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| Last Updated:: 05/01/2015

Experts

  

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Area of Expertise

1.        

Dr. K. Suman Chandra (Ph.D. - Sociology)
Professor & Head,

 Centre for Agrarian Studies and Disaster Mitigation

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. mail: sum@nird.gov.in

Phone:  040 24008515 (Telefax); Mobile: 09848997643

 

Child Labour;

Welfare of Socially Excluded Communities 

2.        

Dr. E V Prakash Rao (MA, M.Phil (Political science),LL.B..,Ph.D)

Associate Professor,

Centre for Agrarian Studies and Disaster Mitigation

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

 

E. mail: evprao@yahoo.com

Mobile: 98483-23417           Office: 040-24008515

 

Disaster Management; Panchayati Raj & Democratic Decentralization

3.        

Dr. Dr. G.Valentina  (M.Phil , Ph.D (Sociology), IRPM, PGDEE) 
Assistant Professor
Centre for Agrarian Studies and Disaster Mitigation,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj


Phone: 040 24008410 (o)              Telefax: 040 24008515

 

Sociology of Industry, Gender Concerns, Rural Livelihoods, Rural Entrepreneurship, Renewable Energy Technologies etc.

4.        

Dr. R. R. Prasad (Ph.D.- Tribal Studies)
Professor & Head,

Centre for Equity and Social Development (CESD)

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: rrp@nird.gov.in ; rrprasad21@gmail.com
Phone: 
040-24008423 (Telefax)             

 Mobile: 09848992614

 

Development of weaker sections : Scheduled castes , Scheduled tribes ; Participatory Development ; Social Audit ; Empowerment of the poor 

5.        

Dr. Murugesan R  (M.A. -Eco., M. Phil, MBA, LLB, Ph.D (Energy Economics) 
Associate Professor,

 Centre for Equity and Social Development (CESD)

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: murugesan@nird.gov.in; muru.nird@gmail.com

Phone: 040 24008445

 

Energy Economics, Micro-Enterprise Development, Financial Management and Resource Economics; Rural Infrastructure 

6.        

Dr. V. Annamalai  (M.Phil. & Ph.D)
Associate Professor
Centre for Equity and Social Development (CESD)

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E.Mail: anm@nird.gov.in
Phone: 
040 24008407 ; Mobile: 9849024770

 

Panchayati Raj ; Local Institutions ; Common Property Resources ; Decentralization of Natural Resources Management ; Panchayati Raj and Agriculture 

7.        

Dr. C. S. Singhal  (Ph.D. -Psychology, PGDHRM, PGDJ& MC, PDM (AIM Philippines) 
Professor & Head,

Centre for Women Development & Gender Studies

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj


E. Mail: cssinghal@yahoo.com ; singhal@nird.gov.in 
Phone: 040-24008456 (O)        
Mob:
09848352088

 

Behavioral & Organizational development, HRD, Training of Development Personnel, Participatory development & Community based Organisations, Voluntary Action, Youth & Gender Issues 

8.        

Dr. Lakhan Singh (Ph.D.- Population Studies in IIPS, Mumbai, MA- Psychology, Allahabad, MPS - Population Studies, IIPS, Mumbai)

Assistant Professor

Centre for Women Development & Gender Studies

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj


E. Mail:
lakhaniips@gmail.com

Maternal Mortality in India, Accessibility to obstetric care services in rural areas, Gender and its linkages with Psychosocial Health, Child survival and Child sex ratio in India, Violence against women, Demography of marginalized people, and Conducting large scale surveys.

9.        

Dr. Gyanmudra   (Ph.D.- Psychology)
Head,

Centre for Human Resource Development,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj


E. Mai:
drgmudra@yahoo.com
Phone:
 040-24008406 (O) 
Mob:  
09848055881

Organizational Management Skills; Organizational Behavior involving Attitude and Behavior Change, Stress Management, Conflict Resolution, Group Dynamics & Team Building, Interpersonal Relationship, Transactional Analysis, Communication Skills, Leadership, Motivation, Emotional Intelligence; Participatory Methodology , Quantitative Techniques & Research Methods; Education & Gender Studies; Capacity Building: Participatory, Simulation, Exercises; Psychometric Techniques involving Personality Assessment, Recruitment etc; Documentation. 

