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  • Prof Souvik Ghosh

  • Professor
  • Visva-Bharati University
Publications 1997 - 2020

Publications

  • 164
    Journal Articles
  • 5
    Book
  • 26
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 2
    Phdthesis
  • 1
    Note
  • 15

Citations / H-Index

138 Citations
6 h-index
87 Citations

Google Scholar

Co-author Network


Expertise

Multidisciplinary Agriculture

Ph.D. (Agricultural Extension) from IARI, New Delhi; joined ARS of ICAR in 2000 as Scientist, became Senior Scientist in 2009 and thereafter joined Visva-Bharati University as Professor in 2013; expertise in technology assessments, impact evaluations, group dynamics, irrigation-agriculture-livelihood-poverty links , agricultural extension management, communication, climate change impact & adaptation, diversified farming and rural livelihood.

Personal Information

Prof Souvik Ghosh

Male
Department of Agricultural Extension Palli Siksha Bhavana (Institute of Agriculture), Visva-Bharati
Birbhum, West Bengal, India - 731236


Experience

  • Professor

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Head

    Agricultural Extension

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Professor

    Agricultural Extension

    Visva-Bharati University

  • Senior Scientist

    ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management

  • Scientist - Senior Scale

    ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management

  • Scientist

    ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management


Qualification

  • Ph.D (Agricultural Extension)

    Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI)

  • M.Sc. (Dairy Extension Education)

    National Dairy Research Institute

  • B.Sc. (Agriculture) Hons.

    Visva-Bharati University


Honours and Awards

2018

 BKJF-INCSW Sookshma Sinchai Puraskar

Indian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (INCSW), Central water Commission, Govt. of India

2018

 Prof. Y.P. Singh Memorial Award

Indian Society of Extension Education, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

2017

 Dr. K.N. Singh Memorial Award

Indian Society of Extension Education, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

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2018

 BKJF-INCSW Sookshma Sinchai Puraskar

Indian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (INCSW), Central water Commission, Govt. of India

2018

 Prof. Y.P. Singh Memorial Award

Indian Society of Extension Education, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

2017

 Dr. K.N. Singh Memorial Award

Indian Society of Extension Education, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

2016

 Visiting Scientist at Department of Economics, College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

2016

 MOBILIZATION Fellow Award

Society for Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

2012

 Indira Gandhi Rajbhasha Puraskar (First Prize)

Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India

2012

 Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist Award 2011

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

2011

 Young Scientist Award

Society of Extension, Agra, India

2010

 DWM Proficiency Award 2008

ICAR-Directorate of Water Management (DWM), Bhubaneswar

2007

 Fellow Award of Indian Society of Extension Education

Indian Society of Extension Education, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

2006

 ICAR Team Research Award for the Biennium 2003-2004

Indian Council of Agricultural Research

2005

Young Scientist Award

Indian Society of Extension Education, ICAR-IARI, New Delhi.

2002

 Best Young Scientist Award

Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya and Visva-Bharati

2000

Significant Post Graduate Research (In Ph.D. category)

ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

1998

Topper in Agricultural Research Service Examination in Discipline of Agricultural Extension

ASRB, ICAR, New Delhi

1997

Direcor's Gold Medal for Topper in Dairy Management Group durin M.Sc.

ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal

1997

Senior Research Fellowship

ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

1995

Amitava Mukhopadhyay Gold Medal for Topper in B.Sc. (Ag.) Hons.

Palli Siksha Bhavana, Visva-Bharati

1995

Junior Research Fellowship

ICAR-NDRI

1991

University Merit Fellowship

Visva-Bharati University

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2020

Potentials and Constrains of Large Cardamom in Sikkim

Smriti Subba, Visva-Bharati University

2019

Adoption of True Potato Seed (TPS) as Planting Technique in Tripura: Levels and Dynamics

Binoy Tripura, Visva-Bharati

2020

Potentials and Constrains of Large Cardamom in Sikkim

Smriti Subba, Visva-Bharati University

2019

Adoption of True Potato Seed (TPS) as Planting Technique in Tripura: Levels and Dynamics

Binoy Tripura, Visva-Bharati

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2019

International Society of Extension Education, College of agriculture, MPKV, Nagpur

Life Member

2014

Agricultural Economics Research Association, Division of Agricultural Economics, IARI, New Delhi

Life Member

2012

Society for Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development, IARI, New Delhi

Life Member

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2019

International Society of Extension Education, College of agriculture, MPKV, Nagpur

Life Member

2014

Agricultural Economics Research Association, Division of Agricultural Economics, IARI, New Delhi

Life Member

2012

Society for Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development, IARI, New Delhi

Life Member

2009

Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research, CSSRI Regional Research Station, Canning Town, West Bengal

Life Member

2009

Society of Extension Education, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

Life Member

2000

Asian Society of Extension Education (formerly Maharashtra Society of Extension Education)

