Prof. D.C. Kalita

Rural Development and Agricultural Production

Designation: Professor

Qualifications:

M.Sc. (Agri.), Ph.D.

Areas of Interest/Specialization : Agricultural Economics, Rural development

Experience : 16 years

 

Ph.D. Awarded/Supervised : Awarded: 4nos, Supervised:6nos

Administrative Responsibilities undertaken (if any): 5 years as HOD

Paper presented in conferences/Seminars: 6 nos

Collaboration / Consultancy (if any) : 2 consultancy projects undertaken

Research Projects

Consultancy Projects Completed 

  1. Revision of Comprehensive District Agricultural Planning for the District and State of Meghalaya for 12th Plan Period on behalf of CDAP, RKVY, Govt. of India. Amount Rs. 33 lakhs, completed on October 2016. 
  2. SHGs Groups and their utilization of MGNREGA funded by Govt. of Meghalaya. Amount Rs. 6.4 lakhs, completed on April, 2019. 

 

Publications

Publications /Books   : 66 papers and 3 books

  1. Kalita, D.C. and Sarma, A.K., 2000. An Empirical Study on Income and Efficiency of Fish Farmers. Paper published in the Proceedings of the Annual Technical Session, Assam Science Society. Pp – 230-233
  2. Kalita, D.C. and Sarma, A.K., 2000. Adequacy and Cost of IRDP Financing through Commercial Bank for Pond Fish Cultivation. Paper published in the Proceedings of National Conference on Fisheries Economics, Extension & Management held at CIFE, Mumbai. Pp-156 - 165
  3. Bhowmick, B.C.; Hazarika, C.; Saikia; R.S. and Kalita, D.C., 2001. Rural Road Infrastructure and Its Impact on Economic Development. Paper published in the Proceedings of National Level Seminar on Impact of Agricultural Infrastructure on Economic Development held at NERIST, Arunachal Pradesh. Pp- 54-57
  4. Bhowmick, B.C. and Kalita, D.C., 2001. Performance of Livestock and Fishery: Constraints for Agricultural Development and Prioritization of Strategies. Paper published in the Proceedings of National workshop Organized by the Department of Agril. Economics and NCAP, New Delhi at AAU. Pp-34-42
  5. Kalita, D.C., and Sarma. A.K. 2002. Impact of Commercial Bank Finance under IRDP on Income of Fish Farmers. Journal of Interacademicia. 2(6): 238-243
  6. Kalita, D.C.; Bhowmick, B.C.; Saikia, R.S. and Hazarika, C., 2004. Marketing Channels, Marketing Margins, Marketing Cost and Price Spread of wheat in Assam. Nagaland University Research Journal. (2):38-42
  7. Sharma, A. and Kalita, D.C., 2004. Trends of Area, Production and Productivity of Food Grains in the Northeastern States. Nagaland University Research Journal. (2): 31-37
  8. Sharma, A; Jha, K.K.; Kalita, D.C.; Nizamuddin and Upadhyay, D.N., 2004. Constraints of Oyster Mushroom Cultivation in North East Region. Paper published in the proceedings of the National Seminar on Problems and Prospects of Agribusiness in Northeast India organized by NERIST, Nirjuli, Arunachal Pradesh. Pp -110-112.
  9. Bhowmick, B.C.; Kalita, D.C.; Saikia, R.S. and Hazarika. C., 2005. Impact of Piggery Finances on Income and Employment of Borrowers Farmers’. Nagaland University Research Journal. (3): 8-11
  10. Kalita, D.C., 2006. Road Infrastructure for Agricultural Development. Folder published by SASRD, Nagaland University, Medziphema Campus.
  11. Kalita, D.C.; Sharma, A.; Singh, A.K. and Nakhro, R., 2007. Constraints and Prioritization of Strategies for Agricultural Development in Nagaland. Paper published in the book “Composite Farming Practices and Economic Development” published by Abhijeet Publications, Delhi.  Pp- 71-82
  12. Sharma, A.; Kalita, D.C.; Singh, A.K.; Nakhro, R. and Sharma, V.B., 2007. Prospect and Constraint of Fish Production under the Rainfed Condition of Nagaland. Paper published in the book “Composite Farming Practices and Economic Development” published by Abhijeet Publications, Delhi.  Pp-11-21