10.     

Dr Anil Takalkar (M.A.- Sociology, M. Lib. Sc., Ph.D.- Library Science)
Associate Professor & Head 

Centre for Media and Rural Documentation,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: anil@nird.gov.in
Phone: 
040 24008469

 

Documentation; Information Technology; Applications to Library Operations; Networking & Resource Sharing; Library Management 

11.     

Dr. K. P. Kumaran (Ph.D - Anthropology) 
Professor & Head

 Centre for Planning , Monitoring and Evaluation,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: kum@nird.gov.in
Phone: 040-24008418

 

Participatory Development ,Self-Help Groups, Socio-Cultural Dimensions of Development , Urban Ethno- city , Micro-Credit and Capacity Building of CBOs , Economic, Urban and Socio-Cultural Anthropology 

12.     

Dr. Shankar Chatterjee   (Ph.D- Economics, PGDCM 

Associate Professor

Centre for Planning , Monitoring and Evaluation,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

 E. Mail: cha@nird.gov.in
Phone:
 040 24008413

 

Micro-credit, NGO, Self-help groups, Rural poverty, Monitoring & Evaluation & Project planning. IT SHOULD be Micro-credit, NGO, Self-help groups, Rural poverty, Project planning, Monitoring & Evaluation 

13.     

Dr. G. Venkata Raju  (Ph.D- Marine Living Resources) 

 Associate Professor

Centre for Planning , Monitoring and Evaluation,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: raju@nird.gov.in 
Phone : 040 24008508

 

Fisheries specialist; Aquaculture; Post harvest Fisheries; Assessment of fishery resources and alternative livelihoods; Sea safety and disaster management; Project planning, monitoring and evaluation 

14.     

Dr. K. Jayalakshmi ( Ph.D. - Development Administration)
Professor 

 Centre for Panchayati Raj ,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: kjl@nird.gov.in
Phone:
 040 24008589

Governance & Basic Services ; Gender Issues ; Child Labour ; Local Bodies ; Health Services 

15.     

Dr. Y. Bhaskar Rao   (Ph.D-Political Science) 
Associate Professor 

Centre for Panchayati Raj ,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

EMail : ybr@nird.gov.in 
Phone : 040 24008597

Development Administration ; Good Governance & PRIs ; PRIs and Women Empowerment ; PESA in Schedule Areas; Financial Management of PRIs ; RTI & NREGA and Food Security ; PRIs & Social Justice ; Gram Sabha 

16.     

Dr Pratyusna Patnaik   (Ph.D - Sociology) 
Assistant Professor 
 Centre for Panchayati Raj ,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: pratyusna@yahoo.com, pratysuna@nird.gov.in 
Phone: 040 24008561

 

Decentralized Local Governance, Democracy and Representation, Gender and Politics, Tribes and Forest Governance 

17.     

Shri K Prabhakar Rao (M.A- Public Administration, LL.B, D.P.M) 
Head

 Centre for Self Employment and Rural Enterprises,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: kpraohyd@gmail.com 
Phone: 040 24008419 
Mobile: 
+919849900799 

 

 

18.     

Dr. T. G. Ramaiah (Ph.D.- Sociology)
Associate Professor  

Centre for Self Employment and Rural Enterprises,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

Mail: tgr@nird.gov.in 
Phone: 040 24008588

 

Planning and Development Projects on Coastal Fisherman; Planning Skills for sectoral officers and Planning and Management of Rural Housing Projects; Planning and Management of Micro Enterprises

19.     

Dr. N. V. Madhuri   (Ph.D-Sociology) 
Assistant Professor
Centre for Self Employment and Rural Enterprises,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail :maduri@nird.gov.in
Phone: 040 24008488

 

Self-Help Groups, Entrepreneurship Development and Women. Self-Employment, Tribal issues, Social Security 

20.     

Dr. B.K. Swain  (M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D, MBA) 
Professor & Head

Centre for Rural Credit and Development Banking,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: bks@nird.gov.in 
Phone : 040 24008489 ; Mobile: 9963632253

 

Micro Finance, Rural Credit, General Banking, Credit Management 

21.     

