Ram Badan Singh

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Ram Badan Singh
Born
India
OccupationAgricultural scientist
Academic
Known forAgricultural academics
AwardsPadma Bhushan
BHU Distinguished Alumnus Award
Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial International Scientist Award
Dr. Zhu Shoumin International College of Nutrition Award
CALS Distinguished Alumnus Award

Ram Badan Singh is an Indian agricultural scientist, academic and the chancellor of the Central Agricultural University.[1] He is the president of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences.[2] An alumnus of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of the New York State University and a holder of a doctoral degree in genetics, he is a former assistance director of the Food and Agriculture Organization and a former regional representative for Asia-Pacific region of the organization.[3] He served as a member of the National Commission on Farmers and as the chairman of the Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board, a Government of India agency.[4] He is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India[5] and the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences[6] and a recipients honors such as Banaras Hindu University Distinguished Alumnus Award, Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial International Scientist Award, Dr. Zhu Shoumin International College of Nutrition Award and CALS Distinguished Alumnus Award.[3] The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 2003, for his contributions to science.[7]

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  1. ^ "Meeting the Zero Hunger Challenge - The Kurien Way". Michigan State University. 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  2. ^ "President NAAS". National Academy of Agricultural Sciences. 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  3. ^ a b "2013-2014 CALS Distinguished Alumni, Outstanding Alumni honored". New York State University. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Ram Badan Singh in CGIAR". CGIAR. 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  5. ^ "NASI fellow". National Academy of Sciences, India. 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Section I - Crop Sciences". National Academy of Agricultural Sciences. 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2016.

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