Govind Ram Toshniwal received DSc (1936) from University of Allahabad. He served as Chairman, and Managing Director, Toshniwal Brothers Private Limited (1948-72) and Toshniwal Industries Private Limited.
Academic and Research Achievements:Having keen interest in radio physics, and instrumentation, Toshniwal made substantial contributions to ionospheric physics by triplet splitting discovery of the radiowave. He pioneered instrumentation for research and industry. He was known internationally for his contributions to radio-physics in his capacity as Chairman, Toshniwal Industries Pvt Ltd.
Other Contributions:Toshniwal served as Senior Life Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (USA); and Member, Development Council for Instruments, Government of India and also various committees of Bureau of Indian Standards.
Awards and Honours:Dr Toshniwal was elected President, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (India) (1972), Magnetics Society of India, and Engineering and Metallurgy Section, Indian Science Congress (1972).