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Profile of Dr. Biswajit Mondal

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Name : Dr. Biswajit Mondal
Designation : Scientist
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Telephone (Office) : Ext. 3037
Mobile No. : +91-75054 23161
Date of joining ICAR : 01st July, 2014
Discipline and specialization : Genetics And Plant Breeding
Training/advance exposure in the area of work :

Nutritional and grain quality breeding, marker assisted breeding, genetic mapping, prebreeding, etc.

Professional Information

Contribution to the scientific advancement

Contributed in development of desi chickpea variety IPC 2011-112 identified for UP state in 2018 under timely sown condition.

Current area of research

Chickpea breeding, breeding for nutritional and grain quality, marker assisted breeding, genetic mapping, germplasm conservation and maintenance, prebreeding, maintenance breeding etc..


  • Mondal B. , Singh A., Yadav A., Tomar R.S., Vinod S., Singh G.P. and Prabhu K.V. (2017) QTL mapping for early ground cover in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under drought stress. Current Science. 112 (6): 1266-1271. [NAAS rating: 6.76, 2019]
  • Mondal B., Singh A., Yadav A., Tomar R.S., Vinod S., Singh G.P. and Prabhu K.V. Physiological phenotyping of recombinant inbred lines of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under terminal drought and heat stress. Indian Journal of Genetics and Plant Breeding (In press) (Manuscript number ED –2015/ 419). [NAAS rating: 6.65, 2020].
  • Mondal B., Singh S.P. and Joshi D.C. (2014). DUS characterization of rice (Oryza Sativa L.) using morphological descriptors and quality parameters. Outlook on Agriculture 43 (2): 131-137 [NAAS rating 7.04, 2020].
  • Mondal B., Grewal S.K., Sharma K., Bharadwaj R.D., Hegde V., Tripathi S., Singh S., Jain P.K. and Agrawal P.K. (2020) Understanding genotypic variation and identification of promising genotypes for iron and zinc content in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 88: 103458 [NAAS rating 8.99, 2020].

Awards and Fellowships

  • Young Scientist Award by Dr. Ram Avatar Shiksha Samiti, Pilibhit U.P. at Lucknow University During July, 2019 ICAR-Junior Research Fellowship.
  • Best Poster Award for the Poster presentation on “Genetic enhancement for protein content in chickpea: revelations and lessons” (Mondal B, Singh J, Chaturvedi SK and Kannaujia R) in the theme “Secondary Agriculture Initiatives” at the National Symposium (PULSYM 2017) on “Pulses for nutritional security and agricultural sustainability” held at ICAR-IIPR, Kanpur from 2–4 Dec., 2017.
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