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Prof. (Dr.) Sahadeva Singh

Professor (Agronomy) & Dean

    Dr.Sahadeva Singh holds M.Sc. and Ph.D.(Agronomy) from Indian Agricultural Research Institute(IARI), New Delhi and B.Sc.(Agri. & Animal Husbandry) from C.S.Azad University of Agriculture & Technology-Kanpur(U.P.). Dr. Sahadeva Singh is an expert in the areas of Agronomy, watershed management, plant protection and horticulture. He has served about 33 years in various capacities in Research, Education, Extension, and development fields in ICAR, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture, Planning Commission and Educational Institutions. Prior to taking up current role, Dr. Singh worked about 5 years as Professor (Agronomy) & Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences, G. D. Goenka University and Director (Academic) at School of Agricultural Sciences, Jaipur National University. He has supervised/guided 8 PG students in Agronomy. He has been involved in conducting M & E and implementation of Government programmes on watershed /water management programmes in various States during 2014-2017.  He has worked as Deputy Commissioner & Head Policy in Planning Commission, Government of India in monitoring and implementation of Inter-ministerial programmes of 5 Central Ministries during 2008-2013. Conducted capacity building programmes/training on watershed management programme in all the states and UTs during 2008-2013.


    Dr.Sahadeva Singh has been involved in formulation, development and implementation of various programmes of UNDP, World Bank including UNDP Project of Strengthening of Quarantine Facilities in India (1995-1999), Integrated Watershed Development Programme (Hills-II) of World Bank Project (1999-2004), Integrated Development of Horticulture in NE States (2004-2008), National Horticulture Mission (2006 to 2008) and Research Project Management on Cropping Systems in ICAR(1989-1995). The total projects formulated/implemented with estimated cost of Rs.12000 crores. He has represented as Member Secretary in National Policy Making Bodies of Ministry of Agriculture and also represented as Director, Karnataka Cashew Development Corporation, Govt. owned companies during 2004 to 2008 and visiting faculty of Haryana Institute of Public Administration from 2006 to 2017.  He has done specialized Management Training Programme in Water Management from Japan under the Fellowship Programme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). He has participated in various international forums and represented the country in SAARC and also participated in various international meetings/seminar/training in China, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Nepal etc.

    Experience

      33 years’ experience in Research, education, development and extension

         Qualifications

          M.Sc. & Ph.D. (Agronomy) from IARI, New Delhi

            B.Sc. (Agri & A.H.) from C.S.A, University of Agriculture & Technology-Kanpur

               

              • Awards & Recognition

                 

                1. SPPS FELLOW- 2001 AWARD for outstanding contribution in Plant Protection Sciences by Society of Plant Protection Sciences
                2. FELLOWSHIP AWARD- 2002 for outstanding contribution in Weed Sciences
                3.  Dr. S. L. Mishra Medal 2004 for outstanding contribution in agricultural sciences by Bioved Research Society
                4. Dr. R. S. Paroda Medal 2008 for outstanding contribution in the field of Horticultural Research & Development by Bioved Research Society
                5. Convenor’ 7 number of National Conferences “National Youth Convention Ist to 7th, 2016-2022, jointly organized by All India Agricultural Students Association and ICAR in collaboration with host Agricultural Universities at IARI, UAS-Raichur, AAU-Jorhat, JNKVV-Jabalpur, IGKV-Raipur, PJTSAU-Hyderabad, TNAU-Coimbatore.
                6. ‘Chairman’, International Conference on Recent Trends in Agriculture towards Food Security and Rural Livelihood,3-4 January 2020.Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.
                7. Chairman’, National Conference on Public-Private Industrial Centric Approach to Transform Agriculture, 13-14 March, 2021, School of Agricultural Sciences, G.D.Goenka University, Gurugram.
                8. Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 by Hindustan Agricultural Research Welfare Society during National Conference on June 6-7th, 2021.
                9. Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 by Society of Tropical Agriculture during International Conference on 29-30 December 2021.
                10. Conference Chair’ International Web Conference on Digital Agriculture jointly organized by G. D. Goenka University and Universiti Putra Malaysia, 29-30 April, 2022 at G.D.Goenka University, Gurugram.

                 

                Scholarly Conference Proceedings

                (i)      Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1992). Effect of Fluazifop - p butyl on the control of weeds in Soybean. Abstract published in Proceedings of the Annual Weed Science Conference, ISWS-HAU, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, March 3-4, 1992.  

                (ii)      Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1992). Effect of atrazine on the control of weeds in Maize. Abstract published in Proceeding of the Annual Weed Science Conference, ISWS-HAU, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, March 3-4 1992.  
                 

                (iii)      Bhan, V. M. and Sahadeva Singh (1992). Influence of weed management levels on growth and development of Parthenium hysterophorus. Abstract published in Proceeding of the Annual Weed Science Conference, ISWSHAU, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, March 3-4, 1992.  

