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  • Dr Karthikeyan C

  • Professor
  • Tamil Nadu Agricultural University
Publications 1994 - 2021

Publications

  • 158
    Journal Articles
  • 30
    Book Chapter
  • 26
    Book
  • 24
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 16
    Misc
  • 6
    Incollection
  • 1
    Phdthesis
  • 2
    Other
  • 27
    Projects
  • 2

Citations / H-Index

31 Citations
2 h-index
44 Citations

Google Scholar

Co-author Network


Expertise

Multidisciplinary Agriculture

Cyber Extension for Technology Transfer

Personal Information

Dr Karthikeyan C

Male
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Lawley Road
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, - 641003


Experience

  • Professor

    Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Tamil Nadu Agricultural University


Honours and Awards

2019

Professor Y.P. Singh Memorial Award for excellence achieved in Extension Education Teaching, Training and Research.

Indian Society of Extension Education, IARI campus, New Delhi

2016

Best oral presentation award

International extension education conference, BHU,Varanasi

2015

Best Teacher Award of TNAU in recognition of the performance in the Faculty Development Programme

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

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2019

Professor Y.P. Singh Memorial Award for excellence achieved in Extension Education Teaching, Training and Research.

Indian Society of Extension Education, IARI campus, New Delhi

2016

Best oral presentation award

International extension education conference, BHU,Varanasi

2015

Best Teacher Award of TNAU in recognition of the performance in the Faculty Development Programme

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

2015

Best Paper Presentation Award for the paper entitled “e-Velanmai through FCMS-Android app in Tamil Nadu”

Government of India, In the International Conference on Good Governance in Agricultural Extension” at Centre for Good Governance, Hyderabad

2015

Best Paper Presentation Award for the paper entitled “Agricultural Extension Service through Android app in Tamil Nadu”

Indian Society of Extension Education, New Delhi In the ISEE Golden Jubilee National Seminar 2015 at Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

2014

Best Extension Worker Award for Contributions made in the field of Agricultural Extension

'Malarum Velanmai’ - A Popular Tamil Agricultural Magazine

2014

ISEE Fellow Award

Indian Society of Extension Education, New Delhi

2014

Best Researcher Award

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

2014

Merit Certificate award for Publication of Standard books in 'Agricultural Extension'

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2013

Best Paper Presentation Award in the International Conference

International Society of Extension Education, Nagpur In the International Conference on Extension Educational Strategies for Sustainable Agricultural Development-A Global Perspective at UAS, Bangalore.

2013

Best Extension Worker Award

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

2013

Young Extension Professional award

International Society of Extension Education, Nagpur

2012

The Manthan Award - South Asia & Asia Pacific

Digital Empowerment Foundation and Government of India, New Delhi

2011

Endeavour Executive Award’ by Australian Government.

Australian Government

2011

e-Asia11 award - 2011(Runner) for the project, “e-Velanmai”

Centre for Science Development and Media Studies and Ministry of IT and Communications, Government of Bangladesh

2011

T. Nataraj Rolling Shield and Medal for best Work in the field of Agricultural Extension. (2011)

Madras Agricultural Students’ Union, Tamil Nadu

2010

Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) in Human Resource Management in recognition of proficiency in management teaching and contribution to development of management pedagogy

All India Management Association, New Delhi

2009

eINDIA09 award’ for the “best ICT enabled agricultural initiative of the year” for the project, “e-Velanmai” (electronic agriculture)

Government of India and Centre for Science Development and Media Studies

2009

e-India “Public Choice award” for the project, “e-Velanmai” (electronic agriculture)

Ministry of IT and Communications, Government of India

2008

‘Best Reusable Learning Objects (RLO) Award’ – First Place for the RLO on “Assessing the Performance of Tank Irrigation systems”

University of Florida, USA

2008

‘Best RLO Award’ – Second place for the Preparation of Reusable Learning Objects ( RLO) on “ Harvesting Rainwater”

University of Florida, USA

2006

‘Residential Fellowship Award’ to work on a project at Rockefeller Study and Conference Centre, Italy

The Rockefeller Foundation, USA

2004

Best Book Award’ based on the research project entitled “Low Cost and No Cost Technology in Dry land Agriculture”

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

2000

‘Best Book in English Award’(Book Title: Farmers Participation in Irrigation Management: Sociological Approaches and Tools)

