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Agronomist , researcher

Dinesh Chandra, Indian agronomist, researcher. Recipient Doctor S.s. Bains Memorial award Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1976, award FAI, 1986.

Background

Chandra, Dinesh was born on January 3, 1946 in Agra, India. Son of Balvir Prasad and Kiran Devi Asthana.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Raja Belwarg-Singh College, Agra, 1967. Master of Science in Agronomy, Raja Belwarg-Singh College, Agra, 1969. Diploma, Indian Institute of Technology, 1970.

Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy, Indian Institute of Technology, 1984.

Career

Senior research assistant Central Rice Research Institute, Cuttack, India, 1972-1976, scientist in agronomy India, 1976-1985, senior scientist in agronomy India, 1986-1988. Principal scientist Water Technology Center Eastern Reform, Bhubanewsar, India, since 1989. Officer-in-charge Farming Section Research& Expansion project Ford Foundation, 1994-1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Science secretary Central Rice Research Institute, 1987-1990, seminar secretary, 1990-1995. Councillor Oryza Central Road Research Institute, 1990-1994. Joint secretary agri-forum ITT, Karanejpur, 1979-1980.

Member Indian Society Agronomy, Association Rice Research Workers, Water Management Society India.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Singing, friendships, travel.

Connections

Married Alka Asthana, December 11, 1970.

father:
Balvir Prasad

mother:
Kiran Devi Asthana

spouse:
Alka Asthana