Dr. P. Sivaram  (MA, MBA, Ph.D-Sociology) 
Professor 

Centre for Rural Infrastructure,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mail: siva@nird.gov.in
Phone: 040 24008541  

Drinking Water and Sanitation, Rural Health, Participatory Training & Development and Social Security 

22.     

Dr. Y. Gangi Reddy   (M.Com, LLB, Ph.D- Rural Development) 
Associate Professor 

Centre for Rural Infrastructure,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail : ygr@yahoo.com          Phone : 040 24008416 #

 

Market Infrastructure, Technology transfer, Micro-enterprise Promotion Product Diversification and Participatory Training and Development 

23.     

Dr. S. Nagabhusana Rao  (M. Phil- Political Science) 
Assistant Professor 

Centre for Rural Infrastructure,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail : snr@nird.gov.in     Phone : 040 24008548 #

 

 

Panchayati Raj ; Participatory Rural Appraisal 

24.     

Dr. R.Ramesh M.A- Cooperative Management , Ph.D- Rural Development) 
Assistant Professor

Centre for Rural Infrastructure,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail : ramesh.gri@gmail.com 
Phone : + 040 - 24008541       Mobile : +91-8465888003    

 

Drinking Water and Sanitation, Development Research, Strategic Planning and development Log frames, Development Communication and Reportage. 

25.     

Dr. Vasala Madhava Rao Ph.D.(Economics),M.Tech(Remote Sensing),Ph.D (Spatial IT), M.B.A.(Symbiosis),
BTech.(Electrical); PGDPM (UOH)

Professor & Head

Centre for Geo-Informatics Applications in Rural Development

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
eMail :madhava @ nird.gov.in; madhavaraov@gmail.com 
TeleFax : 0091 40 24008447

Information and Communication technology (ICT) ; project management; rural housing; rural energy; rural water supply and sanitation; Geospatial Technologies( GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS); Natural Resource Management (GIS based knowledgebase on Water Resources ; Land Information System, Forestry, Ecology, Environment, Atmosphere, Climate, Marine Resources, Agriculture, Watershed, Vegetation, Soil), Disaster Management (GIS based knowledgebase on Flood, Cyclone, Earthquake, Landslides, Fire, Community Preparedness, Early Warning System, Monitoring, Surveillance), Customized GIS Packages, Modeling, Web GIS, Decision Support Systems, Development Studies 

26.     

Dr. P. Kesava Rao 

(Ph.D. - Remote Sensing, M. Tech- Remote Sensing, B.E.- Civil) 
Assistant Professor

Centre for Geo-Informatics Applications in Rural Development

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail : pkr @ nird.org.in

Remote Sensing; GIS; GPS; Digital Image Processing to Land use Planning; Watershed development and monitoring; Rural Infrastructure development; Resource planning; Large scale Mapping; LIS;Terrain Modeling and Change detection studies. 

27.     

D.S.R. Murthy (M.A.-Econ, MCA 
Assistant Professor

Centre for Geo-Informatics Applications in Rural Development

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail : dsrmurthy@yahoo.com    Phone : 040-24008461

Information Technology; Electronic Data Processing; Software Development ; Management Information Systems; Database Management; Project Management; System Analysis & Design 

28.     

Dr. S M Ilyas  (Ph.D.-Economics, D. Sc - Agri. Engg, Postdoctoral Fellowship- Univ of Goettingen, Germany) 
Head

Centre for Post Graduate Studies

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
EMail :syed@nird.gov.in  Phone : 040 24008585 (Telefax) 

Post-Harvest Engineering & Technology and Agricultural Research Management 

29.     

Dr. A. Debopriya (Ph.D)
Associate Professor 

Centre for Post Graduate Studies

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail :adebopriya@yahoo.co.in

 

International Business and WTO, Export Import Management, Product and Brand Management, Retailing, Cooperation and Cooperative Management 

30.     

Dr Palla Anu Radha   
Assistant Professor 

Centre for Post Graduate Studies

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail : anupalla86@gmail.com 

M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D(Economics) 
Areas of Specialization: Wage Employment, Gender studies, Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation of watershed Development and sustainable livelihoods. 