  13. Tzudir, B.; Sharma, A.; Kalita, D.C. and Sharma, Y.K., 2007. Constraints Faced by the Mushroom Growers of Dimapur Districts of Nagaland. Paper published in the book “Composite Farming Practices and Economic Development” published by Abhijeet Publications, Delhi. Pp- 161-169
  14. Sharma, A.; Jha, K.K.; Kalita, D.C.; Nizamuddin and Upadhyay, D.N., 2007. Constraints of Oyster Mushroom Cultivation in Nagaland. Paper published in the book “Composite Farming Practices and Economic Development” published by Abhijeet Publications, Delhi. Pp-52-57
  15. Kalita, D.C.; Bhowmick, B.C.; Saikia, R.S. and Hazarika, C., 2007. An Analysis of Marketed Surplus in Assam. Paper published in the book “Composite Farming Practices and Economic Development” published by Abhijeet Publications, Delhi.  Pp- 236-242
  16. Saikia, R.S.; Bhowmick, B.C.; Kalita, D.C. and Hazarika, C., 2007. Tenancy and Its Impact on Productive Efficiency. Indian Agriculturist: 51(1&2): 73-78
  17. Makar, A.K. and Kalita, D.C., 2008. Empowerment of women through participations in rural development. The Icfai University Journal of Entrepreneurship development. Pp-23-48
  18. Kalita, D.C. and Bhowmick, B.C., 2008. A Comparative Study of Settled and Shifting Cultivation in the Hill Zone of Assam. Nagaland University Research Journal. 5: 23-29
  19. Sangtam L.T., Kalita, D.C. and Nakhro, R., 2008. Marketing of Ginger in Dimapur District of Nagaland. Nagaland University Research Journal. 5:
  20. Kalita, D.C. and Bhowmick, B.C., 2008. Living Standard under Settled and Shifting Cultivation: A Study on Hill Agriculture of Assam. SSRN-id 1271756
  21. Sharma, A.K. and Kalita, D.C., 2009. Trends of Area, Production and Productivity of major Fruit Crops in Jammu and Kashmir. Agricultural Situation in India. Pp-477-480
  22. Chauhan, B.S.; Kalita, D.C.; Dutta, M; Ram, S and Nayak, R.C., 2008. Contribution of Surface Soil and Subsoil towards Economic Returns from Important Crops in Hill agriculture. Productivity.49(2-3): 143-150
  23. Kalita, D.C.; Bhowmick, B.C.; Hazarika, C and Saikia, R.S., 2008. Risk Coping Mechanism in the Flood Prone Areas of Majuli Sub-division of Assam. Productivity.49(2-3): 220-224
  24. D.C. Kalita and B.C. Bhowmick, 2011. Economic Evaluation of Settled and Shifting Cultivation along with their Farming Systems in the Hill Zone of Assam. Livestock Production and Rural Development in India. Pp 296-306
  25. D.C. Kalita and B.C. Bhowmick, 2011. Optimization of Resources under Settled and Shifting cultivation in the Hill Zone of Assam. GFJMR. Volume : 3, Pp-01-18
  26. B Paul, B K Mishra and D C Kalita, 2011.  Quality of milk in and around Tura town, Meghalaya. The Indian Cow, Issue-28. Pp1-7
  27. G.K. Sarma, Baruah, P.S.  and D.C. Kalita, 2012. Hill Farming in Udalguri District of Assam: An Economic Study.  Sustainability and Economic Development in Hill Agriculture. Pp-89-108
  28. L.T. Sangtam, D.C. Kalita and R. Nakhro, 2012. Economics of Ginger Cultivation in Dimapur District of Nagaland. Sustainability and Economic Development in Hill Agriculture. Pp-75-81
  29. D.C.Kalita, B.C.Bhowmick, C.Hazarika and R.S.Saikia, 2012. An Economic Analysis of Maize in Assam. Sustainability and Economic Development in Hill Agriculture. Pp-138-142
  30. G.K. Sarma and D.C. Kalita, 2012. An Economic Analysis of Jute Production in Barpeta District of Assam. Sustainability and Economic Development in Hill Agriculture. Pp-82-89
  31. D.C.Kalita, B.C.Bhowmick, C.Hazarika and R.S.Saikia, 2012. Price Spread of Rice in Assam. Sustainability and Economic Development in Hill Agriculture. Pp-130-137