                (iv)      Singh, A. N., Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1995). Effect of time of sowing and weed control measures in Mustard. Abstract published in Proceeding of the National Symposium on agriculture in relation to environment, IARI, New Delhi, January 16-18,1995.  

                (v)     Sahadeva Singh, A. N. Singh and V. M. Bhan (1995). Effect of irrigation, nitrogen and weed management on emergence of weed flora and their control in Wheat. Abstract published in Proceeding of the National Symposium on agriculture in relation to environment, IARI, New Delhi, January 1618, 1995.  

                (vi)    Singh, A. N., Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1995). Effect of weed central measures on yield of pre-germinated direct seeded rice on puddled soil. Abstract published in Proceeding of the VI Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Weed Science, Annamali, February 9-10, 1995.  

                (vii)   Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1995). Selectivity of herbicides to different rainy and winter crop and weed species. Abstract published in Proceeding of the VI Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Weed Science, Annamali, February 9-10, 1995.  

                (viii)   Sahadeva Singh, A. N. Singh and V. M. Bhan (1997). Studies on the chemical weed control in Wheat with herbicides mixtures. Abstract published in Proceeding of the VIII Biennial Conference of Indian Society of Weed Science, PAD, Ludhiana, February 19-21, 1997.  

                (ix)    Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1998). Studies on weed control in soybean (Glycinemax L.). Paper presented in the National Symposium on integrated pest management in India - constraints and opportunities, organized by Society of Plant Protection Sciences, IARI, New Delhi, October 23-24, 1997 ( Abstract).  

                (x)      Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1998). Efficacy of herbicides for weed control in mustard (Brassia juncea L.) Paper presented in the First International Agronomy Congress, Organized by Indian Society of Agronomy and ICAR, New Delhi, Nov 23-27, 1998.  

                (xi)    Sahadeva Singh and V.M. Bhan (1999). Efficacy of Various herbicides in Soybean (Glycine max. L.). Paper presented in the Eighth Biennial conference of the Indian Society of Weed Science, Feb. 5-7, 1999. BHU, Varanasi.  

                (xii)     Anil Dixit, Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1999). Selectivity of herbicides of different winter crops and weed species. Paper presented in the 4th Agricultural Science Congress, Feb 21-24, 1999, Jaipur.  

                (xiii)   Sahadeva Singh (1999). Pest Risk analysis in respect to weed. Eighth Biennial Conference of the Indian Society of Weed Science, Feb 5-7, 1999, BHU Varanasi.  

                (xiv)   Sahadeva Singh (1999). Importance and Characteristics of weed, Inspection, Detection and Identification of weeds for plant quarantine importance. National Symposium on Crop Pest and Diseases Management: Challenges for the Next Millennium, Nov. 27-28, 1999, Rahuri (Maharashtra).  

                (xv)    Sahadeva Singh ( 1999). Inspection Procedure of sampling and Identification of Weeds in Imported Agriculture Commodities. In-Service Training Programme for Plant Quarantine Officers Sponsored by UNDP/FAO, May 31 to June 4, 1999 at Plant Quarantine Station, New Delhi.  

                (xvi)   Pandey, C. M., Sahadeva Singh and R. Rudra (2000). Country Paper entitled "Watershed Development Programme in India" presented in the International Seminar on Productivity Improvement in Rainfed Areas, March 21-25, 2000, organized by APO at New Delhi.  

                 

                (xvii)   Sahadeva Singh and A. N. Singh (2000). Crop-Weed Competition in Chickpea. Paper presented in National symposium on Agronomy: Challenges and Strategies for the New Millennium organized by Indian Society of Agronomy at NRC Groundnut, Junagarh (Gujarat). 

                (xviii)   Sahadeva Singh (2001). Weed Management in Garden. Lead Paper presented in       the Biennail Conference of Society of Plant Protection, October 12-13, 2001 at SKUAS&T-Jammu.  

                 (xix)   Sahadeva Singh (2001). Weed Management in Garden. Paper presented in National Symposium on Plant Protection Strategies for Sustainable Agri-Horticulture organized by Society of Plant Protection Sciences at S. K. University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Jammu, October 12-13, 2001.  

                (xx)      Sahadeva Singh (2002). Pest Risk Analysis in Respect to Weed. Paper presented in 4th Indian Agricultural Scientists and Farmer's Congress organized by Bioved Research Society at CCS University, Meerut, Feb, 16-18, 2002.  

                (xxi)     Sahadeva Singh, D. D. Dohare and A. Saraswati (2002). Country paper entitled "Watershed Management in India” presented in SAARC Workshop on Watershed Management in Regional Perspective, November 19-21, 2002 at Kathmandu, Nepal.  

