Satish K. Gupta
Dr. S.K. Gupta is working as Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology)-cum Student’s Welfare Officer in the Students Welfare Organization of Dr. YSP University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan and made rich contribution in the management of horticultural crop diseases.He attained the position of Principal Scientist in July, 2006, Scientist Incharge cum Programme Coordinator, Horticultural Research and Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Kandaghat in June, 2010, Joint Director (Communication), Directorate of Extension Education in August, 2013 and Professor and Head, Department of Plant Pathology in April, 2017. He has to his credit 95 research papers published in various National and International Journals, 21 review/ book chapters, four, Research Information bulletins, one manual and five books. He has guided 10 M.Sc. and one Ph.D. students. He was the member of University statutory bodies like research/ extension councils. Dr. Gupta visited Italy and France in connection with various academic pursuits.
Dr. K.C. Sharma retired as Principal Scientist from the Department of ntomology, Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan. He did his M.Sc. from Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University, Palampur and Ph.D from Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Solan. He has more than 27 years of experience of teaching various courses in Entomology to B.Sc., M.Sc and Ph.D students. He has also a vast experience in handling various ad hoc research projects sponsored by the ICAR, DST, UGC, MOE&F and Mini Mission. Besides, he had been the Co- PI of many research projects sponsored by various funding agencies. He has guided 12 post graduate students for the last 30 years and has published 101 research papers in the journal of national and international repute and three manuals. He has been awarded the appreciation letter by the University for his contribution in the field of Entomology.