  32. Momin, J.W. and D.C. Kalita, 2012. Impact of Shifting Cultivation on Sustainable Livelihhod of Hill Tribes in North Eastern Region of India. Sustainability and Economic Development in Hill Agriculture. Pp-119-129
  33. Kalita, D.C. and Bhowmick, B.C., 2012. Sustainability under settled and shifting cultivation in hill agriculture of Assam. Productivity. 52(3):
  34. Sarma G and Kalita D C 2012. Production Variability in Jute Between different Size Groups of Farms in Barpeta District of Assam – An Economic Analysis. Productivity. 52(3):167-171
  35. Kalita, D.C. 2011. Trends of area, production and productivity of fibre crops in Assam. Agricultural Situation in India. October. Pp-329-334
  36. Md. Mokidul Islam and D. C. Kalita, 2012.  Agro-input management for economic performance of wetland rice cultivation Crop Res. 44(1&2): 5-10
  37. Sarma,G.K, Baruah, P.S., Kalita,D.C., 2012.  Role of Azolla in Paddy production An Economic Analysis. Published in Edited book Agri Bio Tech Published by Global Publishing House(India) Edited by Dr. R. sarma, Dr. K.K. Sarma, Dr. H. deka and Dr. A. haque. ISBN No: 798-93-81563-15-1. Pp177-184
  38. Kalita, D.C. 2012. Quality of Rural People and Rural Development in North Eastern States. Transient. 2(126-134)
  39. J.W. Momin and Kalita, D.C. 2013. Self-help groups and domestic empowerment of rureal women in West Garo Hills District, Meghalaya. Journal of the Kalash Science. Vol 1: 155-162
  40. Md. Mokidul Islam and D. C. Kalita, 2013. Technical and Economic Efficiency of Resource Use in Wetland Rice Cultivation. Transient. 3(68-84)
  41. J. Momin and Kalita, D.C 2014. Utilization of paten of SHG Finance in the West Garo Hill of Meghalaya. International Journal of Applied Management.
  42.  Md. Mokidul Islam and D. C. Kalita, 2014. Effect of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Establishment Methods and Integrated Weed Management on Productivity and Soil  Fertility in Eastern Himalayas, India. The Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources Sciences.
  43. Md. Mokidul Islam and D. C. Kalita, 2014. Agro-economic analysis of wetland rice cultivation in west Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, India. Agricultural Science Digest- A research Journal. 34(3): 215-218
  44. J. Momin and Kalita, D.C 2014.Adequacy of Self-Help Groups Finance on Rural Women Beneficiaries in West Garo Hill District, Meghalaya. Transient. Vol: 4. PP-108-114
  45. J. Momin and Kalita, D.C 2014. Impact of SHG Finance on Income and Employment of Rural Women in west Garo Hills district of Meghalaya. Source. Vol: 4. PP-105-113
  46. Kalita D.C. 2014: Feasibility of investment in Pond Fish Cultivation under IRDP in Assam. Book chapter published in Financing Priority Sector in India: Scenario, Setback and Solution. Manas Publishers and Distributor, Jaipur. PP-41-50
  47. J. Momin and Kalita, D.C 2014. Economics of Income Generating Activities under SHG Finance in Meghalaya. Journal of Hill Agriculture. 5(2): 190-193
  48. D.C. Kalita 2014. Women entrepreneurship in Assam. Entrepreneurship: A drive towards Scio-Economic Development. Pp 152-164
  49. Haolun, Mathew B and Kalita D.C. 2014. Factors affecting mandarin productivity in Garo Hills (Meghalaya)- An empirical study. Journal of Agriculture and Technology. 1(2):91-94
  50. J. Momin and Kalita, D.C 2015. Self Help groups and Economic Empowerment of Rural women in West Garo hills District, Meghalaya. Productivity
  51. J. Momin and Kalita, D.C 2014. Self-Help Groups and Empowerment of Rural Women on Environmental Issues in West Garo Hills district, Meghalaya. Proceedings of National Seminar on Newer Trends in Chemistry and Environment (NTCE 2014). Pp-174-181
