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Academic Qualification


Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics



Natural Resource and Environmental Economics

Teaching and Research Experience


30 Years

Award/Prize/Certificate :                          

Excellence for the Best Professor Award 2013 by MalarumVelanmai.  

Best Researcher Award-2012 by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.  

First Scientist Award -2010 for handling externally funded research projects.   

Best Ph.D. Student Rotract Club Award–1998 in Agricultural Economics, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. 

 Best Researcher Award -1991 by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

Publication :             Books /Book Chapters : 15
Booklets : 35
Seminar Papers- National : 43
Seminar Papers-International : 17
General Articles : 40
Research Papers : 76

Number of PG/ Ph.D./Post Doc Students Guided



Number of University Sub Project handled



Number of UG and PG Courses Offered


20 (Many courses have been offered continuously year after year)

Number of Externally Funded Research Projects Handled



Leading Sponsors of the Externally funded Research Project (As PI and Co-PI)


University of Guelph, Canada, McGill University, Canada,  Saskatchewan University, Canadian International development Agency(CIDA) &International Development Research Centre(IDRC), Canada, World Bank aided EMCaB, IGIDR, Mumbai, IEG, Delhi, ICSSR, New Delhi,  UGC, New Delhi, Ministries of Agriculture, New and Renewable Energy Sources & Environment and Forest; State Land Use Board, Planning Commission, Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency, NABARD, Coconut Development Board, Marico Industries Ltd., Mumbai, TVS Group, Chennai. 

Countries Visited




United States of America, Canada, Australia, Thailand, South Africa, Tanzania, Japan, Netherland, Germany, UK, Qatar, Srilanka. 

Membership in Professional Bodies




Indian Society of Agricultural Economics

Indian Society for Ecological Economics

Madras Agricultural Students Union.










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