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Projects Completed(ADRTC) – isec

Projects Completed(ADRTC)

Agricultural Development and Rural Transformation Centre

Projects Completed (1995-2023)

Sl. No

Title of the Project

Project Director/s

Year of Completion

1

Factors affecting  Micro Irrigation Strategies in Karnataka

Dr. Ramappa K B

2023

2

Skill Gap in the area of Micro-irrigation

Dr. Ramappa K B

2023

3

Determinants of Farmer’s Participation within Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY), Including Bhartiya Prakritik Krishi Padhati (BPKP) – Karnataka Report

Dr. Ramappa K B

2023

4

Assessment of ratio of different products / forms of Spices being marketed: Study based on Ginger and Turmeric – Karnataka

Prof. I Maruthi

2021

5

One Decade of Mahatma Gandhi NREGA: Participatory Assessment and Way Forward

Prof. I Maruthi

2021

6

Impact Evaluation Study of Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) in India

Prof.  Parmod Kumar, Dr..Ramappa K.B, Dr. A V Manjunatha,  Dr. Elumalai Kannan, Dr. M.J. Bhende, and Dr. Komol Singha

2021

7

ICAR- NIAP Project on “Alternate Arrangements of Farm Land in India- An Analysis of Institutions and Governance”

Dr. A V Manjunatha

2021

8

Third Party Evaluation (TPE) of Planning, Management and Policy Formulation (PM&PF) Scheme

Prof. I Maruthi

2021

9

Assessment of feed and fodder in all States/ UTs – Karnataka

Prof. I Maruthi

2021

10

Assessment of feed and fodder in all States/ UTs – All India

Prof. I Maruthi

2021

11

Seed mini-kits of pulses and other crops –its relevance and application/ distribution efficiency – Karnataka

Prof. Parmod Kumar

2021

12

Seed mini-kits of pulses and other crops –its relevance and application/ distribution efficiency – All India

Prof. Parmod Kumar

2021

13

Study of functioning of DBT at retail points- All India

Prof. Parmod Kumar and Dr. Ramappa K B

2021

14

Cost of milk production and gross return to milk producers – Karnataka Report

Dr. Ramappa K B
Dr. Vilas Jadhav
Dr. I Maruthi

2021

15

Evaluation of Global Food Chains concerning Sustainability: Development of a Methodology and Case Studies of Indian Products with Swiss Target Market

Prof. Parmod Kumar

2020

16

Impact Evaluation Study of VARUNA MITRA Services on Farming Sector

Dr. A.V. Manjunatha

2019

17

Impact of Soil Health Scheme on Production, Productivity of Soil Health in India

Dr. K.B. Ramappa and
 Dr. A.V. Manjunatha

2019

18

Performance of Indigenous and Imported Seedlings of Oil Palm – Consolidated report

Prof. Parmod Kumar

2019

19

Impact Evaluation Study of National Horticulture Mission (NHM) and Horticulture Mission for North East and Himalayan States (HMNEH)

Dr. A V Manjunatha,
Dr. K.B. Ramappa,
Dr. I. Maruthi &
Prof. Parmod Kumar

2019

20

Status of Central Sector Scheme of Gramin Bhandaran Yojana/ Rural Godown Scheme: A Case Study Approach

Dr. Ramappa K B

2019

21

Performance of Indigenous and Imported Seedlings of Oil Palm – Karnataka report

Prof. Parmod Kumar

2019

22

Preparing Road Map to Enhance Farmers Income and Welfare in Karnataka

Dr. A V Manjunatha

2019

23

Conducting In-depth Study on Contract Farming: Land Leasing and Land Sharing Company

Prof. Parmod Kumar
Dr. A.V. Manjunatha

2019

24

Impact of National Food Security Mission (NFSM) on Input Use, Production, Productivity and Income in India (Consolidated Report)

Dr.  A V Manjunatha and Prof. Parmod Kumar

2018

25

Impact of Soil Health Card Scheme on Production, Productivity and Soil Health in Karnataka

Dr. K.B. Ramappa and  Dr. A.V. Manjunatha

2018

26

Performance Evaluation of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana (PMFBY)/ Prime Minister Crop Insurance Scheme

Dr. I. Maruthi

2018

27

Impact Assessment and Evaluation of Fodder Seed Production & Sale Activities

Dr. A. V. Manjunatha

2018

28

Value Chains for Sustainable Conservation, Integrated Development and Livelihoods Promotion: An Application to Butterfly Farming in India

Manjunatha,  A.V. 

