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Ph.D. Theses in Agricultural Economics Completed in Universities in India: 2005-2007

March 14, 2008

By Mujumdar, N A

In pursuance of the decision to publish information on completed Ph.D. Theses in Agricultural Economics from Universities/academic institutions in India on a regular basis, in the last issue of the Journal every year, a questionnaire was canvassed in March 2007 to 64 Universities/Institutions, seeking the required information for the academic years 2005-2007. The information received from 11 Universities/ Institutions is processed and listed under 11 broad subject categories. The list presented below contains 35 titles of theses, classified subjectwise, which were awarded Ph.D. degrees during the academic years 2005-2007. The information is presented in the following order: the name of the author, his/her institutional affiliation, the name of the University granting the degree, title of the thesis and the year in which the thesis was submitted/ accepted for the Ph.D. award – Editor.

1. Agricultural Development and Planning

Jyotishi, Amalendu, Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre, Institute for Social and Economic Change, University of Mysore, Bangalore. Ecological Economic and Institutional Aspects of Shifting Agriculture: A Study in Orissa, 2005.

Thusoo, Ramesh Kumar, Department of Economics, Punjab Agricultural Univerity, Ludhiana. Sustainable Normative Farm Plan for North Semi Hilly Tracts in Punjab, 2006.

2. Agricultural Growth/Production/Risk and Uncertainty

Bandyopadhyay, Arindam, Department of Agricultural Economics, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal. Evaluation of Production Performance of Rice in West Bengal and Suggestions for Sustainable Improvement, 2005.

Chatterjee, Soumitra, Department of Agricultural Economics, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal. An Economic Analysis of Total Factor Productivity (TFP) in Agriculture with Reference to West Bengal, 2005.

Sridevi, G., Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre, Institute for Social and Economic Change, University of Mysore, Bangalore. Food Security in the Context of Globalisation: A case of Andhra Pradesh, 2006.

3. Agricultural Finance and Credit

Jadhav, Kundalik Laxman, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Maharashtra. Performance Analysis of District Central Co-operative Banks in Maharashtra, 2005.

Pandey, Shashi Kant, Centre for Women’s Studies, Department of Economics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai. Impact of Institutional Finance on the Economy of Fish Farmers in Eastern Uttar Pradesh with Particular Reference to Mirzapur Division, 2006.

Sahu, Gagan Bihari, Centre for Decentralisation and Development, Institute for Social and Economic Change, University of Mysore, Bangalore. Institutional Finance for Agriculture: Analysis at Macro and Micro Levels, 2006.

Sarkar, Chandan, Department of Agricultural Economics, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, West Bengal. Viability and Sustainability of Rural Financial Institution in West Bengal With Particular Reference to Haringhata Block, 2005.

Singh, Baljit, Directorate of Human Resource Management, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. Role of Institutional Finance in Rural Poverty Alleviation Programmes in Hisar District of Haryana, 2005.

4. Agricultural Labour/Employment

Singh, Mandeep, Department of Economics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. An Economic Analysis of Small and Marginal Farmers in Punjab, 2006.

Vatta, Karnal, Department of Economics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Non-Farm Employment Poverty and Inequality in Rural Punjab, 2007.

Wasnik, Krupakar Pralhad, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Maharashtra. Economic Impact of Central sector Scheme, Women in Agriculture on Farm Women in Maharashtra State, 2005.

5. Animal Husbandry/Dairying

Kumar, Dalip, Department of Agricultural Economics, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. An Economic Analysis of Feeding Practices of Dairy Animals in Haryana, 2005.

Randhawa, Gagandeep Singh, Department of Economics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Production and Demand Analysis of Milk and Milk Products in Rural Punjab, 2006.

Rangasamy, N., Division of Dairy Economics, Statistics and Management, National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana. Milk Procurement Cost for Cooperative and Private Dairy Plants in Tamil Nadu – A Comparison, 2006.

6. Forestry/Fisheries

Upadhyay, Balkrishna, Indian School of Political Economy, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune. Economic Performance of the User Groups in Community Forestry: An Approach to the Study of Participatory Development with Reference to Kabhrepalanchowk District, Nepal, 2005.

7. Irrigation and Water Use

Warade, Sangita Vishnu, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Maharashtra. Growth and Development of Irrigation in Maharashtra: A Regionwise Analysis, 2005.

8. Marketing and Processing of Agricultural Commodities

Ahmad, Syed Zahoor, Directorate of Research Services, Department of Agricultural Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh. Economics of Production and Marketing of Apples in Budgam District, Jammu and Kashmir, 2006.

Devi, Dass, Department of Agricultural Economics, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. Economics of Production and Marketing of Chillies in India with Special Reference to Haryana, 2006.

Kumar, Rajender, Department of Agricultural Economics, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. Post-Harvest Management and Processing of Agricultural Products in Haryana, 2006.

Naik, A.D., Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad. Production and Marketing of Underutilised Millets in Kamataka – An Economic Analysis, 2007.

Singh, Jitender Mohan, Department of Economics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Constraint Analysis of Major oilseeds in India with Special Reference to Punjab, 2006.

9. Rural Development/Extension/Social Aspects/Administration

Bhuiya, Alamgir Hossain, Centre for Women’s Studies, Department of Economies, University of Mumbai, Mumbai. Impact of Poverty Alleviation Programme on Women’s Economic Status: A case Study of Some Selected Areas of Bangladesh, 2006.

Kumari, Veena, Department of Agricultural Economics, Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar. A Study on Social and Human Development Aspects of Poverty in North Bihar: A Micro Level Analysis, 2006.

10. Technological Change and Its Impact

Dodamani, M.T., Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad. Production and Value Addition in Natuarally Coloured Cotton Under Contract Farming – A Economic Analysis, 2007.

Kumar, Nirmal, Department of Agricultural Economics, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. Impact of Improved Farm Technology on Agricultural Labour in Haryana, 2007.

Kumar, Shavinder, Department of Agricultural Economics, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. Dynamics of Fertiliser Consumption and its Marketing in India, 2005.

Pawar, Balasaheb Nivrutti, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Maharashtra. Impact of Technology on Productivity of Major Crops in Maharashtra, 2005.

Sharma, Rajat, Department of Agricultural Economics, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. An Economic Analysis of Contract Farming in Haryana, 2006.

Waghmare, Maruti Narhari, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Maharashtra. An Economic Analysis of Mixed Farming in Scarcity Area of Western Maharashtra, 2005.

11. Trade in Agricultural Commodities

Deepika M. G., Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre, Institute for Social and Economic Change, University of Mysore, Bangalore. Changing Trade in Agriculture and its Implications for the Indian Economy, 2005.

Guledgudda, S.S., Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad. Production and Export Performance of Cashew – A Economic Analysis, 2006.

Kaur, Inderpreet, Department of Economics, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Socio-Economie Impact of Foreign Remittance on Punjab Farmers, 2006.

Kumar, Upendra, Department of Agricultural Economics, Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa, Samastipur, Bihar. Indian Agricultural Export During Post Liberalization Period- Direction, Composition Diversification, 2005.

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