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  Dr. Madhu Sharma

  Professor

  IABM,SKRAU

  madhu@iabmbikaner.org


Educational Qualifications
• B.Sc. (Ag) from GBPUA&T, 1982
• M.Sc. (Agril. Economics) from GBPUA&T, 1984
• Ph.D. (Agril. Economics) from GBPUA&T, 1989
• MBA (HRM) from IGNOU, 2008

Academic Experience
• Experience of 23 years
• Macro Economics and Agri Business Environment

Courses Taught :
  Agricultural Economics

 • Farm Management
 • Macro Economics
 • Production Economics
 • Agricultural Development and Planning

 Agri Business Management
  MBA (AB)

 • Managerial Economics
 • Economic Environment and Policy
 • Project Management
 • Agricultural Input Environment
 • Agricultural Risk Management
 • Management of Agricultural Input Marketing
 • Agricultural Marketing Management
 • Agri Business Environment and Policy
 • Research Methodology in Business Management
 • International Trade & Sustainability Governance
 • Intellectual Property and its Management in Agriculture

 Ph.D. (AB)
 • Agri Input Marketing
 • Agricultural Finance
 • Agri Output Marketing

Honours and Awards
• Awarded with “Best Country Paper Presentation” during the workshop for women on “Management of Small and Medium Food-Processing Enterprises”, at Makassar, Indonesia, from July 18 – 23, 2011.
• Honoured with Smt. Sarala Devi Samman for excellent work done in Bikaner district in the field of Agricultural Education in the year 2011
• Honoured with Best Teacher award BIG FM Radio Channel of Bikaner (Adlabs) in the year 2008
• Honoured with Best Teacher award by ‘Dainik Bhaskar’, A popular Hindi newspaper of India, in the year 2005
• Member, Board of studies, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner
• Member, Board of studies, Faculty of Agri Business Management, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner
• Guest faculty -Post Graduate Diploma in Organic Agriculture Management offered by College of Technology and Agriculture Engineering, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur.
• Guest Faculty- National Institute of Agriculture Marketing, Jaipur.
• Recipient of ICAR Senior Fellowship to pursue Doctorate degree.

Research Contribution/ Publications
    i) Students Guided as Major Advisor
      M. Sc. (Agri) : 5
      MBA (Agri Business): 22

S. No. Title of the course Duration Name of the organizing institute
1 Use of Computer in Agricultural Research July 29 – Aug. 11, 1996 IASRI, New Delhi
2 Advances in Agri Business Management June 8 – June 18, 1998 ICAR & UAS, Dharwad
3 Advance course in MS Office and MSTATC Sept. 5 – Sept. 14, 2000 RAU, Bikaner
4 Sustainable Agriculture: Status and Prospects April 23 – May 13, 2002 RAU, Bikaner
5 Training Programme on Intellectual Property Rights and Related WTO Issues Jan 11- Jan 15, 2010 Consumer Utility & Trust Society, Jaipur
6 Faculty Development Programme on Teaching Operations Research and its Application held at IIM, Kozhikode, Kerala May 26- May 28, 2010 IIM Kozhikode
7 Workshop on “Management of Small and Medium Food-Processing Enterprises” at Makassar, Indonesia July 18 – 23, 2011 Asian Productivity Council, Tokyo

Attended Conferences/Seminars/Workshops (2007 onwards):
1. Presented two papers in International Camel Conference, Bikaner, Feb 16-17, 2007.
2. International Conference on “Agribusiness $ Food Industry in Developing Countries: Opportunities and Challenges”, IIM Lucknow, Aug 10-12, 2007
3. National Conference on “Linking Farmers to Superstores: The food processing way” organized by ASSOCHAM, April 13, 2007 at Jaipur
4. Attended workshop on “Stimulating Excellence in Science” Organised by IDMAT from 17th to 19th of July at Dehradun, 2008
5. Presented paper in “International Conference on Global Issues in Business & Technology at National Institute of Financial Management from July 31 to August 1, 2008.
6. Attended ICAR - CII Industry Meet on 23 May, 2011 at National Agricultural Science Center (NASC) Complex, New Delhi.
7. Attended workshop for women on “Management of Small and Medium Food-Processing Enterprises”, at Makassar, Indonesia, from July 18 – 23, 2011.
8. Attended HR Conclave – 2012 organised by CII at SMS Convention Centre, jaipur on Feb 10-11, 20120