2018

29

Adoption of Recommended Doses of Fertilizers on Soil Test Basis by Farmers in India (Consolidated Report)

Dr. K B Ramappa and
Dr. Elumalai Kannan

2018

30

A Comprehensive  Study of the Issues of Coconut Production in Karnataka

Dr. I Maruthi

2018

31

Decision-Oriented Information System for Farmers: A Study of Kisan Call Centres (KCC) and Kisan Knowledge Management System (KKMS)

Dr. I Maruthi

2018

32

Subsidy support calculator Framework (Part of Micro Irrigation Policy Implementation Roadmap)

Manjunatha,  A.V. 

2017

33

Value Chain Analysis of Tomato Marketing Systems in Karnataka

Ramappa, K.B. and Manjunatha , A.V.

2017

34

Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Living Micro Organisms (LMOs)

Manjunatha,  A.V.

2017

35

Documentation of Success Stories of Food Processing Units in Karnataka

Maruthi,  I.

2017

36

Impact of Neem Coated Urea on Production, Productivity and Soil Health in Karnataka

Dr. K.B. Ramappa &Dr. A.V. Manjunatha

2017

37

Food Security in India: The Interactions of Climate Change, Economics, Politics and Trade

Manjunatha,  A.V.  And Chengappa, P.G.

2017

38

Changing Consumption Pattern in India: Opportunities for Diversification towards High Value Commodities through Production and Marketing Linkages

Chengappa, P.G.

2017

39

Farmers’  Suicides in Karnataka

Dr. A.V. Manjunatha & Dr. K.B. Ramappa

2017

40

The Relationship between Wholesale Prices, Retail Prices, Export Prices and Prices Realized by the Farmers for Onion and Grapes in Karnataka

Kumar,  Parmod 

2016

41

Impact Evaluation of Bhoochetana Programme in Karnataka

Elumalai, Kannan and
Ramappa, K B

2016

42

Baseline Data on Area, Production and Productivity of Horticulture Crops in North East and Himalayan States 

Singha,  Komo

2015

43

Comprehensive District Agricultural Planning:: Capacity Building and Process Monitoring

Bhende, M J 

2015

44

Institutional Structure and Performance of Agriculture in North East India

Singha, Komal

2015

45

Problems and Prospects of Sunflower Production in Karnataka

Singha,  Komol

2015

46

Estimation of Pre and Post Harvest Losses of Selected Crops in India – All India Coordinated Study

Elumalai, Kannan

2015

47

Assessment of Marketed and Marketable surplus of Major Foodgrains in India – Karnataka Study

Kumar, Parmod

2014

48

Impact Study of the National Horticulture Mission Scheme: A Consolidated Study (Revised Title)

Kumar, Parmod 

2014

49

Impact of NREGA on Wage Rates, Food Security and Rural Urban Migration with All-India Coverage (Consolidated)

Kumar, Parmod 

2014

50

Hulling and Milling Ratio in major paddy growing states

Singha, Komal

2014

51

Estimation of Pre and Post Harvest Losses among Selected Crops in India – All India Coordinated Study

Elumalai, Kannan

2014

52

Preparation of State Agricultural Profile of Karnataka

Bhende, M.J. 

2014

53

Economics of Fodder Cultivation and its Processing and Marketing: Karnataka and a consolidated Study

Elumalai, Kannan

2013

54

Market Integration of Major Agricultural Markets in India/Karnataka

Bhende, M J 

2013

55

Concurrent Evaluation of Farm Mechanisation Programme in Karnataka

Thippaiah, P

2013

56

Impact Study of the National Horticulture Mission Scheme – Karnataka State

Kumar, Parmod 

2013

57

Policy and Institutional options for inclusive agricultural growth

Deshpande, R S 

2013

58

Competitive Assessment of Onion Markets in India

Deshpande, R S 

2013

59

Agrarian Change and Farm Sector Distress: An Exploratory Study

Elumalai, Kannan

2013

60

The Impact of Macro Management of Agriculture: Schemes in Karnataka

Singha, Komal 

2012

61

Impact of NREGS on Wage Rates, Food Security and Rural Urban Migration with All-India Coverage: Karnataka and a consolidated Study

