Correspondent: Jag Mohan Thaken
01 January 2024, Chandigarh: Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University Vice Chancellor, Professor B.R. Kamboj has been conferred upon prestigious M.S Swaminathan Award. Thawar Chand Gehlot, Governor of Karnataka, presented him this award for his work as a scientist/extension specialist in the field of agronomy at the International Conference on ‘One Health One World’ organized at Rajmata Vishwa Raje Scindia Agricultural University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
It is pertinent to mention here that a special committee constituted for the M.S. Swaminathan Award, selected Prof. B.R. Kamboj for his excellent achievements in the field of education, research, technology development, and extension in agricultural science.
Vice Chancellor, Prof. B.R. Kamboj has extensive experience in extension education during his entire service career. He is very well aware of the common problems, needs, and socio-economic conditions of the farmers. The agricultural recommendations suggested by him based on his experience in research work and extension activities collectively with the scientists of the university have proved to be very beneficial for the farmers.
Presently, Prof. B.R. Kamboj is serving as the 20th Vice Chancellor of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University. He has served this university for the last 29 years in various positions including Registrar. Prof. Kamboj has published about 300 research papers and articles in national and international journals, books, and technical magazines.
Since his Joining as Vice Chancellor of CCSHAU, the university has made significant achievements in the fields of education and research. Apart from Joining hands with several reputed foreign universities and research institutes, the university has developed new promising varieties of different crops and sent its faculty and students to world-renowned universities to get training in cutting-edge techniques and technologies.
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