Dr. Gulshan Mahajan
Fellow, Elected 2017

Born in village Gharota, Pathankot, Punjab on 20 June, 1973. Educated at Arya Senior Secondary School, Dinanagar, Gurdaspur, 1987-89; B.Sc. (Hons.) Agriculture, Haryana Agricultural University (HAU) Hisar, 1990-94; M.Sc. (Agronomy), Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya (HPKV), Palampur, 1994-96; Ph.D. (Agronomy), Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, 1997-2000; MASHAV Fellowship (Israel), 2004; IRRI-India Resident Fellowship (Philippines), 2008-09.

Senior Agronomist/Professor (Rice), Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 2012 to date

Assistant Professor/Scientist, 2000-2006; Agronomist/Associate Professor (Rice), 2006-12, PAU, Ludhiana

Awards/Honours: Best All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project (AICRIP) Agronomy Centre Award, 2013; Team award for best centre of AICRIP, 2012; Golden Jubilee AICRIP Team award, 2015; Three Appreciation awards, International Rice Research Institute -2008 to 2009.

Fellow: Indian Society of Weed Science, 2013

Research Areas: Rice Agronomy, Weed Science, Water Management

Address: Senior Agronomist, Rice Section, Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; 9/24, PAU Campus, Ludhiana 141004; [Tel: Cell: 09417352312; Fax: (0161) 2400945; Email: mahajangulshan@rediffmail.com]

NAAS Associate, 2013