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Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Professor

P. K. Viswanathan serves as Professor (Economics) with specialised interests in the Economics of Natural Resources Management and Sustainability. He is a PhD in Economics from the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore (Mysore University).

Qualification: Ph.D
viswanathanpk@am.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Biodiversity and Ecosystems; Sustainable energy policy; Plantation Agriculture and Commodity Trade; Trade Certifications and Welfare Impacts in India’s Tea Plantation Sector, Economics and Management of Natural Resources; Agrarian Transformation; Analysis of Sustainable livelihoods; Aspects of Technology, Institutions, Policies and Governance; Climate Change and Conservation of Natural Resources

Bio

P. K. Viswanathan serves as Professor (Economics) with specialised interests in the Economics of Natural Resources Management and Sustainability. He has a PhD in Economics from the Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore (Mysore University). His research and teaching interests relate to Economics of Natural Resources Management; Agrarian Transformation and Rural livelihoods; Aspects of Technology, Institutions, Policies and Governance; Climate Change impacts on natural resources, environment and agriculture; Conservation of Biodiversity and Ecosystems; Sustainable energy policy; Globalisation and its impacts on Agriculture and Trade; Welfare Impacts of Trade Certifications in India’s Plantation Sector, etc.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2021

Child labor and psychosocial wellbeing: Findings from India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Dr. Shyam Nath, Feeny, Simon; Posso, Alberto; Skali, Ahmed; Jyotishi, Amalendu; Shyam Nath; Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Health Economics

S. Feeny, Posso, A., Skali, A., Jyotishi, A., Shyam Nath, and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Child labor and psychosocial wellbeing: Findings from India”, Health Economics, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 876-902, 2021.

Year : 2021

Remembering B D Dhawan (1938–2020)

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., M Dinesh Kumar; R Maria Saleth

Publisher : Economic & Political Weekly

D. M Kumar, Dr. Viswanathan P. K., and R Saleth, M., “Remembering B D Dhawan (1938–2020)”, Economic & Political Weekly, vol. 56, no. 5, 2021.

Year : 2021

Is imperfect evaluation a deterrent to adoption of energy audit recommendations?

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Jayaraman Chillayil; M. Suresh; Sasi K Kottayil

Publisher : International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 2021.

J. Chillayil, Suresh, M., Dr. Viswanathan P. K., and Sasi K Kottayil, “Is imperfect evaluation a deterrent to adoption of energy audit recommendations?”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 2021.

Year : 2021

An evidence-based systematic review on farmers’ adaptation strategies in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Bahinipati, Chandra Sekhar; Kumar, Vijay

Publisher : (2021)

C. Sekhar Bahinipati, Kumar, V., and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “An evidence-based systematic review on farmers’ adaptation strategies in India”, 2021.

Year : 2020

A contingency model of board characteristics and foreign institutional investor ownership: the moderating role of firm size and market valuation

Authors : Smitha Nair, Gopikumar V., Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Sruthy Gopakumar, Mathew Thomas Gil

Publisher : Cogent Economics & Finance, Cogent OA

Smitha Nair, V. Gopikumar, K., V. P., Gopakumar, S., and Gil, M. Thomas, “A contingency model of board characteristics and foreign institutional investor ownership: the moderating role of firm size and market valuation”, Cogent Economics & Finance, vol. 8, 2020.

Year : 2019

Can Micro-Irrigation Technologies Resolve India’s Groundwater Crisis? Reflections from Dark-Regions in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati

Publisher : The International Journal of the Commons

C. Sekhar Bahinipati and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Can Micro-Irrigation Technologies Resolve Indis Groundwater Crisis? Reflections from Dark-Regions in Gujarat”, The International Journal of the Commons, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 848-858, 2019.

Year : 2019

Testing Fairtrade’s Labour Rights Commitments in South Asian Tea Plantations: A Good Match between Civic and Industrial Conventions?

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Siegmann, Karin; Ananthakrishnan, Sajitha; Fernando, Karin; Joseph, K J; Romeshun, Kulasabanathan; Kurian, Rachel; Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Volume 240

K. Siegmann, Ananthakrishnan, S., Fernando, K., Joseph, K. J., Romeshun, K., Kurian, R., and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Testing Fairtrade’s Labour Rights Commitments in South Asian Tea Plantations: A Good Match between Civic and Industrial Conventions?”, vol. 240, pp. 63 - 94, 2019.

Year : 2019

Incentivizing resource efficient technologies in India: Evidence from diffusion of micro-irrigation in the dark zone regions of Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Bahinipati, Chandra Sekhar;

Publisher : Land Use Policy, Volume 86

C. Sekhar Bahinipati and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Incentivizing resource efficient technologies in India: Evidence from diffusion of micro-irrigation in the dark zone regions of Gujarat”, Land Use Policy, vol. 86, pp. 253 - 260, 2019.

Year : 2019

Can Micro-Irrigation Technologies Resolve Indis Groundwater Crisis? Reflections from Dark-Regions in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

C. Sekhar Bahinipati and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Can Micro-Irrigation Technologies Resolve Indis Groundwater Crisis? Reflections from Dark-Regions in Gujarat”, The International Journal of the Commons, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 848-858, 2019.

Year : 2015

Technology Diffusion and Adoption in Cotton Cultivation: Emerging Scenario in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., N. Lalitha

Publisher : AgBioForum

N. Lalitha and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Technology Diffusion and Adoption in Cotton Cultivation: Emerging Scenario in Gujarat”, AgBioForum, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 1-12, 2015.

Year : 2015

Exploring the Socio-Economic Impacts of Micro-Irrigation System (MIS): A Case Study of Public Tube wells in Gujarat, Western India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Bahinipati, C

Publisher : South Asia Water Studies Journal

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Bahinipati, C., “Exploring the Socio-Economic Impacts of Micro-Irrigation System (MIS): A Case Study of Public Tube wells in Gujarat, Western India”, South Asia Water Studies Journal, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1-25, 2015.

Year : 2014

The rationalisation of agriculture in Kerala: implications for the natural environment, agro-ecosystems and livelihoods

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “The rationalisation of agriculture in Kerala: implications for the natural environment, agro-ecosystems and livelihoods”, Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 63-107, 2014.

Year : 2013

Trade Reforms and Crisis in India’s Plantation Industry: an analysis of Tea and Rubber Plantation Sectors

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Shah, A

Publisher : Social Change Development

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shah, A., “Trade Reforms and Crisis in India’s Plantation Industry: an analysis of Tea and Rubber Plantation Sectors”, Social Change & Development, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 31-85, 2013.

Year : 2013

Performance of Bt Cotton in Gujarat: Is there an evidence of Inclusive Agricultural Growth

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Lalitha, N.

Publisher : Productivity

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Lalitha, N., “Performance of Bt Cotton in Gujarat: Is there an evidence of Inclusive Agricultural Growth”, Productivity, vol. 54, no. 1, pp. 39-53, 2013.

Year : 2012

NREGS As Instrument of Gender Mainstreaming: An Exploratory Analysis

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Man and Development

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Mandal, A., “NREGS As Instrument of Gender Mainstreaming: An Exploratory Analysis”, Man and Development, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 17-36, 2012.

Year : 2012

Agrarian Transition and Emerging Challenges in Asian Agriculture: A Critical Assessment

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Thapa, G. B., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M.

Publisher : Economic Political Weekly

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Thapa, G. B., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M., “Agrarian Transition and Emerging Challenges in Asian Agriculture: A Critical Assessment”, Economic & Political Weekly, vol. 47, no. 4, pp. 41-50, 2012.

