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Ad hoc Research Projects: On-going

Sr. No.

Title of the Project

PI

Funding source

Budget (in Rs. Lakh)

Year of Start and duration

1.

Protected Agriculture and Natural Farming (PANF)- Agricultural Economics Component

Dr. Virender Kumar

Dr. Harbans Lal

Dr. Anup Katoch

ICAR-NAHEP (CAAST)

2.00

   3 ˝years

2.

 

Estimation of production and utilization pattern of milk and milk products in India for the Northern Hill Region encompassing J&K, HP and Uttarakhand

Dr. Virender Kumar

Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Dr. Harbans Lal

ICAR-NDRI

(NSO, MOSPI, GOI)

3.37

 1˝ years

  

Ad hoc Research Projects: Completed

Sr. No.

Title of the Project

Year

1.

Economic Survey of Integrated Watershed Management Project Area

1980

2.

Evaluation Report of Small Farmers’ Development Agency, Shimla (HP)

1980

3.

Evaluation of Scheduled Castes Development Programmes in Himachal Pradesh

1983

4.

Economic Analysis of Eco-Development Project

1983

5.

Block Level Plan of Kasumpti Block

1984

6.

Evaluation of Integrated Tribal Development Project in Pangi and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh

1985

7.

Environment and Ecological Impacts of Construction of BSL Project

1986

8.

Evaluation of Lahaul Integrated Tribal Development Project

1986

9.

Status Report for the  Prospects and Constraints of Agricultural Development  in Hilly Area of Himachal  Pradesh

1986

10.

Impact of Sheep and Goats on the Economy and Environment of High Altitude Areas of Himachal Pradesh

1988

11.

Tribal Development in HP with Special Reference to Evaluation of ITDP, Kinnaur

1988

12.

Block Level Plan for Bangana Block, District Una HP

1989

13.

Dairying for Socio-Economic Change in Hills : A Study of Problems and Possibilities of Modernizing Dairy Industry for Milk Production Enhancement in HP

1989

14.

Base Line Survey of USAID Assisted Irrigation Project in District Kangra HP

1989

15.

Identification of Superior Strains and Production Problems in Dry Fruits and Nuts in District Kinnaur (HP)

1990

16.

Supply and Demand Methods for  Estimation and Projection of Agricultural Products in the North-Western Region of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu Kashmir State

1990

 

17.

Supply and Demand  Models for the Estimation and Projection of  Milk and  Milk Products in Himachal Pradesh

1990

18.

Impact of Irrigation on Socio-Economic Structure of Farm Families in Districts of Kangra and Kullu of  HP

1991

19.

Socio-Economic Survey of Catchment Areas of Sutlej River in Himachal Pradesh  

1992

20.

Socio-Economic Evaluation of Land Reform Measures in Himachal Pradesh  

1992

21.

Evaluation of Integrated Tribal  Development Projects of Bharmour and Pangi, District Chamba, HP   

1992

22.

Constraints in the Agricultural Development of H P in Relation to Distribution of Farm Assets and Adoption of New Farm Innovations

1993

23.

Post Construction Survey of Completed Irrigation Projects Under USAID Programmes in the Districts of Sirmour, Hamirpur, Mandi, Kullu, Chamba and Kangra of HP   

1993

24.

Economics of Selected Vegetable Crops and Mushroom in HP

1993

25.

Status Report for the Catchment Areas of Swan River in HP

1993

26.

Status Report for the Catchment Areas of Giri and Yamuna Hydro-Electric Projects  in HP

1994

27.

Economics of Production and Marketing of Reservoir Fisheries in HP

1995

28.

Intensive School Health Scheme of District Kangra, HP

1996

29.

Socio- Economic Status of Pong Dam Oustees in Kangra District, Himachal Pradesh

1997

30.

A Survey of Livestock  Markets of HP

1997

31.

Dimensions, Effects and Determinants of Diversification of Rural Economy-A Study of HP

1997

32.

Common Property Resources and Rural Poor in Low and  Mid Hills of HP

1997

33.

Evaluation of Foodgrain Marketing and Policy in Himachal Pradesh

1998

34.

Marketing of Vegetable Crops in Himachal Pradesh

1998

35.

Problems and Prospects of Marketing Agricultural Commodities in HP

1999

36.

Socio-Economic Feasibility of Agri-Horti-Silvi-Pastoral and Livestock Based Production Systems – A Diagnostic Survey

1999

37.

