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Dr. P. Indira Devi

Professor & Director of Research(i/c)
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College of Horticulture
Thrissur Kerala 680656
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  • 32 years of experiences in teaching, research and extension in KAU
  • Currently serving as Director of Research, KAU
  • Served as Special Officer, Academy of Climate Change Education and Research (ACCER), KAU
  • Expert in the field of Natural Resource and Environment Economics
  • Guided 4 Ph.D and 10 PG students
  • Served as external examiner in various State Agricultural Universities
  • No. of projects handled as Project Investigator –18
  • Course Director, ICAR funded Winter School on for 21 days on Natural Resource Management Strategies in a Climate Change Scenario from 12th November to 2nd  December 2013
  • Co-ordinator of SANDEE –ICIMOD sponsored 5 days training programme on January 18th -22nd 2014
  • Co-ordinator of ISAE workshop on Environmental Policy  and Valuation of Ecosystem

Services on September 23rd -25th.

  • Regional Conference on Models for Agricultural Development: The Experience from Farmer Producer Companies organised by Indian Society of Agricultural Economics and KAU on 25th and 26th March, 2019
  • Organised various training programmes for elected representatives of panchayaths and officials of line departments  (Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Irrigation & Animal Husbandry)
  • Women and Development Pilot Project Award of Shastri Indo Canadian Institute (1999-
  • 2000) for the research work at University of British Colombia, Canada.
  • Member, Research and Advisory Council ,Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Complex for Goa (2014-17)

  • Represented Government of Kerala in a High Level Meeting on Genetically Modified
  • Organisms with State Agriculture Departments of India (2016)
  •  Member, Advisory Council, Farm Information Bureau (FIB) Government of Kerala
  • (2016)
  • Member, Coordination Committee (Coconut Research and Development, Commission

for Agricultural Costs and Prices) Government of Kerala (2017)

  • Advisory Committee Member, Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi (2015)
    • Member, Working Group (Environment ) 13th FYP, Planning Board, Government of

Kerala (2016)

  • Member, Working Group (Agriculture) 13th FYP, Planning Board, Government of

Kerala (2016)

  • Serving as Executive member in various professional bodies in India and abroad
  • Recipient of Professor Ramesh Chandra Aggarwal Prize in 2019
  • Referee for the journals Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Economics Research Review, and Journal of Tropical Agriculture
  • Published 48 research articles in peer reviewed journals; authored three Books; Book chapters-14; Policy breif-5 & National conferences/seminar presentations-28
  • Life Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics (ISAE), Mumbai
  • Life Member, Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA), New Delhi
  • Life Member, Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE), New Delhi
  • Member, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), Nepal


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College of Horticulture
Kerala Agricultural University
Thrissur Kerala 680656
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