Dr. Nagendra Nath Goswami
Fellow, Elected 1994

Born at Chandabilla, W. Bengal, India on 1 August 1934. Educated at Banerjeedanga High School, W. Bengal, 1946-49; Jhargram Agricultural College, W. Bengal, 1949-53; Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 1955-57, 1958-60; B.Sc. Agr. (Hons.) 1953; Assoc. IARI, 1957; Ph.D. 1960.

Senior Scientific Officer/Head, Plant Nutrition, Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres (earlier Jute Agricultural Research Institute), Barrackpore, W. Bengal, 1963-69; Senior Soil Scientist, 1969-75, Professor, 1975-80 and Head, Division of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, 1980-85, Dean and Joint Director (Edn), 1985-93, 1994, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi; Vice Chancellor, CS Azad Univ. of Agri. & Technology, Kanpur, 1993-94.

Awards/Honours: ISCA President, Agricultural Sciences, 1985-86, President, Indian Society of Soil Science, 1993-94, Chairman, Commission IV (Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition) International Society of Soil Science (now International Union of Soil Sciences) 1986-90.

Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science.

Research Areas: Soil science, agricultural chemistry, plant nutrition

Address: 13/5, Primrose, Gardenia Street, Vatika City, Sohna Road, Sector - 49, Gurgaon 122018, Haryana; [Tel: Cell: 9810799002; Email: nagengoswami@gmail.com; argoswami@hotmail.com]