Amit Kumar Singh (Faculty- Horticulture, RLBCAU, Jhansi) born at a small village surrounded by agricultural lands in Ghazipur District, Uttar Pradesh. Completed his higher secondary education from the Pachotar National Inter College (PNIC), Mardah, Ghazipur District, Uttar Pradesh. His parents farming background motivated him to pursue a under graduate degree in Agriculture from the Post Graduate College Ghazipur, Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University (VBSPU) Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was awarded University merit fellowship for his post-graduate studies leading to M. Sc. (Hort.) in Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal. His master’s research focused on processing of underutilized fruits crops, which was carried out at Directorate of Research, BCKVV, West Bengal. He realized an advanced degree in Horticulture (PHT of Hort. Crops) and completed Ph. D. (Hort.) in Post Harvest Technology of Horticultural Crops from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal. During Ph. D. degree he received DST-Fellowship (Inspire Fellowship) for her research work and he focused on underutilized vegetables to aware the peoples not only the quantitative aspects as well as qualitative aspects. He has participated and presented more than 10 international and national conference, seminar, symposia on horticulture and received several awards Young Scientist Award, Young scientist associated award, best paper, rank holder, Inspire Fellowship Award, University Research Scholar Award etc. Apart from this he has published more than fifteen articles and five book chapters in reputed journals and publishers. He has been served as Assistant Professor- Horticulture at MS Swaminathan School of Agriculture, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Gajapati, Odisha for more than two years. At presently he is serving at Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.
Dr. Amit Singh Research focuses on quantitative as well as qualitative aspects of underutilized fruits and vegetables crops to aware the people, uplifting the nutritional and socioeconomic status of vulnerable commodities of India as well as Asia.