Dr. Surinder Singh Banga
FELLOW, ELECTED 2005
Born in Kanpur, India on 6 August 1955. Educated at Schools in Delhi, Chandigarh and Faridabad, 1961-72; Pt. JLN Govt College, Faridabad, 1973-75; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1975-82; B.Sc. 1975; M.Sc. 1978; Ph.D. 1982.
Senior Scientist (Oilseeds), 1997-2009, Head, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 2009-10; ICAR National Professor, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 2010-20.Professor( Honorary Adjunct), Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana,2020-Contd.;DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, 2021-Contd.
Awards/Honours: Awards/Honours: Dr Darshan Singh Brar Award in Agriculture, Dr. Gurdev Singh Khush Foundation -(2021), Raja Ramanna Fellowship, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India (2021), Lifetime achievement award, Society for Rapeseed-Mustard Research, India (2017),Award of Honour, Golden Jubilee Celebrations, Punjab Agricultural University (2012).
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy, Indian Society of Oilseeds Research,Society of Rapeseed-Mustard Research
Research Areas: Plant breeding, genetics and genomics with special reference to prebreeding and crop improvement in rapseed-mustard crops
Address: DAE Raja Ramanna Fellow and Professor (Honorary Adjunct), Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; G-439, BRS Nagar, Ludhiana, Punjab; [Tel: Cell: 9463319390; Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org]