National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) ,
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi Project
Centre for Advanced Agricultural Science and Technology
for Climate Smart Agriculture and Water Management(CAAST - CSAWM)
Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri, Tal. Rahuri, Dist. Ahmednagar 413 722


Research Associate Horticulture
Ph. D. Agriculture.


1. Ph.D. Agriculture (2018) : MPKV Rahuri, 1st class 8.06 CGPA, at PGI, MPKV, Rahuri

2. M.Sc (Horticulture); 2010 : VNKV, Parbhani with 1st Class 7.67 CGPA

3. B.Sc (Agriculture); 2008 : Dr. BSKKV, Dapoli 2nd 6.76 CGPA

4. H.S.C. ; 2002 : Mumbai Board with 52.17%

5. S.S.C.; 1999 : Pune Board with 57.86%

6. Computer Proficiency : Certificate course MS-CIT, MKCL Mumbai with 78 %

Work experience (certificates to be provided):


1) ICRISAT, IFPRI & HarvestPlus Project “India Outcome Monitoring Survey, Maharashtra State”. Position: Project coordinator.

2) ICAR Project “National Program On Organic Farming” at RARS Karjat, Dist-Raigad.  Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli.  Position : Senior Research Fellow (Horticulture) Period 1st Sept’ 2010-23rd Jan 2012

3) Project: All India Coordinated Research Project on Potato, NARP, Ganeshkhind, Pune  Position: Junior Research Associate (Horticulture) Period- 24thJan 2012 to 30 Nov 2015  Following key work experience to this project :  Potato seed production in Maharashtra state collaborating work with (International  Potato Center- Leema Peru ) CIP and AICRP-Potato Pune.

4) Working as lecturer of College of Horticulture Sarlgaon, Tal-Murbad, Dist- Thane.  Subject- Protected Cultivation of Flower crop and Protected Cultivation Of vegetables crop

5) Group farming promote to the organic farming through Farmer Producing Organization (FPO)

Sr. No


Name of employer


No. of years and month




Surveillance Insp.




3 M


Jr. Research Fellow




1 Yr 4 M


Research Associate

MPKV Rahuri



3 Yr 5 M


Assistant Professor

COA Saralgaon



9 month


State Coordinator




1 month


1. Training on Agri-Clinics and Agri-business course organized by National Institute of Agricultural Management, Hyderabad at Sangli, from 08th Aug 2009 to 01st Nov, 2009.

2. Training on “Technology of protected cultivation of Horticulture crop” during 15 Feb 2017 to 21 March 2017 at MPKV Rahuri, under N.C.P.A.H. Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry, New Delhi.

3. Precision Farming of Horticulture Crop under training NCPAH, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC & FW), Government of India Delhi, Conducted at MPKV Rahuri. On 15/02/17 to 21/03/17.

4. Mushroom Cultivation training under AICRP-Mushroom, Pune center, College of Agriculture Pune on 5th Aug 2017.

5. Training on Agri-Clinics and Agri-business course organized by National Institute of Agricultural Management, Hyderabad at Pune from 26th Aug 2009 to 29st Aug, 2018.

Participation of Symposium / seminar - 05

1) Horti - ASIA 2018, International Horticulture Symposium and Agro-Trade show on 21-24  August 2018 at BITEC, Bangkok, Thailand.

2) International Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Fruit and Vegetable Processing” at Baramati was organized by College of Agricultural Baramati Dist- Pune, during 13-14th Feb., 2015

3) International and 19th Annual Conference of Maharashtra Society of Agriculture Economics 2017” at MPKV Rahuri. On 10-11 Feb., 2017.

4) 7th Horticulture Congress “Dubling of farmer income” at IARI, Pusa , New Delhi on 11th Nov to 14th Nov 2017.

5) International Symposium on Horticulture: Priorities & Emerging Trends” during 5-8 September, 2017 at ICAR- IIHR, Bengaluru.

PUBLICATIONS and Extension activity in last 5 year :

? Research papers : 12

? Abstracts and Seminar : 12

? Bulletin and Popular Articles : 08

? All India Radio Station talk : 05


Recommendation of Joint Agrosco Maharashtra : 04

1. Recommendation Potato Crop:


Following spray schedule is recommended for the control of jassids and thrips on potato

1. First foliar spray of 240SC Spiromesifen @ 8 ml per 10 liters of water during 4th week after planting.

2. Second spray of 25WG thiamethoxan @3mg/10liters of water during 6th week after planting.

3. Third spray of 240SC Spiromesifen @ 8 ml per 10 liters of water during 8th week after planting.

2. Recommendation Potato Crop:

Higher yield of rabi potato cultivation for plan zone of Maharashtra is recommended to Surya Variety.

3. Recommendation Tapioca Crop:

It is recommended to cultivate H 226 cultivar of tapioca for obtaining higher root yield.

4. Recommendation 2010

In North Konkan Coastal Zone of Maharashtra for Rice based organic cropping system rice as kharif crop and cucurbits Viz. Red Pumpkin and Cucumber as Rabi crop should be grown and fertilized with FYM (6.7 t/ha) , rice straw (3.8 t/ha) and Glyricidia green leaves (1.2 t/ha) during kharif and FYM (6.7 and 8.98 t/ha) Vermicompost (0.7 and 0.9 t/ha) and Neem cack (1.7 and 2.25 t/ha) during Rabi hot weather season.

  • Life time membership of Society/ Research Journal –

1.    Journal of Agriculture Research and Technology Maharashtra.

2.   Indian Society of Alliums – DOGR, Rajgurunagar, Dist-Pune.

3. Society For Advancement Of Human And Nature, Dr.Y S University Solan, Himachal Pradesh  


Training Participants