Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics)
Joined MANAGE in 2013.
Specialized in agricultural economics and agricultural marketing, Conducted more than 50 training programmes at the National Institute of Agricultural Marketing in the areas of market planning, designing, supply chain management, contract farming, new dimensions of agricultural marketing. Involved in completion of more than 25 consultancy projects for setting up of markets /market infrastructure for various State governments. The notable achievement with respect consultancy assignment was, preparation of Agricultural Marketing Master Plan for Royal Government of Bhutan. The assignment was successfully completed and presentation was made by me during July, 2010 at Thimpu.
Delivered several sessions in different training programmes on various issues covering, contract farming, Modern Marketing Methods, Modern Terminal Market, Legal Reforms, Market-led Extension, Project Planning and Monitoring etc.
Membership of Professional Bodies:
Indian Society of Agricultural Economics - Mumbai
Agricultural Economics Research Association - New Delhi
Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing - Nagpur
International Society of Extension Education - Nagpur
Indian Society of Pulses Research and Development, Kanpur
12 -04- 1998 to 17-02-2000 &: Worked as Field Investigator in the Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (KARNATAKA), in the Ad-hoc Project entitled "Yield Gaps and Constraint Analysis in the Production of Major Crops in Karnataka- An Economic Analysis" and "Performance of Regional Rural Banks in Karnataka- An Economic Analysis" funded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. The main duties included data collection, analysis and report writing
18-02-2000 to 18-08-2005: Worked as Research Associate in the Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad (KARNATAKA), in the Ad-hoc Projects entitled "Performance of Regional Rural Banks in Karnataka - An Economic Analysis", "Infrastructure Policies for Price stabilization for Onion and Potato in Karnataka", "Animal Based Farming Systems for Long Term Sustainability in Northern Karnataka-A Socio-economic Assessment" and "Economic Evaluation of Contract Farming in Karnataka" funded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi. The main duties included data collection, analysis and report writing
22-08-2005 04/06: Worked as an Assistant Director in the National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, Jaipur. The main duties include Training, Research, Consultancy and Teaching in the area of agribusiness management and agricultural marketing. Apart from it, involved in policy advocacy to Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.
05/06/2013 continued: Working as a Deputy Director (Monitoring and Evaluation) at National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Hyderabad
10 days training on "Good Agricultural Practices and Food Safety Standard" under SAMS Project through experts from USAID, and USDA, 15th -25th January, 2007, NIAM, Jaipur
10 days training on "Marketing Information, News and Marketing Extension" under SAMS Project through experts from USAID, and USDA, 20th Feb.- 2nd March, 2007, NIAM, Jaipur
A team consisting of Dr.K.C.Gummagolmath, Sh. Shashi Kant Singh along with consultant Sh.G.H.Dhankar Visited Bhutan in connection with the project on "Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing in Bhutan" during 16-04-2007 to 25-04-2007.
Attended FAO/AFMA/India Regional Workshop on Integrated Supply Chain Management: Opportunities for Small Farmers from April-01-03, 2008 held at New Delhi
Attended two days FAO AFMA workshop on "Role of Commodity Associations in Asia and the Pacific, 11-13 November 2008, Bangkok, Thailand"
Presented a Paper on "Modernization of Mandis as one of the keynote speaker during "Agricultural Marketing Summit" in New Delhi organized by NIAM and CII from 15th to 16th December 2009
Lead the team of delegation to Thimpu, Bhutan for making a Presentation on "Agricultural Marketing Master Plan for Royal Government of Bhutan" during 17-22 August, 2010
Associated with the International Project on "USAID-NIAM-Strengthening of Market Information, Good Agricultural Practices and Market-led Extension. Conducted several Consultancy studies relating to setting up of Market and Market infrastructure for agriculture produce
IX annual conference of Agricultural Economics Research Association from August 21-22 , 2001 at New Delhi on " Impact of WTO on Indian Agriculture
62nd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Division of Agricultural Economics, IARI, New Delhi. 19-21 December 2002.
Bharatha Ratha Sir. M. Vishweswariah Memorial National Seminar on Environmental Pollution and Management, from November 24 -25, 2000 held at UAS, Dharwad.
International Symposium on "Strategies for Sustainable Cotton Production - A Global Vision", from 23-11-2004 to 25-11-2004 held at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
Attended 19th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing from 25th to 27th October, 2005 held at CABM, Pantnagar.
Attended Agri-Marketing Summit at Delhi from 28th -29th September, 2006 organized by NIAM and CII.
