Sunflower

 

  • Maintenance, augmentation, characterization, evaluation, documentation and utilization of germplasm
  • Development of region-specific high yielding varieties/hybrids with resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses
  • Development of economically viable production and protection technologies
  • Demonstration of improved technologies to the farmers
  • Production of breeder seed of improved varieties and parents of hybrids
  • Providing inter-institutional and inter-disciplinary linkages between the National Institutes and State Agricultural Universities

  • Dr. S.S. Sindagi
  • Dr. K. Virupakshappa
  • Dr. D.M. Hegde
  • Dr K S Varaprasad
  • Dr.IYLN.Murthy
  • Dr.A.Vishnuvardhan Reddy
  • Dr. M. Sujatha,Continuing from 21.08.2020

Sl.No Centre University / Organization affiliated State
1 Akola PDKV Maharashtra
2 Bengaluru UAS (B) Karnataka
3 Bhubaneshwar OUAT Odisha
4 Coimbatore TNAU Tamil Nadu
5 Hisar CCSHAU Haryana
6 Latur MAU Maharashtra
7 Ludhiana PAU Punjab
8 Nandyal ANGRAU Andhra Pradesh
9 Nimpth Ramakrishna Ashram, Nimpth West Bengal
10 Raichur UAS (R) Karnataka
11 Tornala PJTSAU Telangana

Sanctioned positions as per SFC from 2018-19 to 2019-20

S.No State Centre Breeder Jr.Breeder Jr.Agro Jr.Path Jr.Ent Jr.Chem Sci.Total Tech.Asst. Field  man Tech. Total Grand Total
1 Maharashtra Akola, PDKV 1 0 1 1 1 0 4 1 2 3 7
2 Karnataka Bengaluru, UAS 1 1 1 1 1 0 5 2 2 4 9
3 Tamil Nadu Coimbatore, TNAU 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 2 5
4 Haryana Hisar, CCSHAU 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2
5 Maharashtra Latur, MAU 1 1 1 1 1 0 5 2 2 4 9
6 Punjab Ludhiana, PAU 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 2 2 5
7 Andhra Pradesh Nandyal, ANGRAU 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 2 5
8 West Bengal Nimpith 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 4
9 Karnataka Raichur, UAS-R 0 1 1 1 1 0 4 2 1 3 7
10 Odisha Bhubaneshwar, OUAT  0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 4
11 Telangana Thornala, PJTSAU 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 4
    Total 5 8 10 7 4  0 34 13 14 27 61

SUNFLOWER Centre with address No. of posts sanctioned No. of scientists in position Name and Designation Name of the post approved Date of joining/Vacancy Email ID Mobile. No & Office No
AICRP, Sunflower
Oilseeds Research Unit, PDKV,
Krishi Nagar
 Akola- 444104
Maharashtra
4 3 Dr.S.B.Sakhare Breeder 30.11.2017

srsoilseedspdkv@rediffmail.com
sanjaysakhare@rediffmail.com

8275286910
0724- 2258467

Mr.B.K.Farkhade Junior Agronomist   srsoilseedspdkv@rediffmail.com 8275039509
8329687418
Dr. Manjusha S.Gaikwad
On study leave
Junior Pathologist 17.02.2018 manjushagaikwad23@gmail.com
srsoilseedspdkv@rediffmail.com
09657725833
Shri P.N.Mane Junior Entomologist 01.07.2008 srsoilseedspdkv@rediffmail.com 09922881245
0724-258467
AICRP, Sunflower,
GKVK Campus, UAS(B)
Bangalore - 560065 
Karnataka
5 5 Dr.M.S.Uma Breeder 02-06-2017 umauas@gmail.com
sunfloweraicrp@yahoo.co.in

