Dr. Yash Pal Singh
FELLOW, ELECTED 2020

Born in village Barouth, District Aligarh, U. P. on 1st July 1959. Educated at Raja, Balwant Singh, College, Bichpuri, Agra, (Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra) B.Sc. Ag.(Hons), 1980, M.Sc, Ag (Agronomy), 1982 and Ph.D. 1994.

Principal Scientist (Agronomy), at ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Regional Research Station, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 2008 to date.

Technical Officer, Central Soil and Water Conservation Research and Training Institute, Regional Research Station, Chandigarh, 1985-90; Farm Manager, ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana,1990-2000; Senior Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Regional Research Station, Lucknow, 2000-08. Consultant, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), East and Southern Africa Regional office Tanzania 2010-11.

Awards/Honours: Technology Promotion Award, 2005 for Reclamation and Management of Salt Affected Soils; Technical Consultant “Vishwa Jyoti Gurkul, Varanasi”; Hari Om Ashram Trust Award for Outstanding Research in the Field of Natural Resource Management 2010-12. ICAR-CSSRI Excellence Award in Soil Salinity for Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Salinity Management. Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, KVKs; Member, Research Advisory Committee, U.P. Council of Science and Technology. Vice Presedent, Academy of Natural Resource Conservation and Management, Special Invitee, Executive Council of Indian Society of Soil Salinity and Water Quality.

Research Areas: Agronomy, Alternate land uses, Crop diversification, Integrated farming system, Farmers participatory research

Address: Principal Scientist (Agronomy), ICAR-Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Regional Station, P.O. Dilkusha, Lucknow 226002, U.P.; D-99, Southcity, Raebareli Road, Lucknow 226025, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0522) 2984712; Cell: 7309563010; Fax: (0522) 2984713; Email: ypsingh.agro@gmail.com; ypsingh_5@yahoo.co.in]