31.     

Dr. R. P. Achari (Ph.D-Adult Education)
Associate Professor 

Centre for Post Graduate Studies

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail: rpa@nird.gov.in
Phone :040 24008439; Mobile: 9848992619 

 

Development of - State Institutes of Rural Development (SIRDs), Extension Training Centres (ETCs), Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs). 


32.     

Dr G Rajanikanth  (M.A- Anthropology, Ph.D - Education)
Associate Professor 

 Centre for Wage Employment and Poverty Alleviation

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail: rajani.gr@gmail.com 
Phone: 040 24008519 (Telefax)

 

Participatory Rural Development, Human Behaviour, Development of Weaker Sections

33.     

Dr. V. Suresh Babu (Ph.D -Agronomy)
Associate Professor

Centre for Wage Employment and Poverty Alleviation

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail :vsb@nird.gov.in          suresh_v_babu@yahoo.com
Phone: 040 24008527

 

Agronomy ;Agro-Forestry Management; Rain-fed Farming ;Medicinal and Aromatic Plants ;Bio-inputs management

34.     

Dr. C Dheeraja  ( M.SW, Ph.D.- Social Work
Assistant Professor 

Centre for Wage Employment and Poverty Alleviation

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail : cdheeraja@rediffmail.com
Phone : 040 24008596

 

Gender Studies ; Women and Child Welfare Programmes ; Medical Psychiatric; Social Work 

35.     

Dr. Siddayya    M.Sc, Ph. D (Agricultural Economics), IARI, New Delhi
Associate Professor & Head

 Centre for Water and Land Resources

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
EMail: siddayya@nird.gov.in
Phone : 040-24008511 & 040 24008487(Telefax) 
Mobile : 9640689311

 

Agricultural Economics, Natural Resource Management, Environmental Economics, Water and Land Management, Watershed Development Management and Labour Economics 

36.     

Dr. Ch. Radhika Rani (Ph.D- Agricultural Economics)
Assistant Professor

 Centre for Water and Land Resources

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail :crr@nird.gov.in       Phone : 040 24008559

 

Agrarian Relations, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security 

37.     

Dr. U. Hemantha Kumar   (Ph. D- Economics)
Assistant Professor 

Centre for Water and Land Resources

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
E. Mail: hemanthakumar2010@gmail.com
Phone: 040 24008486

Development Economics, Demography, Land and Water Management, Labour Economics, Participatory Irrigation Management, Community based Natural Resources Management, Institutional and Environmental aspects of Watershed Development and Management 

38.     

Dr. M Sarumathy  (MA, Ph.D)
Associate Professor  

Centre for Human Resource Development,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj

E. Mai: drsarumathy09@gmail.com
Phone:  040 24008558, 
 Mob:  
+919505032406(M)

 

Decentralization & local Governance, School Education & Skill Development, Youth in Governance Women in local Governance, Decentralized Planning and public service Delivery

39.     

Dr Sucharita Pujari  (MA- Sociology), Ph.D - Population Studies)
Assistant Professor 

Centre for Human Resource Development,

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj


E. Mail: sucharitapujari@gmail.com
Phone:
040-24008457 
Mobil: 09640689320

 

Gender studies, Women and child health, Male reproductive health, Rural health care, Women Empowerment, Youth education and development, Research methodology. 

40.     

Dr P. Satish Chandra 

(Ph.D- RD,M.Sc(Applied Statistics), Diploma in Computer Management, Diploma in System Applications, Diploma in System Analysis & Data Processing, PG Diploma in Human Resource Management, PG Certificate in FORTRAN Programming & Numerical Analysis and Certificate in COBOL Programming & System Analysis 

Head

 Centre for Information Technology

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj


E. Mail: psc@nird.gov.in; psatishchandra2010@gmail.com
Telefax: 040-24008493 (O)        Mob:  09848991522

 

Project Management Techniques ; Management Information Systems ; Analyze Training data for decision making ; Design Tailor -made-Training for various clients ; System Administration 

Source: http://www.nird.org.in/faculty.aspx#                       Date: 2 January 2015

 

 

 

