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My Journey From a Farmer's Son to Director, IRMA

Author Name: Katar Singh | Format: Paperback | Genre : Biographies & Autobiographies | Other Details

This is the story of Dr. Katar Singh, who rose from being an ordinary village lad to becoming the Director of a renowned national-level institute. Now, years later, Katar Singh goes back in time, recollects and records his observations and experiences in this simple story.

The book covers the author’s entire life –his early childhood, primary and secondary education; college and university education; details of the author’s family; details of the author’s jobs at Kanpur, Jhansi, Aligarh, Pant Nagar; some of the personal attributes of the author, a few miracles that occurred in his life; his salient contributions and achievements, the awards and prizes won by him; important role that various persons played in his life, and a description of author’s village in the 1940’s and 1950’s.

 

It presents a comprehensive description of the author’s life, work and achievements and is intended to serve as source of inspiration and guidepost to those who aspire to do something significant in their life.

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Katar Singh

Katar Singh was born and brought up in a farm family in a village in western Uttar Pradesh. He got his primary and secondary education in his village school and in a nearby village school. He pursued his undergraduate and post-graduate studies in the Government Agriculture, College, Kanpur and doctoral and post-doctoral studies in USA.

He is currently Honorary (Founder) Chairman, India Natural Resource Economics and Management (INREM) Foundation, which is a non-governmental, academic organisation, committed to promoting teaching, training and research in natural resource economics and environment management. Formerly, he was Director and RBI Chair Professor of Rural Economics at the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA), India. He also had a short stint as Director of Bankers Institute of Rural Development (BIRD), Lucknow. He also taught at the GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar.

He has over 45 years of experience in teaching, training, research and consulting in the areas of agricultural and rural development, and natural resource and environmental economics. He has coordinated and conducted several research and consultancy projects funded by both national and international agencies. A prolific writer, he has published over 120 articles and papers in reputed journals and authored/co-authored nine books, two of which are text books.

Dr. Singh has been honored with several accolades including the Rathindra Puraskar 2003,  in recognition of his significant contribution to education in rural development, awarded by Visva- Bharati University, SantiNiketan, West Bengal and Sir Chhotu Ram National Award for the year 1996-97 in recognition of his outstanding research work in the field of agriculture and rural development, awarded by CSS Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar, India. He is a life member of several professional societies.

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