Madras Agricultural Students Union

2000

Young Scientist Award’

International Society for Environmental Protection Science Academy (ISEPA), Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

1998

Kirubabai Williams Medal’ for Best Student in Ph.D. (Agricultural Extension)

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2019

An action research on evaluating the relative effectiveness of selected smartphone enabled modes for dissemination of weather based agro advisories to farmers

A.Dharanipriya, Tamil Nadu Agricultura University

2015

A Socio Economic Impact of Thane Storm on Cashew Growers in Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu

M.Balarubini, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2015

Impact of Dying Industrial Effluents on Agriculture and Coping Behaviour of Farmers in Noyyal River Basin of Tamil Nadu

A. Anitha Pauline, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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2019

An action research on evaluating the relative effectiveness of selected smartphone enabled modes for dissemination of weather based agro advisories to farmers

A.Dharanipriya, Tamil Nadu Agricultura University

2015

A Socio Economic Impact of Thane Storm on Cashew Growers in Cuddalore District of Tamil Nadu

M.Balarubini, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2015

Impact of Dying Industrial Effluents on Agriculture and Coping Behaviour of Farmers in Noyyal River Basin of Tamil Nadu

A. Anitha Pauline, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

2014

Improving the Outcomes of Tank Irrigated Agriculture under the Changing Climate

K.Mohanraj, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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Membership In Professional Bodies

International Water Technology Association, Egypt

Life Member

International Society of Extension Education, India

Life Member

International Extension Forum, India

Life Member

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International Water Technology Association, Egypt

Life Member

International Society of Extension Education, India

Life Member

International Extension Forum, India

Life Member

International Society for Environmental Protection Science Academy, Uttar Pradesh, India

Life Member

Society for Advancement of Human and Nature

Life Member

American Biographical Institute, USA

Member

Gender and Water Alliance, The Netherlands

Member

Madras Agricultural Students Union, India

Life Member

Indian Society of Extension Education, India

Life Member

Extension Education Society, India

Life Member

Society of Extension Education, India

Life Member

Society of Social Scientists, India

Life Member

Agricultural Economics Research Association, India

Life Member

Society of Extension Education, Agra

Life Member

Society of Krishi Vigyan

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Membership In Committees

2021

To evaluate the Ph.D. thesis submitted by the student Jeevitha .C of Tamil Nadu Dr.J.Jayalalitha Fisheries University.2021

Member of Examining Committee

2021

The International conference on ‘Changing Perspectives in Agricultural and Horticultural Research for Sustainable Development’ held in the Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University on 9th October 2021.

Key note speaker

2021

To evaluate the Ph.D., Thesis of the student M.Usha pf Acharya N.G.Ranga Agricultural University.

External examiner

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2021

To evaluate the Ph.D. thesis submitted by the student Jeevitha .C of Tamil Nadu Dr.J.Jayalalitha Fisheries University.2021

Member of Examining Committee

2021

The International conference on ‘Changing Perspectives in Agricultural and Horticultural Research for Sustainable Development’ held in the Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University on 9th October 2021.

Key note speaker

2021

To evaluate the Ph.D., Thesis of the student M.Usha pf Acharya N.G.Ranga Agricultural University.

External examiner

2020

Career advancement scheme for the year 2020 to scrutinize the applications received from the scientists for the promotion to higher academic grade pay during 23.11.2020 to 25.11.2020.

Screening committee member

2020

“NGO in basic Rural Development Issues” in the 2nd International Extension Education Conference on “The Role of NGOs in Extension Services: Opportunities and Challenges” organized by Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi during 27th-30 th December, 2020.

Chairperson

2020

Prospects of Sugarcane Cultivation for Jiggery in Andhra Pradesh – A critical Analysis”.

External examiner

2020

Adoption process in ICT enabled technology transfer model at the National Conference on “ Transformation of Agricultural Extension – Strategies for Effective Reformation” organized by Agricultural College, Bapatla on 20th-21th August 2020.

Chairperson

2020

“Adoption and diffusion studies in farming” in the National Conference on “ Transformation of Agricultural Extension – Strategies for Effective Reformation” organized by Agricultural College, Bapatla on 20th-21th August 2020.

Chairman

2020

Screening of research papers discipline wise on 20.07.2020 by Directorate of Research

Committee member

2020

International Conference on “Recent Trends in Agriculture Towards Food Security and Rural Livelihood” jointly organized by All India Agricultural Students Association (AIASA-Tamil Nadu) and Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University on 3rd and 4th of January, 2020 at Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu.

