Dr. Rajbir Singh
FELLOW, ELECTED 2022
Born in Jakhod Khera, Hisar, India on 8 September, 1970. Educated at Jat High School, Hisar 1983-85; CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, 1985-95; B.Sc, 1990; M.Sc, 1992; Ph.D.1996.
Director, ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute, PAU Campus, Ludhiana, 2015 to date.
Scientist, 1995-2004, Senior Scientist, 2004-2008, Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology, Abohar; Principal Scientist, 2008-2012, Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar; Principal Scientist, Natural Resource Management (NRM) Division of ICAR, KAB-II, New Delhi, 2012-15.
Awards/Honours: Chaudhary Devi Lal Outstanding All India Coordinated Research Project (AICRP) Award in 2011; Swami Sahajanand Saraswati Outstanding Extension Scientist Award of ICAR in 2016; Member of High Powered Team for suggesting remedy for whitefly in Haryana and Punjab constituted by Governor, Haryana in 2015; Chairperson of Working Group on ‘Promotion of straw management in Haryana’ constituted by The Chairman, Haryana Farmers Commission, Govt. of Haryana in 2018; Nanaji Deshmukh ICAR Award for Outstanding Interdisciplinary Team Research Award in Agriculture and Allied Science (as Team Leader) in 2019; Appreciation Certificate awarded by Secretary DARE & Secretary, DAC&FW in 2019 for effective contribution, dedication and commitment demonstrated for effective management of crop residue burning; Appreciation Plaque awarded by Chief Minister of Punjab in 2019 for strengthen the KVKs of Punjab, popularizing the resource conservation technologies at scale and developing nutri-gardens at KVKs for mitigating malnutrition in rural areas; Recognition Award by the Society for Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development (MOBILIZATION); Life Time Achievement Award by Society for Recent Development in Agriculture in 2020.
Fellow: Indian Society of Agronomy, Horticultural Society of India (Indian Academy of Horticultural Science), Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Society of Recent Development in Agriculture
Research Areas: Plasticulture, Conservation Agriculture, Technology Application
Address: Director, ICAR-ICAR-Agricultural Technology Application Research Institute (ICAR-ATARI), PAU Campus, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; H.No. 1, Type: 6, PAU Campus, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; [Tel: Off: (0161) 2401018, 2412719; Cell: 8587956728; Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org]