Scientist of the Year Award to Dr. Parmar

Dr. Chiranjit Parmar was given "Scientist of the Year" for 2012 under Himachal Excellence Awards.  The hese awards were given by "Himachal This Week", a publication of the Divya Himachal Media Group of Himachal Pradesh on 2 February 2013 at a function held at Kangra, HP.



The award was given to Dr. Parmar in recognition of his 45 years' research work on wild growing, lesser known and under exploited fruits of Himachal Pradesh.  


Dr. Parmar visits UK and Dubai

 Dr. Chiranjit Parmar paid a ten day visit to UK.  He left India on 14 September, 2010 and stayed in UK till 25 September, 2010.  In UK, he visited a few botanical gardens including the famous Kew Botanical Garden and collected information about some European lesser known fruits.  He left UK on the night of 25th and arrived Dubai on the morning of 26 September.  He stayed at Dubai till 30 September.  At Dubai, Dr. Parmar collected information about locally growing fruits.

Dr. Chiranjit Parmar at Dubai on 28 September, 2010



Dr. Parmar honoured for his work on wild growing fruits.

Purattva Chetana Sangh, an organization from Mandi, HP, the home town of Dr. Chiranjit Parmar, honoured him alongwith three other perons at a function held at Himachal Darshan Photo Gallery ( ) on 1st May, 2011.  Dr. Parmar was honoured for his efforts for promoting the local wild growing fruits which were not at all known outside Mandi before he started working on them and publicizing them through his writings and lectures.

Chief guest, Dr. Amandeep Garg honouring Dr. C. Parmar and presenting him the citation.


Dr. Parmar with other three persons honoured at that function


Musicians welcoming the guests at the function with traditional musical instruments NARSINGA ( the horns ) and NAGARA ( drum)  of Himachal Pradesh.


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