Dr. Balraj Singh Parmar
Fellow, Elected 1992

Born in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India on 30 September 1944. Educated at Government High School, Ferozepur, 1959; College of Agriculture, Ludhiana, 1959-64; College of Agriculture, Hisar, 1964-65; Indian Agricultural Research Inst., New Delhi, 1965-69; Biologische Bundesanstalt, Braunschweig, Germany, 1977-79; Punjabi University, Patiala (Correspondence), 1979-80; B.Sc. 1963; M.Sc. 1965; Ph.D. 1969; Post-doctorate, 1979; P.G. Diploma in Personnel Mgmt. Industrial Relations, 1981.

Head, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, 1987-93 & 1998-2005, Professor, Division of Agricultural Chemicals, 1993-98, Joint Director, Research, 2005-06, and Scientist Emeritus, 2006-08, IARI, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: IARI Seth Lachhiram Chudiwala Award, 1970; BBA, Germany, Best Foreign Scientist, Citation, 1979; ICFRE Neem Award, 1996; IARI Best Teacher Award, 1997; ICAR Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 1999-2000; IARI Dr. P.B. Sarkar Memorial Lecture Endowment Award, 2000; Society of Pesticide Science Recognition Certificate, 2001; ICAR Bharat Ratan Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teacher, 2004-2005; IARI Rao Bahadur Dr. B. Viswanath Award for outstanding contribution in agriculture, 2004-05; Organizing Committee of IUPAC sponsored 1st International Conference on Agrochemicals - Felicitation Certificate, 2008; NRDC Innovation Award, 2010; Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers 5th Technology Innovation Award for Polymers in Agriculture, 2015 (Team). Member, E.B, Pest Management Science, U.K. 2004 onwards.

Fellow: Society of Pesticide Science, India.

Research Areas: Agro-chemicals, pesticide formulation, botanical pesticides

Address: 337, Mandakini Enclave, Alaknanda, New Delhi 110019; [Tel: Res. (011) 40666511; Cell: 9868373507; Email: balrajparmar33@yahoo.com; parmar.balraj9@gmail.com]

Treasurer 1 Jan, 2000 to 31 Dec, 2003; Dr. K.C. Mehta Memorial Award 2001-2002; Recognition Award, 1997-1998