Year : 2011

Co-operatives and Collective Action: Case of a Rubber Grower Co-operative in East Garo Hills in Meghalaya, North East India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Social Change Development

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Co-operatives and Collective Action: Case of a Rubber Grower Co-operative in East Garo Hills in Meghalaya, North East India”, Social Change & Development, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 89-125, 2011.

Year : 2010

Understanding the Next Agricultural Transition in Asia: A Critical Review of Major Facets and Future Challenges

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., G. B. Thapa, Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M.

Publisher : Millennial Asia

G. B. Thapa, Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M., “Understanding the Next Agricultural Transition in Asia: A Critical Review of Major Facets and Future Challenges”, Millennial Asia, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 215-239, 2010.

Year : 2010

Pesticide Applications in Bt cotton Farms: Issues Relating to Environment and Non-Tariff Barriers

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., N. Lalitha and Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Asian Biotechnology Development Review

N. Lalitha and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Pesticide Applications in Bt cotton Farms: Issues Relating to Environment and Non-Tariff Barriers”, Asian Biotechnology & Development Review, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 11-35, 2010.

Year : 2010

GM technology and sustainable agriculture future: Empirical evidences from Bt cotton farmers in Maharashtra and Gujarat in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Journal of Development Agricultural Economics

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “GM technology and sustainable agriculture future: Empirical evidences from Bt cotton farmers in Maharashtra and Gujarat in India”, Journal of Development & Agricultural Economics, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 007-017, 2010.

Year : 2009

Gender Differences in Educational Attainments and Occupational Status in Thailand: A study based on Kanchanaburi DSS Data

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Thongthai, V.

Publisher : Journal of Population Social Studies

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Thongthai, V., “Gender Differences in Educational Attainments and Occupational Status in Thailand: A study based on Kanchanaburi DSS Data”, Journal of Population & Social Studies, vol. 17, no. 2, pp. 83-122, 2009.

Year : 2008

Global Market Integration and China’s Rubber Industry: Challenges and the Way Forward

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Asian Journal of Social Science

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Global Market Integration and China’s Rubber Industry: Challenges and the Way Forward”, Asian Journal of Social Science, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 792-826, 2008.

Year : 2008

Emerging Smallholder Rubber Farming Systems in India and Thailand: A Comparative Economic Analysis

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Emerging Smallholder Rubber Farming Systems in India and Thailand: A Comparative Economic Analysis”, Asian Journal of Agriculture and Development, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 1-19, 2008.

Year : 2008

Adoption of Rubber Integrated Farm Livelihood Systems: Contrasting Empirical Evidences from the Indian Context

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Dr. Viswanathan P. K.; Ganesh P. Shivakoti

Publisher : Journal of Forest Research

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shivakoti, G. P., “Adoption of Rubber Integrated Farm Livelihood Systems: Contrasting Empirical Evidences from the Indian Context”, Journal of Forest Research, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 1-14, 2008.

Year : 2008

Integration of Tribal Economies in the Era of Globalisation: Perspectives on Rubber Based Farming Systems in North East India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shivakoti, G. P.

Publisher : Asian Profile

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shivakoti, G. P., “Integration of Tribal Economies in the Era of Globalisation: Perspectives on Rubber Based Farming Systems in North East India”, Asian Profile, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 281-298, 2008.

Year : 2008

Sustainable Growth of China’s Rubber Industry in the Era of Global Economic Integration: Resolving Contradictions of Resources Development and Industrial Expansion Strategies

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : China Report

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Sustainable Growth of China's Rubber Industry in the Era of Global Economic Integration: Resolving Contradictions of Resources Development and Industrial Expansion Strategies”, China Report, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 251-279, 2008.

Year : 2007

Conceptualising Sustainable Farm-livelihood Systems in the Era of Globalisation: A Study of Rubber Integrated Farm Livelihood Systems in North East India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Ganesh P. Shivakoti

Publisher : Social Change Development

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shivakoti, G. P., “Conceptualising Sustainable Farm-livelihood Systems in the Era of Globalisation: A Study of Rubber Integrated Farm Livelihood Systems in North East India”, Social Change &Development, vol. 5, pp. 111-142, 2007.

Year : 2007

Benefits of plant protection measures against abnormal leaf fall in rubber: an exploratory analysis in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Plant Protection Quarterly

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Benefits of plant protection measures against abnormal leaf fall in rubber: an exploratory analysis in India”, Plant Protection Quarterly, vol. 22, pp. 67-71, 2007.

Year : 2006

Economic Integration of Tribal Societies in the Era of Globalisation: Perspectives on Rubber Based Farming Systems in North East India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Shivakoti, G. P

Publisher : North East India Studies

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shivakoti, G. P., “Economic Integration of Tribal Societies in the Era of Globalisation: Perspectives on Rubber Based Farming Systems in North East India”, North East India Studies, vol. 1, pp. 80-106, 2006.

Year : 2005

Development Impasse in Kerala’s Agriculture: The Emerging Crisis and Conflicting Paradigms in the Post-reforms Era

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Indian Social Science Review

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Development Impasse in Kerala’s Agriculture: The Emerging Crisis and Conflicting Paradigms in the Post-reforms Era”, Indian Social Science Review, vol. 7, pp. 72-93, 2005.

Year : 2005

Crop Loss in Rubber Due to Abnormal Leaf Fall: An Analysis on the Economic Feasibility of Plant Protection Measures in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., P. K., George, T., and Jacob, K. & C. Kuruv

Publisher : Journal of Plant Protection Research

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., George, T., and Jacob, K. & C. Kuruv, “Crop Loss in Rubber Due to Abnormal Leaf Fall: An Analysis on the Economic Feasibility of Plant Protection Measures in India”, Journal of Plant Protection Research, vol. 45, pp. 235-248, 2005.

Conference Paper

Year : 2019

Unfolding Incidence and Burden of Cancers in Kerala: An Exploratory Analysis of Cancer Registry Data

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Dr. Dhanya M., Dr. Dhanya Manayath, Dr. Viswanathan P. K., and KR, K

Publisher : International Conference on Global Health & Medical Tourism

Dr. Dhanya Manayath, Dr. Viswanathan P. K., and KR, K., “Unfolding Incidence and Burden of Cancers in Kerala: An Exploratory Analysis of Cancer Registry Data ”, in International Conference on Global Health & Medical Tourism , IIM Kozhikode, 2019.

Book Chapter

Year : 2017

International Collaborations as Research Infrastructure

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Parthasarathy, R., and Bandi, M

Publisher : Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues and Policies

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Parthasarathy, R., and Bandi, M., “International Collaborations as Research Infrastructure”, in Social Science Research in India: Status, Issues and Policies, New Delhi: Oxford University Press & Indian Council of Social Science Research, 2017, pp. 139-172.

Year : 2016

Trade-Offs Between Industrial Growth and the Environmental Protection: an Analysis of the Policy Responses and Implementation in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection, New Delhi: Bookwell India Publishers.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Trade-Offs Between Industrial Growth and the Environmental Protection: an Analysis of the Policy Responses and Implementation in Gujarat”, in Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection, New Delhi: Bookwell India Publishers, 2016, pp. 1-29.

Year : 2016

State of Development and adoption of Micro Irrigation Systems in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Jharna, P., and Bahinipati C. S.

Publisher : Micro Irrigation Systems in India: Emergence, Status and Impacts in Select Major States, Springer Science + Business Media, Singapore.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Jharna, P., and S., B. C., “State of Development and adoption of Micro Irrigation Systems in Gujarat”, in Micro Irrigation Systems in India: Emergence, Status and Impacts in Select Major States, Singapore: Springer Science + Business Media, 2016, pp. 71-89.

