About ISSLUP
History

The Society was formed during the first National meeting of the soil surveyors and land use planners held in 1986 at the National Bureau of Soil Survey & Land Use Planning, Nagpur, in response to a long-felt need to create a platform where various research and educational issues in soil survey and land use planning could be addressed. The following is the list of persons who served as Presidents and Secretaries during different terms (of office) beginning 1986.

 
Objectives

 

To stimulate research and to collect, collate and disseminate information relating to all aspects of soil survey, pedology and land use planning.

To sponsor and organize symposia, seminars and conferences which provide forum for presentation of papers in all areas of soil survey, pedology and land use planning.

To publish journal, bulletins, reports and other publications to achieve the objectives of the Society.

To present a common forum for scientists working in soil survey, pedology and land use planning where they can discuss topics of mutual interest.

To enhance the education and teaching standards in soil survey, pedology and land use planning.

To work in association with other national and international societies having similar objectives.

To undertake all other activities that may assist in the fulfillment of the above objectives  of the Society.

Term biennium President Secretary
Founder Dr. S. V. Govinrajan (Deceased) Dr. S.B. Deshpande
1991-1992 Dr. J. L. Sehgal (Deceased) Dr. K.S. Gajbhiye
1993-1994 Dr. J. L. Sehgal (Deceased) Dr. K.S. Gajbhiye
1995-1996 Dr. J. L. Sehgal (Deceased) Dr. K.S. Gajbhiye
1997-1998 Dr. A.R. Kalbande Dr. J.P. Sharma
1999-2000 Dr. M. Velayutham  Dr. O. Challa
2001-2002 Dr. K.S. Gajbhiye  Dr. O. Challa
2003- 2004 Dr. R.K. Saxena Dr. Arun Chaturvedi
2005-2006 Dr. S.B. Deshpande Dr. Jagdish Prasad
2007-2008 Dr. A.K. Maji Dr. T.N. Hajare
2009- 2010 Dr. Dipak Sarkar Dr. Rajeev Srivastava

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