Invited speaker

2020

International Conference on “ Recent Trends in Agriculture Towards Food Security and Rural Livelihood” jointly organized by All India Agricultural Students Association (AIASA-Tamil Nadu) and Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University on 3rd and 4th of January, 2020 at Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu.

Chairperson

2020

39th Board of studies meeting held on 30.01.2020 at TNAU, Coimbatore.

Member of Board of Studies

2019

“ A study on assessing the production, marketing and export of fruits and vegetables in India” of M.Sc. (Ag) in Agricultural Economics Student A. Ananthakumar.

Proctor

2019

“ An Economic Analysis of Production and Marketing of Pulses in Tirunelveli district” of M.Sc. (Ag) in Agricultural Economics Student V. Swetha.

Proctor

2019

The National Conference on “Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods (SARL-2019)” held on 26th and 27th of April, 2019 at the Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University, organized by All India Agricultural Students Association and Faculty of Agriculture, Annamalai University.

Chairperson

2019

To oversee the public defense of P. Jagadeshwaran (Master Degree) on 26.07.2019.

Proctor

2019

The Second Doctoral Committee meeting of a Ph.D candidate Mrs. Renjini M U, at the Department of Home Science Extension Education of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women on 3-05-2019.

Subject Expert

2019

The Second Doctoral Committee meeting of a Ph.D candidate Ms. R.Rani and Ms.V.Malarmangai , at the Department of Home Science Extension Education of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women on 3-05-2019.

Subject Expert

2019

JRF to SRF Review Meeting of Ph.D candidate Mrs. Renjini M U, at the Department of Home Science Extension Education of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women on 3-05-2019.

Subject Expert

2019

The evaluation of varieties and technologies developed by TNAU and participated in the meeting organized at Seminar Hall, CARDS, TNAU on 29.08.2019

Scientist

2018

To set question paper for the courses, Entrepreneurship Development (1+1) and Fundamentals of Extension Education (2+1) of the B.Sc. (Agri.) degree programme of Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (March, 2018)

Expert

2018

National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad for preparing the questions for the online PGDAEM- MOOCS examination of the course Market-Led Extension (January, 2018)

Expert

2018

Kerala Agricultural University for evaluation of M.Sc (Ag.) in Agricultural Extension thesis submitted by Ms. T.P. Anseera of the Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Horticulture, Vellanikkara held on September 4, 2018.

External examiner

2018

To set question paper by Annamalai University, Chidambaram for the courses, “Development Perspective of Extension Education” for M.Sc. (Ag) and MBA degree and “Entrepreneurship Development” for B.Sc. (Agri.) degree examinations of Nov 2018.

Expert

2018

Annamalai University, Chidambaram for evaluation of M.Sc (Ag.) in Agricultural Extension thesis submitted by Mr. D. Balu and Mr. K. Poovarasan of the Department of Agricultural Extension

External examiner

2017

Annamalai University, Chidambaram for the course, “Development Communication and Information Management” for M.Sc. (Ag) and MBA degree examinations of Nov 2017.

Question paper setter

2017

To set question paper for the courses, Fundamentals of Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology (2+0) and Dimensions of Agricultural Extension (1+1) of the B.Sc. (Agri.) and Fundamentals of Extension Education (2+1) of B.Sc. (Horti.) degree programmes of Pondicherry University, Pondicherry (September, 2017).

Expert

2016

The Technical session on IT acts and policy framework: Concerns, issues and challenges in the 8th GCRA International Conference on “Innovative Digital Applications for Sustainable Development” held at University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru during 5th -7th January, 2016.

Co - Chairman

2016

The International Extension Education Conference on Education, Research and Services organized by Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi during 27-30 January, 2016.

Chairperson

2016

Evaluation of M.Sc (Ag.) in Agricultural Extension thesis submitted by Ms. Seenu Joseph of the Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Horticulture, Vellanikkara held on October 18, 2016.

External examiner

2016

University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore for evaluation of M.Sc. (Ag.) in Agricultural Extension thesis submitted by Ms. C. Akshatha of the Department of Agricultural Extension during June 2016.

External examiner

2016

Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS) for evaluation of Ph.D in Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension thesis submitted by Ms. K. Devaki of the Department of Veterinary and Animal Husbandry Extension during March 2016.