Year : 2016

Globalisation, inclusive development and plantation labour: an introduction

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., K. J. Joseph

Publisher : Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India, New Delhi: Routledge.

K. J. Joseph and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Globalisation, inclusive development and plantation labour: an introduction”, in Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India, New Delhi: Routledge, 2016, pp. 1-26.

Year : 2016

Gender impact of trade reforms in India: An analysis of tea and rubber production sectors

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Amita Shah.

Publisher : Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India, New Delhi: Routledge.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shah, A., “Gender impact of trade reforms in India: An analysis of tea and rubber production sectors”, in Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India, New Delhi: Routledge, 2016, pp. 234-265.

Year : 2016

Multifunctional Benefits of Community-Based Mangrove Restoration in Gujarat: An Analysis

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Nature, Economy and Society: Understanding the Linkages, Springer (for Indian Society for Ecological Economics), New Delhi.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Multifunctional Benefits of Community-Based Mangrove Restoration in Gujarat: An Analysis”, in Nature, Economy and Society: Understanding the Linkages, New Delhi: Springer (for Indian Society for Ecological Economics), 2016, pp. 243-265.

Year : 2016

Labour shortage in rubber sector in Kerala: An analysis

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Development and Plantation Labour in India, New Delhi: Routledge India.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Labour shortage in rubber sector in Kerala: An analysis”, in Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India, New Delhi: Routledge India, 2016, pp. 196-233.

Year : 2016

Compatibility of Policy and Institutional Regimes for Rubber Monoculture Plantation Development in Diverse Social and Agro-Ecological Environments: A Study in the Indian Context

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Indraneel Bhowmik.

Publisher : Monoculture Farming: Global practices, Ecological Impact and Benefits /Drawbacks.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Bhowmik, I., “Compatibility of Policy and Institutional Regimes for Rubber Monoculture Plantation Development in Diverse Social and Agro-Ecological Environments: A Study in the Indian Context”, in Monoculture Farming: Global practices, Ecological Impact and Benefits /Drawbacks, 2016, pp. 1-37.

Year : 2016

Determinants of Adopting and Accessing Benefits of Water Saving Technologies: A Study of Public Tube Wells with MI Systems in North Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Bahinipati C.S.

Publisher : Micro Irrigation Systems in India: Emergence, Status and Impacts in Select Major States, Springer Science + Business Media, Singapore.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and C.S., B., “Determinants of Adopting and Accessing Benefits of Water Saving Technologies: A Study of Public Tube Wells with MI Systems in North Gujarat”, in Micro Irrigation Systems in India: Emergence, Status and Impacts in Select Major States, Singapore: Springer Science + Business Media, 2016, pp. 133-154.

Year : 2015

Wheeling the Bt Technology on the IPM Cart A Case for Environmentally Sustainable Crop Protection Practices for Cotton in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Lalitha, N.

Publisher : India’s Tryst with Bt Cotton-Learning from the First Decade

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Lalitha, N., “Wheeling the Bt Technology on the IPM Cart A Case for Environmentally Sustainable Crop Protection Practices for Cotton in India”, in India’s Tryst with Bt Cotton-Learning from the First Decade, New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., 2015, pp. 240-273.

Year : 2015

What causes economics losses from natural disasters in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., C. S. Bahinipati, Patnaik, U.

Publisher : Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability

C. S. Bahinipati, Patnaik, U., and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “What causes economics losses from natural disasters in India”, in Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability, IGI Global Publisher , 2015, pp. 157-175.

Year : 2015

Water Scarcity and pollution in South and Southeast Asia: Problems and Challenges

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Water Scarcity and pollution in South and Southeast Asia: Problems and Challenges”, in Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia, London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015, pp. 197-215.

Year : 2015

Promoting rural women’s economic dynamism: a case study on participation in income generating activities in Kanchanaburi

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., A. Soonthorndhada, Dr. Viswanathan P. K., and Kittisuksathit, S

Publisher : Translating Women’s experience into Classroom Teaching: Gender and Development Cases in ASEAN and Korea

A. Soonthorndhada, Dr. Viswanathan P. K., and Kittisuksathit, S., “Promoting rural women’s economic dynamism: a case study on participation in income generating activities in Kanchanaburi”, in Translating Women’s experience into Classroom Teaching: Gender and Development Cases in ASEAN and Korea, Seoul: Korean Women Development Institute (KWDI), 2015, pp. 79-108.

Year : 2015

India: Determinants and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Governance

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., M. Bandi

Publisher : Multi-level Forest Governance in Asia: Concepts, Challenges and the Way Forward

M. Bandi and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “India: Determinants and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Governance”, in Multi-level Forest Governance in Asia: Concepts, Challenges and the Way Forward, New Delhi: Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd, 2015, pp. 40-66.

Year : 2015

Do Farmers Make an Informed Choice?:An Analysis of the Selection of Seeds and Insecticides by Cotton Growers in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., N. Lalitha

Publisher : India’s Tryst with Bt Cotton-Learning from the First Decade

N. Lalitha and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Do Farmers Make an Informed Choice?:An Analysis of the Selection of Seeds and Insecticides by Cotton Growers in Gujarat”, in India’s Tryst with Bt Cotton-Learning from the First Decade, New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., 2015, pp. 182-220.

Year : 2015

Development of Agri-biotechnology: An Overview

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., N. Lalitha

Publisher : India’s Tryst with Bt Cotton-Learning from the First Decade

N. Lalitha and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Development of Agri-biotechnology: An Overview”, in India’s Tryst with Bt Cotton-Learning from the First Decade, New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd., 2015, pp. 1-33.

Year : 2014

Community Based Mangrove Restoration as Instruments of Conserving Marine Biodiversity and the Protected Areas: An Exploratory Analysis from Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Biodiversity Conservation in India: Management Practices, Livelihood Concerns and Future Options

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Community Based Mangrove Restoration as Instruments of Conserving Marine Biodiversity and the Protected Areas: An Exploratory Analysis from Gujarat”, in Biodiversity Conservation in India: Management Practices, Livelihood Concerns and Future Options, New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd, 2014, pp. 249-283.

Year : 2014

Has Indian Tea Plantation Sector weathered the Crisis? An assessment in the Post-reforms Context

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Shah, A.

Publisher : Globalization and Standards: Issues and Challenges in Indian Business

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shah, A., “Has Indian Tea Plantation Sector weathered the Crisis? An assessment in the Post-reforms Context”, in Globalization and Standards: Issues and Challenges in Indian Business, New Delhi: Springer India, 2014, pp. 275-291.

Year : 2014

Economic Growth and the State of Natural Resources and the Environment in Gujarat: A Critical Assessment

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Pathak, J.

Publisher : Growth or Development: Which Way is Gujarat Going

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Pathak, J., “Economic Growth and the State of Natural Resources and the Environment in Gujarat: A Critical Assessment”, in Growth or Development: Which Way is Gujarat Going, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 380-432.

Year : 2014

Will Neoliberal Policies and Regulations Resolve Our Water Sector Dilemmas?: Learning from Maharashtra and Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Neoliberal State and Its Challenges

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Will Neoliberal Policies and Regulations Resolve Our Water Sector Dilemmas?: Learning from Maharashtra and Gujarat”, in Neoliberal State and Its Challenges, New Delhi: Aakar Books, 2014, pp. 257-300.

Year : 2013

Bt Cotton Cultivation in Gujarat: Emerging Issues and Environmental Challenges

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., N. Lalitha

Publisher : Knowledge Systems of Societies for Adaptation and Mitigation of Impacts of Climate Change, Environmental Science and Engineering

N. Lalitha and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Bt Cotton Cultivation in Gujarat: Emerging Issues and Environmental Challenges”, in Knowledge Systems of Societies for Adaptation and Mitigation of Impacts of Climate Change, Environmental Science and Engineering, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2013, pp. 285-301.

