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, and 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.

Fellow: Indian Society of Oilseeds Research

Research Areas: Plant breeding, genetics and genomics with special reference to prebreeding and crop improvement in rapseed-mustard crops

Address: Professor (Honorary Adjunct), Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; G-439, BRS Nagar, Ludhiana, Punjab; [Tel: Off. (0161) 2411330; Res. (0161) 2463972, Cell: 9463319390; Email: nppbg@pau.edu; ssbanga1987@gmail.com]