Price Spread Analysis and Marketing Pattern of Fruits and Vegetables

by Anil Bhat, Jyoti Kachroo, S.E.H. Rizvi, Manish Kumar, Sudhakar Dwivedi & S.P. Singh
ISBN: 9789387973800 | Binding: Hardback | Pages: 74 | Language: English | Year of Publishing: 2021
Length: 152 mm | Breadth: 9.3 mm | Height: 229 mm | Imprint: NIPA
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Anil Bhat, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Economics, Division of Agricultural Economics & ABM, SKUAST-Jammu possesses a meritorious academic record. He has done M.Sc. (Agril. Economics) from the Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut and Ph.D. (Agril. Economics) from the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu. He also holds the Post Graduate Diploma in Rural Development from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi and Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Marketing from Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry. Dr. Bhat is the recipient of certificates of “SPS measures under WTO” and “Agriculture in the WTO” from WTO, Geneva, Switzerland. He has 50 publications including 12 book chapters and seven books to his credit. He has guided 10 research students (M. Sc. and MBA Agri Business Management) as Major Advisor. He is the member of four professional societies and is also reviewer and editor of professional journals. Besides, he is also the recipient of Young Associate Scientist Award in the field of Agricultural Economics and has also received number of paper presentation awards. His field of expertise is production, marketing and agri-business management.

Jyoti Kachroo has remained gold medalist (two) and meritorious throughout her academic career, graduated and post graduated (Economics) from University of Jammu, Jammu. During her M.Phil. and Ph.D studies, she worked on “Critical Appraisal on New Agricultural Strategy” and “Impact of New Agricultural Strategy on the Economic and Social Conditions of Rural Women”, respectively. The author was initially appointed as Lecturer (Economics) in Govt. Degree College, Jammu w.e.f 1990-2001 and later joined in the Division of Agricultural Economics and Statistics, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST of Jammu) as Associate Professor. Presently she is a Professor (Agril. Economics) and Head, Division of Agricultural Economics and Agri-Business Management in SKUAST-Jammu. She has proposed MBA(ABM) programme in SKUAST-Jammu and was designated as first coordinator of the programme which is running successfully for the last eight years. Her field of expertise is women empowerment, agricultural production economics, marketing and econometric model based research. She has published about 100 articles which include book chapters, popular articles and review papers and about 50 research publications in referred journals. She has been honoured with D. T. Doshi Foundation Award for best presentation in one of her research publications entitled “Economic Evaluation of Dryland and Irrigated Wheat based on Stochastic Model” by Agricultural Economics Research Association, New Delhi. In her 28 years experience of teaching and research, she has guided 15 research scholars (15 MBA, 5 M.Sc and 5 Ph.D). Moreover she is running a project sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Govt. of India wherein she has developed six number of agribusiness startups.  

S.E.H. Rizvi, having overall good academic record, did his M.Sc. (Statistics) from DDU Gorakhpur University and was awarded Ph.D. in Statistics from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. He started his career as Lecturer (Agril. Statistics) at the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Sciences, Tribhuvan University, Nepal in 1987. Presently, he is working as Professor (Statistics) and holding the charge of Dean, Faculty of Basic Sciences at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu where he joined in 1989 as Assistant Professor-cum-Jr. Scientist. He has more than 33 years of teaching experience at UG&PG levels and has been actively involved in various activities related with academics of the university. Prof. Rizvi has vast research experience in the field of sampling theory and applied aspects of Statistics. He has been member of advisory committee of more than 150 M.Sc./ Ph. D. students of various streams of agriculture & allied sciences and guided them regarding application of statistical tools, planning of experiments and analysis of research data. Besides, he has supervised/ been supervising M.Sc. and Ph.D. students pursuing their degrees in Statistics. Prof. Rizvi has published a good number of research papers in various journals of national and international repute, written book chapters, manuals in statistics and associated in research projects in different capacities. He is life member of various scientific societies.

Manish Sharma is presently working as Professor & Head, Division of Statistics & Computer Science, SKUAST Jammu, UT of J&K, INDIA. He is Recipient of gold medal in Master of Science(Statistics) by University of Jammu. The fields of research are Sampling and Statistical Modeling.  Besides teaching completed three projects as Nodal officer/PI and one project is going on. Authored more than 65 research papers in various peer reviewed international & national journals. Two books, four manuals & 15 chapters are in his credit. He has delivered more than 150 invited lectures and talks in reputed institution of India and abroad. Presented research paper more than 20 international and national conferences. Two Ph.D and two M.Sc students have been awarded degree under his supervision and member of many advisories committee. He is an Executive member of various national and international statistical societies and organized Conference, workshops and trainings. Recently visited University of Dodoma, Tanzania and delivered the invited talk and chaired one session during the 3rd Statistical Conference organized by the Department of Statistics on World Statistics Day.

Sudhakar Dwivedi is Associate Professor in the Division of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management in Faculty of Agriculture at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, India. He received his Master’s and PhD. degrees in Agricultural Economics from Dr B. R. Ambedkar University, India. He has more than twenty years of teaching experience in the field of agricultural economics. He remains advisor of more than 50 Post-Graduate students. Besides, he has been associated with national and international research projects and has more than sixty research papers published in journals of repute. He has published six books and more than thirty-five book chapters during his academic career.

S.P. Singh, Assistant Professor (Sr. Scale) a visionary academician and meritorious Agro-economist. He has done M.Sc. (Agricultural Economics) from the Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramodaya Vishwavidyalaya Chitrakoot, Satna, Madhya Pradesh and Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics in 2003 from the VBSP University, Jaunpur (U.P.). His more than 50 research papers/ articles have been published in reputed Journals and many research papers are under publication in ISSN journals. He has two books to his credit published by international publisher and has contributed to various practical manuals. He is an active member of seven professional/ scientific societies working in the field of Agricultural Economics. He is working as Assistant Professor (Agricultural Economics) in Division of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness Management, SKUAST-Jammu, Chatha (J&K). He has guided 10 M.Sc. and MBA(ABM) research scholars. 

1  Background of The Study,  2. Literature Review,   3. Materials and Methods,  4. Price Spread Analysis, Marketing Pattern and Potential,Assessment of Agricultural Diversification in Chenani Block of Udhampur District, References, Annexure