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Dr. Haminder Singh


Dr. Harminder Singh Sidhu is a Senior Research Engineer at the Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA), based at Ludhiana, India. Before joining BISA/CIMMYT, he worked as Senior Research Engineer at the Department of Farm Machinery & Power Engineering, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) at Ludhiana, India for more than 17 years. He has almost 22 years’ experience of research, extension and teaching in the area of farm machinery. His research work was mainly focused on the machinery related to conservation Agriculture/resource conservation like strip till drill, no till drill, no till drill with double disc openers, Happy Seeder, Straw management System (SMS) for combine harvester, laser land leveller and relay seeders etc. Dr Sidhu has made significant contributions in capacity development on conservation agriculture for a range of stakeholders in South Asia and beyond and organized/participated in more than 25 international workshops/trainings on CA machinery around the world in last 10 years. His research contributions have been well documented in over 50 publications. He was awarded John Dillon young scientist fellowship by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) in 2006 and recently he has received “Jyoti Award” from Indian Society of Agricultural Engineering (ISAE) in 2011. He enjoys very good rapport with his superiors and his counterparts of associated departments of Punjab Agricultural University, Machinery Manufacturer association and international organizations like CIMMYT, ACIAR, and IRRI.

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