Dr. Shamna A

Senior Scientist

Agricultural Extension


RESEARCH AREAS



Assessment of attitude of farmers towards value chain development in jute
Assessment, refinement and adoption of jute production technologies
Women empowerment
Demonstration of improved jute production technologies at extension centres and study on its output
Demonstration of IPM of jute in farmers field


CONTACTS



Tel: +91-33-25353786
Mobile:

E-mail Address:
shamna.a@icar.gov.in
shamnababun@gmail.com

PROJECTS

  1. Scope of value chain development in jute and role of farmers producers organization, (In House Project)
  2. Frontline demonstration on jute under NFSM (CC) Jute, (NFSM sponsored)
  3. Climate change risk assessment in jute production and related advisory services through Decision Support System (DSS), (In House Project)
  4. Development of IPM module for jute , (In House Project)
  5. Impact assessment of CRIJAF technologies in Jute-ICARE areas of West Bengal, (Jute-ICARE sponsored)

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  1. Received Young Scientist award from Indian Society of Extension Education, IARI, Newdelhi during 2018
  2. Received Young scientist award by Venus International Foundation Chennai on 19th December 2015
  3. Received three gold medals (the University of Agricultural Sciences Gold Medal, Dr. R. Dwarkinath Gold Medal, Dr. K.A. Jalihal Gold Medal) for securing the highest OGPA in Doctor of Philosophy during 2010
  4. Received Jawaharlal Nehru fellowship for Doctoral Studies during 2008 and 2009
  5. Received University Gold Medal for best Student and for securing highest OGPA in M.Sc. Agril Extension during 2006
10 IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS

  1. Shamna, A., Chakraborty, A.K., Kumar, S. and Jha, S.K. (2019) Rural farmers and ICT based extension- Farmers response and preferences to ICT based extension. Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 14(1): 15-19
  2. Shamna, A., Biswas, P., Jha, S. K., Sarkar, S., Kumar, S. (2018) Tribal Farm Women’s Participation in Agriculture and Factors Influencing It: Evidence from West Bengal, India. JAST. 2018, 20 (5) :911-922
  3. Shamna, A., Jha, S.K, Chakraborty, A.K. and Kumar, S. (2018) Jute Production: the need for linkage among research, farmers and industries in West Bengal, Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology(British Journal of Applied Science and Technology), 25(3): 1-6
  4. Shamna, A., Gowda, K.N. and Gowda, N.S.S (2017) Effectiveness of interactive video conferencing through village resource centres of Karnataka: farmers feedback, Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology(British Journal of Applied Science and Technology), 19(3):1-9
  5. Kumar Mukesh, Singh, S.R., Jha, S. K., Shamna, A., Mazumdar, Sonali P., Singh Amarpreet, Kundu, D. K. and Mahapatra, B. S. (2014) System productivity, profitability and resource use efficiency of jute (Corchorus olitorius) based cropping systems in the eastern Indo-gangetic plain. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences,84 (2): 209-13