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About Vice Chancellor

Dr. R. S. Kureel is the founder and first Vice Chancellor of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University of Social Sciences, prior to his present assignment, he was Director General, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar National Institute of Social Sciences (2013-15) and Vice Chancellor, Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology, Faizabad (2010-2013).

Dr. R.S. Kureel obtained his Graduation and Post Graduation degrees in the field of Agriculture Sciences from Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur (U.P.) and Ph.D. from Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj University, Kanpur. He did his MBA from Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute, Lucknow. U.P.

He has 30 years of multifaceted academic and administrative experience in the fields of Agriculture and Social Sciences. He worked as Director and in various other positions in Ministry of Agriculture, Govt. of India from 1985 to 2010 and attended the challenging problems of Oilseeds, Vegetable oils and Bio-fuels in India. Besides, he has successfully executed more than 100 research and development projects by networking of National & International Institutions in India and abroad in the domain of Agriculture and Social Sciences. As Vice-Chancellor, Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology, Faizabad (U.P.) from 2010-2013, he strengthened the University by adding several academic activities alongwith state of art facilities and suitable infrastructure. He initiated the series of Agricultural Science Congress in U.P. with a view to make all-round development of agriculture in Uttar Pradesh.

Immediately after taking over the charge of Director General, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar National Institute of Social Sciences, Mhow, he made constructive efforts for making Institute to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University of Social Sciences. He is instrumental for establishing first Social Science University in India with the mandate of social emancipation, economic empowerment, educational excellence of SCs/STs and OBCs and to ensure their fuller participation in main stream of the society as envisioned by Bharat Ratna Dr B R Ambedkar.


He possess the inherent qualities and inbuilt commitment towards duties, good behavior, better time management, resource generation, stay tough in adverse conditions, having patience in adverse situations, good liaisoning, gentleman conduct, elderly to subordinates, friendly with the Colleagues, helping attitude towards poor and students. It was also because; he firmly believe that ‘topper does differently to target the goal’

A renowned Agricultural Scientist, social thinker and a prolific writer, Dr. Kureel has authored 42 books on various aspects of agriculture and social sciences and published more than 130 scientific research and policy papers in reputed national and international journals. His contributions are very well recognised leading to more than 15 Awards for his innovative contributions to the nation.