Dr. P.S. Sirohi
Fellow, Elected 2004
Born in Dhakolli, Bulandshahr, U.P., India on 1 July 1943. Educated at ASPG College, Lakhaoti, U.P., 1961-65; Agra University, Agra, B.Sc. (Ag) 1963, M.Sc. (Ag) 1965, Ph.D. 1976.
Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Horticulture, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2013 to date.
Research Assistant 1966-69, Senior Research Assistant, 1969-76, Scientist 1976-82, Senior Scientist 1982-98, Principal Scientist 1998-2000, Head 2000-2005 and ICAR Emeritus Scientist, 2005- 2007, Division of Vegetable Science, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.
Awards/Honours: World Food Day Award 1986; FAO Fellow, 1998; DAHS Merit Certificate 1999; ICAR Hari Om Ashram Award for 1999-2000; AIKGA Medal & Merit Certificate 1999; Certificate of Merit, Development Ministry, Govt. of Delhi, 1999 & 2003; Gobhania M. Dham Certificate of Merit 2000; UVCT Eco-friendly Award 2003; Dr. Kirti Singh Gold Medal, 2009; Member of ICAR QRT, RAC and SRC to review the research work on vegetables being carried out by different ICAR Research Institutes and SAUs, 2010-13; Member of Task Force Committee of PPV&FRA, 2012-15; Member of Selection Board, Examiner and Paper Setter of SAUs, CBSE, ASRB, ICAR, IARI, UPSC, DRDO, etc.
Fellow: Indian Society of Vegetable Science.
Research Areas: Vegetable Science (Breeding, genetics, agronomy, seed production & protected cultivation of vegetable crops)
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