Dr. Raj Krishan Gupta
Fellow, Elected 1992

Born in Delhi, India on 1 November 1946, graduated in agriculture from Government Agricultural College, Kanpur in 1967; UPAU Pantnagar, M.Sc. Ag. 1969; GBPUA&T Pantnagar, Ph.D. (Soil Sci.) 1974.

Served The Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA), convened by CIMMYT as team leader between 2015-11, South Asia Co-ordinator (DACST/ CSISA- BMGF Project ), 2011- 09, Coordinator, Sustainable Land Management Research Project, ICARDA, Tashkent 2008-07; OSD, ICAR-NAIP Project, 2007, Facilitator, Rice Wheat Consortium, CIMMYT, New Delhi, 2006-2000; National Coordinator, NATP, 1999-97, Assistant Director General, ICAR, 1997-95; Coordinator AICRP Saline Water Use, 1988-95, Research Scientist at CSSRI, Karnal 1995-1975, CSIR scientist at HAU, Hisar, 1975-1974; Founder Member of the Society for Promotion of Agricultural Research Knowledge (SPARK)

Awards/Honours: Vasvik Award 1996, CGIAR Award for Excellence in Scientific Partnerships, 2000, CIMMYT Out -Reach Team Award 2001, NARC (Nepal)-ICRISAT Award for Distinguished Scientific Achievements (Crop Diversification) 2002, CGIAR-award - The King Baudouin Award, 2004 for Scientific partnerships, Manthan Award, Govt. of India 2007, Associate of The National Institute of Advance Studies, Bangalore, 1999 and Associate Editor, NAAS Journal - Agricultural Research.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy, 1994; National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad 1995

Research Areas: Soil fertility, land reclamation, irrigation water quality, conservation agriculture

Address: B4/205 First Floor, Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi 110029; [Tel: Res. (011) 26181175, Cell: 09711009365; Email: rajbisa2013@gmail.com; rajgupta@cgiar.org]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2011 to 31 Dec, 2013