Principal Scientist, Agricultural Extension & Joint Director (Extension Education)
ICAR- Indian Veterinary Research Institute
I am doctorate in Agricultural Extension Education, working as scientist since 1991 with Indian Council of Agricultural Research. Currently working at ICAR- Indian Veterinary Research Institute as Principal Scientist & Head, Div of Extension Education. My work responsibilities include post-graduate teaching, research, training and field extension services, So far guided over 30 Master's & PhD students as Chairman. Writing blogs on agricultural extension, rural development and youths is my passion.
Dec 17, 2019
Internet-enabled services, including mobile phone and smartphone ownership, are on the rise. The digital world has invaded our lives, no wonder it is impacting farmers and farming too!
Nov 08, 2019
In April this year, I presented a paper at 2019 Global Nutrition Symposium in Kathmandu, Nepal. It was focused on why and how to increase the production and consumption of nutritious animal-source foods (ASF). It enlightened me further that, for a healthy living, everybody needs 20 grams of animal...
Sep 05, 2019
Natural calamities and disasters of various of varying magnitudes impact our lives. From April 26 to May 5, the cyclone Fa ni hit eastern Indian states, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, with winds as high as 215 km/h (three minutes sustained) and 250 km/h (one minute sustained). This caused severe...
Nov 28, 2018
In October 2018, I gave a presentation on Seizing and Scaling Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for Improving Public Extension Services at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) at Jeonju in the Republic of Korea. I wish to share some of what I said there...