Dr. Ram Pratap Singh
Fellow, Elected 2002

Born in Jaunpur, India on 3 July 1939. Educated at Govt. Agric. College, Kanpur, I.Sc. & B.Sc. 1957-60; M.Sc. 1962; Ph.D, 1967, BHU, Varanasi.

Chairman, Narendradeva Institute for Development of Agriculture and Rural Upliftment (NIDAR), Barabanki, India, 2004 to date; Member, Advisory Council, GAD Institute of Development Studies, Amritsar, 2010 to date.

Research Investigator/Senior Research Investigator/Research Officer, Farm Management Studies, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU, 1963-71; Director-in-charge (Research Project), Associate Director (Training), and Joint Director, Institute of Agric. Technology; Prof. & Head, Agric. Economics; Farm Management Extension Specialist and Associate Professor, CCS Harayana Agric. Univ., Hisar, 1971-82; Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Director of Extension, Narendra Deva Univ. of Agric. and Techno., Faizabad, 1982-2000; Vice-Chancellor, Maharana Pratap Univ. of Agric. And Technology,Udaipur; Managing Director-cum-Advisor, KRBS-Educational Society, VKS-ICAR Sponsored Farm Science Centre, Unnao, 2000-04; Secretary, Udai Pratap Education Society, Varanasi, 2006-10.

Awards/Honours: First Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial International Award, 1988; Acharya Narendra Deva Memorial Award, 1993; Vice-Chancellor of the year Award, 2002; D.K. Mishra Memorial Award, 2003 and 2004 Higher Education and Development Award; Society of Extension Education Lifetime Achievement Award, 2009; President of India Pratibha Devi Singh Patil presented the Lifetime Achievement Award, 2011 for contribution in the field of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development in the country. President, Society of Extension Education; Vice-President, International Society of Extension Education and International Disordered-System Associate Society (INDIAS); Executive Committee Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics.

Fellow: National Fellow of Extension; Society of Extension Education.

Research Areas: Agricultural economics/extension, farm management, agric. marketing & finance, rural & human resource development and management.

Address: B 5/5, Vinay Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow 226010, U.P.; [Tel: Res. (0522) 2393657, 2394906, 2367969; Fax: (0542) 2394906; Email: rpsingh1939@yahoo.co.in]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2010 to 31 Dec, 2012