Dr. Brahma Swaroop Dwivedi
FELLOW, ELECTED 2011

Born at Tahsipur, Kannauj, U.P., India on 4 November 1960. Educated at S.N. Intermediate College, Kannauj, 1973-77; C.S. Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur, 1978-86; B.Sc. 1980; M.Sc. 1982; Ph.D. 1987.

Head, Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2011 to date.

Scientist, 1986-89, ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Shillong; Scientist, 1989-91, Scientist (Sr. Scale), 1991-98, and Senior Scientist, 1998-2003, Project Directorate for Cropping Systems Research, Modipuram; Senior Scientist, 2003-06, and Principal Scientist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2006-11.

Awards/Honours: Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 2017; ISSS-Platinum Jubilee Commemoration Award, 2018; FAI Golden Jubilee Award, 2018; SS Ranade Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017; XVII Hari Krishna Shastri Memorial Award, 2016; International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI) – FAI Award, 2014; ISSS-Dr. J.S.P. Yadav Memorial Award for Excellence in Soil Science, 2011; Potash & Phosphate Institute of Canada (PPIC) – FAI Award, 2004; The Sulphur Institute (TSI)-FAI Award, 1989; Dhiru Morarji Memorial Award, 1992, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2016; Shri Ram Award, 1982, 2003, 2007, 2008; ASPEE Gold Medal, 1980; Chancellor’s Silver Medal, 1980; Chief Editor, J. Indian Society of Soil Science, 2013 to date.

Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science; National Academy of Biological Sciences

Research Areas: Site-specific nutrient management, nutrient use efficiency, soil testing and fertilizer recommendation, conservation agriculture

Address: Head, Division of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; Bungalow B-3, IARI Campus, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841494; Res. (011) 25846003; Cell: 9654809309, 9811365124; Email: bsdwivedi@yahoo.com; head_ssac@iari.res.in]

Member Executive Council (Casual Vacancy) 1 Jan, 2019; Treasurer 1 Jan, 2016 to 31 Dec, 2018