Kumar, Parmod 

2012

62

Determinants of Stagnation in Productivity of Important Crops (Consolidated)

Elumalai, Kannan

2012

63

Comprehensive District Development Plan (C-DDP) (Bagalkot District)

Erappa, S 

2012

64

State Budgetary Resources and Agriculture Development (Consolidated Report) (Part-2)

Lokesh, G B 

2012

65

Evaluation of Housing Schemes Implemented by Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation (RGRHC)

Mahadeva M

2011

66

Prime Minister’s Rehabilitation Package for the Farmers in Suicide Prone Districts of AP, Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra

Bhende, M J 

2011

67

Determinants of Stagnation in Productivity of Important Crops in Karnataka

Elumalai, Kannan

2011

68

Study on Review of Developmental Programmes and Schemes of the Department of Cooperation and Agricultural Marketing

Elumalai, Kannan

2011

69

Study of Tanks in Watershed Development Area in Karnataka

Thippaiah, P

2011

70

Comprehensive District Development Plan (CDDP) (Bidar District)

Erappa, S 

2011

71

Comprehensive District Development Plan (CDDP) 4 District Plans (Tumkur, DK, Mandya and Kodagu Districts)

Bhende, M J 

2011

72

Determinants of Stagnation in Productivity of Important Crops in Karnataka

Elumalai KannanKhalil Shah

2010

73

An Evaluation Study of Prime Minister’s Rehabilitation Package for Farmers in Suicide Prone Districts 

Bhende M.J. & P. Thippaiah

2009

74

Mid-Term Appraisal of Department of Bio-Technology (DBT) - Rural Bio Resource Complex Project 

Deshpande R.S. Rajeshwari U R 

2008

75

Viable Entrepreneurial Trades for Women in Agriculture: Karnataka 

Mahadeva M

2008

76

Estimation of Seed, Feed and Wastage Ratios for Major Foodgrains in India 

Deshpande R.S. I Maruthi Khalil Shah Rajendra B Desai & N.T. Neelakanta 

2007

77

Cultivation of Medicinal Crops and Aromatic Crops as a Means of Diversification in Agriculture 

Deshpande R.S. Neelakanta N.T & Naveen Hegde 

2006

78

Contract Farming in Karnataka: A Boon or a Bane 

Erappa S 

2006

79

An Evaluation Study of Prime Minister’s Rojgar Yojana (PMRY) - Karnataka 

Deshpande R.S. M. J. Bhende, P. Thippaiah & S. Manasi 

2005

80

WTO and Agricultural Policy in Karnataka 

Deshpande R.S. Prachitha J.

2005

81

Floriculture in Karnataka: Performance, Problems and Prospects 

Thippaiah P 

2005

82

Karnataka’s Agriculture: A Submission to Farmers’ Commission

Deshpande R.S.

2004

83

Agricultural Input Subsidies in Karnataka: Quantum of Subsidies to SC/ST Farmers 

Mahadeva M 

2004

84

Building up of an Efficient Marketing System to Obviate the Need for Large Scale State Intervention in Karnataka 

Deshpande R.S. & J. Prachitha 

2004

85

Evaluation Study of Feed and Fodder Development Under the Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Karnataka 

Bhende M.J., R. S. Deshpande, & P. Thippaiah

2004

86

Rural Non-farm Employment in Karnataka 

Gopalappa D.V. 

2004

87

Output and Impact Monitoring Study of KAWAD Project. 

Deshpande R.S., M.J. Bhende, & S Erappa 

2003

88

Impact of Minimum Support Prices on Agricultural Economy (Consolidated Report)

Deshpande R.S. 

2003

89

Impact of Minimum Support Prices on Agricultural Economy: A Study in Karnataka 

Deshpande R.S. T. Raveendra Naika 

2002

90

Oilseed Production Programme in Karnataka 

Deshpande R.S. & K.J. Parameshwarappa 

2002

Other Projects

1.

Status of Central Sector Scheme of Gramin Bhandaran Yojana/ Rural Godown Scheme: A Case Study Approach, Sponsored by: Ch. Charan Singh National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (CCS, NIAM)

Dr. Ramappa K B

2019

2.

Outlook on Agriculture, Sponsored by: NCAER

Prof. Parmod Kumar

2019

3.

