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Agricultural Extension      (15 scientists)

Dr Rabindra Nath Padaria


Field of Specialisation : Extension systems, Climate Change Adaptation,Socio-economic Assessment, Farmer Participatory Research ,

Dr Rabindra Nath Padaria

JD(Ext.), Principal Scientist

M.Sc. : ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

Ph.D : ICAR-IARI, New Delhi

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PG School, Faculty Disciplines : Agricultural Extension

No. of Students Guided : -    M.Sc :   5 as Chairman (Total 20)

   Ph.D :   11 as Chairman (Total 20)

Top 10 Publications having NAAS rating 6 and above with first or corresponding author only

  1. Priyadarshni Priti, R.N.Padaria , RR Burman , NV Kumbhare and E.Varghese. 2019.Social Learning and Upscaling of Local Knowledge for Risk Adjustment to White fly in Cotton in Indo-Gangetic Plains of Haryana.Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge Vol 18 (1) 169-177 (NAAS:6.92)
  2. Sajesh V.K. and R.N.Padaria. 2019.Farmers� extension priorities and service quality of extension agencies: Evidences from Maharashtra State of India Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 89 (3):534-539(NAAS: 6.25)
  3. Patil,S. and R. N. Padaria. 2018.Predicting farmers adoption of genetically modified vegetable crops in India: An ex-ante assessment of Bt-brinjal adoption evellin and its determinants .Indian Journal of Horticulture 75(4): 647-650 (NAAS:6.11)
  4. Sujit Sarkar, RN Padariaand A. Bhowmik.2017.Analyzing farmers� vulnerability and adaptation strategy to climate change in arid ecosystem of India Range Management &Agroforestry, 38 (1) :127-133,2017(NAAS:6.10)
  5. Sujit Sarkar, RN Padaria, K Vijayragavan, Himanshu Pathak, Pramod Kumar & JK Jha.2015.Assessing the potential of indigenous technological knowledge (ITK) for adaptation to climate change in the Himalayan and arid ecosystems.Indian Journal of Traditional knowledge Vol.14(2).April.2015. NISCAIR (NAAS:6.92
  6. Sujit Sarkar, RN Padaria, K Vijayraghavan, RR Burman, H Pathak, P Kumar and GK Jha.2014.Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change in Arid Ecosystem of India. Range Management and Agroforestry 35(2) : PP. 249-255, 2014(NAAS: 6.10)
  7. Priyadarshni, Priti, R. N. Padaria, Rajarshi Roy Burman, Rashmi Singh, Sanjoy Bandyopadhyay, Pramod Kumar, Arpan Bhowmik, and Romen Sharma.2022. Structural Modelling of Factors Influencing Collective Action Behavior of Farmers for Natural Resource Management. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences.92(1):95-100. (NAAS :6.21)

Patent / Technologies / Methodologies / System etc. (Upto Five) :

  1. Development of Pusa mKRISHI CCA, a Mobile Based Personalized Services Delivery in collaboration with TCS, Mumbai that enables two-way information exchange between the end-users such as farmers and scientists.
  1. Community based extension model, Convergence based extension model, livelihood extension model were devised and tested for climate change adaptation .
  1. Development of climate smart villages with custom hire service centre, resource centre, contingency plan, community seed banks; farmers organizations (FPOs, SHGs, farmers clubs and commodity interest groups)
  1. Development of Frameworks for socio-economic considerations of Living Modified Organisms, effectiveness of extension models, psychological instruments, cases on evaluation, training and practical manuals
  1. Educational Videos on improved mango cultivation and climate change adaptation , e-learning module on climate change adaptation

Awards / Recognitions / Fellowship (Upto Five) :

  1. ICAR's Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teachers-2019
  1. ICAR's Swami Sahajanand Saraswati Extension worker Award-2003
  1. ICAR's Jawaharlal Nehru Award for outstanding postgraduate research study-1997
  1. IARI Best Teacher Award 2011
  1. IARI Best Agricultural Extension Scientist Award 2021-22