09844638869
080-23628049

Dr.S.D.Nehru Junior Breeder 01.04.2009 nehrusd@gmail.com 09480302554
Dr.K.S.Somashekar Junior Agronomist 08.07.2019 somashekar.ks18@gmail.com 09620475872
Dr.C.P.Manjula Junior Pathologist 08.03.2019 manjula.poovaiah@rediffmail.com 09916930120
080-22736042
Dr.K.M. Srinivas Reddy Junior Entomologist 1.10.2013 srinivasreddykm@gmail.com 9916196815
Bhubaneshwar, OUAT
S-2+2+0
2 2 Dr. Jayashree Kar Junior Breeder 6.7.2018 jayashreekarbbsr@gmail.com 7978121274
      Mrs.Anitha Mohapatra Junior Agronomist 6.7.2018 anita.mahapatra100@gmail.com 7978759971
8895457085
AICRP, Sunflower, 
Dept. of Oilseeds
Centre for Pl. Breeding & Genetics, TNAU, 
Coimbatore – 641 003 (Tamil Nadu)
4 4 Dr.R.Sasikala Junior Breeder 28.05.2018 sasikalacpbg@gmail.com 08903756419
0422-2450812
    Dr.T.Selvakumar Junior Agronomist 8.4.15 selvakumart@tnau.ac.in 09842079240
0422-2450812
    Dr.L.Rajendran Junior Pathologist 09.04.15 rajendran.l@tnau.ac.in 09865804560
0422 2450812
AICRP, Sunflower,
Dept. of Genetics & Plant Breeding,
CCS Haryana Agril. University,
Hisar-125 004 (Haryana)
1 1 Dr. Neeraj Kumar Junior Breeder   neerajkummar8@gmail.com 918569942532
AICRP, Sunflower,
Oilseeds Res. Station
VNMKV, Latur – 413 512
(Maharashtra)
5 5 Vaccant Breeder 1.07.2005

Additional charge:
Dr. M.K.Ghodke
mkghodkeors@rediffmail.com

09423777585
02382-245294
Dr. A.M.Misal Junior Breeder 7.9.2010 drammisal15@gmail.com 07588612943
02382-245294

Vaccant

Junior Pathologist

28.06.2005

  09890069469
02382-245294 
Prof. A.K.Ghotmukale Junior  Agronomist 22.10.2014

ashokghotmukale@gmail.com
ghotmukaleashok@gmail.com

07517575866
02382-245294
Dr.D.S.Mutkule Junior Entomologist 01.02.2018 dnyandeosmutkule@rediffmail.com 02382-245294
9423471348
AICRP, Sunflower,
Dept. of Pl.Breeding Genetics & Biotechnology,
Punjab Agricul. University
Ludhiana – 141 004, (Punjab)
3 3 Dr.Vineeta Kaila Breeder   vineetakaila@pau.edu 8427564490
Dr.S.N.Dhaliwal Junior Agronomist   shelly@pau.edu 0161-2401960
Dr Pankaj Sharma Junior Pathologist 19-8-2010 pankajsharma@pau.edu 09478949206
0161-2401960
AICRP, Sunflower,
Regional Agril. Research Station
Noonepalli,
Nandyal-518503,
(Andhra Pradesh)
3 2 Smt.S.Rama Devi Breeder 09.07.2020    
Sri.K.Prabhakar Jr. Agronomist 09.11.16 kprabhakar7714@gmail.com 09494220650
Smt. K.V. Ramanamma Jr. Pathologist 09.07.12 kvrag84@gmail.com 09100269875
9908829618
AICRP, Sunflower,
Ramakrishana Ashram KVK,
Nimpith South 24-Parganas
Nimpth – 743 338,
(West Bengal)
2 2 Sri.S.S.Lakshman Junior Breeder 01.07.2009 lakshmanshyam_ss@yahoo.co.in
aicrp_nimpith@rediffmail.com
nimpithkvk@rediffmail.com
09433474608
7908461021
03218 226002
Dr. Avijit Roy Junior Agronomist 01.07.2009 avijit.sunflower@gmail.com 09475689098
9593890439
03218-226002
AICRP, Sunflower,
Regional Agril. Res. Stn.,
UAS, P.B.No.329
Raichur – 584 101,
(Karnataka)
4 4 Dr. Vikas Kulkarni Junior breeder 24.09.2009 vik_gene@rediffmail.com 09481702487
08532 -220193
Dr. Vijay kumar Gante Junior Entomologist 03.06.2011 vijayentl@rediffmail.com 09449839662
08532-220193
Dr..M.R.Umesh Junior Agronomist 04.04.2017 mrumeshagri@gmail.com 09886776738
Dr.Poornima Junior Pathologist 01.4.2018 poornimaagri@gmail.com 8105403804
PJTSAU, ARS,
Tornala, Siddipet Dst
502 114
2 2  Ms.E.Umarani
(Mrs.A.Saritha-1.2.19 – 31.3.19)
Breeder   umaranierrabelli@gmail.com 9542666355
      Dr.D.Swetha  Agronomist   swetha.dasari21@gmail.com 9493218700