Prof. Dr. Saket Kushwaha

Prof. Dr. Saket Kushwaha

Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh

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Highly reputed and globally known Prof. Dr. Saket Kushwaha is currently the Vice-Chancellor of the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh has been a pronounced leader, wholly committed to the growth of agriculture education and agribusiness management. He has not only been a prominent speaker in numerous vital educational toward the growth of agriculture education but has also represented India in various vital international events.

Dr. Kushwaha firmly stands as an inspiration to all who wish to achieve the best with dedication and hard work. His significant role in ensuring livelihood security through a watershed-based farming system and in promoting the Seed Village Program under the Ministry of Agriculture across the nation. He also held a strong position as a member of the Vice Chancellor Selection Committee (Odisa) and NAAC Peer Review Team of IARI (Institute of National Importance). 

His remarkable contribution toward rural appraisal for the participation of women in agriculture, economic appraisal of cattle fattening program in Bauchi district, Nigeria, food consumption study of rural households in Bauchi state, and agricultural development program in Bauchi, among others are truly note-worthy.  

Dr. Kushwaha has truly left no stone unturned for the growth of the education sector. His remarkable efforts get brightly reflected on the pages of the education development journey. He has played variant chief roles for the international institutions- international visiting professor in various institutions including Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Nigeria and National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Lagos, Nigeria; international visiting scientist in US Army Research Lab (Aberdeen, Maryland), Rice University (Houston, Texas), Air Force Research Laboratory (Dayton, Ohio) and Michigan Tech. University (Houghton, Michigan, USA).

Dr. Kushwaha’s massive contribution and endeavor for years made him the worthy bearer of 18 prestigious International and National Awards including-
•    Bhumi Nirman Award 2011, Indore, MP, India
•    Karuna-Maitri Award 2014, India.
•    Vidyasagar Award 2015, New Delhi by Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage, Kolkata
•    Special Contribution in Agricultural Sciences 2015 on 12th May 2015 at 11th International Maithili Conference, Nepal.
•    Appreciation 2015 on Strategic Governance and Technological Advancement for Sustainable Agriculture on 14th June 2015 by 3rd Uttar Pradesh Agricultural Science Congress at SHIAST, Allahabad.
•    Exemplary service to the Education 2016 on 7th February 2016 in 4th Annual Conference of Association for Political Studies, Patna Bihar.
•    First Jan Nayak Karpoori Thakur Award by Association for Political Studies at A.N.Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna on 7th February 2016.
•    Rashtriya Gaurav Excellence Award 2016, New Delhi, India by Indian Institute of Oriental Heritage, Kolkata.
•    National Award on Excellent Contribution 2016, Patna, Bihar.
•    Global Leadership Excellence Award 2016, Patna, Bihar.
•    Outstanding Contribution in Education 2016, Bihar, India.
•    Amongst 100 Most Influential Vice Chancellor 2016 by World Education Congress at Mumbai, India.
•    Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 on 15 July 2016 by National Institute of Cleanliness Education and Research (NICER), New Delhi.
•    Sulabh Swachhata Samman by Sulabh International Social Service Organization 2016.
•    Best Educational Administrator of the Year Award 2016 by Confederation of Indian Universities at Science City Auditorium, Kolkata.
•    Lifetime Achievement Award-2017 by Agricultural Technology Development Society (ATDS).
•    Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Award-2019, New Delhi.
•    Vishwakabi Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Award- 2020, Dum Dum Road, Kolkata.
•    Best Central University of the Year during the Third Himalayan Educators Summit-2020 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Award-2019, New Delhi.
•    Best Central University of the Year during the Third Himalayan Educators Summit-2020

Besides acing his academic journey, Dr. Kushwaha has been a well-known writer. He has written many principal topics in various books including Agro Industry scenario in India, Agribusiness Potentials in India: Experience from Hill States, Family Farming, and Rural Economic Development, among others. 
 

Designation

Vice-Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh & Expert Member of FELA

What you'll Learn

Agricultural Economics Agri-Business Management Agricultural Sciences Sustainable Agriculture Econometric Analysis

Experience

Fela Experience

Vice-Chancellor

Rajiv Gandhi University

Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh

Fela Experience

Prof-In-Charge

Rajiv Gandhi South Campus (RGSC)

Mirzapur, UP

Fela Experience

Prof-In-Charge

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Fela Experience

Dean

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU)

Bauchi, Nigeria

Fela Experience

Head of Agricultural Economics and Extension

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU)

Bauchi, Nigeria

Fela Experience

Head of Agricultural Economics

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Fela Experience

Coordinator

Banaras Hindu University (BHU)

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Research Works

Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, USA

Economic and Social implications of using animal manure as fertilizer and feedstuff

Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing

Consumer Acceptance of Genetically Modified (GM)-Cowpeas in Sub-Sahara Africa

Modelling, Measurement and Control D. AMSE Journals, France

Financial returns from alternative storage methods in crop residue in the Guinea Savannas of West Africa

Tropical Journal of Animal Science

Economics of cattle fattening with crop residues in Northern Guinea Savannah Ecological Zone of Nigeria

Tropical Journal of Animal Science

Sustainable fish production: An economic analysis of fish farming in Bauchi State

International Journal of Agribusiness.

Consumer Preference for Quality Characteristics Along the Cowpea Value Chain in Nigeria, Ghana and Mali

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