Dr. Rajinder Nath Sawhney
Fellow, Elected 1998
Born in Rawalpindi, India on 27 December 1933. Education: B.Sc., Agra University, 1956; M.Sc., Saugar University, 1958; Ph.D. 1974.
Assistant Wheat Breeder & Head, Shimla 1965-67, and Geneticist & Head, 1967-69, IARI Regional Station, Shimla; Assistant Professor, 1969-70, Geneticist/Scientist, 1971-87, Principal Scientist 1988-93 and Project Leader, 1969-93, IARI, New Delhi; Scientist Emeritus (CSIR), IARI, New Delhi 1994-98; Adviser Wheat Research, Monsanto Enterprises Ltd. Agricultural Section, 1998-2000.
Awards/Honours: Sukumar Basu Memorial Award for the Biennium 1982-83; Punjab Young Farmers' Association Award, 1990; Om Prakash Bhasin Award 1993.
Fellow: Botanical Society of India; Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding
Research Areas: Crop genetics & breeding
Address: H-181, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi 110076; [Tel: Res. (011) 26972129, 29944083, Cell: 9990200116]