Dr. Shyam Singh
Fellow, Elected 2009

Born at Bhaila, Saharanpur, U.P on 2 July 1946. Educated at Agra University, B.Sc., 1967, M.Sc., 1969; Udaipur University, Ph.D., 1974.

Agri. & Lab. Asstt. 1971-75, Udaipur University, Udaipur; Jr. Scientist/Scientist (S-1), ICAR Research Complex, for NEH Region, Shillong, 1975-80; Scientist S-2, 1980-83, TTC for NEH Region, Medziphema; Scientist S-3 & Head, Division of Horticulture & Plantation Crops, 1983-85, Principal Scientist & Head, 1986-89 & 1991-92, Central Agril. Research Institute, Port Blair; Director of Agriculture, 1989-91, Andaman & Nicobar Administration, Port Blair; Principal Scientist, 1992-97, Director, 1997-2008, National Research Centre for Citrus, Nagpur; Mission Leader, Technology Mission on Citrus for Vidharbha, Ministry of Agriculture, GOI, 2006-08; Former Consultant: National Horticulture Board, GoI; CIH, Nagaland & NER States, Ministry of Agriculture, GoI; Horticulture Mission for NE Himalayan States, Mizoram; and National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture, ICAR.

Awards/Honours: Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award, 1986-87; Utkrishtha Sansodhan Award, 1998; FAI Silver Jubilee Award, 2000; Magnum Desh Mitra Award, 1999; K.U. Memorial Award, 2001; Jagruthi Kiran for Indian Horticulture Award, 2001; Hari Om Ashram Trust Award, 2001-02; Vasantrao Naik Agriculture Research & Rural Development Award, 2002; G.L. Chadha Memorial Medal, 2002; Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose National Award, 2003; Excellence in Vocation Rotary Club Award, 2004-2005; Sardar Patel Outstanding Institute Award- 2005; Chief Editor, Indian Journal of Citriculture; President, Indian Society of Citriculture.

Fellow: Horticultural Society of India; Indian Society of Citriculture

Research Areas: Fruit Sciences

Address: B-8, Chintaman Nagar, Somalwada, Nagpur 440025, Maharashtra; [Tel: Res. (0712) 6582911, Cell: 09423680541; Email: shyamsingh_5@yahoo.co.in]