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1925 - 2007


This site is dedicated to lifetime work of Mr. M. H. Panhwar (Muhammad Hussain Panhwar)

M.H. Panhwar (Muhammad Hussain Panhwar) was born on 25th December 1925 in village Ibrahim Panhwar district Dadu. He completed his BS (Mech. & Elec.) 1949 and MS (Ag. Eng.) from University of Wisconsin USA in 1953. Professionally he specialized in ground water development, earth moving, agricultural machinery, water logging, salinity control drainage and agriculture. He worked with government of Sindh and West Pakistan as Agriculture Engineer in Sindh 4 years and Superintending Engineer for Sindh and Baluchistan for 12 years up to the end of 1969. From 1970 onwards till 2007 he was running a consulting company specializing in irrigation, water logging, drainage, agriculture, scientific equipment and horticulture. He had written 10 books on ground water in Sindh and many articles on Thar and Kohistan deserts of and engineering.

In 1964 he established a horticulture farm, specialized in fruit crops. This was converted into a research farm for introducing new fruit crops suiting climate of Sindh in 1985 and has developed many new varieties of fruit crops, which include 17 of mango 6 of lychee and many others. He was author of 36 books on culture and post-harvest of fruit crops. Many of them are not printed yet.

Considered as one man Sindhologist his hobby was studies of Sindh and he had published more than 500 pages on various aspects of Sindh. Ten more books on Sindh are ready for press. His personal library has some 50,000 non fictional books almost equally divided on Sindh, horticulture, engineering and environments etc, this library will be open for researchers by M. H. Panhwar trust which is run by his wife and sons. He widely traveled but lived at 157-C, Unit No.2, Latifabad, Hyderabad (Sindh), Pakistan, from where he ran his consultancy and research work he also maintained an office at 54-D, Block-9, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan. He had four sons, Rafi Hussain (who passed away in 2004), Tariq Hussain, Sani Hussain and Muhammad Ali all settled in USA. His first wife died and his second wife Farzana a bio-chemist has authored many books and attended many international conferences.

In June 2003 Mr. M. H. Panhwar established a trust to undertake social work in Sindh. He has transferred his home, office, agriculture land comprising a farm/orchard and other property in the name of the Trust. The trust is now managed by his wife and sons and it plans to open a agriculture research center at his farm near Tando Jam and build a new structure for research library at his house in Latifabad. Mr. M. H. Panhwar passed away on 21st April 2007 in Latifabad Hyderabad.

Tribute/News Reports on his death

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Books by M. H. Panhwar      

   

AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORICAL ATLAS OS SOOMRA KINGDOM OF SINDH (Full Book Click Here) In Acrobat   
CHRONOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF SINDH (FOR DOWNLOAD) PLEASE NOTE THAT IT MAY TAKE LONG TIME TO OPEN UP THE FILE DUE TO ITS LARGE SIZE  (703 Pages. 217 MB)      
CHRONOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF SINDH TO READ ON LINE CLICK HERE  
SUSTAINABLE METHODS AS APPLIED TO RAISING FRUIT CROPS      In Acrobat   
WATER REQUIREMENT OF RIVERAIN AREA OF SINDH   (Full Book Click Here)  In Acrobat   
GROUND WATER IN HYDERABAD AND KHAIRPUR DIVISIONS  (Full Book Click Here) In Acrobat 
POST-HARVEST TECHNOLOGY OF MANGOES In Acrobat  

LANGUAGES OF SIND BETWEEN RISE OF AMRI AND FALL OF MANSURA i.e. 5000 YEARS AGO TO 1025 A.D.  (Full Book Click Here)

In Acrobat  
HISTORY OF IRRIGATION IN SINDH (Full Book Click Here) In Acrobat  
SOURCE MATERIAL ON SINDH (Coming Shortly)  

 

 

Free Services

 

