Dr. Nirmal Tej Singh

Born in 100RB Rurka, Tehsil Jaranwala, District Lyallpur (now Faisalabad, Pakistan) on 31st December, 1933. He got his Ph. D. in 1967 from University of California at Davis, U.S.A.

Professor of Soils/Senior Soil Physicist; Head, Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana; Director, Central Agricultural Research Institute, POrt Blair; Director, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal; Founder and President of Andaman Science Association and its Journal. Co-Author of, Plant Resources of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, published by Dehradun, 1999. Author of, Irrigation and Soil Salinity in the Indian Subcontinent- Past and Present, published by Leigh High University, P.A. 2005. Author of, European Supremacism and the Colonial World, published by Olympia Publishers, London, 2021.

Awards/Honours: Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Memorial Prize, 1980-81; Fakhrudin Ali Ahmed Award, 1986-87

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

Research Areas: Soil science

Address:, 2876 Roseau Way, Sacramento, CA 95833 USA; 384F Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; [Tel: Res. (0161) 2470188; Email: nirmaltsingh@yahoo.com]