Anand Prakash Singh
Anand Prakash Singh
Professor
Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
Institute of Agricultural Sciences
Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
Professional Career
  • Assistant Soil Chemist in the All India Coordinated Research Project on Soil Test & Crop Response in the Department of Soils, Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, 1981
  • Joined the Department of Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry, B.H.U. as Lecturer in April, 1984
  • Elevated to the position of Reader in March, 1989 and to Professor in July, 1998
  • Successfully completed a three-year tenure as Head of the Department 2005-08
  • Supervised more than 20 M.Sc (Ag.) and 4 PhD students. Two more PhD students are about to submit their thesis

Medals/Awards/Distinctions

  • BHU Medal for standing first in order of merit in M.Sc. (Ag.) in Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry
  • Binani Medal for standing first in M.Sc (Ag.) Exam in 1977
  • Commonwealth Fellowship for Post-Doctoral Research for two years (1988-90) in Waite Agricultural Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia
  • Fellow of Indian Society of Agricultural Chemists
  • Fellow of Bioved Research Society
  • Councilor of the Indian Society of Soil Science (2004 & 2005)
  • Delivered a number of memorial and invited lectures

Research Papers Published

  • Published 62 research papers, 2 book chapters and a large number of popular articles

Additional Responsibility

  • President, Varanasi Chapter of Indian Society of Soil Science from 2007 to 2011
  • Coordinator, Training & Placement Cell, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, BHU since 2006
  • Have been Examination In-charge and Students’ Advisor at the Institute of Agricultural Sciences; Member- Proctorial Board; Member, Central Purchase Committee; etc. of Banaras Hindu University
  • Member, Management Board of Sunbeam Group of Educational Institutions
  • Has been on the expert panel of Agricultural Services Recruitment Board, New Delhi

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