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Dr.Katar Singh
Area :
Agricultural policy ,Sustainable Rural Development, Natural Resource Economics, Environment Management and Co-operation.
Address :
C-3, "Shivamkar", Shree Krishna Park, Near IRMA Campus, Anand - 388 001, Gujarat, India
Phone :
(O) 91-2692-64759. , (R) 91-2692-61341.
MailId :
bnh@fac.irm.ernet.in
Bio-Data
PERSONAL

Family Background:
Elder of the two children of his parents, Katar Singh was born on August 6, 1939 in a well-to-do farmer's family in Sapnawat village of Ghaziabad district of western Uttar Pradesh,India.

He had his primary school education in his village school, and secondary and higher secondary education in another nearby village school. While in his village school, he helped his father in many farm chores and in the process he acquired a hands-on experience in agriculture and animal husbandry. In 1957, he moved on to Kanpur for college education. Thereafter, he used to come home during long holidays and summer vacation. He still maintains close contact with his younger brother who looks after the family farm in the village. Thanks to his family background ,he is emotionally attached with rural India , has first hand knowledge of problems of rural people and is committed to promoting their well beings as a professional agricultrual economist.

Education :
University / Institute
Degree
Year
Government Agriculture College,Kanpur ,Agra Uni.
B.Sc.(Ag)
1959
Government Agriculture College,Kanpur ,Agra uni.
M.Sc.(Ag.Econ)
1961
University of Illinois,Urbana-Champaign,USA
M.S.(Ag.Econ)
1970
University of Illinois,Urbana-Champaign,USA
PhD.(Ag.Econ)
1972
Post-Doctoral training :
University / Institute
Field of Training
Department of Agricultural and Natural Resources Economics
Oregon State University, Corvallis,USA
Post-doctoral training in Natural resources economics from January-June, 1975
Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis
Indiana University, Bloomington,USA
Research, seminars, course work and writing in the area of common pool natural resources management from January-April,1989
Work Experience
Period
Position
Organisation
Main Activities
Since :July 18, 1995 to August 31, 2002.
Director & Reserve Bank of India (RBI)Chair Professor.
Institute of Rural Management Anand.(IRMA India).
Mainly administration and partly research and consultancy in rural development and natural resources management
From Oct 8,1994 to July 17,1995
Director
Bankers Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow,India
Mainly administration and partly research and consultancy in rural development management
June 1st,1992 to Oct 7,1994
RBI Chair Professor
Institute of Rural Management Anand, India.
Mainly teaching,training,research and consultancy in rural development,cooperatives and natural resource management
March 20 ,1980 to May 31,1992
Professor
Institute of Rural Management Anand , India
Mainly teaching,training,research and consultancy in rural development,cooperatives and natural resource management
July 1,1972 -March 18,1980
Associate Professor
GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar Teaching,training and research in Agriculture Economics.
pril 1966-June 30,1972*
Associate Professor
GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar Teaching,training and researchin Agriculture Economics.
June 1963-April 1966
Asst.Agrl.Economist
Dept .of Agriculture, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh Research and Training in Agriculture Developement.
uly 15,1961-June 1963
Senior Research Assistant
Dept. of Ag.Economics, Govt. Agriculture College, Kanpur Research,training and extension in farm management in Jhansi Dist of Uttar Pradesh.
* From January 27 1969 to Jan. 31st 1971 ,doctoral studies in the department of agricultural Economics at the University of Illinois,Urbana-Champaign,USA.
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