Publications on Sindh

In Alphabetical Order

5000 YEARS OF TRADE THROUGH BARBARICAN AND THE INDUS

In Acrobat  

7000 YEARS OF WOMAN'S SLAVERY

In Acrobat  

A VISIT TO DHARHIARO HILL PEAK IN SEARCH OF A SUMMER HILL RESORT IN SINDH

In Acrobat 

ABDULLAH HAROON AND HIS TIMES In Acrobat
AFTER THE INDEPENDENCE IN 1947 DEVELOPMENT IN THE HISTORY AND ARCHEOLOGY OF SINDH In Acrobat 

AGRICULTURE ECONOMY CRISIS IN SINDH

In Acrobat  
ALLEVIATION OF RURAL POVERTY In Acrobat  
AN INTRODUCTION TO WILLEM FLOORS BOOK. "THE DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES"   In Acrobat  
ANCIENT GEOGRAPHICAL PLACES AND TRIBES OF  SINDH  In Acrobat  
ANTIQUITY OF KARACHI (SINDH)  (READ IN SEMINAR ON KARACHI) In Acrobat 
BOMBAY UNIVERSITY (MY EXAMINER 1942-47) In Acrobat 
CAN PRESENT SYSTEM OF EDUCATION  PRODUCE SCIENTISTS IN SINDH, OR MORE SO IN PAKISTAN? In Acrobat 
CANAL FROM GUDDU WORKS TO NAGARPARKER In Acrobat 
CAUSES OF DECLINE OF PERSIAN IN PAKISTAN In Acrobat
CLIMATE OF SINDH AND IRRIGATION In Acrobat
CLIMATIC CHANGE, ITS IMPACT AND FUTURE PLAN In Acrobat
CLIMATIC CHANGES IN SINDH In Acrobat
COMMENTS ON M.R. HAIGS BOOK “INDUS DELTA COUNTRY” 1894                     TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK CLICK HERE In Acrobat
COMMENTS ON RAVERTY’S “MIHRAN OF SINDH” In Acrobat
DESERTIFICATION OF RIVERAIN AREA IN SINDH AND EXTREME POVERTY In Acrobat
DESTRUCTION OF PROTECTED ARCHAEOLOGY SITES IN SINDH  In Acrobat
DISMANTLING OF RAILWAYS IN SINDH In Acrobat
DR. H. T. SORLEY   In Acrobat
DROUGHT,  THE CAUSE  OF INVASIONS  OF THATTA BY MUHAMMAD AND FEROZE TUGHLAQS AND FALL OF DELHI SULTANATE 1330-1400 AD In Acrobat
EARLY IRRIGATION UNDER THE BRITISH, 1843-1932 In Acrobat
EARTHQUAKES, TORNADOES AND STORMS WATER EARTHQUAKES ALONG THE INDUS DELTA AND BALUCHISTAN COAST. In Acrobat
FAILURE OF A GATE OF SUKKUR BARRAGE, A LESSON FOR THE FUTURE. In Acrobat
FIXING OF BOUNDARIES OF SINDH 1843-1947      In Acrobat
FOUR ANCIENT RIVERS OF SINDH OR ONE LAC YEARS OF HISTORY OF SANGHAR IN BRIEF In Acrobat
GHULAM SHAH KALHORA AND RELATIONS WITH KUTCH In Acrobat
HAKRA OR SARSWATI CONTROVERSY-Various Versions of Scientists, Historians and Folk-Lorists. In Acrobat
HEROIC STRUGGLE OF SINDH AGAINST FEUDALISM In Acrobat
HILL STATION IN THE KHIRTHAR RANGE OF SINDH In Acrobat
HISTORICAL MAPS OF SINDH 1600-1843 AD In Acrobat
HISTORY OF KALHORAS In Acrobat
HOW TO WRITE A HISTORY OF SINDH?  SOME SUGGESTION In Acrobat
HUMAN RIGHTS IN TODAY’S SINDH In Acrobat
IBN BATTUTTA AT SEHWAN (SINDH) In Acrobat
IN SEARCH OF A SUMMER HILL RESORT IN SINDH In Acrobat
INEVITABILITY OF THE CONQUEST OF SINDH BY THE BRITISH IN 1843 In Acrobat
INTERNATIONAL TRADE OF SINDH. FROM ITS PORT BARBARICON (BANBHORE). (200 BC to 200 AD). In Acrobat
IRRIGATION UNDER NOOR MOHAMMAD KALHORA  In Acrobat
IRRIGATION WATER POLICY FOR SINDH In Acrobat

