Dr. Dipender Kumar received his Ph.D. degree in (Agriculture) Agronomy from the prestigious Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana in 2015. He did his M.Sc. from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut in 2011. His area of expertise is bio-fortification in rice crop and conservation agriculture. He has worked as Research Associate in Precision Farming Development Centre under National Committee on Plasticulture Applications in Horticulture (NCPAH), constituted in the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), Govt. of India, in Department of Soil & Water Engineering, PAU, Ludhiana before joining his services in Sharda University. He has published 12 research papers in National/International Journals, 4 full length paper in Conference Proceedings, 11 abstracts in symposia/conferences, 1 book chapter (In press). Besides, he has attended various national and international conferences/symposia.