Attended Rural Marketing Summit jointly organized by FICCI and NIAM at New Delhi from 9th - 10th May, 2007.
Attended two days "National Conference on Emerging Platforms for Agricultural Marketing" organized by Ministry of Agriculture and FICCI, held at New Delhi from 20th to 21st September, 2007.
Attended FAO/AFMA/India Regional Workshop on Integrated Supply Chain Management: Opportunities for Small Farmers from April-01-03, 2008 at New Delhi
Attended "First Annual Conference on Agribusiness Management" organized by Indian society of Agribusiness Management at Bangaluru from 25th -27th September, 2008.
Attended "Agricultural Leadership Summit" organized by Agriculture Today, on 20-09-2008
Attended two days FAO AFMA workshop on "Role of Commodity Associations in Asia and the Pacific, 11-13 November 2008, Bangkok, Thailand"
Attended conference on "Contract Farming in India" issues and challenges organized by IDS, Mysore from 20-02-2009 to 22-02-2009
Attended "Agricultural Marketing Summit" in New Delhi organized by NIAM and CII from 15th to 16th December 2009
Attended Cool chain Summit at New Delhi on 9th December, 2009
Hiremath, G.M., Sastry, K.N.R., Gummagolamath, K.C. and Koppad, M.B., 1995, "Role of inter crops in reducing establishment cost" Agricultural Banker 18 (4) pp 40-44.
Gummagolmath, K.C., Basavanneppa, M.A., G.M.Gaddi and Sharanesh, S.H. 1997 "Soil degradation" Kissan World February 1997 pp-4748.
Sharanesh, S., H, Hiremath, G. K., Deshpande, S. V. and Gummagolmath, K. C., 1997, "Economic Feasibility of Grape Cultivation in Bijapur District of Karnataka" Agricultural Banker 20 (1)-pp 16-20.
Kerur, N. M., Basavaraj Banakar, Kunnal, L. B. and Gummagolmath, K. C., 1997, "Changes in Area, Production and Productivity of Sunflower in Northern Karnataka"- A compound Growth Rate Analysis Farming Systems Journal 13 (1&2)-pp 42-44.
Kerur, N.M., Gummagolamath, K.C., Karnool, N.N., and Dodmani, M.T., 1998 " Costs and Returns of potato marketing in Dharwad District-Karnataka, Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences 11-426-431.
Balappa Shivaraya, Hugar, L. B. and Gummagolmath, K. C., 1998, "Economics of Integrated Pest Management in Redgram Production" The Bihar Journal Of Agricultural Marketing 6 (4) pp-455-460.
Mitrannavar, D. H. and Gummagolmath, K. C., 1998 "Preference of Producer Seller to Various Market Intermediaries in Marketing of Potato" Agricultural Banker -21 (pp28-32).
Guledagudda, S. S., Hosamani, S. B., Gaddi, G. M. and Gummagolmath, K. C., 1998 "Constraint Analysis in Production and Marketing of Jasmine Flowers" Rural India September1998.
Mitrannavar, D.H., and Gummagolamath, K.C., 1998 "Marketing Cost, Margins and Price Spread in Marketing of Potato in Northern Karnataka" Agricultural Marketing, January-March.
Gaddi, G. M., Koppad, M. B. and Gummagolmath, K. C., 1999 "An economic Analysis of Growth Performance of Oilseed Crops in India" Karnataka Journal of Agricultural Sciences 12[1-4]-93-98.
Hosamani, S.B., Gummagolmath, K.C. and Savadatti, P.M., 2000, "Trends in Arrivals and Prices of Groundnut and Cotton in Dharwad market; Paper presented at the International Convention on Agricultural Marketing Management- Challenges in the Millennium" from August 24-25, 2000 held at NAARM, Hyderabad.
Kiresur, V.R., Gummagolmath, K.C. and Gaddi, G. M. 2002 "The Scenario of food Grains availability in India, Rural India- September-2002.
Gummagolmath, K.C. and Basavaraja, H 2002 "Impact of soil salinity and water-logging on cropping pattern in Tungabhadra Project Command Area (TBP) Rural India- September-2002.
Gummagolmath, K.C., Hiremath, G.M and Kulkarni, B.S. 2002 "Mango Cultivation in Dharwad District: An Economic Analysis of Cost and Resource Productivity" Bihar Journal of Agricultural Marketing 10 (2)-147-151.
Gummagolmath, K.C. Basavaraja, and Patil, S.G. 2002 "Economic Implication of Soil Salinity and Water-logging Agricultural Situation in India Published by Directorate of Economics and Statistics Department of Agriculture and Co-operation GOI, Krishibhavan New Delhi.
