Dr. Gajendra Bahadur Singh
Fellow, Elected 1997

Born in Karmaha, Lucknow (U.P.), India on 1 July 1940. Educated at U.P. College, Varanasi 1949-55; Allahabad Agricultural Institute 1955-57; Government Agricultural College, Kanpur 1957-59; Punjab Agriculture University 1966-68; B.Sc. (Ag) 1957, M.Sc. (Ag) 1959, Ph.D. 1968.

Asstt./Assoc. Prof. Agronomy, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana 1963-70, Sr. Agronomist, Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow 1972-76, Joint Director/Director, ICAR Complex for NEH Region Gangtok/Shillong 1976-82, Assistant Director General (Agronomy), ICAR, 1982-91, Senior Visiting Scientist, International Council for Research in Agro-forestry, Nairobi, 1987-89; Director, Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow 1991-95; Deputy Director General (Natural Resource Management), ICAR, 1995-2000, Vice-Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur 2000-2002; Director General, U.P. Council of Agricultural Research, Lucknow 2002-2005.

Awards/Honours: Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad Award 1980-82; ICAR Award for Team Research 1981-82; Gold Medal, Indian Society for Agronomy 1998.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agronomy; Soil Conservation Society of India.

Research Areas: Agronomy, water and nutrient management, sugarcane agronomy, agro-forestry

Address: "Karmaha House", 3/35, Virat Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow 226010, Uttar Pradesh; [Tel: Res. (0522) 2303866; Email: gajendrabsingh@gmail.com]