Year : 2013

Investment strategies and technology options for sustainable agricultural development in Asia: challenges in emerging context

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Investment strategies and technology options for sustainable agricultural development in Asia: challenges in emerging context”, in Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies, London/ New York: Earthscan/ Routledge, 2013, pp. 184-207.

Year : 2013

Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Mangrove Wetlands Against Risks of Climate Change and Vulnerability of Coastal Livelihoods in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Knowledge Systems of Societies for Adaptation and Mitigation of Impacts of Climate Change, Environmental Science and Engineering

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Mangrove Wetlands Against Risks of Climate Change and Vulnerability of Coastal Livelihoods in Gujarat”, in Knowledge Systems of Societies for Adaptation and Mitigation of Impacts of Climate Change, Environmental Science and Engineering, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag , 2013, pp. 423-441.

Year : 2012

Regional Dimensions of Emerging Labour Shortage in Rubber Plantation Sector in Kerala: An Exploratory analysis

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India, Routledge India, New Delhi.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Regional Dimensions of Emerging Labour Shortage in Rubber Plantation Sector in Kerala: An Exploratory analysis”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Legal Pluralism and the Governance Crisis in India’s Water Sector: A critical Review of National and Sub-national policies and regulatory regimes

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Amalendu Jyotishi, Sushanta Mahapatra and Maarten Bavinck (Eds.), Legal Pluralism in Natural Resource Management: South and South-East Asian Perspectives

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Legal Pluralism and the Governance Crisis in India’s Water Sector: A critical Review of National and Sub-national policies and regulatory regimes”, in Amalendu Jyotishi, Sushanta Mahapatra and Maarten Bavinck (Eds.), Legal Pluralism in Natural Resource Management: South and South-East Asian Perspectives, New Delhi: Excel India Publishers, 2012, pp. 35-55.

Year : 2012

Integrated Rubber Farming and Livelihood Systems in Northeastern India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Agriculture and Changing Environment in Northeastern India

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Integrated Rubber Farming and Livelihood Systems in Northeastern India”, in Agriculture and Changing Environment in Northeastern India, New Delhi/UK: Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group), 2012, pp. 263-288.

Year : 2011

GM Technology and Sustainable Agriculture Future: Some Reflections Based on Bt Cotton Experience in Maharashtra and Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Lalitha, N

Publisher : Gandhi, Environment and Sustainable Future

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Lalitha, N., “GM Technology and Sustainable Agriculture Future: Some Reflections Based on Bt Cotton Experience in Maharashtra and Gujarat”, in Gandhi, Environment and Sustainable Future, New Delhi: Institute of Gandhian Studies Wardha (Maharashtra) and Gandhi Peace Foundation, 2011, pp. 144-174.

Year : 2010

A Prelude to Agricultural Transition in Asia

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Thapa, G. B., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M.

Publisher : Agricultural Transition in Asia: Trajectories and Challenges

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Thapa, G. B., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M., “A Prelude to Agricultural Transition in Asia”, in Agricultural Transition in Asia: Trajectories and Challenges, Bangkok: Asian Institute of Technology, 2010, pp. 1-8.

Year : 2010

Challenges facing Asian smallholder agriculture: A synthesis of five country studies

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Thapa, G. B., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M.

Publisher : Asian Institute of Technology

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Thapa, G. B., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M., “Challenges facing Asian smallholder agriculture: A synthesis of five country studies”, in Agricultural Transition in Asia: Trajectories and Challenges, Bangkok: Asian Institute of Technology, 2010, pp. 182-230.

Year : 2010

Does GM Technology Pay Rich Dividends?: Farm Level Responses from BT cotton farmers in Maharashtra

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Lalitha, N.

Publisher : Economic and Environmental Sustainability of the Asian Region

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Lalitha, N., “Does GM Technology Pay Rich Dividends?: Farm Level Responses from BT cotton farmers in Maharashtra”, in Economic and Environmental Sustainability of the Asian Region, New Delhi: Routledge, 2010, pp. 391-414.

Presentation

Year : 2016

Techno-Economic and Social Impacts of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A study of PINS/MIS in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Techno-Economic and Social Impacts of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A study of PINS/MIS in Gujarat”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Irrigation Capital Subsidies, Diffusion of Water Conservation Technologies & Resource Utilization: Evidence from Gujarat, India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Irrigation Capital Subsidies, Diffusion of Water Conservation Technologies & Resource Utilization: Evidence from Gujarat, India”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Water Security Challenges of South and South East Asia: Mainstreaming Local Governance Institutions

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Water Security Challenges of South and South East Asia: Mainstreaming Local Governance Institutions”. 2016.

Year : 2016

State of Social Science Research in India: An overview of International Collaborations and Research

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “State of Social Science Research in India: An overview of International Collaborations and Research”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Incentives, Diffusion of Micro-Irrigation Technologies and Resource Utilization: Evidence from Water Scarce Regions of Gujarat, India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Incentives, Diffusion of Micro-Irrigation Technologies and Resource Utilization: Evidence from Water Scarce Regions of Gujarat, India”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Household Adoption and Impacts of KVY Interventions in Salinity Affected Villages in Gujarat: An Analysis

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Household Adoption and Impacts of KVY Interventions in Salinity Affected Villages in Gujarat: An Analysis”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Enhancing Agriculture Livelihoods in Coastal Areas in Gujarat: A Study of the Impacts of KVY Interventions

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Enhancing Agriculture Livelihoods in Coastal Areas in Gujarat: A Study of the Impacts of KVY Interventions”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Emerging Vulnerabilities in India’s Plantation Economy

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Emerging Vulnerabilities in India’s Plantation Economy”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Compatibility of Policy and Institutional Regimes for Rubber Plantation Development in Diverse Social and Agro-Ecological Environments in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Compatibility of Policy and Institutional Regimes for Rubber Plantation Development in Diverse Social and Agro-Ecological Environments in India”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Collapsed Resources and Distressed Communities: A case for Eco-restoration of degraded Village Commons in Gujarat, Western India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Collapsed Resources and Distressed Communities: A case for Eco-restoration of degraded Village Commons in Gujarat, Western India”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Adoption of Micro-Irrigation Systems in India: An assessment with special reference to Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Adoption of Micro-Irrigation Systems in India: An assessment with special reference to Gujarat”. 2016.

Year : 2016

Adoption and Diffusion of Micro-Irrigation Systems in Gujarat: Do Institutions and Policies Matter?

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2016.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Adoption and Diffusion of Micro-Irrigation Systems in Gujarat: Do Institutions and Policies Matter?”. 2016.

Year : 2015

Will the Recent Development Initiatives take Gujarat to the Green Growth Path?: Some reflections on the sectoral policies and interventions

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2015.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Will the Recent Development Initiatives take Gujarat to the Green Growth Path?: Some reflections on the sectoral policies and interventions”. 2015.

Year : 2015

Peasant Migration and Plantation Development in Kerala: Changes in the local economy, society and the agrarian landscape in the Erstwhile Malabar Region

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2015.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Peasant Migration and Plantation Development in Kerala: Changes in the local economy, society and the agrarian landscape in the Erstwhile Malabar Region”. 2015.

Year : 2015

Labour Relations in Rubber Plantations in Tripura

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2015.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Labour Relations in Rubber Plantations in Tripura”. 2015.

Year : 2015

Do Policies and Interventions Resolve the Emergent ‘Resource Efficiency Curse’ problems in India?: A Review of Water and Rural Energy Policies in Maharashtra and Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2015.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Do Policies and Interventions Resolve the Emergent ‘Resource Efficiency Curse’ problems in India?: A Review of Water and Rural Energy Policies in Maharashtra and Gujarat”. 2015.

