:               098722 01516

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