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educator , Nutritionist

Charanjeet Kaur Hira, Indian nutritionist, educator. Indian Council of Medical Research fellow, 1969-1971; recipient J.N. Bose medal Indian Dietetic Association, 1996, Academy Excellence award Jawahar Lal Memorial Fund, 1981. Member Nutrition Society India (life), Society Biological Chemists (life), Indian Dietetic Association (life), Association Food Scientists & Technologists (life).

Background

Hira, Charanjeet Kaur was born on June 15, 1948 in Dhudike, Punjab, India. Daughter of Jaswant Singh and Mukhtiar Kaur (Sandhu) Kanwal.

Education

Student, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1964. Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with honors, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1969. Master of Science in Biochemistry with honors, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India, 1971.

Doctor of Philosophy in Foods and Nutrition, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India, 1981.

Career

From research assistant to nutrtionist Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1972-1995, senior nutritionist, since 1996. Coordinator research project Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi, 1988-1996. Advisor Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1982-1996, class incharge students, since 1992, incharge red cross students, 1990-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Nutrition Society India (life), Society Biological Chemists (life), Indian Dietetic Association (life), Association Food Scientists & Technologists (life).

Connections

Married Gurdev Singh Hira, February 17, 1974. Children: Hira Baldeep Singh, Hira Avneet Singh.

father:
Jaswant Singh Kanwal

mother:
Mukhtiar Kaur (Sandhu) Kanwal

spouse:
Gurdev Singh Hira

child:
Hira Baldeep Singh Hira

child:
Hira Avneet Singh Hira