Year : 2015

Determinants of Adopting and Accessing Benefits of Environmentally Benign Technologies: A study of Micro Irrigation Systems in North Gujarat, Western India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2015.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Determinants of Adopting and Accessing Benefits of Environmentally Benign Technologies: A study of Micro Irrigation Systems in North Gujarat, Western India”. 2015.

Year : 2015

Looking Beyond the Tariff Regime: An assessment of the trends and prospects of water tariff based regulatory interventions in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2015.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Looking Beyond the Tariff Regime: An assessment of the trends and prospects of water tariff based regulatory interventions in Gujarat”. 2015.

Year : 2014

Compatibility of Institutional Architecture for Rubber Plantation Development in North East India from a comparative perspective of Kerala

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Compatibility of Institutional Architecture for Rubber Plantation Development in North East India from a comparative perspective of Kerala”. 2014.

Year : 2014

Comparative Economics, Social and Environmental Responsibilities of New Generation Agricultural Technologies in India: An outlook for sustainable future

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Comparative Economics, Social and Environmental Responsibilities of New Generation Agricultural Technologies in India: An outlook for sustainable future”. 2014.

Year : 2014

Agricultural Intensification and its Implications on Farm Level Energy Consumption and Power Distribution Losses in Gujarat: A Critical Assessment

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Agricultural Intensification and its Implications on Farm Level Energy Consumption and Power Distribution Losses in Gujarat: A Critical Assessment”. 2014.

Year : 2014

Gendered Impacts of MGNREGA: Evidence from Selected Semi-Arid Tropics (SAT) Villages in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Gendered Impacts of MGNREGA: Evidence from Selected Semi-Arid Tropics (SAT) Villages in India”. 2014.

Year : 2014

Impact of MGNREGA Program on Income, Assets Creation, and Food Security: Evidence from Selected Semi-Arid Tropic (SAT) Villages in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Impact of MGNREGA Program on Income, Assets Creation, and Food Security: Evidence from Selected Semi-Arid Tropic (SAT) Villages in India”. 2014.

Year : 2014

Will Policies and Interventions contain the harmful Water-Energy Nexus in Agriculture?: A Study of two contrasting scenarios in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Will Policies and Interventions contain the harmful Water-Energy Nexus in Agriculture?: A Study of two contrasting scenarios in Gujarat”. 2014.

Year : 2014

Will climate change adaptation enhance farm productivity? A study of Micro-Irrigation Systems (MIS) in Gujarat, India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Will climate change adaptation enhance farm productivity? A study of Micro-Irrigation Systems (MIS) in Gujarat, India”. 2014.

Year : 2014

Transforming National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme as an Instrument for Gender Mainstreaming in India: An assessment of potential and challenges

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Transforming National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme as an Instrument for Gender Mainstreaming in India: An assessment of potential and challenges”. 2014.

Year : 2014

The Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Micro-Irrigation Systems (MIS) in India: A Study of Public Tubewells in Gujarat, Western India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “The Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts of Micro-Irrigation Systems (MIS) in India: A Study of Public Tubewells in Gujarat, Western India”. 2014.

Year : 2014

Prospects and Challenges of Rubber Development and Expansion in India’s North Eastern Region

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2014.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Prospects and Challenges of Rubber Development and Expansion in India’s North Eastern Region”. 2014.

Year : 2013

Why villages do not transform as theoreticians perceive? Reflections from Chatha village in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2013.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Why villages do not transform as theoreticians perceive? Reflections from Chatha village in Gujarat”. 2013.

Year : 2013

Trends in Agriculture Power Consumption among Farmers in Gujarat: A study of districts covered under the PGVCL

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2013.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Trends in Agriculture Power Consumption among Farmers in Gujarat: A study of districts covered under the PGVCL”. 2013.

Year : 2013

Lao Census of Agriculture

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2013.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Lao Census of Agriculture”. 2013.

Year : 2013

Impact Evaluation of BT Cotton Cultivation in India: a Case Study of Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2013.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Impact Evaluation of BT Cotton Cultivation in India: a Case Study of Gujarat”. 2013.

Year : 2012

Can NREGS Offer an Effective Instrument for Gender Mainstreaming in India?: An exploratory analysis

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Can NREGS Offer an Effective Instrument for Gender Mainstreaming in India?: An exploratory analysis”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Integrating institutional and policy regimes for sustainable safety-net provisions: A case of the Kudumbashree initiatives in Kerala

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Integrating institutional and policy regimes for sustainable safety-net provisions: A case of the Kudumbashree initiatives in Kerala”. 2012.

Year : 2012

MGNREGA – The paradigm shift in employment generation and livelihood impacts: findings across states

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “MGNREGA - The paradigm shift in employment generation and livelihood impacts: findings across states”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Technology Diffusion and Adoption in Cotton Cultivation: Emerging Scenario in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Technology Diffusion and Adoption in Cotton Cultivation: Emerging Scenario in Gujarat”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Rationalisation of Agriculture in Kerala and its Implications on Natural Environment, Agro-Ecosystems and Livelihoods

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Rationalisation of Agriculture in Kerala and its Implications on Natural Environment, Agro-Ecosystems and Livelihoods”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Policy and Institutional Dilemmas in Groundwater Governance in India: A critical assessment

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Policy and Institutional Dilemmas in Groundwater Governance in India: A critical assessment”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Increasing competitiveness through voluntary production standards in the Indian tea plantations: Implications for labour and environment

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Increasing competitiveness through voluntary production standards in the Indian tea plantations: Implications for labour and environment”. 2012.

Year : 2012

GM Technology: Economics, Environmental Compatibility and Social Responsibility- The case of Bt cotton in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “GM Technology: Economics, Environmental Compatibility and Social Responsibility- The case of Bt cotton in India”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Gender Impact of Trade Reforms in Indian Plantation Agriculture: A study of tea and rubber sectors

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Gender Impact of Trade Reforms in Indian Plantation Agriculture: A study of tea and rubber sectors”. 2012.

Year : 2012

From Jhuming to Tapping: An analysis of rubber development programme in NE States in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “From Jhuming to Tapping: An analysis of rubber development programme in NE States in India”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Environment and Institutions: Policy Initiatives and Challenges

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Environment and Institutions: Policy Initiatives and Challenges”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Development as Destruction: the state of natural resources and environment in Gujarat in the contemporary scenario

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Development as Destruction: the state of natural resources and environment in Gujarat in the contemporary scenario”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Developing Vulnerability Indices for Detecting the Climate Change Impacts on Land Use and Agriculture in India: An exploratory study in Maharashtra

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Developing Vulnerability Indices for Detecting the Climate Change Impacts on Land Use and Agriculture in India: An exploratory study in Maharashtra”. 2012.

Year : 2012

Conservation, Restoration and Management of Mangrove Wetlands against risks of Climate Change and Vulnerability of Coastal Livelihoods in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2012

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Conservation, Restoration and Management of Mangrove Wetlands against risks of Climate Change and Vulnerability of Coastal Livelihoods in Gujarat”. 2012.

Year : 2011

Setting Community Based Mangrove Restorations in an Ecosystem Conservation Perspective: Restoration outcomes on livelihoods and conservation challenges in the context of Gujarat, India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Setting Community Based Mangrove Restorations in an Ecosystem Conservation Perspective: Restoration outcomes on livelihoods and conservation challenges in the context of Gujarat, India”. 2011.

Year : 2011

Pesticide Use in Cotton and the Need for Environmentally Sustainable Farm Management Standards in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2011.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Pesticide Use in Cotton and the Need for Environmentally Sustainable Farm Management Standards in India”. 2011.

