About The VC

Dr. Arun Kumar

Dr. Arun Kumar is a proficient researcher and author in the field of Agronomy. In his 23 years of academic experience, Dr. Arun Kumar has served in various capacities as Assistant Professor, Junior Agronomist (1998-2005) and Associate Professor (2005 – 2011). Dr. Arun Kumar has also served as the Director Planning at Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour during which he developed the Road Map of the university and headed the PME Cell and Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of the university. He has also served as the Dean (Agriculture), DRI cum Dean (PGS), Comptroller and Director Research at Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour. During 2021-22, Dr. Arun Kumar has also served as the Vice Chancellor of Bihar Agricultural University. During his tenure as Vice Chancellor, the Bihar Agricultural University and all its constituent colleges were accredited by ICAR and three new colleges were established under the BAU, Sabour.

Dr. Arun Kumar has also guided number of Master’s and Ph.D. students and have number of publications to his credit including 37 Research Papers, 30 Edited/Authored Books, 19 Popular Articles and many more.

Dr. Arun Kumar has handled various projects including nine consultancy projects of BAMETI, Patna. He has also chaired/co-chaired technical sessions of various national and international seminars, symposia and conferences. He has also led the state level committee for preparation of agricultural road map of the Bihar State. Considering his outstanding contributions to the field of agriculture, Dr. Arun Kumar has been awarded with award for excellent contribution in agriculture sector by his Excellency, the Governor of Bihar.

He has done justice to all positions which were previously held by him with such admirable grace and calmness that he is an inspiration to all and Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner is strongly committed to steady development under his able leadership.