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   Dr. Uttam Chand Sharma  
  (B. September 8, 1941)

Former National Coordinator (NATP), Indian Council of Agricultural Research,
New Delhi-110 012
Email address: ucsharma2@rediffmail.com

Dr. Sharma worked on Integrated Water Resources Management, Soil Chemistry, Hydrology and Natural Resources Management. He has developed fertilizer recommendations for various agricultural and horticultural crops for different states of northeastern region of India for which he got Phosphate and Potash Institute of Canada and Fertiliser Association Award for Yield Maximization. He had also developed package of practices for resource management and conservation. He received Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Award for this achievement. As an Institute’s Coordinator, Farming Systems Research Project, Dr. Sharma helped in developing alternate land use systems to replace shifting cultivation. He has published about 168 research papers and over 100 bulletins and books, book chapters, bulletins etc.