Punjab Pollution Control Board gets new Chairman
Patiala- Punjab Government has appointed Satwinder Singh Marwaha as new Punjab Pollution Control Board Chairman. He replaces Kahan Singh Pannu an IAS officer .He is Professor Food Processing and Technology, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda.
He has done is Doctorate from Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana. His specialization filed is Food & Fermentation Technology / Industrial Biotechnology / Environmental Biotechnology. He remained Executive Director, PSCST in May 2002,June 2004 and July & August 2007.He has a vast Administrative experience.
During the period of more than 35 years has successfully implemented various projects of industrial importance awarded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India; Department of Science & Technology, GOI; University Grants Commission; Indian Council of Agricultural Research and All India Council of Human Resource Development as Principal / Co-Principal Investigator. Also coordinated a number of state government funded projects.
He was also conferred with STATE AWARD by Govt. of Punjab in year 2003 for promoting Science & Technology in the state.
He remained Assistant Professor P.A.U. Ludhiana 1983-87, Reader in Biotechnology Punjabi University Patialá 1987-94, Professor Punjabi University Patiala 1994-97, Chairman Department of Biotechnology,Punjabi University Patiala from 1991-97, Director (Biotechnology) PSCST 1997 – Sept. 2006, Chief Executive Officer, PBTI 2005 – Sept. 2006, (Officiating-dual responsibility), Sept. 2006 – Sept. 2016, Professor Central University of Punjab, Bathinda from October 2016 till date