41. Name: Dr. Amarjeet Kaur

    Food Science & Technology –Head of Department

    Address : Head, Department of Food Science & Technology, College of Agriculture,     
    Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana-141004, India             

    Phone o(s) - 91-161-2401960, Ext.305 ,Mobile No. 09888466677

    E-maill- hodfst@pau.edu, foodtechak@gmail.com

 

42. Name : Dr M.I.S. Gill

    Fruit Science – Head of Department

    Address: Deptt of Fruit Science

    Phone No(s): 2401421(O); 0161-2401960-303(O) , Mobile No: +91 946 487 8221

    E-mail: hodhort@pau.edu

 

43. Name: Dr. Rishi Indra Singh Gill

    Forestry & Natural Resources – Head of Department

    Address : Head, Forestry & Natural Resources

    Phone No(s): 0161-241026, 0161-2401960, ext 380,Mobile No: 8146600670

    E-mail: hodfnr@pau.edu

 

  44. Name: Dr. Karanjeet Singh Thind

      Plant Breeding & Genetics – Head of Department

      Address: Head– cum- Director, CAFT

      Phone No: 0161-2401960, Extn.224 (Office),Mobile No: 098729-19729

      E-mail: Karanjeetsingh@pau.edu ; hodpbg@pau.edu

 

 45. Name: Dr. Pushpinder Paul Singh

     Plant Pathology – Head of Department

     Address: Head, Plant Pathology

     Phone/Fax : 0161-2401960, Ext. 319 (O); 0161-2400532

     Email : hodpp@pau.edu

 

46. Name: Dr. Harmeet Singh Thind

    Soil ScienceHead of Department

    Address:  Department of Soil Science, PAU, Ludhiana

    Phone No(s) +91-161-2401960,Ext. (317); 2409257 , Mobile No: 09815364947

    E-mail: hodsoil@pau.edu

 

47.Name: Dr. Major Singh Dhaliwal

   Vegetable Science – Head of Department

   Address: Senior Vegetable Breeder-cum-Head

   Mobile No : 98156-64102

   E-mail : msdhaliwal@pau.edu

 

 48. Dr. Swapan Kumar Dutta

     Crop Science Division , Deputy Director General (Crop Science) 
     Address:
Division of Crop Science, Krishi Bhavan, New Delhi 110 001. 

     Phone: (Off.) 91-11-23382545  , Fax: 91-11-23097003

     E-mail: ddgcs.icar@nic.in 

 

49. Dr. N.K. Krishna Kumar

    Horticultural Division, Deputy Director General (Horticultural Science)
    Address:
Division of Horticultural Science, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan - II,
        
New Delhi - 110 012 INDIA


    Phone: 91-11-25842068, 91-11-25842285/62/70/71, Ext. 1422

    E-mail: ddghort@icar.org.in, ddghort@gmail.com

 

50.Dr. A.K. Sikka

      Natural Resource Management Division,
      Deputy Director General (Natural Resource Management)
     Address:
Division of Natural Resource Management, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II,
          New Delhi - 110 012 INDIA            

     Phone: 91-11-25848364, 91-11-25848366, 91-11-25842285 Ext. 1101 
     E-mail: aksikka@icar.org.in

 

 51. Dr. K. Alagusundaram

       Agricultural Engineering Division,
      Deputy Director General (Agricultural Engineering)

     Address:Division of Agricultural Engineering, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan - II,

           New Delhi - 110 012 INDIA
     Phone: 91-11-25843415 , Fax: 91-11-25842660

     E-mail: ddgengg@icar.org.in

 

52. Dr. Arvind Kumar

      Agricultural Education Division, 
      Deputy Director General (Education)/Addl Charge 
      Address:
Division of Agricultural Education, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan - II,
          New  Delhi - 110 012 INDIA.
      Phone: (Off.) 91-11-25841760; , Fax: 91-11-25843932
      E-mail: ddgedn@gmail.com

 

53. Dr. A.K. Singh
       Agricultural Extension Division,
 
       Deputy Director General (Agricultural Extension) 
       Address:
Division of Agricultural Extension, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan,
            New Delhi - 110 012 INDIA
       Phone: 91-11-2584 3277 , Fax : 91-11-25842968
       E-mail
: aksicar@gmail.com