Dr. K.C. Gummagolmath,
Director (Monitoring & Evaluation),


 Ph.D. (Agricultural Economics)


Educational Qualification

  • 2000 - Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics, UAS, Dharwad, 9.15/10.00 OGPA
  • 1997 - ASRB National Eligibility Test, ICAR qualified in Agril. Economics
  • 1994 - M.Sc. In Agricultural Economics Econ UAS, Dharwad, 3.42/4.00 CGPA
  • 1991 - B.Sc. (Agricultural Marketing and co-operation) 3.00 / 4.00 CGPA
  • 1986 - PUC PU Board, Bangalore (sub: Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology) Second (57.83%)
  • 1984 - S.S.L.C KSSEEB, Bangalore First (63.83%)


Thesis Research Topic

  • M.Sc.: Economics of Production and Marketing of Mango in Dharwad district, Karnataka.
  • Ph.D.: Economic Dimensions of soil salinity and waterlogging in Tungabhadra Project Command Area (Karnataka).


Professional Positions

  • Deputy Director (Monitoring and Evaluation) in the National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE, an organization under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Govt. of India), Hyderabad, Telangana State of India (2013 - present )
  • Assistant Director in the National Institute of Agricultural Marketing, (An organization under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Govt. of India), Jaipur. The main duties interalia include Training, Research, Consultancy and Teaching in the areas of agribusiness management and agricultural marketing, policy advocacy to Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India with regard to agricultural marketing (2005 to 2013)
  • 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. (2000 to 2005)
  • 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. (1998 to 2000).


Special Achievement

  • Visited Bhutan in connection with the consultancy project on “Strengthening of Agricultural Marketing in Bhutan” during 16-04-2007 to 25-04-2007.
  • Led 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.
  • 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 three days FAO AFMA workshop on “Role of Commodity Associations in Asia and the Pacific during 11-13 November 2008, Bangkok, Thailand”.
  • Associated with the International Project on “USAID-NIAM-Strengthening of Market Information, Good Agricultural Practices and Market-led Extension – 2008.
  • Presented a Paper on “Modernization of Markets as one of the keynote speakers during “Agricultural Marketing Summit” held at New Delhi organized by CII and NIAM during 15 - 16 December, 2009
  • Visited to African Countries for Country Wise Demand Analysis under Feed the Future – India Triangular International Training Programmes of MANAGE funded by USAID India during 15 – 25 May, 2016.
    • Visited Tanzania during May 15 – 19, 2016
    • Visited Mozambique during May 20 – 24, 2016
  • Visited Launch Workshop on Regional Training Network (RTN) for scaling up of Pro-poor Value Chain Initiative at Hanoi, Vietnam during 17-20 October, 2016.
  • Visited Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA during 09-19 July, 2017 to undergo a training programme on Food and Agri Executive Management Program (AMP).


Consulting assignment handled at National Institute of Agricultural Marketing (NIAM), Jaipur

  1. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report for Infrastructure development project of ripening chamber, cold storages, grading-waxing line and shrink wrap unit for different fruits and vegetables for HSAMB, Panchkula. Project Outlay: Rs. 4 lakhs – Core team member
  2. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report for Controlled Atmospheric Storage at Kolkata for Jammu and Kashmir State Outlay: Rs. 3 lakhs – Core team member
  3. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report for Vapour heat treatment and other infrastructures unit Uttar Pradesh. Outlay Rs. 8 lakh - – Core team member
  4. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report for “Development of Agri-export Zone for Mushroom” for Haryana State Agricultural Marketing Board, Panchukula. Project Outlay: Rs. 4 lakhs – Core team member
  5. Involved in preparation of Feasibility Report for modernization of 42 APMC’s in Rajasthan with the total outlay of Rs. 1.1 crore – Core team member
  6. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report of Modern Terminal Market at Berhampur and Cuttack with the total outlay of Rs. 60 lakhs – Core team member
  7. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report of Modern Terminal Market at Berhampur and Cuttack with the total Outlay of Rs. 60 lakhs – Core team member
  8. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report of Modern Terminal Market at Sambalpur the total outlay of Rs. 30 lakhs – Core team member
  9. Completed a Report on Research Project on “Contract Farming in India, a case of gherkin in Karnataka” with the total outlay of Rs. 6.25 lakhs – Project Leader
  10. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report on “Modernization of Kotdwara Mandi” with an outlay of Rs. 9.60 lakhs – Project Leader
  11. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report “Modernization of Dehradun Mandi” with an outlay of Rs. 8.70 lakhs – Project Leader
  12. Involved in preparation of Detailed Project Report on “Setting up of Mega Wholesale Market in Rudrapur, Uttarakhand with an outlay of Rs. 20 lakhs – Project Leader
  13. Completed a Report on Research Project on “Networking of APMCs in Madhya Pradesh, a case of electronic Integration” with the total outlay of Rs. 4.00 lakhs – Project Leader
  14. Completed a Report on Research Project on “ Training Need Assessment of Officers of State Agricultural Marketing Board and Directorate of Agricultural Marketing Board” with the total outlay of Rs. 8.00 lakhs – Project Leader
  15. Completed a Report on Research Project on “Scenario of Domestic and International Trade in Onion” – Project Leader
  16. Involved in finalization of DPR for “Setting up cold storage in Unna District of Himachal Pradesh for HIMFED” – Project Leader
  17. Involved in preparation of DPR for modernization of Panchayat Markets in Odisha to be developed with the assistance of funds from 13th Finance Commission – Project Leader
  18. Involved in finalization of DPR for “Setting up of Modern Wholesale Market at Rudrapur, Uttarakhand State” – Project Leader
  19. Involved in completion of DPR for project on “Setting up of 50 Rural Haars” in Uttarakhand – Project Leader
  20. Involved in preparation of DPR modernization of Panchayat Markets in Odisha to be developed with the assistance of funds from 13th Finance Commission – Project Leader


