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Soil biochemist

Milkha Singh Aulakh, Indian Soil biochemist. Recipient Books prize Indian Council Agricultural Research, 1972, TSI-FAI award for outstanding work on plant nutrient sulphur Sulphur Institute, 1990, award for outstanding research work on development of oilseed and pulse crops National Fertilizers Ltd., 1989, Silver Jubilee award of excellence Fertilizer Association India, 1987.

Background

Aulakh, Milkha Singh was born on August 15, 1950 in Attari, Punjab, India. Son of Jinder Singh and Harnam Kaur (Gill) Aulakh.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Guru Nanak Development University, 1972. Master of Science, Punjab Agricultural University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Saskatchewan, 1983.

Career

Research fellow, Punjab Agricultural U., Ludhiana, India, 1974; research assistant, Punjab Agricultural U., Ludhiana, India, 1974-1976; assistant soil chemist, Punjab Agricultural U., Ludhiana, India, 1976-1979, 84-87; soil chemist, Punjab Agricultural U., Ludhiana, India, 1988-1989, 90-95; senior soil chemist, Punjab Agricultural U., Ludhiana, India, 1996-1997; Canadian commonwealth scholar, U. Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada, 1980-1983; visiting Fulbright scholar, postdoctoral fellow, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1989-1990; project scientist, International Rice Research Institute, Manila, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Biology and Fertility of Soils. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow National Academy Agricultural Sciences, Indian Society Soil Science (life, treasurer Ludhiana chapter 1984-1986). Member Punjab Academy of Sciences (life).

Connections

Married Amarjeet Kaur Grewal, March 21, 1977. Children: Preetinder, Kamaldeep, Ramandeep.

father:
Jinder Singh Aulakh

mother:
Harnam Kaur (Gill) Aulakh

spouse:
Amarjeet Kaur Grewal

children:
Ramandeep Aulakh

Kamaldeep Aulakh

Preetinder Aulakh