Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist Award | Agribusiness Management

Dr. Shoji Lal Bairwa Ph.D.

Assistant Professor cum Junior Scientist

Agricultural Economics

Dr. Kalam Agricultural College, Kishanganj

Bihar, India

            Dr. Shoji Lal Bairwa is working as Assistant Professor cum Junior Scientist at Department of Agricultural Economics, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour (Bihar) since February 2015. He did his graduation from S. K. N. C.O.A., Jobner (2009) campus of SKRAU, Bikaner, Post-graduation in Master of Agribusiness Management (2011) and Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics (2015) from Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Presently, Dr. Bairwa is engaged in teaching of undergraduate degree programme at Dr. Kalam Agricultural College, Kishanganj and also associated in some research projects of state government running in the jurisdiction of university. He authored two books and more than 70 other publications including research articles, review papers, book chapters and popular articles. Development of Mobile Based Agri Retailing (MBAR) model is his significant scientific contribution in the field of agricultural marketing and agribusiness management. His area of research and interest are agribusiness education, agricultural marketing management, agricultural economics, entrepreneurship development, and agribusiness finance. He is lifetime member of Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing (ISAM), Hyderabad and Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA), New Delhi. He is the recipient of Rastrapati Purshkar in Bharat Scouting, Young Scientist Award (2016) by Agricultural Technology Development Society, Ghaziabad, UGC Research Fellowship (2011), UGC Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (2012) and ICAR SRF Fellowship (2014) and also qualified UGC NET (Management), ASRB NET (Agribusiness management) and RPSC RSET (Management). He also participated more than 35 seminars/conferences, workshops and training programme of national and international repute across the country.