                (xxii)  Sahadeva Singh (2003). Technology Package for Improving Agricultural Production in Rainfed Areas. Abstract. 5th Indian Agricultural Scientists and Farmers Congress, February 15-16, 2003, Bioved Research Society, at University of Allahabad, Allahabad.  

                (xxiii) Sahadeva Singh (2003). Weed Management in Rainfed Farming. Abstract. 5th National Symposium on Bio-control Agents for Sustainable Management of Pests, Society of Plant Protection Sciences and G. B. Pant University of Agri. & Tech. Pant Nagar, December 18-20, 2003.  

                (xxiv)  Sahadeva Singh, Singh VP and Raghuvanshi MS (2009). Weeds threat to rainfed crops. Abstracts. National Symposium on Weed Threat to Environment, Biodiversity and Agril. Productivity,2-3 August 2009, TNAU, Coimbatore. p19-20.

                (xxv)  Sahadeva Singh (2009). Strategy for enhancing Horticulture Production in the Country. Abstract 11th  Indian Agricultural Scientists and Farmers Congress, Bioved Research Society and University of Allahabad, from 14-15 February, 2009. 

                (xxvi) Sahadeva Singh, Singh VP and Raghuvanshi MS (2010). Weeds as a major production constraints in direct seeded rice under rainfed situation. Abstracts. Biennial conference of ISWS on Recent Advances in Weed Science Research-2010, 25-26 Feb., 2010, IGKV, Raipur. p25

                (xxvii) Sahadeva Singh(2014). Strategy and programme for empowerment of youth in Agriculture. Abstract. National Workshop on Empowering Youth in Agriculture jointly organized by ICAR and AIASA on 31.12.2014 at NASC, New Delhi

                (xxviii)  Sahadeva Singh(2016). Techno Administrative Reforms in Agriculture. Abstract. First National Youth Convention on ARYA, ICAR & AIASA on 16.1.2016 at New Delhi.

                (xxix) Sahadeva Singh(2016). Reforms and Innovation in Agriculture Education and Administration. Abstract. 4th Uttar Pradesh Agricultural Science Congress at CSAUAT-Kanpur on March 2-4, 2016.

                 

                (xxx)Verma, A.K., Singh, S., Kumar S., and Singh, R.P., 15-16 February 2019. ‘Agriculture Council of India and Indian Agriculture Service: Need of the Hour’,  4th National Youth Convention on Federating Agri Youth in Business for Remunerative Income, J.N.KrishiVishwaVidyalaya, Jabalpur, M.P., India.

                 

                (xxxi)Mahapatra, A. and Singh, S., 3-4 January 2020. ‘Safe use of Crop Residues for Sustainable Agriculture’ International Conference on Recent Trends in Agriculture towards Food Security and Rural Livelihood, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.

                 

                (xxxii) Verma, A.K., Singh, S., Kumar, S., Khandelwal, A., and Singh, R.P., 20-21 January 2020‘Agriculture Education Reforms in India: Need of the Hour’, 5thNational Youth Convention on Next Generation Agri Innovations: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Employment Generation in Agri. and Allied Sector, Indira Gandhi KrishiVishwaVidhyalaya, Raipur, India.

                 

                (xxxiii) Verma, A.K., Singh Sahadeva, Kumar, S. and Khandelwal, A.20-21 February 2021 ‘Agriculture Education Reforms in India: A Perspective’ 6th National Youth Convention on Innovation and Agricultural Reforms towards Farmers Prosperity, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Rajendra Nagar, Hyderbad. ISBN:978-81-936934-6-9. 

                 

                (xxxiv)Kaur, Jaswinder and Singh Sahadeva, 13-14 March 2021. ‘Automaton in Indian Agriculture Using Artificial Intelligence: Current Scenario and Future Perspectives’ National Conference on Public –Private Industrial Centric Approach to Transform Agriculture, School of Agricultural Sciences, G. D. Goenka University, Gurugram.

                 

                (xxxv) Azad, Abul K., Singh Sahadeva, Jha Sujeet K. and Mandi kalyan, 13-14 March, 2021. ‘Climate Emergency The Biggest Threat To Mankind’ National Conference on Public –Private Industrial Centric Approach to Transform Agriculture, School of Agricultural Sciences, G. D. Goenka University, Gurugram.

                 

                Scientific/ Popular Articles Published 

                (i)         Sahadeva Singh (2000). Aquatic Weed Management. Indian Farming (April, 2000) pp 7-10.  

                (ii)         Sahadeva Singh (2001). Integrated Weed Management. Employment News, March 31-April 6, 2001, pp 1-2.  

                (iii)      Sahadeva Singh (2001). Weed Management in Garden. Pesticide Information, April-June, 2001, pp 13-19.



                Area of Interst:

                Sahadeva Singh’s research focused is on water and nutrient management in cropping system and safe use of crop residues for sustainable agriculture and automation in agriculture production system.  