External expert

2015

To evaluate the assignments of candidates of PGDAEM course for first semester examinations for 2014-15 batch and supplementary examinations for 2013-14 batch by the Director, SAMETI, Kudumiyanmalai during 2015.

Expert

2015

To evaluate the answer sheets of candidates of PGDAEM course for first semester examinations for 2014-15 batch and supplementary examinations for 2013-14 batch by the Director, SAMETI, Kudumiyanmalai during 2015.

Expert

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Research Projects

M-Velanmai

Funding Agency : World Bank under TN-IAMP project

Evaluation of Social and Economic Impacts of TNAU technologies

Funding Agency : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME)

Funding Agency : Centrally sponsored GoI scheme

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M-Velanmai

Funding Agency : World Bank under TN-IAMP project

Evaluation of Social and Economic Impacts of TNAU technologies

Funding Agency : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME)

Funding Agency : Centrally sponsored GoI scheme

Performance Evaluation of Farm Ponds in Dryland Areas of Tamil Nadu

Funding Agency : DST-GOI, New Delhi

Diversified Agricultural Cafeteria with the state of the Art Technologies for third generation under NADP

Funding Agency : GOI - National Agricultural Development Project

Invigorating Extension through ICT tools

Funding Agency : Government of Tamil Nadu

Sustaining e-Velanmai (TNAU Model) in Tamil Nadu

Funding Agency : World Bank under TN-IAMWARM project

Impact of TNAU community radio programmes on millet growers – Dissemination of Technologies on Millet Production and Value Addition

Funding Agency : NABARD

Establishment of back office at TNAU to interface with e-Resource division of agro marketing intelligence and business promotion centre (AMI & BPC)-Phase II

Funding Agency : Government of Tamil Nadu (Agricultural Department)

Upscaling and Sustainability of e-Velanmai in Tamil Nadu

Funding Agency : World Bank &Government of Tamil Nadu

Upscaling of e-Velanmai in Tamil Nadu

Funding Agency : World Bank & Government of Tamil Nadu

Impact Evaluation of Drip Irrigation in Tamil Nadu

Funding Agency : International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

‘e-Velanmai’

Funding Agency : World Bank & Government of Tamil Nadu

Tank irrigation management: Institutional landscape and roles with panchayat in Tamil Nadu.

Funding Agency : FORD Foundation, USA.

Innovations in the conservation and sustainable management of water resource: The role of water rights, gender and institutional environment in South India.(

Funding Agency : International Foundation for Science (IFS), Sweden.

Information and Communication Technologies for Efficient Water Management: US-India Collaborative Extension/Outreach and Distance Education’

Funding Agency : ICAR-AKI, New Delhi and University of Florida, USA.

Institutional Options for Improving Water Management in India-Potential Role of River Basin Management’ USA

Funding Agency : International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA

Impact study on ‘Quantity and Quality Project in Cotton’

Funding Agency : Super Spinning Mills and Syngenta India Ltd., Tamil Nadu

Documentation of Low Cost and No Cost Indigenous Practices for Sustaining Water and Crop Productivity in Tamil Nadu’

Funding Agency : Part II plan, Government of Tamil Nadu.

Impact evaluation of Irrigated Agriculture Intensification Project (IAIP) in Tamil Nadu’

Funding Agency : World Bank-TNWRCP

Action Research on Designing Effective Communication Strategy in the Existing System of Broad Based Agricultural Extension’

Funding Agency : NATP – ICAR (CGP mode)

A Reconnaissance Study on the Status and Role of Farm Women Labourers and Youth in Sugarcane Farming System in Farm Modernization and Scope for their Development’ sponsored by NATP-ICAR (PSR mode

Funding Agency : NATP-ICAR (PSR mode)

An empirical study of sociological aspect and benefit sharing in Tamil Nadu- Afforestation project villages

Funding Agency : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Content analysis of Agricultural Extension Research projects completed by the Scientists of TNAU

Funding Agency : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

Impact study on Agricultural Human Resources Development Project Implemented in TNAU

Funding Agency : AHRDP-TNAU

Critical analysis on the participation of Farmers and consumers in the Ulavarsandai of Coimbatore

Funding Agency : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

A Study on the Effectiveness of the Tank Irrigation Institutions of Tamil Nadu

Funding Agency : Tamil Nadu Agricultural University

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