Dr. H.S. Vijayakumar
Dr. H.S. Vijayakumar

Dr. H.S. Vijayakumar holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi which was awarded to him in 1984. He also holds degree in Law (L.L.B.) from Karnataka University, Dharwad. He has published 23 papers in Referred Journals. In addition to handling Externally Funded Projects, he has guided 3 students at Ph.D. level and 26 students at Master's Level. Under his able leadership as Vice Chancellor, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad had scaled new heights.

His achievements are as follows:

  • Received International Award - American Medal of Honor - 2003 by American Biographical Institute, USA
  • Received Gurukul Jyoti Award for Excellence in Education 2006 at New Delhi in 2007
  • Received Best Project Award from Cornell University in 2006
  • Has been an Expert Member on Agricultural Marketing Policy for Karnataka State Government.