Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry

  • To conduct basic and strategic research on sustainable management of soils, water and nutrients for securing food and nutritional security
  • To provide quality education to under-graduates and post-graduates in the field of soil science
  • To disseminate proven technologies for sustainable management of soil and water resources, and efficient use of nutrient
  • Externally Funded Projects
Name of the project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration
National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture(NICRA) PI - Dr. Vivak M. Arya Ministry of Agriculture, GOI 05 Years
Refinement and extension of soil quality & water productivity enhancement technology in rainfed orchards of Jammu region PI - Dr. Vivak M. Arya Ministry of Agriculture, GOI 03 Years
Managing water cycle including rain water storage for sustained crop and water productivity PI - Dr. Vivak M. Arya DST (GOI) 02 Years
  • MSc Ag (Soil Science)
  • Ph.D
Dr. K.R. Sharma
Designation : Professor & Head
Area of Specialization : Soil Fertility , Soil and Water Conservation
E mail : krmansotra2006@yahoo.co.in
Contact No : +91-9419204690

 
Dr. A.K. Bhat
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil Microbiology
Contact No : +91-9419138702
E mail : bhatashok84@gmail.com

 
Dr. M.P. Sharma
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil Fertility
E mail : manbirpsharma@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91- 9419204928

 
Dr. A.K. Mondal
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil Chemistry Fertility
E mail : drmondalak@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 191 262133-5: Ext: 2412

 
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil Fertility and Chemistry, Soil and Water Conservation
E mail : svikas2000@gmail.com; svikas2000@outlook.com
Contact No : +91-9469214737

 
Dr. Peeyush Sharma
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil Physics
Media Production
E mail : Peeyush_24@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91-9419157459

 
Dr. A.P. Rai
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil fertility and Chemistry, Pedology
Media Production
E mail : ajai_nrc@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91-9419145862

 
Dr Vivak M. Arya
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Natural Resource Management, Carbon and Residue Management, Soil Test Crop Response(STCR)
E mail : dr.arya999@gmail.com
Contact No : +91-9419129844

 
Dr Renu Gupta
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil fertlity / Microbiology
E mail : guptarenu_2001@yaho.com
Contact No : 9419669028

 
Dr. K.R. Sharma
E mail krmansotra2006@yahoo.co.in
Contact No. +91-9419204690
Designation Professor & Head
Area of Specialization Soil Fertility , Soil and Water Conservation
Publication (in numbers)
  • National
  • International
  • 25 05
    Projects completed Externally funded: 01 University funded: 02
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • University merit certificate,Merit Scholorship
  • Professional experience 20 Years of Research & Teaching
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi
  • Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi
  • Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, Dehradun
  • Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad
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    Dr. A.K. Bhat
    E mail bhatashok84@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9419138702
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Microbiology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 44
  • 03
  • Projects completed Externally funded: 02 University funded: 07
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • UNDP Fellowship/ Merit Fellowship
  • Fellow of Academy of Plant Sciences I
  • Professional experience 30 Years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Member of Indian Society of Soil Science.
  • Member of National Institute of Ecology
  • Member International Association of Ecology (INTELCOL)
  • Member of Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative (GESBI)
  • Member of The Indian Science Congress Association
  • Life Member of SKUAST-K Journal of Research
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    Dr. M.P. Sharma
    E mail drmpsharma@yahoo.co.in
    Contact No. +91-941900000
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • -
  • -
  • Projects completed Externally funded: - University funded: -
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • -
  • Professional experience Years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Member ............
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    Dr. A.K. Mondal
    E mail drmondalak@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91 191 262133-5: Ext: 2412 [O]
    Designation Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Chemistry Fertility
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 04
  • Nil
  • Projects completed Externally funded: 01 (Co-PI) University funded: 07
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • University Merit Scholarship throughout B.Sc (Ag) Hons. studies
  • ICAR Junior Fellowship during Post Graduate studies
  • Senior Research Fellowship of Govt. of West Bengal during Ph. D. work.
  • Senior Research Fellowship of CSIR, New Delhi during advanced Ph D work
  • Professional experience 20 years in Research & Teaching
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Life member of Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture
  • Life member of Annal of Plant and Soil Research
  • Life member of Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning
  • Life member of Soil Conservation Society of India
  • Member of Indian Society of Soil Science
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    Dr. Vikas Sharma
    E mail svikas2000@gmail.com; svikas2000@outlook.com
    Contact No. +91-9469214737
    Designation Associate Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Fertility and Chemistry, Soil and Water Conservation
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 25
  • 05
  • Projects completed Externally funded: 02 University funded: 02
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • Best poster presentation Award at ‘Plant Under Pressure 2012’ conference held at London, UK, from 25-29th March, 2012.
  • 'Leadership Award 2009’ of Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi, India.
  • Professional experience
  • 12 years
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi
  • International Association of Hydrological Sciences
  • World Association of Soil and Water Conservation, Beijing
  • Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi
  • Indian Association of Soil and Water Conservationists, Dehradun
  • The Indian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use Planning, Nagpur
  • Indian Society of Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad
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    Dr. Peeyush Sharma
    E mail Peeyush_24@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9419157459
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Physics
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 21
  • 04
  • Projects completed Externally funded: - University funded: 01
    Awards/Honours/Distinction 2nd poster presentation award in the subtheme of Rainfed agriculture & horticulture in 2nd J & k Agricultural Science Congress held at SKUAST-Jammu, 15-17 Dec. 2012
    Professional experience
  • 09 years
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies Indian J of Soil Conservation
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    Dr. A.P. Rai
    E mail ajai_nrc@rediffmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9419145862
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil fertility and Chemistry, Pedology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 12
  • Nil
  • Projects completed Externally funded: 01 (Co-PI) University funded: 03
    Awards/Honours/Distinction Nil
    Professional experience
  • 06 years
  • Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Agropedology, The Indian Society of Soil Survey & Land use planning, Nagpur, India
  • Indian Society of Soil Science, New Delhi, India
  • Indian Journal of Agricultural Chemists. Allahabad
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    Dr Vivak Manohar Arya
    E mail dr.arya999@gmail.com
    Contact No. +91-9419129844
    Designation Assistant Professor
    Area of Specialization Soil Test Crop Response(STCR), Soil Residue Management, Soil Health, Natural Resource Management, Soil Carbon Management
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 04
  • Nil
  • Projects completed Externally funded: 04 University funded: 02
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • 01
  • Professional experience 06 Years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian society of agronomy, new delhi
  • Society of soil and water conservation, new delhi
  • Indian society of soil science
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