Dr. Amrik Singh is working as a diligent Agriculture Development Officer in Department of Agriculture, Punjab. With 27 years of experience, he is currently serving in Gurdaspur district of Punjab. He always try to teach farmers about the right agriculture practices through training programs, events, fairs, kisan melas organized by the Punjab Government. Many articles written by him are regularly published in various newspapers & digital media. With his vast experience of many years, he is very determined in serving the farmers of India and is always ready to assist them with the best services and solutions.
Awards & Recognition
• Honoured by Sardar Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa - Chief Parliamentary Secretary (Agriculture), Punjab, on the eve of National Farmer’s Day, Celebrated by Department of Agriculture in Gurdaspur. (19th Dec, 2002) • Honoured by Shri KAP Sinha Deputy Commissioner on the eve of farmer training camp held at Khanowal Block, Gurdaspur (10th Sep, 2003) • Awarded by Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa – Chief Parliamentary Secretary (Agriculture), PSCADB, Derababa Nanak, 15th August, 2004 • Awarded by Sardar Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa - Chief Parliamentary Secretary (Agriculture), Punjab in District Level Camp organized by Khetibaad Vibhaag. • Till now he has helped more than 1, 00,000 farmers through training camps, exhibitions, seminars, telephonic conversation, and by visiting village to village in Innovative farming techniques and other auxiliary businesses. • When he was transferred to Gurdaspur he helped farmers by telling them about latest farming technique, through training scheme by gathering them in Gurudwaras • He has links in many foreign countries like Morroco, Cambodia, Afghanistan, America, Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia and Bhutan and he share farming information on national and international level. • Awarded at the event of Farmer Training Camp at Block Derababa Nanak, Village- Ramdewali. Organized by the progressive farmers and Panchayat of Village. (19th Nov, 2015) • Appreciated for his efforts in the agriculture field by Dr. Gurudayal Singh, Joint Director (Agriculture Department of Punjab) (1st January, 2006) • Received appreciation letter for innovative farming techniques by Shri Vivek Pratap- Deputy Commissioner, Gurdaspur, organized by District Administration. (15th January, 2007) • Received Special Award by Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa- Chief Parliament Secretary, Punjab Govt., PSCADB (22nd January, 2007) • Appreciation letter by Balwinder Singh Sidhu- Director in Agriculture Department. Organized by District Administration, Gurdaspur. (25th January, 2007) • Appreciation letter by Dr. Gurjit Singh Nijjar- Managing Director, Punjab State Seed Corporation Limited, Gurdaspur (18th January, 2007) • Awarded in the event of Farmer Exhibition at Dhariwal village, by Amarjeet Singh Sahi- MLA Dasuya. Organized by ATMA Organization Gurdaspur. (7th September, 2007) • Awarded by Sucha Singh Langah – Agri. Minister, in an event of District Level Camp at village Vadala. (26th Sep, 2007) • Awarded by Sucha Singh Langah – Agri Minister, in an event of District Level Camp at village Vadala. (1st April, 2008) • Awarded by Gurkirat Kirpal Singh- Deputy Commissioner, Gurdaspur, on the occasion of Van Utsav- Celebrated by Bhai Ghanaiya Society (15th July, 2008) • Received appreciation letter by Sucha Singh Langah – Agriculture Minister, at District Level Farmer Fair, organized by Agriculture Department. • Awarded at the closing ceremony of Farmer Development Exhibition cum Workshop by Sucha Singh Langah, Organized by ATMA, Gurdaspur. (19th Feb, 2009) • Received appreciation letter by Deputy Commissioner of Gurdaspur - Abhinav Trikha (30th July, 2015) • Received appreciation letter by Sardar Kahan Singh Pannu – Managing director at Punjab Agro Food Corporation, Punjab Government, in an event organized in Chandigarh. (24th August, 2015) • Received award for best efforts made by him in agriculture field for the farmers on 53rd Alumni Association Meeting in Agriculture College, PAU, Ludhiana. (26-27 February, 2016) • Received appreciation letter by B.S. Dhillon at Regional Centre Gurdaspur, Kissan Mela, Organized by PAU (20th September, 2016)
M.Sc. in Agriculture from Tamil Nadu Agriculture University (Coimbatore).