Dr. Yashbir Singh Shivay
Fellow, Elected 2017

Born in Fuldehra, Uttar Pradesh on 1 December 1966. Educated at R.S.K. Inter College, Simbhaoli, Hapur, 1976-83; College of Agriculture, Chander Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur 1983-89; Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & technology, Pantnagar 1990-1995; B.Sc. (Ag. & AH) 1986; M.Sc. 1989; Ph.D. 1995.

Principal Scientist and Professor, Division of Agronomy, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2008 to date.

Scientist 1991-2000, Senior Scientist 2000-08 and Principal Scientist 2008 to date, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, Visiting Scientist, Zhejiang University, PR China 1998-99, Visiting Scientist, The Norwegian University of Life sciences, Aas, Norway 2003-04 & 2008.

Awards/Honours: Chinese Govt. Scholarship 1998-99 through Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India; Norwegian Govt. Scholarship 2003-04 through Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India; Distinguished Scientist Award 2009; IARI Best Teacher Award 2009; FAI Golden Jubilee Award 2012; FAI Shriram Puraskar 2012, 2015; SAP Gold Medal 2015; IZA-FAI Award 2016; Organizing Secretary 4th International Agronomy Congress 2016; Appreciation for Imparting the Teaching and Research Guidance to the ANASTU Students from Islamic Republic of Afghanistan 2016; The Falvey Award 2016.

Fellow: Indian Society of Agronomy

Research Areas: Soil fertility & fertilizer use; cropping systems; organic farming; zinc and iron biofortification of cereals and pulses.

Address: Principal Scientist and Professor, Division of Agronomy, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; CGM 34, DLF Capital Greens, Phase - II, Shivaji Marg, New Delhi 110001; [Tel: Off.: (011) 25842776; Cell: 9868337578; Email: ysshivay@hotmail.com]

NAAS Associate, 2007