In a notable achievement, Prof. B.R. Kamboj, the Vice Chancellor of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, has been bestowed with the prestigious M.S. Swaminathan Award. This recognition comes in appreciation of his significant contributions as a scientist and extension specialist in the field of agronomy.
The award was presented by Thawar Chand Gehlot, the Governor of Karnataka, during a ceremony held at the International Conference on ‘One Health One World.’ This conference took place at Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Agricultural University in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
A special committee, specifically constituted for the M.S. Swaminathan Award, carefully selected Prof. B.R. Kamboj. The recognition is a testament to his outstanding achievements in education, research, technology development, and extension within the agricultural science domain.
Prof. B.R. Kamboj, in his role as Vice Chancellor, possesses an in-depth understanding of the common problems, needs, and socio-economic conditions faced by farmers. His agricultural recommendations, stemming from collaborative research work and extension activities with university scientists, have consistently proven highly advantageous for farmers.
Contribution to Literature
Prof. Kamboj’s scholarly impact is evident through the publication of approximately 300 research papers and articles in national and international journals, books, and technical magazines. This reflects his commitment to advancing agricultural knowledge and practices.
Important Questions Related to Exams
1. Why was Prof. B.R. Kamboj honored with the M.S. Swaminathan Award?
a. Exceptional contributions to the field of sports
b. Significant achievements in agronomy
c. Leadership in political science
d. Advancements in space technology
2. Where was the award presented to Prof. B.R. Kamboj?
a. New Delhi
b. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
3. Who presented the M.S. Swaminathan Award to Prof. B.R. Kamboj?
a. Prime Minister of India
b. Thawar Chand Gehlot, Governor of Karnataka
c. President of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University
d. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh
4. Where did the International Conference on ‘One Health One World’ take place?
a. Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University
b. Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Agricultural University, Gwalior
c. Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
d. University of Agriculture Sciences, Karnataka
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