Year : 2011

Neoliberal Policies and Water Sector Reforms in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Neoliberal Policies and Water Sector Reforms in India”. 2011.

Year : 2011

Mangroves and their multifunctionality: An analysis of the impacts of community based mangrove restoration in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : 2011.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Mangroves and their multifunctionality: An analysis of the impacts of community based mangrove restoration in Gujarat”. 2011.

Year : 2011

Economics of Bt Cotton in India: Moving Beyond the Conventional Perspectives

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Economics of Bt Cotton in India: Moving Beyond the Conventional Perspectives”. 2011.

Year : 2011

Development and Restoration of Mangrove Ecosystems in the Context of Emerging Climate Change Risks: Interventionist Policies and Outcomes in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Development and Restoration of Mangrove Ecosystems in the Context of Emerging Climate Change Risks: Interventionist Policies and Outcomes in India”. 2011.

Year : 2011

Community based mangrove restoration as instruments of conserving marine biodiversity and the protected areas: An exploratory analysis from Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Community based mangrove restoration as instruments of conserving marine biodiversity and the protected areas: An exploratory analysis from Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat”. 2011.

Year : 2011

Asian Smallholder Agriculture in Transition: Challenges and Way Forward

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Asian Smallholder Agriculture in Transition: Challenges and Way Forward”. 2011.

Year : 2010

Agricultural Transition in Asia: Understanding Critical Facets and Developing Future Perspectives

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Agricultural Transition in Asia: Understanding Critical Facets and Developing Future Perspectives”. 2010.

Book

Year : 2016

Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., K. J. Joseph;

Publisher : Routledge India (South Asia Edition), London: Routledge/ New Delhi

K. J. Joseph and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Globalisation, Development and Plantation Labour in India. London: Routledge/ New Delhi: Routledge India (South Asia Edition), 2016, p. XVII,277.

Year : 2016

Micro Irrigation Systems in India: Emergence, Status and Impacts

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., M. Dinesh Kumar; A. Narayanamoorthy.

Publisher : Springer Science + Business Media, Singapore .

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., M. Kumar, D., and Narayanamoorthy, A., Micro Irrigation Systems in India: Emergence, Status and Impacts. Singapore: Springer Science + Business Media, 2016.

Year : 2015

India’s Tryst with Bt Cotton: Learning from the First Decade

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., N. Lalitha;

Publisher : Concept Publishing Company Private Limited

N. Lalitha and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., India’s Tryst with Bt Cotton: Learning from the First Decade. New Delhi: Concept Publishing Company Private Limited, 2015, p. XXVI, 294.

Year : 2010

Agricultural Transition in Asia: Trajectories and Challenges

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., G. B. Thapa,, Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M.

Publisher : Thailand: Asian Institute of Technology

G. B. Thapa, Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Routray, J. K., and Ahmad, M. M., Agricultural Transition in Asia: Trajectories and Challenges. Thailand: Asian Institute of Technology, 2010, p. 230.

Year : 2010

Economics of Land Development in Canal Commands: A Study of Surface Irrigation Systems in Kerala, India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Economics of Land Development in Canal Commands: A Study of Surface Irrigation Systems in Kerala, India. GmbH & Co. KG, Germany: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010.

Report

Year : 2016

State Investment for Water Sector Development in Kerala: A Post Facto Analysis of Major and Medium versus Minor Irrigation Projects in a comparative perspective

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : State Planning Board, Government of Kerala.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “State Investment for Water Sector Development in Kerala: A Post Facto Analysis of Major and Medium versus Minor Irrigation Projects in a comparative perspective”, State Planning Board, Government of Kerala, 2016.

Year : 2016

Enhancing Agriculture Livelihoods in Coastal Areas in Gujarat: A Study of the Impacts of KVY Interventions, Report Submitted to Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell (CSPC)

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Jharna Pathak; Madhusudan Bandi

Publisher : Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell (CSPC), Ahmedabad, p.xvii, 105+25.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Pathak, J., and Bandi, M., “Enhancing Agriculture Livelihoods in Coastal Areas in Gujarat: A Study of the Impacts of KVY Interventions, Report Submitted to Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell (CSPC)”, Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell (CSPC), Ahmedabad, 2016.

Year : 2014

Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11: Analysis of Selected Themes, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Vientiane

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Lao PDR, Vientiane

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Lao Census of Agriculture 2010/11: Analysis of Selected Themes, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Vientiane”, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Lao PDR, Vientiane, 2014.

Year : 2014

Trends and Determinants of Agricultural Power Consumption and Distribution Losses: An analysis of agricultural feeders across power distribution companies in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Trends and Determinants of Agricultural Power Consumption and Distribution Losses: An analysis of agricultural feeders across power distribution companies in Gujarat”, Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission, 2014.

Year : 2014

Techno-Economic and Social Impacts of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A Case Study of PINS/MIS in Gujarat, Report submitted to the Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation Ltd.

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Bahinipati, C.

Publisher : Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation Ltd.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Bahinipati, C., “Techno-Economic and Social Impacts of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A Case Study of PINS/MIS in Gujarat, Report submitted to the Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation Ltd.”, Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation Ltd., Gandhinagar, 2014.

Year : 2012

An Economic Evaluation of Revitalisation of Village Tanks in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Gujarat Land Development Corporation Ltd.

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “An Economic Evaluation of Revitalisation of Village Tanks in Gujarat”, Gujarat Land Development Corporation Ltd, Gandhinagar, 2012.

Year : 2011

Socio-Economic and Ecological Benefits of Mangrove Plantation: A Study of Community Based Mangrove Restoration Activities in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Pathak, K. D., and Mehta, I.

Publisher : GEC

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Pathak, K. D., and Mehta, I., “Socio-Economic and Ecological Benefits of Mangrove Plantation: A Study of Community Based Mangrove Restoration Activities in Gujarat”, Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC), Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, 2011.

Year : 2010

Impact of industrialisation and related Activities on marine protected areas: A Case Study of Marine National Park, Jamnagar District in Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Parikh, J.

Publisher : IRADe

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Parikh, J., “Impact of industrialisation and related Activities on marine protected areas: A Case Study of Marine National Park, Jamnagar District in Gujarat”, IRADe, New Delhi, 2010.

Year : 2009

Water Policy and Water Laws in India: A Critical Review of Structural and Institutional Impediments and Governance Systems and outlook for future

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Parthasarathy, R.

Publisher : International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Parthasarathy, R., “Water Policy and Water Laws in India: A Critical Review of Structural and Institutional Impediments and Governance Systems and outlook for future”, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Hyderabad, 2009.

Year : 2009

Challenges, Opportunities and Imperatives for Techno-Economic and Institutional Reforms under Trade Liberalisation: Case Studies of Tea and Rubber Plantation Sectors in India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Shah, A.

Publisher : The South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI)

Dr. Viswanathan P. K. and Shah, A., “Challenges, Opportunities and Imperatives for Techno-Economic and Institutional Reforms under Trade Liberalisation: Case Studies of Tea and Rubber Plantation Sectors in India”, The South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI), 2009.

Year : 2006

A Comparative Study of Smallholder Rubber and Rubber integrated Farm Livelihood Systems in India and Thailand

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “A Comparative Study of Smallholder Rubber and Rubber integrated Farm Livelihood Systems in India and Thailand”, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, 2006.

Year : 2004

Infrastructure Development for Utilisation of Water Resources in Kerala:Current status and perspective for future with special reference to long pending irrigation projects

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : State Planning Board, Government of Kerala

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Infrastructure Development for Utilisation of Water Resources in Kerala:Current status and perspective for future with special reference to long pending irrigation projects”, State Planning Board, Government of Kerala, 2004.

