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journalist , petroleum chemist

Vijay Kumar Pandhi, Indian journalist, petroleum chemist. National Institutes of Health grantee, 1973.


Pandhi, Vijay Kumar was born on February 5, 1946 in Dehradun, India. Son of Satyapal and Bimla (Behal) Pandhi.


Master of Science in Organic Chemistry, Agra (India) University, 1968. Postgraduate, Indian Institute Petroleum, 1970.


Research chemist Laboratory for Therapeutic Research, Long Island University, New York, 1970-1976. United Nations correspondent The Himachal Times Group, Allied Press International, New York City, 1976-1981. Chairman, managing director Petroleum & Energy Public Private Ltd., Dehra Dun, India, since 1981.


  • Other Work

    • Editor, public Karma Magazine, 1974. Chief editor: Petroleum Asia Journal and Energy India.


Member Government Advertising Approval Committee, 1989-1991, Government Press Accreditation Committee, 1992-1995, telephone Advisory Committee, since 1993. Secretary-general World Fellowship of Religions, New York City, 1976-1983, Gita Temple Ashram, New York, 1973. Member Indian Newspaper Society, All India Newspaper Editors Conference, Indian Language Newspaper Association, Indo-French Technology Association, Dehra Dun Club, Press Club of India, Aero Club of India, Northern India Chamber of Commerce and Industry.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, golf, palmistry.


Married Margaret edith Danler, September 23, 1972.

Satyapal Pandhi

Bimla (Behal) Pandhi

Margaret edith Danler