Udaipur: Senior crop scientist Dr. Dilip Singh took over as the Deon of the state's leading educational institute, Rajasthan AgriculturalCollege,Udaipur,ontheeveofNewYear.Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology has entrusted this vital responsibility to Dr. Singh to complete the threeyear tenure of Dr. Arunabh Joshi. Dr. Dilip Singh, after completing his agricultural education from a college, as a teacher and scientist, has performed many responsibilities in the same college in the last 33 years. Before this, Dr. Dilip Singh was working as the Principal Scientist of Maize Project and AssistantStudent Welfare Institute. He played an essentialrole in making maize in the Mewar region by developing several production techniques to reach the farmers. Dr. Singh has previously served as Farm In-charge, hostel warden, and crop scientist in medicinal and aromatic plant projects for many years. Many of his research papers have been published in international and national research journals. He has presented research in scientific seminars held in many countries.