Working Paper

Year : 2016

Role of Institutions and Policies in Diffusion of Micro-irrigation in Gujarat, Western India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati.

Publisher : Working Paper No. 231, GIDR , Ahmedabad,.

C. Sekhar Bahinipati and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Role of Institutions and Policies in Diffusion of Micro-irrigation in Gujarat, Western India”, Working Paper No. 231. GIDR , Ahmedabad, p. 31, 2016.

Year : 2014

Forest Governance Sustainability in India: Determinants and Challenges

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., M. Bandi

Publisher : Working Paper No. 223

M. Bandi and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Forest Governance Sustainability in India: Determinants and Challenges”, Working Paper No. 223. GIDR, Ahmedabad, p. 34, 2014.

Year : 2012

Rationalisation of Agriculture in Kerala and its Implications for Natural Environment, Agro-Ecosystems and Livelihoods

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : Working Paper No. 211

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Rationalisation of Agriculture in Kerala and its Implications for Natural Environment, Agro-Ecosystems and Livelihoods”, Working Paper No. 211. GIDR, Ahmedabad, p. 37, 2012.

Year : 2011

Will Neoliberal Policies Resolve Water Sector Dilemmas? Learnings from Maharashtra and Gujarat

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : GIDR

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Will Neoliberal Policies Resolve Water Sector Dilemmas? Learnings from Maharashtra and Gujarat”, Working Paper No. 202. GIDR, Ahmedabad, p. 44, 2011.

Year : 2010

Pesticide Application in Bt Cotton Farms: Issues Relating to Environment and Non-Tariff Barriers

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K., N. Lalitha

Publisher : GIDR

N. Lalitha and Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Pesticide Application in Bt Cotton Farms: Issues Relating to Environment and Non-Tariff Barriers”, Working Paper No. 198. GIDR , Ahmedabad, p. 35, 2010.

Year : 2008

Co-operatives and Collective Action: Case of a Rubber Grower Co-operative in East Garo Hills in Meghalaya, North East India

Authors : Dr. Viswanathan P. K.

Publisher : GIDR, Ahmedabad

Dr. Viswanathan P. K., “Co-operatives and Collective Action: Case of a Rubber Grower Co-operative in East Garo Hills in Meghalaya, North East India”. GIDR, Ahmedabad, p. 36, 2008.

Qualifications

  • PhD (Economics), Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore [Mysore University] (2003)
  • Postdoc (Environment, Resources and Development), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok (2005)
  • Postdoc (Demographic and Socio-Economic Surveillance System, Thailand), Institute for Population and Social Research (IPSR), Mahidol University, Thailand (2006)
Professional Experience

