He have joined as Asstt. Entomologist in March 1993 at PAU Regional Research Station Gurdaspur and promoted as Principal Entomologist in July 2010. he has identified ¬new insect-pests viz. nut borer, leaf roller, leaf miner, thrip and mite of litchi, leaf defoliator) of mango & litchi, gram caterpillar and tobacco caterpillar of seed crop of berseem, pigeonpea pod borer, shoot borer of Toona ciliatae, amaltas leaf roller, apple fruit fly and studied their life history to find weak link for their effective control measures. The suitable control measures have been developed for the insect-pests those have improved the quantity and quality of produce and increased the farm income of farmers. He had also involved on development of crop varieties and cultivation of newly released varieties (rice & sugarcane) has been a key factor in increasing crop production. He had also received project on development of Biocontrol lab. for control of insect-pests fruits and vegetables to reduce the insecticidal load in environment. As Farm Incharge, facilitated production of improved seeds of different crops to generate income for university and provide quality seed to farmers. Also taught different (80 times) of Zoology, Biology, Entomology and Pathology to students of Diploma in Agriculture, Certificate Course in Agriculture, B Sc Agri. (Hons.) and guided one M Sc Agri. (Ent) Student as major advisor. He had also Published 237 extension articles in farm magazines and delivered 205 lectures & 21 Radio/TV Talks in the Agricultural Camps/Farmers Fairs/All India Radio/Doordarshan Kenrdra Jalandhar to popularize PAU technologies. Also generated income Rs 5.04 core for PAU through submission of projects to different agencies, sale of seed and Trichocards (bioagents).
ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF INSECT-PESTS