Evaluation of Global Food Chains concerning Sustainability: Development of a Methodology and Case Studies of Indian Products with Swiss Target Market , Sponsored by: ICSSR

PI : Prof. Parmod Kumar Co-PI: Dr. A.V. Manjunatha Dr. Mohin Shariff , (UAS-B)

2019

4.

I.Maruthi
Pesala Peter

2019

5.

I.Maruthi
Raviteja J N

2019

6.

Value Chain Analysis of Tomato Marketing Systems in Karnataka

Value Chain Analysis of Tomato Marketing Systems in Karnataka

2016

7.

A.V. Manjunatha

2016

8.

P.G.Chengappa,  A.V. Manjunatha Vikas Dimble, Khalil Shah

2012

9.

Policy and Institutional Options for Inclusive Growth

R. S, Deshpande   and Elumalai Kannan

2012

10.

Concurrent Evaluation of Farm Mechanisation in Karnataka

Dr P Thippaiah

2012

11.

Agrarian Change and Farm Sector Distress: An Exploratory Study

Elumalai Kannan and R S Deshpande

2012

12.

Review of Developmental Programmes and Schemes and Implementation Mechanisms of Department of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries – Karnataka

G B Lokesh

2011

13.

Comprehensive District Development Plan (CDDP): Bidar and Bagalkot Districts

S. Erappa

2011

14.

Review of Developmental Programmes and Schemes of the Department of Co-operation and Agricultural Marketing

Elumalai Kannan

2011

15.

Comprehensive District Development Plan (CDDP) 4 District Plans (Tumkur, Dakshina Kannada, Mandya and Kodagu Districts)

M J Bhende and M Devendra Babu

2011

16.

R S Deshpande and others

2010

17.

Comprehensive District Agricultural Plan (C-DAP) (Karnataka State) 29 District Plans and State Plan (Funded by the Government of Karnataka)

R S Deshpande
M J Bhende

2010

18.

M Mahadeva

2010

19.

Evaluation of Housing Schemes Implemented by Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation (RGRHC) Funded by RGRHC

M Mahadeva

2010

20.

Study of Tanks in Watershed Development Area in Karnataka

P Thippaiah

2010

21.

Sustainable Agriculture Development Through Organic Farming In Karnataka

S Erappa

2009

22.

State Budgetary Resources and Agricultural Development In Karnataka

G B Lokesh
Rajeshwari U R

2009

23.

Cultivation of Medicinal Crops and Aromatic  Crops as a Means of Diversification in Agriculture – A Study Across States (Consolidated Report)

R.S.Deshpande

2008

24.

Micro Initiatives for Macro Policy (Funded by IOWA State University)

R.S. Deshpande

2008

25.

Market Imperfection and Farmers’ Distress
(Consolidated Report)

R.S.Deshpande

2008

26.

Rating Assessment of Water User Associations in Kurnool-Cuddapah Canal Modernisation Project

R.S.Deshpande
S. Erappa

2008

27.

India’s Agricultural Trade in Post-Liberalization Period: A Review of Some Issues (SRTT Project)

Dr. Dhanmanjiri Sathe
R.S.Deshpande

2008

28.

Study for Estimation of Seed, Feed and Waste Ratios for Major Food grains

R.S.Deshpande
I Maruthi
Rajendra Desai
Khaleel Shah and
N T Neelakantha

2007

29.

Micro Initiatives for Macro Policy
(IOWA/UAS/ISEC Study)

R.S.Deshpande
P.R. Range Gowda

2007

30.

Rural Infrastructure Development: Role of Rural Infrastructure Development Fund

Meenakshi Rajeev (CESP)

2006

31.

M.J. Bhende

2006

32.

Agriculture Policy in India: A Policy Matrix in a Federal System

R.S. Deshpande

2006

33.

R.S.Deshpande
M.J. Bhende
P.Thippaiah

2005

34.

Changes in Work Participation of Weaker Sections in Karnataka: A Study of Last Three Districts

I Maruthi

2005

35.

Employment in Non-Farm Sector in Karnataka

D V Gopalappa

2004

36.

M J Bhende
R S Deshpande
P Thippaiah

2003

37.

L Venkatachalam

2003

38.

Foodgrains Production: Towards an Explanation of Extremes

K V Raju

2003

39.