Period

Position Institutional Affiliation
From To
31 October 2016 Continue Professor (Economics and Sustainability) Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Department of Management, Kochi, Kerala
14 May 2007 30 October 2016 Associate Professor Gujarat Institute of Development Research, Ahmedabad, Gujarat
15 July 2013 14 September 2013 International Consultant Agricultural Census Studies, FAO of the United Nations, Vientiane, Lao PDR
1 February 2010 30 November 2010 Research Scientist Regional & Rural Development Planning, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand
1 May 2006 30 April 2007 Visiting Fellow Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand
1 March 2006 30 April 2006 Lee Hysan Visiting Scholar Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1 January 2005 31 January 2006 Post-Doctoral Fellow School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand
1 November 1994 31 December 2006 Scientist (Economics) & Economist Rubber Research Institute of India (Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry), Kottayam, Kerala
20 October 1992 31 October 1994 Doctoral Fellow Institute for Social & Economic Change, Bangalore, Karnataka
1 March 1991 19 October 1992 Research Assistant Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, Kerala
Teaching
  • Environmental Management and Sustainable Development (Core)
Current Research & Writing Projects
  • “Fair Trade certified Tea in the Hired Labour Sector: An impact study and baseline data collection”, supported by Fairtrade International, in collaboration with International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University Rotterdam, Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA), Colombo; Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Trivandrum; and Gujarat Institute of Development Research (GIDR), Ahmedabad, March 2015 – December 2016.
  • Book under processing for publication by Springer, titled, “Employment Guarantee Programme and Dynamics of Rural Transformation in India: Challenges and Opportunities”, Edited by M. Bhattarai, P.K. Viswanathan, Rudra N. Mishra and Cynthia Bantilan (forthcoming, 2017).
Research Projects undertaken during 2007-2016
No Title of Research Project Period Supporting Agency
1 Farmers Adoption of Bt Cotton in India: A study in Maharashtra and Gujarat (with N. Lalitha, GIDR Ahmedabad as Principal Investigator) 2007-09 Oxfam, USA
2 Water Policy and Water Laws in India: A Critical Review of Structural and Institutional Impediments and Governance Systems and Outlook for Future (with R. Parthasarathy, GIDR Ahmedabad) 2009-10 International Water Management Institute (IWMI),  Colombo (through Hyderabad office)
3 Challenges, Opportunities and Imperatives for Techno-Economic-Institutional Reforms under Trade Liberalisation: Case Studies of Tea and Rubber Plantations (with Amita Shah, GIDR Ahmedabad) 2009-10 South Asia Network of Economic Research Institutes (SANEI), Bangladesh
4 Socio-Economic and Ecological Benefits of Mangrove Plantations: A Study of Community Based Mangrove Restoration Activities in Gujarat 2009-10 Gujarat Ecology Commission (GEC), Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
5 Impact of Industrialisation and its related activities on the Marine National Park, Jamnagar (with Jyoti Parikh, IRADe, New Delhi) 2010 Integrated Action for Research and Development (IRADe), New Delhi
6 Assessing the Poverty Impact of Social and Voluntary Standards under the Fair Trade: A study of Tea Plantations 2010 Natural Resources Institute (NRI), Greenwich University, UK
7 An Economic Evaluation of Revitalisation of Village Tanks in Gujarat 2011-12 Gujarat Land Development Corporation (GLDC), Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
8 Trends and Determinants of Agricultural Power Consumption and Distribution Losses: An analysis of agricultural feeders across power distribution companies in Gujarat 2012-13 Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC), Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
9 Regional Dimensions of Emerging Labour Shortage in Rubber Plantation Sector in Kerala: An Exploratory analysis 2013 National Research Programme on Plantation Development (NRPPD), CDS Trivandrum
10 Capacity Building Programme on Agricultural Water Demand Management (with M. Dinesh Kumar, IRAP, Hyderabad) 2013 Cap-Net/ UNDP
11 Socio-Economic Survey for Review Report on Impacts of Employment and Social Protection Policies (ie. NREGA) on Rural Livelihoods in India: Village Case studies in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh (with Rudra N Mishra, GIDR Ahmedabad) 2012-14 International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Hyderabad
12 Techno-Economic and Social Impacts of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A case study of PINS & MIS in Gujarat (with Chandrasekhar Bahinipati, GIDR Ahmedabad) 2014 Gujarat Water Resources Development Corporation (GWRDC), Gandhinagar
13 Compatibility of Institutional Architecture for Rubber Plantation Development in North East India from a comparative perspective of Kerala 2014 National Research Programme on Plantation Development (NRPPD), CDS Trivandrum
14 Public Investments for Water Sector Development in Kerala: A Post Facto Analysis of Major & Medium versus Minor Irrigation Projects in a comparative perspective 2013-14 State Planning Board (SPB), Government of Kerala
15 Economic Evaluation of Bt Cotton Adoption in Gujarat (with N. Lalitha, GIDR Ahmedabad as Principal Investigator) 2013-14 Directorate of Agriculture, Government of Gujarat
16 Social and Economic Impacts, Institutional and Policy Constraints in the Adoption of Water Saving Technologies in Agriculture: A Comparative Study of Micro Irrigation Systems in India (with Jharna Pathak and Chandrasekhar Bahinipati, GIDR Ahmedabad) 2013-15 Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
17 Peasant Migration and Plantation Development in Kerala: Changes in the local economy, society and the agrarian landscape in the Erstwhile Malabar Region 2014 National Research Programme on Plantation Development (NRPPD), CDS Trivandrum
18 Enhancing Agriculture Livelihoods in Coastal Areas: A study of the climate change resilient agriculture and farm management interventions in Gujarat, Western India (with Jharna Pathak and Madhusudan Bandi, GIDR Ahmedabad) 2015-16 Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell Ahmedabad and Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai
19 Will Climate Change Adaptation Enhance Farm Productivity? A Study of Micro-Irrigation Systems (MIS) in Gujarat, India (with Chandrasekhar Bahinipati, GIDR Ahmedabad, as Principal Investigator) 2015-16 South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Kathmandu, Nepal
20 State of Social Science Research in India: An overview of International Collaborations and Research (with Parthasarathy and Madhusudan Bandi, GIDR Ahmedabad) 2016 Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi
NRPPD-CDS Discussion Papers
Invited Lectures
  • Delivered a talk “Challenges of Agricultural Development in Kerala” at the Colloquia at the Department of Management, Kochi, Kerala, on 28 February 2012.
  • Delivered a lecture, “Agriculture Transition in Asia: Challenges and Perspectives on Future Research” on 8 March 2012 at the Workshop on Methods of Research and Proposal Writing (March 5-10, 2012) Mizoram University, Aizawl, Jointly orgnaised by Department of Economics, Mizoram University, Aizawl & OKD Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati.
  • Delivered a lecture, “From Jhuming to Tapping: An analysis of rubber development  programme in NE States in India”, on 8 March 2012 at the Workshop on Methods of Research and Proposal Writing (March 5-10, 2012) Mizoram University, Aizawl, Jointly organised by Department of Economics, Mizoram University, Aizawl & OKD Institute of Social Change and Development, Guwahati.
  • Delivered 2 lectures, viz., “Inclusive Growth: understanding it”, and “Inclusive Growth and Agriculture  Development in India: Challenges and way forward” at the UGC Sponsored Two-Day National Seminar on “Inclusive Growth: Economic, Institutional and Rights Perspectives” March 8-9, 2013, at PSG College of Arts & Science College, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
  • Delivered 2 lectures on “Longitudinal Data Analysis in Social Science Research: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations” at the ICSSR Research Methodology Workshop held on 23 March 2013, at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Agriculture and Environment in the Indian Context: A Critical Assessment”, Refresher Course on Macro Economics with Special Reference to Indian Economic System, held on 17 May 2013, at the Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad.
  • Delivered lectures on: (a) “Agricultural Water Management: Socio-Economic and Policy Challenges”; (b) “Institutional and Policy Reforms in Indian Water Sector: A critical assessment”; and (c) “Climate Variability and Water Insecurity in India” at the Training Workshop on Agricultural Water Demand Management, held during 21-25 October 2013, at Ahmedabad, supported by Cap-Net and UNDP.
  • Delivered lectures on: (a) “Factor analysis and Principal Component Analysis; (b) Database on Indian Agriculture; (c) Database on Environment”, at the National Workshop on ‘Research Methodology for Social Sciences’ held at GIDR Ahmedabad during 25 February – 06 March 2014.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Investment Strategies and Technology Options for Sustainable Agriculture Development in India: Challenges and Way Forward”, at Christ College, Irinjalakuda, as part of the Alumni Lecture Series organised by the Research Department of Economics on 13th January 2015.
  • Regression and Multivariate Analysis”, Lecture delivered on 23rd September 2015, at the Building Capacity of the Technical Cadre of the Directorate of Economics and Statistics in Statistical Methods and Analysis, 23-25 September 2015, held at GIDR Ahmedabad, jointly organised by the Department of Economics and Statistics, Government of Gujarat and the UNICEF, Gandhinagar.
  • “Land, Water and Coastal Resources and Livelihoods in Gujarat: Data and Analysis”, Lecture delivered on 24th September 2015, at the Building Capacity of the Technical Cadre of the Directorate of Economics and Statistics in Statistical Methods and Analysis, 23-25 September 2015, held at GIDR Ahmedabad, jointly organised by the Department of Economics and Statistics, Government of Gujarat and the UNICEF, Gandhinagar.
  • Delivered four lectures on: “Analysis of Livelihoods” and a lecture on “Data Analysis” for Masters’ Students at the Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, on 23rd November 2015 and 27 November 2015.
  • Delivered two Lectures on: (a) ‘Data Collection Techniques and Sampling in Social Research’; and (b) ‘Selection of Research Sample and Sampling Techniques’, at the Research Methodology Workshop for Ph.D. Scholars In Social Sciences, Sponsored by Indian Council of Social Sciences Research, New Delhi, Organized by Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar,  11 March 2016.
  • Delivered four Lectures on: ‘Natural Resources Management and Conservation: Policies, interventions and Evaluation Methods’, at the Workshop on ‘Program Monitoring and Evaluation in NRM’, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, 7th – 8th April, 2016.
  • Delivered two lectures on: (a) Writing Research Proposals; and (b) Database on Indian Economy, at the Two Day National Workshop on Research in Economics, organised by the Kerala Economic Association at Kottayam, Kerala during 30-31 July 2016.
  • Delivered a lecture on: ‘Conventional and Non-conventional sources of Data’, at the Orientation Programme on Social Science Research for Research Scholars and Faculty Members, supported by ICSSR, 2-4 August 2016, GIDR Ahmedabad.
Referee (Journals)
  • Water Resources Bulletin Journal (American Water Resources Association)
  • Water Policy (International Water Association)
  • Agroforestry Systems (Springer)
  • Journal of Gender Studies (Taylor & Francis, UK)
  • Community Development Journal (Routledge)
  • European Journal of Development Research (Palgrave Macmillan)
Membership in Academic Societies/ Professional Bodies
  • Alumni, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore, India
  • Alumni, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok
  • Alumni, Institute for Population Research, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Asian Society of Agricultural Economists
  • International Society for Development and Sustainability (ISDS), Japan
  • Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP), Switzerland
  • Life Member, Kerala Economic Association
Other Academic Credentials
  • External Expert, Research Advisory Committee, Department of Economics, Tripura University, Agartala
  • Member, Student Advisory Committee, CEPT University, Ahmedabad
  • External Examiner for PhD, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin, Kerala
  • External Examiner for PhD, University of Calicut, Kerala
  • External Examiner for PhD, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • External Examiner for MPhil & PhD, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar
  • PhD Guide, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
  • Member, Board of Studies of Economics, Christ College, Irinjalakuda, Kerala
  • Series Editor & Coordinator, Working Paper Series, GIDR, Ahmedabad (2008-2010 & 2011-2016)
  • Series Editor & Coordinator, Occasional Paper Series, GIDR, Ahmedabad (2011-2016).
Scholarships/ Awards
  • May 2006 – May 2007, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Institute for Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand.
  • March – April 2006: Lee Hysan Visiting Fellowship, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • January – December 2005, Post Doctoral Research Fellowship, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand.
  • October 1992 – September 1996: PhD Fellowship, Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore, India
  • National Merit Scholarship from 1985 to 1988 for Graduate studies
  • Cultural Scholarship (1983 to 1988) for Literary Competitions in Sanskrit, Calicut Uty.
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