An Economic Analysis of  Sericulture and Silk Industry in Himachal Pradesh

2000

38.

Distribution of Surplus Land among Landless Households and its Impact on Income, Employment and Poverty : Ā Study of Himachal Pradesh

2000

39.

A Survey on Economic  Sustainability  and Market Potential of High Value Crops in Dry Temperate Regions of HP

2000

40.

A Study of Socio Economic Aspects of Forages  and Fodder Crops : A Case Study on Availability and Requirement  in HP

2000

41.

A Study on Employment and Income Generating Potential of  Apicultural Products in HP

2000

42.

Base Line Survey  of Shahnehar Canal Project, HP

2001

43.

Marketing of Cut Flowers and Planting Materials  in Himachal Pradesh

2001

44.

Production Potential of Rabbit Wool in  Himachal Pradesh

2002

45.

Economic Importance of Organic Farming System for  Sustainable  Agriculture in Hills

2003

46.

Socio Economic Perspectives of Equine Rearers in the Mountains

2003

47.

Methodologies for Development and Analysis of Watersheds and Decision Support Systems for Interventions

2003

48.

A Socio-Economic Survey of Farmers in North-Western Himalayas

2003

49.

Socio-Economic Impact of Exploitation of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in Cold Desert 

2003

50.

System Oriented Socio-Economic Assessment of Transitions in Hill Agriculture

2003

51.

A Study of Cost of Cultivation of Major Crops in HP.

2003

52.

Mountain Agriculture In Transition: A Study of Processes, Determinants and Implications Based on Micro Evidence from HP   

2004

53.

Linkage between Natural Resources and Sustainable Farming Systems in Mountains: Operational Experience of Common Property Resources in Low and Mid Hills of Himachal Pradesh

2005

54.

A Study of Pastoralism in India: A Case of Gaddi and Gujjar Communities in Himachal Pradesh

2005

55.

Micro Financing Through Self-Help Groups and the Rural Poor: A Study of Evolution, Functioning and Impact Using Micro Evidence from Himachal Pradesh

2005

56.

District Human Development Report of Kangra, HP

2007

57.

Economics of Marketing Management of Livestock Products-Issues, Constraints and Future Strategies in the Hilly Regions of Himachal Pradesh

2007

58.

Emerging Patterns of Maize Production, Demand and Processing-An Impact Study in Hilly State of Himachal Pradesh

2007

59.

Economic Survey on Structure and Performance of Agro-processing Industries in Himachal Pradesh: Scope, Constraints and Strategies

2008

60.

Bio-Pesticides Mediated Value Chain for Clean Vegetables (Assessing Socio-economic and Marketing Aspects of the Value Chain)

2008

61.

Agricultural Diversification and     Contractual Arrangements, Globalization: An Empirical Study in Patterns, Processes, Impacts and Determinants in HP

2010

62.

Socio-Economic Impact of Production Technology on Mountain Agriculture-A Study of Himachal Pradesh

2010

63.

Baseline Study of the Farmers’ Perceptions of the Problems and Constraints in the Utilization of Irrigation Potential of Shahnehar Irrigation Project in Kangra District of HP

2010

64.

Female Participation in Agriculture- A Study of Female Headed and Male Headed Households in Himachal Pradesh

2010

65.

Sustainable Production Systems for Food, Nutritional  and Livelihood Security in Mountains of Himachal Pradesh

2010

66.

Developing Technologies for Protected Cultivation

2010

67.

Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and Socio-economic Survey (SES) of Dhaulasidh Hydro Power Project, Himachal Pradesh (Part-II)

2012

68.

Visioning, Policy Analysis and Gender (V-Page) under Component –I of   NAIP

2012

69.

Valuation of Eco-system Services of Hindu Kush Himalaya - The Livestock Production Functions of the Rangeland Ecosystems

2012

70.

Understanding Socio-economic and Livelihood Implications of Seabuckthorn Commercialization in Cold Desert Himalayas-A Value Chain on Seabuckthorn

2012

71.

Evaluation of integrated watershed management Programme (IWMP) projects for 2009-10

2012

72.

Evaluation of preparatory phase of IWMP Project, 2009-10, Shimla

2012

73.

 Estimation  of  Cost  of Cultivation of Commercial Crops in Himachal Pradesh

2013

74.

Bio pesticide mediated value chain for clean vegetables (assessing socio-economic & marketing aspect of value chain)

2014

75.