“JEHRA GUL GULAB JA” Book Review

In Acrobat
JUSTICE OF JUSTICE MUNIR In Acrobat
LAND DEVELOPMENT POLICY IN SINDH In Acrobat
LAND GRABBING IN SINDH In Acrobat
LAND GRANT POLICY IN SINDH In Acrobat
LANGUAGES OF SIND BETWEEN RISE OF AMRI AND FALL OF MANSURA i.e. 5000 YEARS AGO TO In Acrobat
LANGUAGE OF SINDH  400 B.C: 1000 A.D. In Acrobat
LANGUAGE PROBLEM OF SINDH In Acrobat
LAUNCHING OF M. H. PANHWAR'S BOOK "CHRONOLOGICAL DICTIONARY OF SINDH" In Acrobat
LETTER TO GHULAM MUSTAFA SHAH FROM WISCONSIN USA. APRIL 1980 In Acrobat
LITTLE ICE AGE SEVERITY IN SOUTH-ASIA 1600-1700 AD In Acrobat
M. H. PANHWAR'S LARGEST  LIBRARY ON SINDH In Acrobat
M. H. PANHWAR, A GREAT HISTORIAN In Acrobat
MAPS OF SINDH  In Acrobat
METHOLODOGY OF RESEARCH INTO HISTORY OF SINDH      In Acrobat
MINIMUM FLOW OF INDUS BELOW KOTRI BARRAGE  In Acrobat
MUHAMMAD HUSSAIN PANHWAR A PROUD PIONEER IN HORTICULTURE In Acrobat
MY REMINISCENCES OF G. M. SYED In Acrobat
MY REMINISCENCES OF G. M. SYED  Part II In Acrobat
ON THE UNIQUENESS OF DADU DISTRICT IN SINDH In Acrobat
ORIGIN OF CASTES (AN ANTHROPOLOGICAL STUDY OF FEW SINDHI TRIBES) In Acrobat
PIR HASAMUDDIN RASHDI - A DEDICATED HISTORIAN In Acrobat
PLAYING THE MAP GAME In Acrobat
POLICING IN THE PAST IN SINDH  A CASE STUDY In Acrobat
PRE-HARAPPAN CHRONOLOGY OF SINDH In Acrobat
PROBLEM OF THAR AND KOHISTAN OF SINDH AND SOME SOLUTIONS In Acrobat
PROBLEMS OF THE RIVERAIN AREA OF SINDH In Acrobat
RANI KOT FORT In Acrobat
RANIKOT FORT (ITS ODD LOCATION AND WHY?) In Acrobat
REDUCING RURAL POVERTY In Acrobat
REPLY TO ADMIRAL GULAB HIRANANDANI ENQUIRY ABOUT SINDH AND SINDHIS In Acrobat
REVOLUTIONARY INVENTION OF JHALI In Acrobat
RURAL WATER SUPPLY AND DRAINAGE In Acrobat
SAYED GHULAM MUSTAFA SHAH SOME PERSONAL GLIMPSES In Acrobat
SINDH ITS FOOD RESOURCES SINCE ANTIQUITY In Acrobat
SINDH KUTCH RELATION. (TALK DELIVERED BY M. H. PANHWAR ON 9TH DECEMBER 1979 AT NATIONAL MUSEUM KARACHI      In Acrobat

