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   Dr Jagdev Singh Grewal   
  (B. July 7, 1934)

Former Director, Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla-171 001 (HP)
Green Apartments, Kanlog, Shimla-171 001

Dr. Grewal made significant contribution on fertilizer use in potato based cropping systems, fertilizer use efficiency and management in potato and phosphatic fertilizers. As Director, he promoted new technologies, modernization of infrastructure and consolidation of research. Dr. Grewal was bestowed upon with many awards for his research achievements, some of which are: IMPHOS Agronomy Award (1981), Potash Research Institute of India Award (1991), PPI of Canada/FAI Award and Gold Medal and International Potash Institute, Switzerland/FAI Award (2000). To his credit, he has over 150 research publications in journals of repute.