R S Deshpande

2003

40.

Poverty Alleviation Strategies of NGOs (GTZ/SHF funded)

D Rajasekhar

2003

41.

Evaluation of Post Harvest Losses in Selected Vegetables & Fruits in Selected Areas – Tomato in Karnataka

S Erappa

2003

42.

Micro Finance, Poverty Alleviation and Empowerment of Women: A Study of Two NGOs from Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka

D Rajasekhar

2002

43.

Evaluation of Oilseed Production Programme (OPP) in Karnataka

R S Deshpande

2002

44.

People’s Perception of Rural Development Programmes in Karnataka

I Maruthi

2002

45.

Subsidies in Karnataka

R S Deshpande
M J Bhende
K V Raju
M Vivekananda

2002

46.

Flow of Credit to Small and Marginal Farmers: A Case Study of Karnataka

M J Bhende

2002

47.

An Analysis of Crop Insurance Scheme in Karnataka

M J Bhende

2002

48.

Causes and Remedies for Farmers’ Distress in Karnataka

R S Deshpande

2002

49.

Concurrent Evaluation of Hirehalla Watershed Project

K V Raju

2002

50.

Assessing the Existing Training and Testing Facilities for Farm Machinery in Karnataka

K V Raju

2002

51.

Evaluation of Employment Assurance Schemes (EAS): Case Study of Two Districts in Karnataka

S Erappa

2001

52.

Policy for Agricultural Growth and Poverty Reduction

R S Deshpande
K V Raju

2001

53.

Evaluation of Soft Loan Schemes for the Development of Post-Harvest Infrastructure for Horticultural Produce in Karnataka

P Thippaiah

2001

54.

Evaluation of Bhagyajyoti/Kutirjyothi Schemes in Karnataka

M Vivekananda

2001

55.

Social Policies and Legislation in India: From Independence to Structural Adjustment

M Mahadeva

2000

56.

Impact of National Watershed Development Programme for Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA): Case Study of Raichur District

S. Erappa

2000

57.

Resource Use Efficiency for Major Crops in Karnataka

M.J. Bhende

2000

58.

Karnataka Development Report: Agricultural Sector

R.S.Deshpande
K.V. Raju

2000

59.

Prospects for Coarse Cereals in Drought-Prone Regions: An Exploratory Study in Karnataka

V.M. Rao
R.S.Deshpande

2000

60.

The Impact of Removal of Quantitative Restrictions on Import of Agricultural Commodities

R.S. Deshpande
P. Thippaiah

2000

61.

The Reforms of Subsidy Regime in Respect of all Agricultural Implements and Machinery Including Drip and Spring Irrigation

P. Thippaiah
R.S.Deshpande

1999

62.

From Tops Down to Bottom Up: Institutional Reforms in Indian Surface Irrigation: A Case Study of Karnataka

K.V. Raju
I. Maruthi

1998

63.

Rural Non-Farm Activities in Karnataka

D. Rajasekhar
R.R. Biradar

1998

64.

Foodgrain Economy of Karnataka

M.J. Bhende

1998

65.

Sustainability of Watershed Development Programmes (WDPs) to Dryland Agriculture in Karnataka: A Study of Two Micro Watersheds

S. Erappa

1997

66.

Institutionalisation of Agro-Climatic Regional Planning Exercise for Karnataka

H.G. Hanumappa

1997

67.

Analysis of the Trends in Operational Landholdings in Karnataka (1970-71 to 1991-92)

D. Rajasekhar

1997

68.

Study of Causes for the Shrinkage of Tank-Irrigated Area in Karnataka

P. Thippaiah

1997

69.

Problems and Prospects of Agricultural Development in Karnataka

M. Vivekananda

1997

70.

Rural Development Strategies of Non-Governmental Developmental Organisation (NGDOs)

D. Rajasekhar

1996

71.

Export Potential of Horticultural Crops of Karnataka

V.S. Satyapriya

1996

72.

Farming Systems Approach in the Context of ACRP in Karnataka

M.J. Bhende
V.S.Satyapriya

1996

73.

Agro-Climatic Regional Planning for Karnataka: A Sub Regional Analysis

M.J. Bhende
H.G. Hanumappa

1995

74.

Rural Non-Farm Employment in Karnataka: A Disaggregated Analysis at District Level

D. Rajasekhar

1995

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