Dr. Krishan Singh Khokhar

Official contact :
Vice - Chancellor
CCS Haryana Agricultural University
Hisar - 125 004, India 

Telephone :
Office : +91-1662-231640
Residence : +91-1662-231238
Fax : +91-1662-234952


Brief Bio-data of Dr.K.S. Khokhar, Vice-Chancellor, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar

Born in Village Kansala District Rohtak, India on July 15, 1948. Education -  B.Sc. (Ag.) at Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana in 1969; M.Sc. (Entomology) in 1972 and Ph.D. (Entomology) in 1982  at CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar.

  • Positions held
    District Extension Specialist (Plant Protection), 1973-1977
    Assistant Professor (Entomology), 1978 to 1986
    Associate Professor (Entomology),  1986 to 1992
    Associate Director and Head of Deptt. (Farming Trainings),  1992 to 1996
    Professor (Entomology),  1996 to 1998
    Zonal Coordinator (Transfer of Technology Projects), ICAR, 1998 to 2001
    Assistant Director General (Plan Implementation & Monitoring), ICAR Hqrs., 2001 to 10th June, 2009.
    Presently Vice-Chancellor, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar (Joined on 11th June, 2009)

  • Publications

  • About 100 papers/articles of Research/Extension in journals/Magazines of repute.
    Chapters in the Books.
    Edited a Book on Tenth Five Year Plan objectives and achievements.
    Prepared 6 Training Manuals/Bulletin.

  • Special Assignments
    Member Secretary Quinquennial Review Team, to review Farm Science Centres popularly known as Krishi Vigyan Kendra  (KVKs) of Rajasthan and Gujarat.
    Member Board of Management of Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner for two years.
    Member Secretary, XIth Plan Working Group on Agricultural Research & Education constituted by Planning Commission.
    Special Invitee to Annual General Meeting of ICAR, Governing Body of ICAR.
    Member Standing Finance Committee of ICAR for grant of financial assistance to Professional Societies.
    Member of Monitoring Committee for Foreign Aided Projects of all the 8 Subject Matter Divisions of ICAR.
    Nominated on the Search Committee for Padma Awards constituted by Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.
    Member of Selection Committee for Recruitment of Faculty in different State Agricultural Universities and Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board.
    Member Site Committee for implementation of World Bank aided NATP Projects.

  • Membership/Fellowship of Professional Societies

  • Fellow/Life Fellow of several Professional Societies

  • Visits abroad

  • Visited USA, France, Germany, Argentina, Nepal, Belarus and Russia.