List of Publications
• Sharma, Rajesh; Jabbar Singh and Madhu Sharma, (1990), ”Financial sources and marketing of chillies in Rajasthan”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing, Vol. IV (1).
• Sharma, Madhu and S S Bhati (1990),” Financial souses and marketing of chilies in Rajasthan”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. IV(1).
• Sharma, Madhu, Rajesh Sharma and IN Gupta, (1992), “Fertiliser response function in dry land agriculture”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 47(3).
• Sharma, Madhu (1992), “ A study of changing trends in the production of major crops to and factor responsible to influence the adoption of new technology in western plain zone of Rajasthan”, Research project completed at Agriculture research station, Mandore.
• Sharma, Madhu (1993), “ An economic analysis of proposed technology in crop production under different field conditions in arid western plain zone a of Rajasthan”, Research project completed at Agriculture research station, Mandore.
• Bhatnagar, SK and Madhu Sharma (1994), “ Agro climatic regional planning for agri development in Barmer dictrict – District profile, strategies and priorities”, research publication , ARS, Mandore.
• Sharma, Rajesh and Madhu Sharma (1995), “Growing live stock and fodder availability in arid western plain of Rajasthan”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. L (3).
• Sharma, Rajesh and Madhu Sharma (1995), “New line of marketing of guar (Cluster bean) for earning foreign exchange”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. L (3).
• Kumar, Anil; Rajesh Sharma and Madhu Sharma (1998) “Management of natural resources in Rajasthan”, edited proceedings of National Seminar on Management of Natural Resources in Rajasthan.
• Sharma, Madhu; Anil Kumar and Rajesh Sharma (1998), “Dynamics of cropping pattern in Rajasthan”, Proceedings of National Seminar on Agriculture Development and Marketing at SKN college of Agriculture, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Jobner.
• Sharma, Rajesh; Anil Kumar and Madhu Sharma (1998), “Growth and stability of major crops across agro climatic zones in Rajasthan”, Proceedings of National Seminar on Agriculture Development and Marketing at SKN College of Agriculture, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Jobner.
• Sharma, Madhu and Rajesh Sharma (1999), “Live stock resources and fodder requirement in western dry region of Rajasthan”, edited proceedings of National Seminar on Management of Natural Resources in Rajasthan.
• Sharma, Madhu and Rajesh Sharma (1999) “Export earnings from cotton in India”, Proceedings of fourth Agriculture Science Congress held at Jaipur.
• Sharma, Madhu and Vidhya Saraswat (2004) “Contribution of farm women to family income in rural areas of Bikaner district of Rajasthan, ”Proceedings of National Seminar on Micro Enterprise Promotion in Rural India: Experiences, Prospects and Strategies held at IIT Delhi on 18-19 Nov., 2004.
• Sharma, Madhu; Tribhuwan Sharma and Rajesh Sharma (2007), “Constraints in rearing draft camel in arid Rajasthan”, Proceedings of International Camel Conference, Bikaner, Feb 16-17, 2007.
• Sharma, Madhu; Rajesh Sharma and Dalpat Singh (2007), “An economic analysis of draft camel in rural areas of Churu district of Rajasthan”, Proceedings of International Camel Conference, Bikaner, Feb 16-17, 2007.
• Sharma, Madhu; Javed Bhati and Rajesh Sharma (2008), “Cost of installation & subsidy structure on sprinkler irrigation in Bikaner district of Rajasthan”. Review of Business & Technology Research (RBTR), Vol. 1, No. 1, July-Aug., ISSN 1941-9414.
• Sharma, Madhu (2009) Agricultural Credit in India: status, problems and future strategies. Oil & Food Journal, Vol. 4, No. 11, pp 48-50
• Thakur Jivan and Madhu Sharma (2011) GlobalG.A.P. certification for grapes in Nashik district of Maharashtra. Genesis IABM, Vol. 1, 26-28

Chapter/Course Writing:
• Writer of a Unit on International Economics in Core Course – Applied Economic Analysis for Centre for Extension Education, School of Agril. Sciences, IGNOU
• Writer of course “Agribusiness Management” for BBA, School of Distance Education, Bharti Vidyapeeth University, Pune, 134p in the year 2009

Consultancy:
• “Production Trend and Changing Marketing Strategy of Farmers of Guar seed and Gram in Rajasthan”. Consultancy given to National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange, Mumbai (NCDEX), (2007)

Awards and recognition
• Recipient of ICAR Senior Fellowship to pursue Doctorate degree.

• Awarded with “Best Country Paper Presentation” during the workshop for women on “Management of Small and Medium Food-Processing Enterprises”, at Makassar, Indonesia, from July 18 – 23, 2011.

• Honoured with Smt. Sarala Devi Samman for excellent work done in Bikaner district in the field of Agricultural Education in the year 2011

• Honoured with Best Teacher award BIG FM Radio Channel of Bikaner (Adlabs) in the year 2008

• Honoured with Best Teacher award by ‘Dainik Bhaskar’, A popular Hindi newspaper of India, in the year 2005

Memberships and associations:
• Member, Board of studies, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner

• Member, Board of studies, Faculty of Agri Business Management, Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner

• Guest faculty -Post Graduate Diploma in Organic Agriculture Management offered by College of Technology and Agriculture Engineering, Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur.