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Smitha K P, Dr.

Assistant Professor
Address (Office): 
Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, Vellayani
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 695522
India
Mobile Phone No: 
00918547856286
00919895090006
Address (Residence): 
T.C.27/2356, CRA 42, Sriram, Thumpara Compound, Convent Road
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 695001
India
Land Phone No (Residence): 
+91-471-4099444
Profile: 

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Extension

Joined KAU on 08.03. 2019

Dept of Soil Survey and Soil Conservation as Soil Survey Officer and

M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation as Senior Scientist (10 years)

Research Publications:

Book                       - 1

Book chapters        - 6

Research Publications in Journal - 5

Proceedings           - 10

Popular articles      - 14

Training Materials – 3

 

Academia

Ph.D: Kerala Agricultural University

M.Sc. (Agricultural Extension): TNAU, Coimbatore

B.Sc. (Ag.): Kerala Agricultural University

Achievements

  • Best Extension Professional Award Conferred by Society of Extension Education
  • Recognition for undertaking activities in strengthening the State Soil
  • First rank for Post Graduation, TNAU, Coimbatore.
  • Junior Research Fellowship of ICAR

Projects Handled  as Principal Investigator, for a budget of Rs.15811600/= (Rupees One crore Fifty-Eight lakhs Eleven thousand six hundred only) of DBT, KSCSTE, Govt of Kerala, NABARD, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Youth Development

  1. Production Enhancement and Market Promotion of Black Pepper and Ginger among the tribal population in the district of Wayanad under the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India (Rs.7963000/-)
  2. Distributed Weather Monitoring System and Child Climate Volunteers in Wayanad under the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (Rs.1870600/-)
  3. Strengthening Extension Services of Village Resource Centres at Wayanad District ( Phase I and II) under the Agriculture Department, Govt. of Kerala. (Rs.4000000)
  4. Training and Establishment of Precision Farming Plots for JLG groups in Wayanad under NABARD
  5. Farmer Producer Organization under NABARD (Rs.906000)
  6. Capacity building in innovative farming skills and methods for youth in Wayanad District under the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Youth Development (Rs.426000)
  • Guided and mentored 7 students in their research work for masters in various fields related to Agriculture.
  • Senior Programme Officer in the Livelihood Enhancement, Agriculture, and Food Security Programme (Dept. Of Science and Technology).

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Address

College of Agriculture
Kerala Agricultural University
Vellayani
Thiruvananthapuram Kerala 695522
:+91-471-2381002