Regional Agricultural RESEARCH STATION, Rajouri

Regional Agricultural Research Station, Rajouri was established in 1989 by ICAR under NARP to cater the needs of Agricultural Research for the development of mid to high altitude intermediate zone covering mountainous area above the outer hills including Poonch, Rajouri, Reasi, Udhampur, Ramban, Doda, Kishtwar and part of Kathua district with altitude range of 4500 ft to 12000 ft above mean sea level.

  • Research on sustainable production technology for hill agriculture including crop improvement, Resource and pest management.
  • Research for improving productivity and quality of important hill crops.
  • Development ecological sound and economically viable agro production and protection technologies for different growing conditions of zone.
  • Research on conservation and efficient utilization of natural resources.
  • Research on management of range and degraded lands in hills for forage production.
  • Externally Funded Projects 06
Name of the project Principal Investigator Funding Agency Duration
Improving the productivity of traditional agricultural system of Rajouri with scientific interventions. PI: Dr. M.H. Chesti Funded by JKSCST -
Rainwater harvesting and its demonstration for supplemental benefit for horticultural crops in sub-temperate area Dr. Vikas Sharma ICAR -
All India Coordinated Wheat and Barley Improvement Project ( Volunteer Centre Funded by ICAR ) PI: Dr. A.K. Sharma ICAR (DWR) -
All India Coordinated Rice Improvement Project ( Volunteer Centre Funded by ICAR ) Dr. A.K. Sharma ICAR (DRR) -
  • University Funded Projects : 12
Dr. A. K. Sharma
Designation : Associate Director Research
Area of Specialization : Irrigation water and nutrient Managemen, Crop Production and cropping system research
E mail : sharmaakagro@gmail.com, adraksharma@gmail.com
Contact No : 09419145510

 
Sh. Kamlesh Bali
Designation : Jr. Scientist (Entomology)
Area of Specialization : Biocontrol (IPM)
Contact No : 09419156289
E mail : balikamlesh76@gmail.com

 
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Designation : Jr. Scientist(Agronomy)
Area of Specialization : Crop Production
E mail : vsagron@gmail.com
Contact No : 09419135427

 
Dr. Jasbir Singh Manhas
Designation : Jr. Scientist
Area of Specialization : Agriculture Extension Education
E mail : drjsmanhas@gmail.com
Contact No : 09419107744

 
Ashok Kumar Singh
Designation : Jr. Scientist (Plant Pathology)
Area of Specialization : Fungal Pathology
E mail : ashoks286@gmail.com
Contact No : 09469114298

 
Dr. Majeed- ul-Hassan- Chesti
Designation : Jr. Scientist( Soil Science)
Area of Specialization : Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
E mail : chestimh2008@yahoo.co.in
Contact No : 09469015985

 
Dr. Anjani Kumar Singh
Designation : Jr. Scientist
Area of Specialization : Maize and Wheat Breeding
E mail : anjaniiari@yahoo.co.in
Contact No : 09419171123

 
Dr. Aziz Mujtaba Aezum
Designation : Jr. Scientist (Soil Science)
Area of Specialization : Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
E mail : mujtaba230@gmail.com
Contact No : 09905631155

 
Dr. A. K. Sharma
E mail sharmaakagro@gmail.com, adraksharma@gmail.com
Contact No. 09419145510
Designation Jr. Scientist cum Asstt. Professor
Area of Specialization Plant Breeding and Genetics (Maize and Rice Breeding Research)
Publication (in numbers)
  • National
  • International

  • 10
    05
    Projects completed 03
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • University fellowship award during M.Sc Ag. at Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi.
  • Obtained Distinction in M.Sc. Ag.
  • Professional experience More than 11 years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • The Society for the Advancement of Breeding Research in Asia and Oceania. IRRI, Manila, Philippines.
  • Centre for Advancement of Applied Sciences, Srinagar
  • Society for the Promotion of Plant Science Research, Jaipur
  • The Gaurav Society of Agricultural Research Information Centre, Hisar
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    Dr. Amit Kumar Singh
    E mail amitskuast@gmail.com
    Contact No. 9469749685
    Designation Jr. Scientist cum Asstt. Professor
    Area of Specialization Entomology (Biological Control)
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International

  • 05
  • -
  • Projects completed
  • 01
  • Awards/Honours/Distinction University fellowship award during Ph.D.. at BHU, Varanasi.
    Professional experience More than 12 yrs
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Indian Society of Vegetable Sciences, IIVR, Varanasi.
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    Sh. Magdeshwar Sharma
    E mail magdeshwars@gmail.com
    Contact No. 9419107610
    Designation Jr. Scientist (Entomology)
    Area of Specialization Economic Entomology
    Publication (in numbers)
    • National
    • International
  • 04
  • -
  • -
  • Projects completed -
    Awards/Honours/Distinction
  • -
  • Professional experience More than 09 years
    Membership/s of scientific and professional societies
  • Life member of Society for Biocontrol Advancement, NBAII, Bangalore¬≠560024
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