Prof. Dr. Kuldip Singh Dhindsa

Born to Mrs. Shanti Devi and Ch. Mam Raj Singh in a leading farming family of village Landha (Ambala), he received his primary education from the village school. He obtained his M.Sc. (Hons.) and Ph.D. degrees from Panjab University, Chandigarh under the guidance of Prof. Ram Chand Paul, former Vice-Chancellor, for which he received scholarship from National Bureau of Standards, Washington. Later, he proceeded to Germany and the U.S.A. for higher studies and research.

Professor Dhindsa has made significant contributions in the field of Inorganic and Biological Chemistry and has authored over 160 original research publications. He has presented parts of his findings in various international conferences. Structural modification of known leads in terms of synthesizing analogs with such substituents as would impart the molecule desired biodynamic characteristics and the effect of complexation on biological activity, is the guiding principle of the research carried out by Dr. Dhindsa’s team. His contributions in developing environment-friendly chemicals as potential antimicrobial agents are commendable. His work on chemical aspects of medicinal plants, and utilisation of naturally occurring toxic plants as nematicides is widely acknowledged. His research has been mainly funded by the State Government, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research and PL-480 fund. A large number of students has obtained M.Sc and Ph.D. degrees under his guidance.

Prof. Dr. Kuldip Singh Dhindsa
    Prof. Dr. Kuldip Singh Dhindsa

Internationally renowned scientist Professor Dr. Kuldip Singh Dhindsa is working as Director General, Jan Nayak Ch. Devi lal Vidyapeeth , Sirsa.