Consulting assignment handled at National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad

  1. Impact study of Cattle Breed Improvement Programme implemented by JK Trust – Gramin Vikas Yojana – NPY Component in Madhya Pradesh – Team Leader
  2. A Research Project “Action research on marketing perspective for revisiting SREP of a District at Warangal District – Team Leader
  3. Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for Setting up of a New Wholesale Market for Apple and other Perishables at Arakot, Uttarkashi District, Uttarakhand – Team Leader
  4. Detailed Project Report (DPRs) for Setting up of Modern Wholesale market at Gadarpur, Udham Singh Nagar District, Uttarakhand – Team Leader
  5. Consultancy assignment on “Impact Analysis of Crop Diversification of Himachal Pradesh (HPCDP) funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) – Team Leader


Research Studies

  • Contract Farming in India, Problems and Prospects- A Case Study of Gherkin Karnataka - Principal Investigator
  • Capacity building of officers of prevention of post-harvest losses - Principal Investigator
  • Training need assessment of officers working in agricultural marketing - Principal Investigator
  • Trends in marketing and export of Onion in India - Principal Investigator
  • Study on Agricultural Extension Systems in Uttarakhand - Principal Investigator
  • Study on Agricultural Extension Systems in Himachal Pradesh - Principal Investigator
  • A Research Report on Role of Agricultural Marketing in Adopting Modern Instruments of Agricultural Marketing - A comparative study – Co-Principal Investigator


Present Assignments being handled at MANAGE

  • Implementation of Skill Training of Rural Youth (STRY) and Farmers Capacity Assessment & Certification (FCAC) and schemes during 2015 – 16
  • Handling a project on “Commodity Outlook and Situation Analysis (COSA)” website
  • An Impact Assessment of Farmer Producer Companies – A case study of Maharashtra
  • Comparative study on Farmers Suicides in Maharashtra and Rajasthan


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


Trainings Undergone: International

  • 10 days training on “Good Agricultural Practices and Food Safety Standard” under SAMS Project through experts from USAID, USDA, 15th – 25th January 2007, NIAM, Jaipur
  • 10 days training on “Marketing Information, News and Marketing Extension” under SAMS Project through expert from USAID, and USDA 20th Feb. – 2nd March 2007, NIAM Jaipur
  • 10 days training programme on Food and Agri Executive Management Program (AMP) at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA during 09-19 July, 2017


List of training programmes conducted at NIAM, Jaipur, Rajasthan during 2006 to 2013

  1. Training course contract farming for agricultural officers at NIAM, Jaipur (5 days)
  2. Project Management and Marketing of Horticultural Produce at NIAM, Jaipur (4 days)
  3. Market-Led Production and Marketing of Organic Horticultural Produce at NIAM, Jaipur (5 days)
  4. Market-Led Production and Marketing of Organic Horticultural Produce at NIAM, Jaipur (4 days)
  5. Project Management and Marketing of Horticultural Produce at NIAM, Jaipur (5 days)
  6. Modern marketing Methods for Horticultural Produce-Issues and Challenges at NIAM, Jaipur (5 days)
  7. Geospatial technology for engineers of marketing board at NIAM, Jaipur (5 days)
  8. Contract Farming a new way of marketing at NIAM, Jaipur (5 days)
  9. Postharvest issues in mango(2) at NIAM, Jaipur (5 days)
  10. New Dimensions of Agricultural Marketing with Special Emphasis on Reform at NIAM, Jaipur (5 days)


