Dr. Bijay Singh
Fellow, Elected 1998

Born in Hoshiarpur, India on 20 December 1950. Educated at Government Middle School and Arya Higher Secondary School, Ludhiana, 1963-67; Government College, Ludhiana, 1967-70; Punjab Agricultural University, (PAU) Ludhiana, 1970-76; B.Sc. 1970; M.Sc. 1972; Ph.D. 1976.

INSA Senior Scientist, Department of Soil Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 2012 to date.

Assistant Soil Chemist, PAU, Ludhiana, 1976-86; Visiting Scientist, Grassland Research Institute, Hurley, UK, 1985; Soil Chemist, 1986-94, Senior Soil Chemist, 1994-2006, and ICAR National Professor, 2006-12, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

Awards/Honours: FAI Silver Jubilee Award of Excellence, 1984, 2001; Rafi Ahmad Kidwai Memorial Prize, 1995; INSA Professor Krishna Sahai Bilgrami Memorial Medal, 2009; INSA Professor Bal Dattatraya Tilak Award, 2014.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; Indian Society of Soil Science.

Research Areas: Soil fertility, nitrogen fertilizer use efficiency, nitrate pollution of ground water

Address: INSA Senior Scientist, Department of Soil Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; 69, Green Field, Ludhiana 141002, Punjab; [Tel: Off. (0161) 2401960 Ext. 317; Cell: 09815569369; Fax: (0161) 2400945; Email: bijaysingh20@hotmail.com; bijay.pau@gmail.com]

Recognition Award, 1999-2000; Dr. N.S. Randhawa Memorial Award, 2007-2008