Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi
Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana,India
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Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi
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DR J M SINGH

Dr Jitender Mohan Singh
Senior Agricultural Economist
Agro-Economic Research Centre
Department of Economics & Sociology
Punjab Agricutltural University, Punjab (India)
Phone: +91 9872301032(M)  
Fax:  +91-161-2400945(O)
e-mail: jmsinghpau@rediffmail.com

  Dr. Jitender Mohan Singh is presently working as Senior Agricultural Economist in the Agro-Economic Research Centre, Department of Economics & Sociology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. His research area is farm management and agricultural marketing. He started his career as District Extension Specialist (Farm Management) and later worked as Deputy Director (Trg.) at Krishi Vigyan Kendra. While putting forth his services as extension personnel, he organized various short-duration and vocational trainings, field days, farmers training camps and regional kisan melas. Besides, he acted as resource person in more than 100 training camps organized by the Dept. of Agriculture and allied departments, various ‘Research and Extension Specialist workshops’, Kisan Melas organized by the Punjab Agricultural University. He also delivered radio talks for the benefit of the farming community. His major research work emphasized on investigating the economic aspects of various oilseed crops, supply chain of horticultural commodities, labour migration, economic issues related to mentha crop and subsidiary occupations of farming. He has submitted three research reports to the Ministry of Agriculture, GOI on various issues related to agriculture such as; the impact of National Food Security Mission- Pulses, impact of emerging marketing channels and assessment of pre and post harvest losses in wheat and paddy crops. He has published 25 research papers in various journals of repute and 27 extension articles in magazines and newspapers. He teaches various courses related to Agricultural Economics. Presently, he is guiding three students for M.Sc. (Agricultural Economics) degree programme and one student has completed Masters Degree under his supervision. Dr. Singh is associated with various professional societies and has also held various offices in these societies.