SAVE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES

In Acrobat
SINDH THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF THE WORLD In Acrobat
SINDH THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF THE WORLD; Part I In Acrobat
SINDH THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF THE WORLD; Part II In Acrobat
SINDH THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF THE WORLD; Part III In Acrobat
SINDH WAS DEALT AN UNFAIR HAND In Acrobat
SINDH-PUNJAB MISTRUST HAS LONG HISTORY In Acrobat
SKETCHES, DRAWINGS, PAINTINGS AND PORTRAITS ON SINDH In Acrobat
SPEECH OF M. H. PANHWAR AT SEMINAR ON RANIKOT. In Acrobat
SPEECH OF M.H. PANHWAR AT A SEMINAR ON NERUNKOT In Acrobat
THAL FLOOD CANAL PROJECT SOME FACTS  In Acrobat
THE ART OF MAP-MAKING AND SOME RARE MAPS OF THE SOUTH ASIA AND SINDH 140 AD TO 1808 AD In Acrobat
THE DEVELOPMENT IN THE STURDY OF HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF SINDH In Acrobat
THE ECONOMIC PLIGHT OF SINDH UNDER PAKISTAN     In Acrobat
THE ENVIRONMENTS THAT LEAD TO THE RISE AND FALL OF KALHORAS      In Acrobat
THE INFLUENCE OF ANCIENT SCIENCES INCLUDING THOSE OF SINDH ON AL-RAZI, THE GREAT PERSIAN SCIENTIST.  In Acrobat
THE INSTITUTE OF SINDHOLOGY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SINDH   In Acrobat
THE LARGE DAMS – THEIR DISADVANTAGES AND OBJECTIONS TO THEIR CONSTRUCTION BY AID GIVING AGENCIES In Acrobat
THE NEGLECTED RIVERINE AREA OF SINDH: THE PRESENT SITUATION, AND SUGGESTIONS FOR ITS DEVELOPMENT. In Acrobat
TWENTY FIVE YEARS OF RESEARCH WORK OF SINDHOLOGY  In Acrobat
UN AUTHORIZED DIVERSION OF INDUS WATERS IN THE PUNJAB AND CAUSING WATER SHORTAGE IN SINDH      In Acrobat
UP-GRADING HOSPITAL FACILITIES IN SINDH In Acrobat
URDU/HINDI CONTROVERSY In Acrobat
VIOLATION OF 1991 WATER ACCORD BY 'ISRA' (INDUS RIVER SYSTEM AUTHORITY) In Acrobat
WATER THAT WE DRINK - IN SINDH In Acrobat
Autobiography

 

Articles in Sindhi

 

 

 

 
 

 
 
 