Gummagolmath, K.C. and Bhatnagar, Anurag (2008) "Modern Terminal Market for Perishables" A paper presented in the First Annual Conference of Indian Society of Agribusiness held at Bangalore from 25-27th September 2008.
Singh, S.R., Sharma P. and Gummagolmath, K.C. (2008). Export marketing of medicinal and aromatic plants from India. Published in Souvenir of National Seminar on "Emerging challenges in harnessing plant Bio- diversity, Marketing and Export potential of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants " held at CSA Kanpur from 28th - 30th January, 2008, 31-41
Singh S.R., P. Sharma and K. C. Gummagolmath (2008). Channels for Marketing of Mint in Moradabad District of Uttar Pradesh, National Seminar on Harnessing Plant Bio-Diversity, Marketing and Export Potential of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in India, held on 28-30 January 2008 at CSA University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur; pp-35-39.
Singh, S.R., Gummagolmath K.C. and Sharma P. (2008). Modern Marketing Methods-A new Perspective for Agribusiness. Published in Souvenir of 4th National Symposium on "Scenario of Agriculture in Changing Climatic Conditions" held at SVBPUA &T, Meerut from 18th -19th October, 2008, 90-96
Gummagolmath, K.C. and B.K.Paty, (2009) "Legal Issues in Contract Farming" A paper presented in the National Conference on "Contract farming in India-Present Status and Future Prospects held on 22-24th February 2009 at Institute of Development Studies, Mysore University, Mysore.
Kiresur, V.R., Gaddi, G. M. and Gummagolmath, K.C., 2010 "Economic Analysis of Sustainability of Farming System in Hilly Zone of Karnataka" Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing 24 (2)-44-48
Sharma, P., K. C. Gummagolmath and R. C. Sharma (2011). Prices of Onion: An Analysis, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVI (2); 22-25.
Shalendra, K. C. Gummagolmath and P. Sharma "ICT Initiatives in Indian Agriculture- An Overview", Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol.66. no.3 pp-489-497.
Sharma, Purushottam and Gummagolmath K.C., "Reforming Guar Industry in India: Issues and Strategies", Agricultural Economics Research ReviewVol. 25(No.1) January-June 2012 pp 37-48
K. C. Gummagolmath, P. Sharma and Shalendra. 2012. "Training Need Assessment of Officers working in Agricultural Marketing in India" International Journal of Extension Education, Vol. 8 (Nov. 2012):63-70.
Shalendra, K. C. Gummagolmath and P. Sharma. 2013. User Centric ICT Model for Supply Chain of Horticultural Crops in India. Agricultural Economics Research Journal (Accepted for publication).
Shalendra, K. C. Gummagolmath and P. Sharma. Role of pulses in the food and nutritional security in India. Journal of Food Legumes (Accepted for publication).
Prashantkumar, R. W., K.C. Gummagolmath, and Gaddi, G. M., 2002, "Seed Industry in India". Paper presented at 62nd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, Division of Agricultural Economics, IARI, New Delhi. 19-21 December 2002.
H. S. Vijayakumar, K. C. Gummagolmath, A Joson Jose and S. Shivakumar 2001,"Impact of WTO on Indian rice Exports" presented at IX annual conference of Agricultural Economics Research Association from August 21-22 at New Delhi on " Impact of WTO on Indian Agriculture"
H. S. S. Khan Shivakumar and K. C. Gummagolmath, 2001 " Review of Impact of WTO on Oilseeds Sector in India" presented at IX annual conference of Agricultural Economics Research Association from August 21-22 at New Delhi on " Impact of WTO on Indian Agriculture"
Hosamani, S. B. Gummagolmath, K.C. and Savadatti, P.M. 2000 "Farmers awareness, use and Environmental effects of Pesticide use in Cotton -An Economic Analysis; Paper presented at Bharatha Ratha Sir. M. Vishweswariah Memorial National Seminar on Environmental Pollution and Management, from November 24 -25, 2000 held at UAS, Dharwad.
HOSAMANI, S. B. Gummagolmath, K.C. Savadatti, P.M. And Girija, Y.M. 2000 "Trends in Arrivals and Prices of Cotton in Dharwad Market" Poster presented at International Symposium on "Strategies for Sustainable Cotton Production - A Global Vision", from 23-11-2004 to 25-11-2004 held at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
Dy. Director (Monitoring & Evaluation)
National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE)
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500 030, Telangana, INDIA
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