Impact analysis of Integrated watershed management project in Swan Catchment, Una

2014

76.

Evaluation of preparatory phase of IWMP Project, 2009-10, Kangra

2014

77.

Impact of Nathpa Jhakri Hydro-electric Power Project on the Environment and Livelihood in Kinnaur and Shimla Districts of Himachal Pradesh

2014

78.

Preparation of DPR of RKVY for Sericulture

2014

79.

Evaluation of Preparatory Phase of IWMP Projects(IWMP-IV), Solan

2014

80.

Evaluation of Preparatory Phase of IWMP Projects (IWMP-II), Development Block, Amb

2014

81.

Impact Study on (SCA) for Sericulture Project at Jakatkhana

2014

82.

Documentation and Impact Study of Sericulture Development Programmes in Himachal Pradesh

2015

83.

A baseline survey of medium irrigation project Nadaun area in   Hamirpur District of Himachal Pradesh

2015

84.

Evaluation of Preparatory Phase of IWMP Projects (IWMP -VIII-X & IWMP-XI-XIV)

2016

85.

Evaluation of Preparatory Phase of IWMP Projects (IWMP-VI-XI), Pragpur)

2016

86.

Evaluation of Preparatory Phase of IWMP Projects (IWMP-VI), Pangi (Chamba)

2016

87.

Evaluation of Preparatory Phase of IWMP Projects, Anni (Kullu)

2016

88.

A baseline survey of Lift Irrigation Scheme for Una Upper Beat Area in Una District of Himachal Pradesh 

2016

89.

Socio-Economic Status of Inhabitant of Swan Catchment: A Bench mark study of phase IV-Swan River Flood Management Project in UNA District of HP

2016

90.

Emerging Issues in Dairy Production and Management in Himachal Pradesh 

2016

91.

A Study on Production Potential, Economic Viability and Marketing System of Varied Size Mushroom Units

2017

92.

Implementation of RKVY Project Technological Intervention for Protected Cultivation of Vegetable Science

2017

93.

Impact of Crop Diversification on Food Security and Farmers Income in HPCDPA

2017

94.

Project on Extent and Scope Mechanization in HPCDP Areas

2017

95.

A Study on Economics Viability and Potential for Enhancing Food Security, Economic Empowerment and Employment Avenues through Modern Apiculture in HP MIDH

2018

96.

An Evaluation Study of Medium Lift irrigation Project Bassi in Tehsil Sh. Naina Devi ji District Bilaspur HP

2019

97.

Study on Comparative Economic Analysis of Crop Diversification between Project and Non-Project Areas in Mandi District

2020

98.

Study on Comparative Economic Analysis of Crop Diversification between Project and Non-Project Areas in Kangra District

2020

99.

Upscaling Technological Support for Addressing Emerging Problems of Vegetable Crops under Protected Cultivation

2021

 

 

Project Reports

Sr. No.

Title of the Project Report

pdf

1

Developing Technologies for Protected Cultivation in Himachal Pradesh

.pdf

2

Documentation and Impact Study of Sericulture Development Programmes in Himachal Pradesh

.pdf

3

Estimation of Cost of Cultivation of Commercial Crops in Himachal Pradesh

.pdf

 

4

Impact of Nathpa Jhakri Hydroelectric Power Project on the Environment and Livelihood in Kinnaur and Shimla Districts of Himachal Pradesh

.pdf

5

Impact Study on Special Central Assistantance (SCA) for Sericulture Project at Jakatkhana

.pdf

6

Mushroom Units in Himachal Pradesh

.pdf

7

Valuation of Ecosystem Services of Hindu Kush Himalayas

.pdf

8

Impact analysis of Integrated watershed management project in Swan Catchment, Una

.pdf

9

Scope of Farm Mechnization in Himachal PradeshImpact analysis of Integrated watershed management project in Swan Catchment, Una

.pdf

10

Social Impact Assessment Study on Dhaulasigh Hydroelectric Project (DSHEP) 66 MW, Hamirpur

.pdf

11

Study on Comaparative Economics Analysis of Crop Diversification between Project & Non-Project Areas in Kangra District

.pdf

12

Study on Comaparative Economics Analysis of Crop Diversification between Project & Non-Project Areas in Mandi District

.pdf

13

Upscaling Technological Support for Addressing Emerging Problems of Vegetable Crops under Protected Cultivation

.pdf