Chandigarh, August 19:
The Punjab government led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has given nod for appointing noted agriculture exert Dr Satbir Singh Gosal as the Vice Chancellor of the Punjab Agriculture University.
Divulging the details, a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s office said that Dr Gosal had remained in the Member Board of Management, PAU from 2015 to 2021. A noted biotechnologist Dr Gosal was the Founder Director, School of Agricultural Biotechnology, PAU, Ludhiana. The renowned agriculturist had also penned several books and was recipient of various awards and honours. He also has the distinction of developing Tissue Culture methods for more than 20 crop plants, based on which several commercial Tissue Culture Units have been established in Punjab.