List of training programmes conducted during 2013-2019 at MANAGE, Hyderabad

  1. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during 19-22 November, 2013 at Jammu & Kashmir – Coordinator
  2. Futures Trading in Agricultural Commodities during 28-30 January, 2014 at NIAM, Jaipur – Coordinator
  3. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during June 23-27, 2014 at IDS, Mysore University, Karnataka – Coordinator
  4. Development & Sustainability of Farmer Producer Organizations during July 30- August 02,2014 at SIAET, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh – Coordinator
  5. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during September 22-26,2014 at ICM, Guwahati, Assam – Coordinator
  6. Linking Farmers to Market” during October 30-Nov 02,2014 at MSAMB, Pune – Coordinator
  7. Training-cum-Workshop on “Commodity Futures Markets in Agriculture” during November 14-15, 2014 at ICAR RC-NEH Region, Umaim, Shillong – Coordinator
  8. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during November 24-27,2014 at IMAGE, Bhubaneshwar – Coordinator
  9. Market-Led Extension during 8-11 December,2014 at West Bengal – Coordinator
  10. Monitoring and Evaluation of Participatory Development Projects during 16-22 February, 2015 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  11. “Development & Sustainability of Farmer Producer Organizations” during 23-28 February,2015 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  12. Market-Led Extension during 9-11 March, 2015 at Hubli, Karnataka – Coordinator
  13. Futures Trading in Agricultural Commodities during 12-13 March, 2015 at UAS, Dharwad – Coordinator
  14. “Development & Sustainability of Farmer Producer Organizations” during July 13-18,2015 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  15. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during August 5-8, 2015 at IDS, Mysore, Karnataka – Coordinator
  16. “Linking Farmers to Market” during September 14-18, 2015 at Bihar Agricultural University, Bihar – Coordinator
  17. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during September 28-1 October, 2015 at APMC, Haridwar, Uttarkhand – Coordinator
  18. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during October 26-29, 2015 at NIAM, Jaipur, Rajasthan – Coordinator
  19. National Workshop “Going Beyond Production – Exploring Market Focus’ in Agricultural Extension” during November 2-3, 2015 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  20. Monitoring & Evaluation of Agricultural Projects during January 25-30, 2016 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  21. “Development & Sustainability of Farmer Producer Organizations” during February 1-5, 2016 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  22. Training-cum-workshop on Issues & Challenges of Farmer Producer Companies during February 23-26, 2016 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  23. Training Programme for the Directors of Coconut Producer Companies during March 14-16, 2016 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  24. Training Programme for the Directors of Coconut Producer Companies during March 17-19, 2016 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  25. Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 18-21 April, 2016 at SIAM, Jaipur, Rajasthan – Coordinator
  26. Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 9-5 May, 2016 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  27. Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 27 June – 1 July, 2016 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  28. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during 8-11 August, 2016 at SAMETI,Mashobra Shimal, Himachal Pradesh – Coordinator
  29. “Linking Farmers to Market” during 22-25 August, 2016 at BAU,Sabor, Bihar – Coordinator
  30. Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 24-27 October, 2016 at SAMETI, West Bengal – Coordinator
  31. Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural Projects during 15-18 Nov, 2016 at Assam – Coordinator
  32. Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 21-24 November, 2016 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  33. Monitoring & Evaluation of Agricultural Projects during 2-7 January,2017 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  34. Agricultural Marketing- The New Paradigms during 6-10 February, 2017 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  35. Promoting Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 6-8 June, 2017 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  36. State-Level Workshop on Market Led Extension for revitalizing agricultural extension system in Uttarakhand during 28 July, 2018 at Uttarakhand – Coordinator
  37. National Workshop on Leveraging Farmer Producers’ Organization for Inclusive Growth during 6-7 November, 2017 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  38. Promoting Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 13-17 November, 2017 at Mahila Abhivrudhhi Society (APMAS) Taneshanagar, Manikonda, Hyderabad – Coordinator
  39. Promoting Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 27-29 November, 2017 at PAMETI, Punjab – Coordinator
  40. Collective Farming (for the Officers of Agricultural Marketing Department of Tamil Nadu) during 12-17 February, 2018 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  41. One Month Course on Agricultural Supply Chain Management for Aggregators during 1-30 March, 2018 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  42. One Month Course on Prospective Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of the farmer Producer Companies (FPCs) during 1-30 March, 2018 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  43. Monitoring and Evaluation of Fisheries Projects (for NFDB) during 10-14 April, 2018 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  44. Promoting Farmer Producers’ Organizations- Issues & Challenges during 4-8 June, 2018 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  45. Marketing Management for Extension Functionaries during 19-22 June, 2018 at Karnataka – Coordinator
  46. Marketing Management for Extension Functionaries during 2-4 July, 2018 at SAMETI, Himachal Pradesh – Coordinator
  47. Marketing Management for Extension Functionaries during 6 -10 August, 2018 at MANAGE – Coordinator
  48. Extension Skills for Supply Chain Management in Agriculture and Allied Sectors during 17 – 20 September, 2018 at EEI, Anand, Gujarat – Coordinator
  49. Promoting Farmers' Producer Organizations: Issues and Challenges during 3 – 6 October, 2018 at SAMETI, Sikkim – Coordinator
  50. Climate Change and Doubling Farmers Income during 12 – 21 November, 2018 at ICAR-IIISWC, Dehradun, Uttarakhand – Coordinator
  51. Market Led Extension during 13 – 15 November, 2018 at SAMETI, Uttarakhand – Coordinator
  52. Management Techniques for Federating Farmer into Business Groups during 29 January – 2 February, 2019 at MPUAT, Udaipur, Rajasthan – Coordinator
  53. Financial Inclusion, Agricultural Credit and Crop Insurance during 18 – 22 February, 2019 at MANAGE, Hyderabad - Coordinator


