Dr. Sendhil R
Sendhil R presently serves as an Associate Professor (Agricultural Economics) in the Department of Economics, School of Management, Pondicherry University. He is a former employee of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and has been with the ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research (IIWBR), Karnal, between 2011 and 2022 (January), and also associated with the ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, between 2014 and 2022 (January) in teaching & mentoring PG and Ph.D. scholars. He is an agricultural economist with around 15 years of total professional experience, including an experience of around 10.5 years in wheat and barley research on production, marketing & policy prescription, with around eight years of experience in teaching and mentorship. Sendhil is a University Gold Medalist during his Post-Graduation at Sri Venkateswara Agricultural College, Tirupati, and had his Doctorate in Agricultural Economics from the ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. He has published around 114 research papers in peer-reviewed national and international journals of high repute, nine edited/authored books, and presented his research proposals/findings at various events held in the USA, Canada, Italy, Australia, South Korea, Japan, and Ghana. He is an Editorial Board member of the Indian Journal of Economics and Development, a peer-reviewer of several SCOPUS-indexed journals, and a Guest Editor of Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. He has been honored with several recognitions, including the Lal Bahadur Shastri Outstanding Young Scientist (ICAR), Fellow of the Society for Advancement of Wheat and Barley Research (SAWBAR), Dr.RT Joshi award from the Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA-India), Young Agricultural Economist Award (AERA), Best Worker (IIWBR), Prof. Mahatim Singh Memorial Award (SAWBAR), Uma Lele Mentorship Award (AAEA, USA), NFP grant, LI-LMI AAEA Award, IARI Fellowship and ICAR-JRF. Hitherto, he completed seven research projects and is interested in teaching agricultural economics, executing transdisciplinary and multi-institutional research to foster innovations and policy formulation leading to agricultural transformation.