Dr. Yashbir Singh Shivay
FELLOW, ELECTED 2017
Born in Fuldehra, Uttar Pradesh on 1 December 1966. Educated at R.S.K. Inter College, Simbhaoli, Hapur, 1976-83; College of Agriculture, Chander Shekhar Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur 1983-89; Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar 1990-1995; B.Sc. (Ag. & AH) 1986; M.Sc. 1989; Ph.D. 1995.
Principal Scientist and Ex-Professor, Division of Agronomy, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2008 to date.
Scientist 1991-2000, Senior Scientist 2000-08 and Principal Scientist 2008 to date, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, Visiting Scientist, Zhejiang University, PR China 1998-99, Visiting Scientist, The Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway 2003-04 & 2008.
Awards/Honours: Chinese Govt. Scholarship 1998-99 through Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India; Norwegian Govt. Scholarship 2003-04 through Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India; Distinguished Scientist Award 2009; IARI Best Teacher Award 2009; FAI Golden Jubilee Award 2012; FAI Shriram Puraskar 2012, 2015, 2017; SAP Gold Medal 2015; IZA-FAI Award 2016; Organizing Secretary 4th International Agronomy Congress 2016; Appreciation for Imparting the Teaching and Research Guidance to the ANASTU Students from Islamic Republic of Afghanistan 2016, 2018 & 2019; The Falvey Award 2016; Organizing Secretary of XXI Biennial National Symposium of ISA, 2018; ICAR Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teachers 2018; Best Poster Award XIV Agricultural Science Congress.
Fellow: Indian Society of Agronomy, Indian Society of Plant Physiology, Crop and Weed Science Society, International Society of Environmental Botanists
Research Areas: Soil fertility & fertilizer use; cropping systems; organic farming; zinc and iron biofortification of cereals and pulses
Address: Principal Scientist and Ex-Professor, Division of Agronomy, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi 110012; CGM 34, DLF Capital Greens, Phase - II, Shivaji Marg, Motinagar, New Delhi 110015; [Tel: Off. (011) 25841488; Cell: 9868337578, 9650230379; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org]
NAAS Associate, 2007