Dr. T.R. Subramanian was born on March 1st, 1930 in Toryore Dist. In the State of Tamil Nadu.
He did his M.Sc. and Ph.D. specializing in Soil Science.
He was appointed Head, Division of Soil Science at IIHR, Bangalore, on 14.07.1969 upto February 28th, 1981.
He officiated as Director, IIHR, Bangalore, for three spells spanning 27.05.1980 to 19.06.1980, 22.01.1986 to 24.11.1987, and, 12.11.1988 to 28.02.1990.
Dr. Subramanian retired from the Council Service on 28.02.1990 on superannuation.