Chandigarh, September 17, 2019: Vice-president of Kalgidhar Trust Dr Khem Singh Gill passed away early today. He was 89.
Dr Gill was former Vice-Chancellor of Punjab Agriculture University and a Padma Bhushan recipient.
He is credited with catalysing the Green Revolution in Punjab with his research in plant breeding. He devoted all his life in the service of mankind.
RPS Kohli spokesperson of Kalgidhar Trust Baru Sahib said the the mortal remains of Dr Gill will be cremated on September 19 at 11 am at the shamshan ghat located behind GD Arya College, Civil Lines, Ludhiana.