Dr. Vijay Kumar Arora

Born in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India on 17 January 1958. Educated at Government Higher Secondary School, Phillaur 1970-72; Government College, Ludhiana 1972-73; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 1973-84; B.Sc. 1977; M.Sc. 1979; Ph.D. 1984.

Assistant Soil Physicist 1984-89, Soil Physicist 1989-98 and Senior Soil Physicist, 1998-2018, Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

Awards/Honours: INSA Young Scientist Medal 1988; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Prize 1999; MS Randhawa Best Book Award 2000.

Research Areas: Soil and water management, crop modeling

Address: 272-A, Aggar Nagar, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; [Tel: Res. (0161) 2553502; Cell: 8427960907; Email: vkarora58@yahoo.com]