Life Sciences Research in Service of Soldier

Life Sciences Research in Service of Soldier

  • Name of Author : Prof Brahma Singh
  • Pages: 440
  • ISBN : 978-93-94166-09-7
  • Price : INR 2100/- US $ 45 UK £ 40
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  • Product Dimension : 6.25 X 9.5 in
  • Publisher : DESIDOC
  • Year of Publishing : 2022

About the book:  

DRDO Monograph, Life Sciences Research in Service of Soldier, has been compiled by Prof Brahma Singh, Padma Shri Awardee, Former Director & Emeritus Scientist, Life Sciences, DRDO HQrs. Life science cluster of laboratories of DRDO is mainly researching upon various aspects of human (soldier) life to improve the logistics leading to not only for better quality of life and better fighting performance but helping him/her to remain in fighting fit mode always particularly in difficult terrain, adverse environment and other adversaries on ground (army), in water (navy) and in air (air force) and allied services (at borders).
    The significant research and development of DRDO life science cluster of laboratories, namely, Defence Bio-Engineering & Electro Medical Laboratory (DEBEL), Bangalore; Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER), Haldwani (Uttarakhand); Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore (Karnataka); Defence Institute of High-Altitude Research (DIHAR), Leh (Ladakh, UT); Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Delhi; Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Delhi; Defence Research Laboratory (DRL), Tezpur (Assam); Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi; Defence Research & Development Establishment (DRDE), Gwalior (MP); Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), New Delhi; since the inception of these laboratories/DRDO till date, have been explained briefly but beautifully in this monograph in a language understandable by the readers.

About the Author:

Dr Brahma Singh, Padma Shri Awardee, Chairman, Prof Brahma Singh Horticultural Foundation (BSHF), New Delhi is horticulture scientist of repute. The Government of India honored Dr Brahma Singh, in 2014, by awarding him Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award, for his contributions to the fields of science and technology.
       He is known for his expertise on greenhouse cultivation and developing agro-animal technologies for greening Leh valley, Ladakh, UT. He is acknowledged for identifying and popularising the health crop of seabuckthorn in India. He is member of Ladakh Development Board, besides being fellow of several scientific academies and societies and life time achievement awardee by several organisations.
    Since 1974 to 2001, Dr Singh served DRDO. He held position of Director, Defence Research Laboratory (DRL), Tezpur; FRL (now DIHAR), Leh; and Director, Life Science Cluster of laboratories, DRDO HQrs during his service. He has 80 scientific publications and 8 books to his credit.
In 2004, Dr Singh joined the Rashtrapati Bhavan, as the Officer on Special Duty (Horticulture) at the President's Secretariat where he worked till 2007. Dr Singh wrote two coffee table books, Trees of Rashtrapati Bhavan and Roses of Rashtrapati Bhavan besides adding herbal, tactile and other gardens there under the guidance of the then President of India, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

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