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Namee : Dr. Harjeet Singh Dhaliwal
Address : Director, PAMETI
E mail : pametiludhiana@gmail.com, drhsdhaliwal_pau@yahoo.com
Phone : +911612401960 Ext.422, +911612770059
Mobile : +919814613221
Brief Introduction

Dr Harjeet Singh Dhaliwal joined as Director, PAMETI on February 1, 2014. He was merit scholarship holder during B.Sc. (Agriculture Honors) and M.Sc. Agril. Finance degrees. He joined PAU in 1982 as Assistant Professor, Farm Management Extension. He served as Senior Extension Specialist (Farm Management) for five years. Also, he had the charge of Farm Advisory Service Scheme (FASS) of Farm Management of all districts of the Punjab State. Thereafter, he joined as Additional Director Extension Education, PAU in 2009 and held the additional charge of Director, Extension Education from Dec. 2013 to Jan. 2014.

He completed four national and four international research projects. He was awarded Modern Kheti Agro-society Award for contribution in spreading agro-education among farmers of Punjab in 2001. He represented India in international Seminar at Bangkok, Thailand in 2002. He was awarded scholarship sponsored by USAID in June, 2005 at Cornell University, USA and his team was also awarded the certificate of appreciation for their best project. He served as visiting scientist in collaborative projects of PAU & ACIAR, CSIRO at Griffith (2006) and Charless Sturt University Wagga-wagga (2010), Australia.

Dr Dhaliwal has number of books, research papers, book chapters, research bulletins/manuals, full papers in proceedings, research reports, extension survey reports, record books and other articles to his credit. He has been active in performing various extension related activities like delivering radio & TV talks, invitation lectures, organizing training courses, demonstrations, field days etc. He has also been engaged in editing magazines like Vikas Patra for Lab-to-Land families and Kheti Sanjhan for PAU Kisan Club. He was member, advisory board of PAU Extension publications viz. Changi Kheti and Progressive Farming.

He remained instrumental in formulating various farmers' interest groups and developing agro-processing & marketing linkages with different organizations. On-farm marketing through Road-Side Display (RSD) model is his idea of promoting direct marketing at farm level.

Dr H S Dhaliwal is acting as Principal Investigator of project entitled, "Climate Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) to reduce Short Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCP)" for Punjab, India sanctioned by CCAC/UNEP. He is also a member of the CCAC/UNEP open agricultural burning Strategic Support Group (SSG)-Himalaya Region. This SSG is serving as an expert advisory group to various International projects in the region. He has attended SSG meeting thrice in Bangkok from 19th-23rd Aug.' 15, 28th Aug-3rd Sept.' 17 and 18th-23rd March'18.

He is also a member of Extension Council of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU), Ludhiana. He is also chief editor of the PAMETI Reporter (Tri-annual publication).

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