Dr. Nirmal Tej Singh

Born in 100RB Rurka, Tehsil Jaranwala, District Layallpur, Pakistan on 31 December 1933. Ph.D. 1967, University of California, USA.

Professor of Soils/ Senior Soil Physicist, Head, Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana; Director, Central Agricultural Research Insitute, Port Blair; Director, Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal. Chairman, Steering Committee of UNDP-Project on Irrigation Management; Member, Haryana State Council of Science and Technology, Haryana State Board of Prevention and Control of Water Pollution, Science & Technology Council of Haryana, and of several other bodies.

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]