Indian Society of Plant Genetic Resources

Dr Harbhajan Singh Award


This prestigious award has been instituted by the ISPGR in the memory of Late Padma Shri Dr Harbhajan Singh, referred to as the Indian Vavilov and Father of PGR in India. The award is a lifetime achievement award, given biennially to eminent scientists who have made outstanding contributions in the field of Plant Genetic Resources with special reference to India. It carries a sum of Rs 1,50,000 in cash, citation and plaque.
Dr Harbhajan Singh Award
Name of Recepients Year
Dr. Joseph John K.,
Principal Scientist, ICAR-NBPGR, Regional Station, Thrissur, Thrissur-680656, Kerala
Dr R.K. Tyagi,
Asia-Pacific Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology and Bioresources (APCoAB) Asia-Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutions (APAARI) 2nd & 4th Floor FAO Annex Building, 202/1 Larn Luang Road, Promprab Sattrupai, Khlong Mahanak, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Dr P.N. Mathur,
Ex-Regional Representative, Central and South Asia, Bioversity International, BC/B6, Sri Agrasan Apartments, Plot No 10, Sector 7, Dwarka, New Delhi 110075, India
Dr Hari D. Upadhyaya,
Principal Scientist & Head, Genebank, ICRISAT, Patencheru 502 324, AP.
Dr Rai Singh Rana,
Member, National Bioversity Authority, D-43, Inderprastha Appartments, Secter-14 Rohini, New Delhi-110 085
Dr B.S. Dhillon,
Vice Chancellor. PAU, Ludhiana
Dr H.P. Singh,
DDG (Horticulture), ICAR, New Delhi
Dr P.L. Gautam,
Late Dr R.K. Arora,
IPGRI, South Asia Office, New Delhi