Dr. Ranjodh Singh

Born in Sunhet, Kangra, H.P. on 4 June 1938. Educated at Sud Anglo Sanskrit High School, Garli (Kangra) 1952-54, B.Sc. 1958; M.Sc. 1961; Govt. Agricultural College, Ludhiana, Ph.D. 1966, IARI, New Delhi.

Research Asstt. /Asstt. Soil Chemist, 1961-63, Dept. of Agriculture, Punjab; Assistant Soil Chemist, 1967-71, Soil Scientist, 1971-81, and Senior Soil Scientist, 1982-88, Dept. of Soils, PAU, Ludhiana; Research Fellow-1981, On-Farm Research on Watershed Management, ICRISAT, Hyderabad and Director of Research, HPKV, Palampur, H.P. 1989-98.

Awards/Honours: FAI Silver Jubilee Award of Excellence, 1980; ICAR Team Research Award, 1985-86; Krishak Bharti Barani Kheti Award, 1987; NFL Award on Dryland Farming Technology, 1989; Recognition for contribution to the Indo-Canadian Dryland Research Project 1970-87

Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science.

Research Areas: Soil science, soil fertility, natural resource management

Address: 36, Friends Colony, Near HPKV Campus, Holta, Palampur 176062, H.P.; 65A, Swastik Vihar, Mansa Devi Complex, Sector 5, Panchkula 134109, Haryana (Jan-May); 36, Friends Colony, Holta, Near HPKV Campus, Palampur 176062, H.P. (Jun-Dec); [Tel: Cell: 9876126685; Email: ranjodhindra@yahoo.co.in]