Dr. Suniti Kumar Jha

Principal Scientist

Agricultural Extension


RESEARCH AREAS



Impact assessment of CRIJAF technologies, Technology assessment and refinement, Adoption behaviour, Participatory Research Methodology, Participatory Research for socio-economic upliftment of SC farmers, Participatory Technology Development, Capacity building of farmers, Entrepreneurship development in tribal women through skill training and other empowerment programmes, Potential of Farmers’ producers organisation / Company.


CONTACTS



Tel: +91-33-25353786
Mobile:

E-mail Address:
suniti.jha@icar.gov.in
sunitikumarjha@gmail.com

PROJECTS

  1. Frontline demonstrations on jute NFSM (CC)Jute, (MoAg & FW sponsored)
  2. Climate variability vis-à-vis jute based cropping system-An appraisal based on farmers’ perspective, (In House Project)
  3. Impact assessment of CRIJAF technologies in Jute-ICARE areas of West Bengal, (In House Project)
  4. Natural Resource Management for Climate Smart Jute Farming through Capacity Building of Scheduled Caste Farmers in West Bengal, (DST sponsored)
  5. Development of multi-crop manual seed drill and improved weeder for Gangetic Alluvial soil, (In House Project)
  6. Jute-Intensive Cultivation and Advanced Retting Exercise (Jute-ICARE), (NJB sponsored)
  7. Environment Friendly Low Cost Retting Technology for Jute & metagenomics of retting microbiome, (In House Project)

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

  1. “Certificate of Appreciation” by the Society for Equitable Voluntary Actions (SEVA), Baduria an NGO for the contribution towards improving the income of the farmers
  2. I.V.R.I. Senior Research Fellowship, while doing the M.Sc. & Ph.D.degree programme at Indian Veterinary Research Institute (I.V.R.I.), Izatnagar (U.P.), during the years 1993-95 and 1995–98 respectively
  3. Acted as External examiner for thesis examination & viva-voce of M.Sc. and Ph. D. students of Extension Education
  4. Acted as Chief Guest & Jury during the Hindi Saptah / Pakhwada Samaroh held at our institute and other ICAR institutes
10 IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS

  1. Jha , S. K., Biswas, C.R., Bandyopadhyay, B.K., Tripathi, S. and Maji, B. (2004) Impact of Participatory Planning for the New Technology in Coastal Areas of Sundarbans. Journal of Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research, 22 (1&2): 343-344
  2. Jha, S.K., Maji, B., Biswas, C.R., and Bandyopadhyay, B.K. (2005) Problems Identification & Intervention Selection Through PLA Approach In Sundarbans. Journal of Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research, 24 (2): 322-325
  3. Jha, S.K., Majumdar, B., Kumar, S., Shamna, A., Chaudhuri, S.G. and Mahapatra, B.S. (2011) Transect walk for implementing new agricultural schemes in a village, Agricultural Extension Review, Vol.23 (4):17
  4. Das Suparna, Majumdar, B., Saha, A. R., Sarkar, S., Jha, S. K., Sarkar, S. K., Saha, R. (2017) Comparative Study of Conventional and Improved Retting of Jute with Microbial Formulation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, India Section B: Biological Sciences. DOI 10.1007/s40011-017-0872-x
  5. Kumar, S., Jha, S.K. and Shamna, A. (2017) Adoption of production technologies among jute growers in West Bengal. Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 12 (2):216-222
  6. Sarkar, S., Maity, A., Mondal, T., Jose, S., Sangma, R. C., Khan, A. M., Kumar, S. and Jha, S.K. (2018) Participatory Agro-ecological and Socio-economic Analysis of Jute Cultivation in West Bengal. Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 13(1): 43-51
  7. Naik, R.K., Jha, S.K., Sarkar, S. and Ghorai, A.K. (2018) Performance evaluation of manual operated single wheel weeder for jute crop. International Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 11(1): 49-53.
  8. 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
  9. Naik, R.K., Jha, S.K., Sarkar, S. and Ghorai, A.K. (2018) Performance evaluation of manual operated single wheel weeder for jute crop. International Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 11(1): 49-53.
  10. Singh, A.K., Jha, S.K., Majumdar, B., Roy, M. L., Sarkar, S. and Ghorai, A. (2019) Impacts of climate smart jute farming on resource use efficiency, productivity and economic benefits in rural Eastern India. Outlook on Agriculture, 48(1): 75-82.