Research Articles

Selected Research Articles Published in the Referred Journals

  1. Suchiradipta Bhattacharjee  and Saravanan Raj (2015) Agricultural Innovation Systems (AIS): A Study of Stakeholders and their Relations in System of Rice Intensification (SRI). Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. Vol. 21, Issue 4.  http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1389224X.2014.939200#.U93Y5mPQhco
  2. Rebekka Syiem and Saravanan Raj (2015). Access and Usage of ICTs for Agriculture and Rural Development by the tribal farmers in Meghalaya State of North-East India. Journal of Agricultural Informatics. Vol. 6 (3). Pp: 24-41. journal.magisz.org/index.php/jai/article/view/190
  3. Amit Debnath and Saravanan R., (2014) Job Satisfaction and Job Autonomy of Extension Personnel of the Public Agricultural Extension Organization in Tripura State of North-East India. International Journal of Development Research. Vol. 4, Issue, 8, pp. 1643-1650, August, 2014. http://www.journalijdr.com/sites/default/files/2002.pdf
  4. Amit Debnath and Saravanan R., and Datta Jayasree (2014) Job Competence and Job Performance of the Extension Personnel of the Department of Agriculture in Tripura State of North-East India. International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3 (2): June, 2014. pp: 91-112 http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:ijsw&volume=3&issue=2&article=001
  5. Amit Debnath and Saravanan R., (2014) Farmers Willingness to Pay for Public Agricultural Extension Services in Tripura State of North-East India. Economic Affairs, Vol. 59 No.2: 107-320 June, 2014. Pp: 285-298 http://www.indianjournals.com/ijor.aspx?target=ijor:eaj&volume=59&issue=2&article=017
  6. Saravanan, R, (2013) e-Agriculture Prototype for Knowledge Facilitation among Tribal Farmers of North-East India: Innovations, Impact and Lessons. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. Vol. 19 (2). Pp: 113-131. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1389224X.2012.718247
  7. Saravanan, R, Raja, P. and Sheela Tayeng, (2009), Information Input Pattern and Information Needs Assessment among the Tribal Farmers of Arunachal Pradesh State. Indian Journal of Extension Education, Vol. 45, January-June Issue. Pp: 51-54. View
  8. Saravanan, R, Veerabhadraiah, V and Shivalnge Gowda, N.S., (2009), A Scale to Measure the Farmers’ Extension Service Commitment in Public and Private Extension. Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol. 43 (2). View
  9. Saravanan, R, Veerabhadraiah, V and Shivalnge Gowda, N.S., (2009), Indicators and Index to Measure the Public and Private Agricultural Extension Organizational Effectiveness. Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol.43 (1). Pp: 132-137. View
  10. Saravanan, R., (2008), Tribal Farmers Information Needs and ICT Preference Assessment, Agricultural Extension Review, Vol.20 (2). Pp: 27-29. View
  11. Saravanan, R, and Veerabhadraiah, V., (2007), Effectiveness Indicators of Public, Private and NGOs Agricultural Extension Programmes in Karnataka State, India. Journal of Extension Systems, Vol. 23 (1). Pp: 81-97. http://www.jesonline.org. View
  12. Saravanan, R, and Shivalinge Gowda, N.S., (2007), Attitude of Research Scholars towards Agricultural Research. Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 41(1) . Pp:113-116. View
  13. Saravanan, R, and Veerabhadraiah, V., (2005), Clientele of Public, Private and NGOs Extension. Indian Journal of Extension Education, Vol. 41 (1&2). Pp: 48-53. View
  14. Saravanan, R, Veerabhadraiah, V and Shivalinge Gowda, N.S., (2004), A Scale to Measure Client-Satisfaction and Accountability of Extension Personnel. Indian Journal of Extension Education, Vol. 40(1&2). Pp: 99-102. View
  15. Saravanan, R., and Veerabhadraiah, V., (2003), Clientele Satisfaction and their Willingness to Pay for Public and Private Extension Services. Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol.15. Pp: 87-97. View
  16. Saravanan, R and Shivalinge Gowda, N.S., (2001), Scientists Preferences towards Privatization of Agricultural Extension Services. Current Research, Vol. 35. Pp: 1-2. View
  17. Saravanan, R, Shivalinge Gowda, N.S., and Lalith Achoth, (2000), Farmers Characteristics in Association with Attitude towards Privatization of Agricultural Extension Services. Mysore Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 34 (4) (2000). Pp: 369-375. View
  18. Saravanan, R and Shivalinge Gowda, N.S., (2000), Privatization of Agricultural Extension Service in India – An Attitudinal Analysis. Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol.12 (2000). Pp: 226-235. View
  19. Saravanan, R, Shivalinge Gowda, N.S.and Chandre Gowda, M.J., (1999), Expected consequences of Privatization of Agricultural Extension Service as perceived by Social Scientists. Current Research, Vol. 28. Pp: 115-116. View
  20. Saravanan, R and Shivalinge Gowda, N.S., (1999), Development of a Scale to Measure Attitude towards Privatization of Agricultural Extension Service. Tropical Agricultural Research, Vol.11. Pp: 190-198. View
  21. Saravanan, R, Shivalinge Gowda, N.S. and Narayana Gowda, K., (1999), Attitude of Farmers, Extension Personnel and Scientists towards Privatization of Agricultural Extension Service. Indian Journal of Extension Education, Vol. 35(3&4). Pp: 176-180. View

Case Study

22. Saravanan, R., (2011), e-Arik: Using ICTs to Facilitate “Climate-Smart Agriculture” among Tribal Farmers of North-East India, ICTs and Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change Case Study, Centre for Development Informatics, University of Manchester, UK. View

Review Articles

23.  Mercy Nesa Rani, P., Rajesh, T. and Saravanan, R., (2011), Expert Systems in Agriculture: A Review. Journal of Computer Science and Applications, Vol. 3 (1), pp. 59-71. View

24. Saravanan, R. and Shivalinge Gowda, N. S., (2003), Contract Farming: Where We Gain and Lose?. MANAGE Extension Research Review. Vol. IV (1). Pp: 32-43.

25. Saravanan, R., (2002), Extension Education for Women: Need and Strategies. Third Concept, Vol. 16 (184). Pp: 28-29. View

26. Saravanan, R and Bharathi, M., (2002), Problems of Farm Women and their Empowerment. Third Concept, Vol.15 (180). Pp: 41-43. View

27. Saravanan, R, Shivalnge Gowda, N.S. and Narayana Gowda, K., (2001), Privatisation of Agricultural Extension Service –An Innovative Approach to Developing Countries. Agricultural Extension Review, Vol.13 (3). Pp: 7-9. View

28. Saravanan, R and Resmy, C., (2001), Strategies for Empowering Women Cultivators. Agricultural Extension Review, Vol.13 (1). Pp: 3-7. View