Dr. L.P. Singh is a Professor in the University Department of Commerce and Business Administration, L.N. Mithila University, Darbhanga. He is also the Coordinator of the MBA programme being run by the University. A gold-medalist from Patna University, Dr.L.P.Singh has diverse experiences in the field of agricultural marketing. He spent a few years of his post-educational career as the chief executive of some leading regulated markets in Bihar, taught marketing at the Post-graduate level for well over twenty-five years, guided about half a dozen Ph.D.research studies in the area of agricultural marketing and helped prepare trainign modules for senior officials in agricultural marketing as the Deputy Director, education, training and research at the National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur. A prolific author, Dr.Singh has to his credit three books-Regulated Markets in India (1983) and Agricultural Marketing: Perspective and Issues (1992) apart from over seventy-five articles published in various journals of repute. An active member of the Indian Commerce Association, Dr. Singh has been on its National Executive as also on the Editorial Board of the Indian Journal of Commerce.