                Book Chapter Published 

                (i)   Sahadeva Singh and V. M. Bhan (1993). Weed Management in Intensive Agriculture "Changing Scenario of Indian Agriculture" edited by K. S. Gill, G. S. Dhaliwal and B. S. Hansra, 1993.  

                (ii)    S. Singh, V. M. Bhan, David N. Sen and Pawan K. Kasera (2003). Biology and ecology of weeds. Weed Management published by ICAR, pp 10-35.  

                (iii)   Sahadeva Singh (2001). Weeds of Plant Quarantine Importance. Crop Pest and Disease Management-Challenges for the Millennium edited by D. Prasad and S. N. Puri and Published by Jyoti Publishers, New Delhi., 2001, pp 379-393.  https://www.cabdirect.org/cabdirect/abstract/20023016346 

                (iv)   Pandey, C.M., Samsher Singh, P. Rudra, Sahadeva Singh  and P. C. Sabharwal (2002). Watershed Development Programmes in India. Productivity Improvement in Rainfed Areas in Asia published by Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo, Japan (2002), pp 147-155.  

                (v)   Sahadeva Singh (2003). Technology Package for Improving Agricultural Production in Rainfed Areas. Agriculture in New Millennium, published by bioved Research and Communication Centre - Allahabad, pp 17-23.  

                (vi)    Anurag Tripathi, Kuleshwar Prasad Sahu, Sahil Mehta, Pradipta Ranjan Pradhan, Amar Nath Singh and Sahadeva Singh(2022). Digital Agriculture: Challenges and Possibilities In Current Situation In India. Souvenir & Abstract, International Web Conference on Digital Agriculture published by Vivekanandha International Book Publisher, 525, Sunai Street, Mambattu, Polur, Tamil Nadu-606803, India, pp 4-6. ISBN: 978-8-19-555427-0.

                 

                (vii) Sudhir Kumar, Anurag Tripathi, Sahadeva Singh, Pradipta Ranjan Pradhan and Man Mohan Deo (2022). Role Of Drones In Revolutionizing Agriculture. Souvenir & Abstract, International Web Conference on Digital Agriculture published by Vivekanandha International Book Publisher, 525, Sunai Street, Mambattu, Polur, Tamil Nadu-606803, India, pp 7-10. ISBN: 978-8-19-555427-0.

                (viii) Jaswinder Kaur, Kuleshwar Prasad Sahu and Sahadeva Singh (2022). Optimization Of Pest Management Using Artificial Intelligence: Fundamentals And Applications. Souvenir & Abstract, International Web Conference on Digital Agriculture published by Vivekanandha International Book Publisher, 525, Sunai Street, Mambattu, Polur, Tamil Nadu-606803, India, pp 11-18, ISBN: 978-8-19-555427-0.

                ( ix)   D R K Saikanth, R Vinoth, D Balu, Sahadeva Singh, Harisha N and P Prashanth (2022). Digital Livestock Farming Using Mobile Apps - Tools For Technology Transfer. Souvenir & Abstract, International Web Conference on Digital Agriculture published by Vivekanandha International Book Publisher, 525, Sunai Street, Mambattu, Polur, Tamil Nadu-606803, India, pp 62-65, ISBN: 978-8-19-555427-0.

                (x)   Raveena Negi, Jyoti Ahlawat and Sahadeva Singh (2022). Application Of Remote Sensing And GIS In Agriculture. Souvenir & Abstract, International Web Conference on Digital Agriculture published by Vivekanandha International Book Publisher, 525, Sunai Street, Mambattu, Polur, Tamil Nadu-606803, India, pp 150-157, ISBN: 978-8-19-555427-0.

                Consultancies/Projects 

                1.       Integrated Water Management Programme (IWDP) Project implemented in Jharkhand & Assam with estimated cost of Rs. 12.00 crores during 2015-17 as member of Implementation Team of SCSI, New Delhi.
                2.     Evaluation of IWDP Project with estimated cost of 1.5 crores carried out in the State of Rajasthan MP, Punjab during 2015-16.
                3.     DPR prepared for development of Water Bodies in East Imphal and West Imphal with estimated cost of Rs. 12.00 crores as consultancy project work of Shalimar Enviro Pvt. Limited, New Delhi during 2017.
                4.     DPR prepared for Gate Coach Institute for Implementation of Education Training project under World Bank Assisted Project through HRD during 2018-19 and the project implemented by the Institute during 2018-2021.
                5.     H-Tech Horticulture Project at G.D.Goenka University with estimated cost of Rs. 1.20 crores approved by NHB for implementation.
                6.   Proposal on Static Soil Testing Laboratory Establishment under Soil Health Management Component of National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture at Noida International University, Gautam Budh Nagar, UP, with estimated cost of 89 lakhs under consideration (2022-23).