About ISSS

The Indian Society of Soil Science (ISSS) came into existence on December 22, 1934 in Calcutta under Act XXI of 1860 (Registration No. 8164/252 of 1934-35) with 28 members. It was formally inaugurated on January 3, 1935 at the Presidency College, Calcutta. Sir Bryce C. Burt, the then Agricultural Commissioner in the Imperial (now Indian) Council of Agricultural Research, was the first President of the Society and Prof. J.N. Mukherjee its first secretary.


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Dr. D.R. Biswas
Indian Society of Soil Science

First Floor, National Societies Block,
National Agricultural Science Centre Complex
Dev Prakash Shastri Marg, Pusa
New Delhi 110012, India
Phone: +91-11-25841529, +91-11-25841991
E-mail: isss1934@gmail.com

Latest News

Dr. J.S. Kanwar, a legendary stalwart and most respected Soil Scientist, and former Deputy Director General, ICRISAT, Deputy Director General, ICAR and Past President of the Indian Society of Soil Science (ISSS) has left peacefully for his heavenly abode on Friday 1st March at the age 96.
84th Annual Convention of ISSS during 2019 will be held at the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
83nd Annual Convention of ISSS held at the Anand Agricultural University, Anand during November 27-30, 2018.
Fundamentals of Soil Science, 2009, Price: Rs. 1200/- (Rs. 125/- postage extra) with 25% discount for members and booksellers
New Publication: Soil Science : An Introduction, 2015, Price: Rs. 1600/- (Rs. 125/- postage extra) with 25% discount for members and booksellers

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Abstracts of the Anuual Convention

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