Dr. B. Ganesh Kumar
Dr B. Ganesh Kumar belonged to 1999 batch of ARS. He is specialized in Livestock Economics / Diary Economics. He passed his B.V.Sc and Ph.D. from TANUVAS, Chennai and studied M.Sc. (Dairying) at NDRI, Karnal. He was the recipient of ICAR Merit Scholarship in B.V.Sc., ICAR-JRF in M.Sc. and CSIR-SRF in Ph.D. He began his career as Scientist (Agricultural Economics) at CARI, Port Blair in 2001. He was one of the study team members, which prepared the ‘State Development Report of Andaman & Nicobar Islands’ for Planning Commission, Gol. He joined as Senior Scientist at NCAP, New Delhi in 2007, where he worked on the policy support research in the thematic areas of Technology Policy and Markets & Trade. He later moved to PD-ADMAS, Bangalore in 2012 and worked on the economic impact of nationally important livestock and poultry diseases, such as FMD and Avian Influenza. He joined the Academy in the current position in 2013. He has published about 50 research papers in refereed journals, besides 125 other publications. He was the two times recipient of ICAR Award for Outstanding Team Research in 2004 and 2010 in the disciplines of Animal Science and Social Science, respectively. He underwent advanced training in social science policy research in ICARDA, Syria.
Areas of Interest:
Impact Assessment of Agricultural Policies, Livestock and Fish Marketing Systems, Operations Management, Financial Management.