Life Member

1999

Indian Society of Extension Education, Division of Agricultural Extension, IARI, New Delhi

Life Member

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Membership In Committees

2019

Board of Studies of Department of Agricultural Extension

Member (2019 - till date)

2018

Standing Committee for Adjudication of Thesis, Visva-Bharati

Member, 2018-till date

2017

IQAC, Visva-Bharati

Member, 2017-till date

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2019

Board of Studies of Department of Agricultural Extension

Member (2019 - till date)

2018

Standing Committee for Adjudication of Thesis, Visva-Bharati

Member, 2018-till date

2017

IQAC, Visva-Bharati

Member, 2017-till date

2016

Board of Studies of Department of Agricultural Extension

Chairman (2016-2019)

2013

Amity Journal of Agri-Business Management

Member, Editorial Board

2013

Board of Studies of Department of EES

Member (2013-2016)

2012

Editorial Committee, Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development

Member, Editorial Committee, 2012-till date

2009

Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, Society of Extension Education

Associate Editor, 2009-2014

2008

Editorial Committee, Journal of Indian Society of Coastal agricultural Research

Member, Editorial Committee, 2008-13; 2016-till date

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Research Projects

Enhancing food and nutritional security and improved livelihoods through intensification of rice-fallow system with pulse crops in South Asia (Bangladesh, India and Nepal)

Funding Agency : IFAD-ICARDA

Challenge Research Project on “Socio-Economic, Institutional and Gender Issues Influencing Spatiotemporal Variations and Sustainability of Participatory Irrigation Management Reforms in India”

Funding Agency : ICAR

Extramural Research Project on "Vulnerability to Climate Change in Eastern India: Livelihood Sensitivity, Adaptation and Institutional Analyses in the Context of Extension Interventions"

Funding Agency : ICAR

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Enhancing food and nutritional security and improved livelihoods through intensification of rice-fallow system with pulse crops in South Asia (Bangladesh, India and Nepal)

Funding Agency : IFAD-ICARDA

Challenge Research Project on “Socio-Economic, Institutional and Gender Issues Influencing Spatiotemporal Variations and Sustainability of Participatory Irrigation Management Reforms in India”

Funding Agency : ICAR

Extramural Research Project on "Vulnerability to Climate Change in Eastern India: Livelihood Sensitivity, Adaptation and Institutional Analyses in the Context of Extension Interventions"

Funding Agency : ICAR

Sustainability of water user associations (WUAs) and effect of participatory irrigation management (PIM) on agriculture and system performance

Funding Agency : DMM (formerly WTCER), ICAR, Bhubaneswar

Improving water productivity under canal irrigation command through conservation and recycling off runoff, seepage , rainwater and groundwater using tanks and wells

Funding Agency : INCID, Ministry of Water Resources, GOI

XI Plan scheme ‘Scaling-up of water productivity in agriculture through for livelihoods through teaching-cum-demonstration, training of trainers and farmers’

Funding Agency : ICAR

Evaluation of watershed projects under DPAP / DDP / IWDP in Orissa

Funding Agency : Dept. of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India

Irrigation, agriculture, livelihood and poverty linkages in eastern region of India

Funding Agency : WTCER (ICAR), Bhubaneswar

National Projects For Repair, Renovation and Restoration of Water Bodies directly linked to Agriculture in Orissa and West Bengal

Funding Agency : Ministry of Water Resources, Govt. of India

Feasibility and sustainability of micro level water resource development through tank cum well system in high rainfall areas and its impact on productivity and livelihood opportunities

Funding Agency : ICAR Ad-hoc (Cess Fund)

Fitting in and evaluation of bio-drainage species in different agro-ecological situations of deltaic region of Orissa

Funding Agency : INCID, Ministry of Water Resources, GOI

Study on institutional arrangements and linkage mechanisms for agricultural water management in Orissa

Funding Agency : WTCER (ICAR), Bhubaneswar

Water user group dynamics and formulation of strategy for mobilization of effective self-help group in participatory irrigation management (PIM)

Funding Agency : WTCER (ICAR), Bhubaneswar

Hydrological and agricultural impact assessment of turned over MI Projects in Orissa; Socio-economic and institutional impact assessment study of turned over MI Projects in Orissa

Funding Agency : PMU, European Commission aided MIP in Orissa, Govt. of Orissa

Planning for water resource development by water harvesting and enhancing recharge of ground water and their efficient and optimum utilization in Dengai Pahad Watershed in catchment area of Chilka Lagoon

Funding Agency : Chilika Development Authority (CDA), Govt. of Orissa

Assessment of recommended agricultural water management technologies as Perceived by Personnel of Research-Extension-Farmers System

Funding Agency : WTCER (ICAR), Bhubaneswar

National Agricultural Technology Project (NATP) on Management of coastal agro-eco system affected by super cyclone in Orissa

Funding Agency : ICAR

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