Dr. Harmit Singh Thind
Fellow, Elected 2015

Born in Nawan Thatta, Kapurthala, Punjab, India on 23 February 1956. Educated at Government High School Tibba, Kapurthala, 1967-72; Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, 1972-80; The University of Reading, Reading, UK, 1988-91; B.Sc. Agriculture (Hons) 1972; M.Sc. Soil Science 1980; Ph.D. Soil Science,1991.

Research Fellow, 1980-81; Assistant Soil Scientist, 1981-95; Soil Scientist, 1995-2005; U.K. Commonwealth Scholar, The University of Reading, Reading, U. K., 1988-91; Senior Soil Chemist, 2005-13; Associate Director of Extension Education, 2013-14; Head, Department of Soil Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 2014-16.

Awards/Honours: PAU Plaque and Merit Certificate for Outstanding Work in Research, Teaching and Extension, 2012-13; Commonwealth Scholarship by Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in U.K. 1988-91; Member Editorial Broad - African Journal of Agricultural Research; Indian Journal of Agronomy

Fellow: Indian Society of Soil Science, 2017

Research Areas: Integrated Nutrient Management, Crop Residue Management, Conservation Agriculture, Water Management and Fertigation

Address: House No. 109-C, Rajguru Nagar, Ludhiana 141012, Punjab; [Tel: Res. (0161) 2464947, Cell: 9815364947; Email: harmit_thind@yahoo.co.in]