PU Honours Prof. P K Khosla
Solan/Chandigarh, Nov 29
Shoolini University’s founder vice-chancellor Prof. P K Khosla was today honored by Panjab University as its outstanding alumni.
He was feted for his outstanding contributions in the field of forestry and higher education.
The honour was conferred on him during the Global gala Alumni meet in the University campus.
Accepting the honour, Prof Khosla said he would like to dedicate the award to his teachers and also to the staff and students of Shoolini University.
Prof. Khosla, who has completed his B.Sc. (Hons) School from Panjab University has earned Gold Medal in M. Sc. (Hons) from the same University. Subsequently, he had completed his Ph.D. from Panjab University in 1968.
He is a former Vice-Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh Agricultural University
and a former
Advisor Biotech to the Himachal Pradesh government. He subsequently led the founding of Shoolini University which is now rubbing shoulders with global universities in the field of research.
Prof. Khosla has been awarded the Seth Memorial Award
– Society of Tree Scientists for Outstanding Achievement in Forestry and Life Time Achievement Award, Indian Society of True Scientists.
He is a Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India, Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, India and International Society of Tropical – Foresters, USA. He is also Founder Secretary, Indian Society of True Scientists, India.