John B. Chitamber

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John Benedict Chitambar
Born (1920-08-16)August 16, 1920
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died September 8, 2005(2005-09-08) (aged 85)
Sacramento, California
Residence United States
Nationality Indian
Fields Rural Sociology
Continuing education
Institutions Allahabad Agricultural Institute
World Vision International
Alma mater Cornell University
University of Allahabad

John Benedict Chitambar (1920-2005) was an Indian educator at the Allahabad Agricultural Institute.

Chitambar was born in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. He received his doctorate in Rural Sociology from Cornell University.

After Independence of India, he moved to the Allahabad Agricultural Institute where he served for 31 years initially in the Department of Extension and then as Principal until retirement.

He relocated to the United States in 1981, where he worked with World Vision International for 10 years as a Director of Rural Development and Agriculture. He published numerous papers and three textbooks in his field of rural sociology.[1][2][3][4]

Books Published[edit]

  • Introductory Rural Sociology (ISBN 8122409717)
  • Practical Rural Sociology Handbook for Application to Rural Development (ISBN 8122413102)
  • Introductory to Rural Sociology A Synopsis of Concepts and Principles (ISBN 8122409717)