Technical Publications

Technical Articles by M. H. Panhwar

ADVISORY FARM NOTE ON MANGO 

In Acrobat

AGRICULTURE ECONOMY CRISES IN SINDH WHICH HAVE CRIPPLED RURAL ECONOMY (1950-2000) AGRICULTURE INFLATION 

In Acrobat

AGRO-CLIMATIC ZONES OF SINDH: FOR PROPER PLANNING OF AGRICULTURE

In Acrobat

ALLEVIATION OF POVERTY IN PAKISTAN THROUGH SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

In Acrobat

AN SCOPE FOR BETTER UTILIZATION OF POULTRY DROPPINGS BY CONVERTING IT INTO CATTLE FEED AND METHANE 

In Acrobat

ARTIFICIALLY CREATED FRUIT PRICE CRISIS, AFTER COTTON PRICE CRISIS 

In Acrobat

THE BANANA EPIDEMIC IN SINDH

In Acrobat

BIFURCATION OF AGRICULTURE SERVICES

In Acrobat

CORPORATE FARMING

In Acrobat

DEVELOPMENT OF AGRICULTURE ENGINEERING IN PAKISTAN

In Acrobat

DISAPPEARANCE OF CITRUS INDUSTRY IN SINDH BETWEEN 1955-1960 AND ITS REHABILITATION

In Acrobat

FAILURE OF SINDH IN MODERNISING AGRICULTURE 

In Acrobat

FIRST BIO-GAS OF PAKISTAN

In Acrobat

FISHERIES POLICY FOR SINDH  In Acrobat
FRUIT CROPS SUITABLE FOR VARIOUS DISTRICTS OF PAKISTAN  In Acrobat
GRAPES IN SINDH In Acrobat
GUIDELINES FOR INTRODUCING NEW FRUIT CROPS In Acrobat
HISTORY OF IRRIGATION DRAINAGE AND FLOOD MANAGEMENT IN SINDH  In Acrobat
HOW GOVERNMENT HORTICULTURIST HAVE RUINED FRUIT GROWERS IN PAKISTAN In Acrobat
IMPORTANCE OF AGRO CLIMATE-SINDH AND THE SOUTHERN PUNJAB A CASE STUDY  In Acrobat
IMPROVING AGRICULTURE ECONOMY IN SINDH  In Acrobat
IMPROVING AGRICULTURE IN SINDH  In Acrobat
INVITATION TO PRESS TO TASTE NEW VARIETIES OF MANGO GRAPES ETC. In Acrobat
IS THE CLIMATE OF SINDH SUITABLE FOR RAISING CITRUS FRUITS?  In Acrobat
JOJOBA SUCCESSFULLY GROWN ON SIX ACRES IN PAKISTAN In Acrobat
MARKETING OF FRUITS TO THE TOTAL DISADVANTAGE OF FARMER AND RUINATION OF GROWERS  In Acrobat
MANGO CITRUS FOR HOME GARDENS In Acrobat
MEAT SHORTAGE IN SINDH AND SOME MEASURES  In Acrobat
NEW MANGO CALLED ‘SINDHU’ In Acrobat
OCEANOGRAPHIC ARCHAEOLOGY IT’S POTENTIAL IN PAKISTAN   In Acrobat
PINE APPLE AND OIL PALM IN THATTA DISTRICT. In Acrobat
PLANNING FOR SCIENTIFIC AGRICULTURE AN URGENT NEED In Acrobat
POST HARVEST PROBLEMS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLE SUPPLIES IN THE CITY OF HYDERABAD In Acrobat
PROMOTING ANIMAL HUSBANDRY TO PRODUCE RURAL POVERTY IN SINDH  In Acrobat
PROMOTING HORTICULTURAL CROPS TO ALLEVIATE POVERTY IN SINDH AND THE SOUTHERN PUNJAB In Acrobat
PROPOSED CORPORATE AGRICULTURE IN PAKISTAN AND DANGERS INVOLVED  In Acrobat
PROPOSAL FOR ESTABLISHING A FIELD DRAINAGE EXPERIMENTAL FARM In Acrobat
RECOMMENDED CULTURAL PRACTICES FOR MANGO IN SINDH TRUTH OR MYTH In Acrobat
RESEARCH CRITERIA FOR INTRODUCING NEW FRUIT AND NUT CROPS In Acrobat
SCOPE FOR PRAWN FARMING ALONG SINDH COAST In Acrobat
SEEPAGE OF WATER FROM THE RIVER INDUS AND OCCURRENCE OF FRESH GROUND WATER IN SINDH  In Acrobat
SIMARUBA GALAUCA FRUITS IN SINDH In Acrobat
SMALL TRACTORS AND IS THEIR USE WORTH-WHILE? In Acrobat
STRANGULATION OF AGRICULTURE AND INCREASING RURAL POVERTY IN SINDH AND LOWER PUNJAB  In Acrobat
SUBSIDY ON TUBE-WELLS In Acrobat
THE BANANA EPIDEMIC IN SINDH IMPORTED DISEASE OR DELIBERATE SABOTAGE? In Acrobat
TRAGEDY OF PAKISTAN AGRICULTURE CEREAL-CULTURE VERSUS HORTICULTURE In Acrobat
URBAN HORTICULTURE. (GROWING FRUITS, VEGETABLES, HERBS AND FLOWERS IN BUNGALOWS FOR SINDH KARACHI.  In Acrobat
WATER AND OTHER CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS OF DOMESTIC LANDSCAPE GARDENS IN KARACHI  WATER LOGGING AND SALINITY PROBLEMS AND ROLE OF NGOS In Acrobat
WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN SELECTION OF MANGOES FOR YOUR ORCHARD IN PAKISTAN  In Acrobat
WHEAT A WONDERFUL GRAIN WITH WE HAVE CONVERTED INTO DEADLY POISON In Acrobat
WIND POWER DEVELOPMENT IN SINDH  In Acrobat

 

Technical Articles by Mr. M. H. Panhwar & Mrs. Farzana Panhwar

 

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