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

Dr.P.G.Popale


Assistant Professor
Ph.D. IDE

Educational Qualification:-
•Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.) First class in  Irrigation and Drainage Engineering from, Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri-413722
•M. Tech. (Agril. Engg.) First class in  Irrigation and Drainage Engineering from, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani 431 4302 (MS)
•B. Tech. (Agril. Engg) in Second class from, Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani 431 4302 (MS) 
•HSC in First class from, Maharashtra State Board of H.S.C, Aurangabad
•SSC in First class from, Maharashtra State Board of H.S.C, Aurangabad
•DOEACC, Computer and Information Technology course from, Department of IT, Ministry of CIT, Govt. of India, New Delhi

 

Summary of Experience:-
•In the cadre of Assistant Professor: 2 Years, 0 months and 3 days
•In the cadre of Research Associate:  2 Years, 6 months and 15 days 

Computer Skill:-
•Computer basics, MS-Office, Internet application
•Software Handled: Auto CAD, IRDAS Imagine 9.3, Arc-GIS 9.3, MATLAB R2011, VTFIT, Phule-Jal,  Phule Irrigation Scheduler, Phule Drip Designer, surfer, global mapper, ET0 Calculator
•Model Handled: ARIMA Model, ANN
•Actively participated in mobile applications development-PhuleJal (PJ), Phule Irrigation Scheduler (PIS) and WDIRS
•Actively participated in web based  applications development - PhuleJal (PJ), Phule Irrigation Scheduler (PIS), WDIRS and website: www.rkvyiwras.ac.in

 

Teaching and Learning:-
•Taught various subjects on graduate courses and performed other related tasks such as exam paper setting/marking/examining/evaluation of students at Aditya College of Agricultural Engg.& Technology, Beed-431 122 (MS)
•Delivered lectures  and  hands-on training on application of PhuleJal and Phule Irrigation Scheduler mobile apps for irrigation water management for different KVKs, NGOs  to the Scientists of SAUs, KVKs, farmers, Agricultural Officers and NGO’s.
•Delivered lectures at various farmers rallies, Melawas at MPKV, Rahuri.

Research Release in Joint Agresco 2016  held at Dr. PDKV, Akola, on:-
•Development of mobile application “Phule Jal” for estimation of reference evapotranspiration 
•Development of mobile application “Phule Irrigation scheduler” for scheduling of irrigation  by surface, sprinkler and drip methods of irrigation
•Development of "Phule Irrigation Scheduler" software for scheduling of irrigation by surface, sprinkler and drip methods of irrigation
•Estimation of weekly reference evapotranspiration (ETr) for irrigation scheduling over the jurisdiction of MPKV, Rahuri
•Estimation of weekly crop evapotranspiration for effective irrigation scheduling in Sugarcane for the jurisdiction of MPKV, Rahuri
•Estimation of weekly crop evapotranspiration for effective irrigation scheduling in Wheat for the jurisdiction of MPKV, Rahuri
•Determination of surface drainage coefficient through rainfall analysis
 
Research Release in Joint Agresco 2017  held at VNMAU, Parbhani, on:- 
•Development of web based application “Phule Jal” for estimation of reference evapotranspiration
•Development of web based application “Phule Irrigation Scheduler” for scheduling of irrigation by surface, sprinkler and drip methods of irrigation
•Estimation of weekly crop evapotranspiration (ETc) for effective irrigation scheduling in gram, Rabi onion, Rabi sorghum and soybean for the jurisdiction of MPKV, Rahuri

Academic Training (Summer Placement):-
•Training course on Tractor and Agriculture Machinery- Hands on training on tractor and Agriculture Machinery Northern region farm Machinery training and Testing institute, Hissar, (HR)
•Material and Testing  division, Soil Mechanics Division No.1, Environmental Engineering Research Division, Hydrodynamics Research Division No.1- Maharashtra Engineering Research Institute (MERI), Nashik.

Research Projects Completed  during Academic:-
Ph.D. (IDE): Forecasting and generation of rainfall using stochastic and Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Techniques

M. Tech.(IDE): Response of cauliflower to irrigation schedules and fertilizer levels under drip irrigation system

B. Tech.(IDE): Performance evolution of bullock drawn tractor sprayer

Research Publications :-
•Research Papers in Journal: 14 (International :12 and National :02, Paper submitted: 04)
•Books: 4 
•Souvenir: 01 (ICT Based Applications in Irrigation Scheduling)

Development, Extension and Knowledge Dissemination :-
•Farm Development including the installation of AWS, lysimeters clusters drip and sprinkler irrigation network under RKVY -IWRAS project
•Establishment of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering  Laboratories at Aditya College of Agricultural Engg.& Technology, Beed-431 122 (MS)
•Capacity building and Knowledge transfer by participating in various training programs organized by this University and other Collaborating Organizations.
•Attended Seminars/Workshops (International: 02 and National/State: 03 and other workshop:10 ) to present and share the knowledge and experience with other researchers at National and International levels.
•Folders published under RKVY -IWRAS project: 03
•Popular Articles/ Extensions articles Published : 04
•Radio talk: 01

 

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