  52. Mokidul Islam and D.C. Kalita, 2015. Establishment Methods and Weed Management Effects on Productivity and Soil Fertility in Wetland Rice (Oryza sativa L.). Journal of the Indian Society of Soil Science. Vol: 63 No.3
  53. J. Momin and Kalita, D.C 2015. Economics of Investments in Jhum Cultivation under SHG Finance in West Garo Hills District, Meghalaya. Agricultural Marketing System in India. A Comparative Exploration with Manufacturing and Service Sector. Bio-tech Publications. New Delhi. Pp-234-239
  54. Mokidul Islam and D.C. Kalita, 2016. Weed Dynamics and Productivity of Wetland Rice as influenced by establishment methods and integrated management. Bangladesh J. Bot. 45(1): 1-8
  55. Mokidul Islam and D.C. Kalita, 2016. Studies on root phenology, productivity and economics of wetland rice (Oryza sativa L.) as influenced by establishment methods and weed management practices. Indian J. Agric. Res. 50(4): 358-361
  56. Haolun H., Mathew B and Kalita D.C. 2016. Performance of Khasi Mandarin in Garo Hills of Meghalaya. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology. 5(5): 3213-3223
  57. Saikat Mazumder and D.C. Kalita, 2014. Pgri-preneurship in India. International Journal of Applied Management
  58. P. Barman, B.K. Mishra and D.C. Kalita, 2016. Selection and consumption of milk and milk products in rural and urban areas: A study on Nagaon district of Assam. EPRQ international journal of Agriculture and Rural economic Research. 4: 28-37
  59. R. Ao and D.C. Kalita, 2016. Economics of Shifting Cultivation in West Garo Hills of Meghalaya. Transient. V: 108-114
  60. Hangsing, H., Kalita, D.C. and Mathew, B. , 2016. Economic feasibility of Khasi Mandarin cultivation in Garo Hills of Meghalaya. Journal of Agriculture and Technology,2016:3(2):in press ISSN 2348-4721
  61. Hangsing, H., Mathew, B.  and Kalita, D.C. , 2014: Factors Affecting Mandarin Productivity in Garo Hills (Meghalaya)—An Empirical Study. J. Agric. Technol., 1(2): 91-94.
  62. K. Chaudhury and D.C. Kalita, 2017. Impact of Cluster Approach on Turmeric Cultivation- A Study in Goalpara district Assam, Published in International Journal of Development Research, Vol. 07, Issue, 09, pp.15527-15529, September, 2017, ISSN: 2230-9926
  63. K. Chaudhury and D.C. Kalita, 2017. Economics of Turmeric Cultivation in Goalpara District of Assam, Transient. VI: 44-51.
  64. Pratibha Mohan and D.C. Kalita (2018). Impact of Bank finance on Income and Employment of Composite Fish Culture in Savasagar District of Assam. Transient: VII, 27-30
  65. Evelina Narzary and D.C. Kalita (2019). Marketing of Khasi Mandarin Orange in Sonapur Block of Kamrup district, Assam. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology: 8(4): 854-860.
  66. Anuradha Seal and D.C. Kalita (2019). Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a Source of Agricultural Information in West Garo Hill District, Meghalaya. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology: 8(3): 702-706.

Edited Book:

  • D.C. Kalita and B.K. Mishra(2012). Sustainability and Economic Development in Hill Agriculture published by Biotech Books, Ansari road, Darya Ganj, New Delhi.

Book:

  1. Krishnakhi Choudury and D.C. Kalita (2019): Cluster Approah and Turmeric Cultivation: A Special refrence to Goalpara District, Assam published by Xpress Publishing
  2. Mokidul Islam and D.C. Kalita (2013) .Advanced Resource Management Technology of Wetland Rice published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Okt. ISBN 10: 3659392332  ISBN 13: 9783659392337.

Any other :

  • Awarded 2 M.Phil Degree under the supervision.