List of Publications/ Books/ Research Papers/ Policy Paper/ Seminar & Conferences attended

Seminar and Conferences Attended

  • 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 FAP/AFMA/India Regional Workshop on Integrated Supply Chain Management: Opportunities for Small Farmers from April 01-03, 2008 held at New Delhi.
  • 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
  • Presented a Paper on “Modernization of markets as one of the keynote speaker during “International Agricultural Marketing Summit” in New Delhi organized by NIAM and CII from 15th to 16th December 2009.
  • 71st Annual Conference of Indian Society of Agricultural Economics attended in 2011 and presented a paper on ICT initiatives in Indian agriculture
  • Attended and made a presentation on “Extension Strategies for Doubling Farmers Income through Value Addition” in the “HASHTAG” 8th International Food Convention # IFCoN2018 to be held at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore during 12 – 15 December, 2018
  • Worked as a Rapporteur in International conference on Agricultural Extension and Advisory Services: Innovation to Impact, MANAGE – Michigan State University (MSU), 13.02.2019 and presented the Rapporteur report.


Research Papers/ Publications

  • 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.
  • 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[2]-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 Gummagolamath, K.C., 1998 "Marketing Cost, Margins and Price Spread in Marketing of Potato in Northern Karnataka" Agricultural Marketing, January-March.
  • 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.
  • 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. 2003 "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.
  • 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.
  • 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 “ICT Initiatives in Indian Agriculture- An Overview”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol.66. No.3 pp-489-497.
  • Shalendra, K. C. Gummagolmath and P. Sharma (2013). “Role of pulses in the food and nutritional security in India”. Journal of Food Legumes Vol. 26 (3&4).
  • Dr. Purushottam Sharma, Dr. K.C. Gummagolmath Dr. Shalendera Mr. Nitish B Ghodake Prof. Vinay B. Nandre (2013) “ICT as A means for Linking Farmers to Market – A Case of Banana Cultivation in Kolhapur District of Maharashtra India” – paper presented during the National Conference on “Innovations for Sustainable Growth in the Global Market” under the theme “Information Technology” held at Pune during 3-5th March, 2013.
  • Shalendra, K.C. Gummagolmath and P. Sharma. (2013) “Application of ICT for Efficient and Transparent Price Discovery: An Analysis of e-Tendering of Agricultural Commodities in Karnatka” Journal of Agricultural Extension Management Vol XIV No. 2, July- December, 2013
  • Shalendra, K.C. Gummagolmath and P. Sharma. (2013). User Centric ICT Model for Supply Chain of Horitcultural Crops in India. Agricultural Economics Research Review, Volume: 23, Issue: PP 91 – 100.
  • B.K. Paty and K.C. Gummagolmath (2014) – Agricultural Marketing Reforms – a Conspectus – Journal of Agricultural Extension Management Vol XV No. 2, July-December, 2014.
  • K.C. Gummagolmath, Shalendra and P. Sharma. (2014) – Infrastructure Status and Future Requirements of Periodical Markets in Odisha – Journal of Agricultural Extension Management Vol XV No. 1, January – June, 2014.
  • K.C. Gummagolmath, Purushottam Sharma and Shalendra(2014) “Assessment of Training Needs and Knowledge Level of Officers in Agricultural Marketing” Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing – Vol.27(2)
  • K.C. Gummagolmath, Purushottam Sharma and Shalendra(2015) – Leveraging Contract Farming for Supply Chain in India: a Case of Gherkin Producion – Journal of Agricultural Extension Management Vol XVI January – June 2015
  • Purushottam Sharma, Shailendra, K.C. Gummagolmath and B. K. Paty (2016) Implementing Agricultural Marketing Reforms Regulation – The case of Odisha – presented in the Conference issue “Leading Issues in Agribusiness
