Dr. Thakur Bahadur Singh Rajput
Fellow, Elected 2013

Born in Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh on 1 January 1952. Graduated in Agricultural Engineering from G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology Pantnagar (1973), Post Graduation in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering from IIT Kharagpur (1977) and Ph.D. From IARI, New Delhi (1985).

Emeritus Scientist, Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

Scientist S-1, 1976-82; Scientist S-2, 1982-85; Senior Scientist, 1985-98, and Principal Scientists, 1998-2013, Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

Awards/Honours: Jawaharlal Nehru Award, 1985 (ICAR); Shankar Memorial Award (ISAE), 1988-89; Distinction in Engineering Technology Medal (CBIP), 1989; COVERDALE Silver Certificate Level Facilitator (MANAGE) 1992; Dr. Ramnath Singh Award (IARI), 2001-02; Dr. Rajendra Prasad Puraskar (ICAR), 2001-02; National Gyan Vigyan Puraskar (MoHRD), 2001-02; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award (ICAR), 2005-06; Shiksha Puraskar (MoHRD), 2005-06; Gold Medal and 1st Prize (IEI), 2006; Agricultural Engineering Division Prize (IEI), 2006-07; John Wiley-ICID Best Paper Award (ICID), 2006; Ramnath Singh Award (IARI), 2007-08; Best Teacher Award (IARI), 2009; ISAE-Jain Irrigation Award (ISAE), 2009-10; The Bharat Ratna Dr C Subramanium Award for Outstanding Teachers, 2011 (ICAR); INCID-Jain Sookshma Sinchai Award (MoWR), 2015; Best Book Award (ISAE), 2015.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers, 2004; Indian Water Resources Society, 2004; Institution of Engineers (I), 2004-05, Confederation of Horticulture Association in India, 2016.

Research Areas: Canal Water Management, On-farm Water Management, Micro Irrigation

Address: Emeritus Scientist, Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; D-26, IARI Campus, New Delhi 110012; [Tel: Off. (011) 25848703; Res. (011) 25847361, Cell: 09810673101; Fax: (011) 25848703; Email: tbsraj@iari.res.in]