Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist Award | Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Rajendiran S


Division of Environmental Soil Science

ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science

Bhopal, India


My name is Dr. Rajendiran S., working as Scientist in ICAR-Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal for past 5 and half years. I did my B.Sc (Agri) from TNAU, Coimbatore; M.Sc (Agri) in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry subject from CSAUA&T, Kanpur; Ph.D in Soil Science from IARI, New Delhi. I have received Junior Research Fellowship (ICAR) during PG and Senior Research Fellowship (ICAR) during Ph.D. I have been awarded Silver Medal for University Second Topper in M.Sc (Agri). I have also qualified NET-ICAR in Soil Science, NET-UGC in Environmental Sciences and All India Agricultural Research Service examinations. I have guided a M.Sc. (Agri) student and acted as External Examiner for UG students. During my research career in ICAR, I have worked in 8 research projects of national importance and contributed towards soil quality and resilience, carbon sequestration, environmental pollutant monitoring and remediation of contaminated soils. I have published about 20 papers in national and international journals, many book chapters, and popular articles, presented papers in many national and international conferences/symposia/seminars and received best paper and poster awards. I have been awarded “Fellowship for Young Scientist Training” two times 2015 and 2016 by MPCOST, Bhopal for my outstanding research work.