  • K.C. Gummagolmath P. Sharma and Shalendra (2016) Institutional Innovations for Inclusive Growth of Smallholders: A review presented in the Conference issue “Leading Issues in Agribusiness”
  • Shalendra, Hema Yadav, M. S. Jairath, K.C. Gummagolmath and P. Sharma (2016) Conceptualizing a national Market for Agri-Produce presented in the Conference issue “Leading Issues in Agribusiness”
  • K.C. Gummagolmath, Vanusha baregal and Nirmala Bandumula (2017) – Spatial price Integration and Price Tranmission among Major Chicpea Markets in India – Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life sciences Bull. Env. Pharmacol. Life Sci., Vol 6 special issue [2] 2017 103-111
  • B K Paty, Shalendra and K.C. Gummagolmath (2017) – Strengthening Farmer – Market Linkages – Journal of Agricultural Extension Management Vol. XVIII July – December, 2017 No: 2
  • Involved in the preparation of a report on Doubling Farmers’ Income – “Post-production interventions: Agricultural Marketing” Volume IV – Completed and report submitted to Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India
  • National Agricultural Market (e-NAM) – A Case of its Implementation in Rajasthan/Shalendra, M S Jairath and K C Gummagolmath Journal of Agricultural Extension Management - 2018
  • Spatial Price Integration and Price Transmission among Major Onion Markets in India - K.C.Gummagolmath and Rajlaxmi, B Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences Bull. Env. Pharmacol. Life Sci., - 2019


Abstracts

  • 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.


Books Published

  • B.K Paty and K. C. Gummagolmath ( 2018) Case study of Sahyadri Farmer Producer Company, Nashik, Maharashtra, MANAGE, Hyderabad.
  • B.K Paty and K. C. Gummagolmath (2018) Extension Digest on “Farmer Producer Companies – Issues & Challenges” MANAGE, Hyderabad.
  • B.K Paty and K. C. Gummagolmath (2015) “Agricultural Marketing for Extension Functionaries” MANAGE, Hyderabad


Other activities (Reports/Special Assignments within or outside the Institute):

  • Coordinated ‘Krishi Chanakya’ for PGDABM.
  • Acted as a Committee Member Third party evaluation of DAESI, MANAGE
  • Acted as an Expert for the Institute Research Council (IRC) Annual Meeting of ICAR-IIRR, Hyderabad on 06.06.2018
  • Acted as External Examiner for evaluation of thesis “Impact of Krishi Bhagya Yojana on farm income, Employment and Livelihood of Farmers in North Eastern Karnataka – An Economic Analysis”, Department of Agricultural Economics, CoA, UAS, Raichur.
  • Acted as External Examiner for evaluation of thesis “Supply and Demand of Major Pulses in Karnataka vis-à-vis India: An Econometric Analysis”, Department of Agricultural Economics, UAS, Dharwad, Karnataka.
  • Evaluation Report of thesis entitled “Impact of Krishi Bhagya Yojana on Farm Income, Employment and Livelihood of Farmers in North-Eastern Karnataka – An Economic Analysis” University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur.
  • Acted as a Reviewer for the following Articles published in the Journal on Journal of Agricultural Extension Management (JAEM)
  • “Determinants of Smallholder Farmers’ Participation in Community-Based Onion Seed Producing and Marketing Cooperatives in Northwest Ethiopia”
  • "Yield gap analysis and economic performance of bengal gram through front line demonstrations in Davanagere district of Karnataka"
  • “Controlled Atmosphere and Modified Atmosphere Storage for horticulture commodities.”
  • "Input use, cost structure and return analysis of sugarcane crop in South Gujarat region of Gujarat"
  • An Appraisal of Production Sustainability of Brinjal
  • Path Analysis of Adoption of Improved Agricultural Package of Practices by the Project Affected Farmers


Contact Details

Dr. Karabsayya .C. Gummagolmath
Director (M&E)
National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE),
Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030.
Phone No: 9666000724