Prof. Deepak Shah

Designation: Professor
Qualification: Ph.D., National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal
Specialization: Agricultural Economics
Email: deepakshah@gipe.ac.in
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  • Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, National Dairy Research Institute (Deemed University), Karnal, Haryana, India
  • M. Sc. in Livestock Economics (Major) Biostatistics (Minor), Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Deemed University), Izatnagar, Barielly, U.P., India
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Economics with special reference to food security, climate change,  supply/value chain analysis; economic evaluation of Horticulture, Cooperative and Livestock sectors; Agricultural Finance; Agricultural Marketing; Forest Resources Management; Agricultural Production and Resource use Economics, etc.

  • Shah, Deepak (2018), ‘Divergence of Prices and Horizontal and Vertical Integration of Supply Chain for Onion in Maharashtra: A Variety-wise Analysis’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 73, No. 3, July-September, pp. 328-341. [ISSN: 0019-5014]
  • Shah, Deepak (2017), ‘Analysing Farm Profitability and Horizontal and Vertical Integration of Supply Chain for Grapes in Maharashtra’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 72, No. 3, July-September, pp. 300-311. [ISSN: 0019-5014]
  • Shah, Deepak and Sangram Panigrahi (2015), ‘Determinants of Participation of Women in SHGs and Credit Delivery from Formal and Informal Sources to BPL Households in Odisha’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 70, No. 3, July-September, pp. 405-416. [ISSN: 0019-5014]
  • Shah, Deepak (2012), ‘Bt Cotton in India: A Review of Adoption, Government Interventions and Investment Initiatives’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 67, No. 3, July-Sept, pp. 365-375.
  • Shah, Deepak (2012), ‘Impact of National Food Security Mission on Pulse Crops in Maharashtra: An Empirical Assessment’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 67, No. 3, July-Sept, pp. 464-475.
  • Shah, Deepak (2010), ‘Global Financial and Economic Crisis: Implications for Agricultural Sector in India’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 65, No. 3, July-September., pp. 476-486.
  • Shah, Deepak and Sovna Mohanty (2010), ‘Implementation of NREGA During Eleventh Plan in Maharashtra: Experiences, Challenges and Ways Forward’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 65, No. 3, July-September., pp. 540-551.
  • Shah, Deepak (2009), ‘Special Economic Zones in India: A Review of Investment, Trade, Employment Generation and Impact Assessment’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 64, No. 3, July-September, pp. 431-441.
  • Shah, Deepak (2007), ‘Adequacy of Institutional Credit through Co-operatives in Maharashtra: A Region-wise Analysis’, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 62, No. 3, July-September, pp. 328-339.
  • Shah, Deepak (1997), ‘Co-operative Dairying in Maharashtra: Lessons to be Learned’, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 32, No. 39, September 27, pp. A-125-A-135.
  • ‘Impact Study on Agricultural Extension Services to Farmers by Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Centres (ACABC Scheme) in Maharashtra’, sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, May 2017 (Joint with Co-workers).
  • The Relationship Between Wholesale Prices, Retail Prices, Export Prices and Prices Realized by the Farmers for Grapes and Onion Crops in Maharashtra’, sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, December 2015 (independent Charge).
  • ‘Jalna District Vision Document 2032 – Agriculture Allied Sectors’, sponsored by the Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai, March 2014 (Independent Charge), Consultancy Project
  • ‘Innovative Financing for Agriculture and Food Value Chains in India – A Review’, sponsored by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), New Delhi, Consultancy Project, Jan. 2013
  • ‘Assessment of Pre and Post harvest Losses in Tur and Soyabean Crops in Maharashtra’, sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India, July 2013 (Independent Charge)

Ongoing Projects:

  • ‘Seed Mini-Kits of Pulses and Other Crops – Its Relevance and Application/Distribution Efficiency’, sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Government of India, Initiated in July, 2019 (Independent Charge)
  • Life Member of the ‘Indian Society of Agricultural Economics’
  • Life Member of the ‘Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing’
  • Life Member of the ‘Agricultural Economics Research Association (India)’
  • Life Member of the ‘Society of Economics and Development’
  • Recipient of partial funding from the organizers of 29th Triennial International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE) to participate at the 29th Triennial International Conference of Agricultural Economists (ICAE) of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE), organized by the University of Milan, Milan, Italy during 8-14 August 2015, and present paper titled “Climate Change, Agriculture Futures and Food Security in India: An Impact Assessment” under CP(O) 04-03: Food Security (3).
  • Recipient of full funding from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), South Asia Office, New Delhi, to attend 4 International events: (1) International Symposium on Frontier Research Themes on Service Sector Support for Food Value Chain Development in Developing Countries, (2) Workshop on Rice Value Chain Development in China, India, Laos and Vietnam, (3) Workshop on Agri-food Value Chain Financing and Energy in Bangladesh, Brazil, China, India and Cambodia, (4) Methodology and Planning Workshop for the Studies of Value Chain Financing and Energy, held at Renmin University, Beijing, China during April 10-12, 2013.
  • Recipient of full funding from International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), South Asia Office, New Delhi, to attend a meeting to finalize methodology and survey area for the project titled “Innovative Financing for Agriculture and Food Value Chains in India”, organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) at  Renmin University, Beijing, China on April 12, 2013.
  • Recipient of full funding from Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Regional Program, New Delhi, under the leadership of Dr. Pramod Agarwal, to participate in the General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS) and International Model for Policy Analysis of Agricultural Commodities and Trade (IMPACT) Model Training from July 27 to August 10, 2011 at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC, USA.
  • Recipient of travel and accommodation grant (Scholarship) from Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET), Lund University, Sweden for attending the 18th European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies and present a paper titled “Rural Credit Delivery System in Maharashtra: A Step Towards Rejuvenation” in the Panel No. 8 on ‘Intuitions and Agricultural Development’ in Lund University, Sweden, from 6-9 July 2004.
  • Awarded a fellowship from Consumer Co-operative Institute (CCIJ) of Japan for presenting a paper titled “Leadership Characteristics-Collective Action Nexus: Crucial Factor for Successful Cooperative Marketing Management” in the 4th ICA Asia-Pacific Regional Research Conference, held at Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, on 15-16 August 2006.
  • Recipient of Senior Research Fellowship (N.D.R.I.) in Ph.D. Agricultural Economics
  • Recipient of Junior Research Fellowship (I.V.R.I.) in M. Sc. Livestock Economics
  • Recipient of Merit Scholarship of U.P. Board in High School
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