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   Dr. Kirti Singh   
  (B. May 26, 1934)  

Former Vice-Chancellor, HPKV, Palampur and IGKV, Raipur and Former Chairman, Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board, New Delhi
C-9/9766, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi-110 070
Email address: kirtisingh1934@yahoo.co.in

Dr. Singh, an agronomist of eminence, made significant contribution in development of several varieties and developed various agronomic practices in vegetable crops. He has also guided 13 Ph. D. students. Dr. Singh’s contribution to agricultural sciences has been recognized by many awards and honours which include Leonard Vaughan Award of American Society of Horticultural Science (1961), Award of Seedsmen and Nurserymen Association of India (1991), R&D Linker Award of Indian Society of Extension Education (1991), Neichand Shrishrimal Abhinandan Award (1995), Dr. M. S. Randhawa Memorial Award (2003) and Purvanchal Ratna Award (2003). Dr. Singh published over 100 research papers besides several review papers, bulletins, books etc. He served as Chairman/Member of various technical committees and boards and worked as Adviser, Planning Commission, Government of Nepal and as FAO Consultant in Cambodia.