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Dr. S.K. Kashyap
Professor & Dean, College of Agriculture, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar

Phone: +91-5944-233632 (O), 7500241487(M)
Email:agpdean[at]yahoo[dot]com, kashyapsk[at]gmail[dot]com


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NAME:Dr. S.K. Kashyap
Date of birth: 25-12-1965
DESIGNATION: Professor & Dean, College of Agriculture, GBPUA&T, Pantnagar
EMAIL:agpdean[at]yahoo[dot]com, kashyapsk[at]gmail[dot]com
CONTACT NO.:+91-5944-233632 (O), 7500241487(M)
QUALIFICATION: Ph.D.
SPECIALISATIONS: Agricultural Journalism/ Extension Education
ABOUT Dr. S. K. Kashyap is an accomplished teacher, researcher and academic administrator. The seminal contribution of Dr.S.K. Kashyap is his innovations in media integration in extension services and strategic communication intervention through validated research and experimentation with print, radio and video. His praiseworthy contributions include research in education to design effective instructional modules to teach agriculture effectively including agricultural extension. His meticulously structured, designed, tested and widely acclaimed capacity building programmes for effective teaching-learning and training in agriculture is unique. His contributions have been acknowledged through prestigious awards and honours including Dr C Subramaniam Outstanding Teacher Award of ICAR.

Special attainments of Dr. S. K. Kashyap

Dr. S.K. Kashyap has made outstanding contribution in strengthening agricultural information dissemination system through multiple innovations which has been widely recognized through awards, honours and publications. His noteworthy effort in different agro-climatic zones of Uttarakhand under support of NASF of ICAR has been impactful. His studies on media-intervened participatory extension strategies has demonstrated significant outcomes which have been recognized through Manthan Award of Digital Empowerment Foundation. His proven work on integrating Community Radio with extension system of the locale through technology-intervened participatory methodologies has led to a pathway for strengthening extension process on wider scale.

He has proven his worth as an outstanding extension professional with deep insight of research in educational pedagogy which has been recognized through Dr. C. Subramanyam ICAR Outstanding Teacher award. His contribution in bringing teaching-learning excellence among faculty members and students is seminal as he coordinated activities under Educational Technology Cell and as PI of IDP-NAHEP at GBPUAT, Pantnagar. His distinct efforts of establishing state of the art virtual classroom, initiating foreign language classes, designing e-content in both audio and video modules, providing entrepreneurial ecosystem to students by giving financial support and industry handholding, generating foreign collaborations for students and faculty exchange programmes with University of Illinois, and renovating infrastructure to develop 30 digital classrooms is noteworthy. He has relentlessly mentored Undergraduate and Postgraduate students with outstanding achievements by the students in the form of Best Thesis Award at University and National Level, National Debates, NAAS Elocutions and other prestigious platforms.
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Leading Publications of Dr S. K. Kashyap

  1. Mahra, G.S., Kashyap, S.K., Singh, P., Joshi, P., and Gupta, S. (2020). Competencies and Teaching Effectiveness in Social Sciences at Indian Agricultural Universities. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences (Accepted for publication)
  2. Mahra, G.S. and Kashyap, S.K. (2019). Assessing Teaching Effectiveness in Extension Education Discipline Through Student Ratings Of Teachers’ Attributes In Agricultural Universities Of Northern India. International Journal of Educational Science and Research, 9(3), 37-44.
  3. Mahra, G.S., Kashyap, S.K., Bhardwaj, N. and Kameswari, V.L.V. (2019). Relationship of Instructional skills and Immediacy Behaviour of teachers on teaching effectiveness of Extension Teaching in Agricultural Universities. Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development (Accepted for No. 05, Mob/19 issue)
  4. Mahra, G.S. and Kashyap, S.K., Bhardwaj, N. and Kameswari, V.L.V. (2019). Perception of Teachers regarding Adequacy of Extension Course Curriculum at P.G. level in Agricultural Universities of India. Indian Journal of Extension Education (Accepted for forthcoming issue)
  5. Kanwal, S. and Kashyap, S.K.* (2019). Role of extension professionals in determining marketing behaviour of the farmers indulged in Horticulture sector in Indian context: A review. Journal of Applied and Natural Sciences, 11(2), 450-454.
  6. Arya, N.& Kashyap, S.K. (2019). An analysis of the Factors Affecting the Functioning of the Community Radio Stations: A Review Paper. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 8(3), 705-716.
  7. Joshi, D and Kashyap, S.K. (2019). Awareness on Livelihood Options among Youth of Uttarakhand: A Review. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 8(3), 648-655.
  8. Adhikari, B…..Kashyap, S.K.* et. al. (2018). Implementing Participatory Design Approach to Generate Career Awareness Among Agricultural University Students, Journal of Global Communication, 11(2), 97-103.
  9. Gangwar, R.& Kashyap, S.K. (2018). Strategies for Reducing Employment Vulnerability of Rural Youth in the Hills of Uttarakhand. International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience, 6(2), 345-350.
  10. Gangwar, R. & Kashyap, S.K. (2018). Design and Development of Employment Vulnerability Index for Rural Youth. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 7(10), 2670-2675.
  11. Gangwar, R.& Kashyap, S.K. (2018). Decisive Factors of Employment Vulnerability of Rural Youth in the Hills of Uttarakhand, India. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 27(3), 1-6.
  12. Goswamy, P. & Kashyap, S. K.* (2018). Community Radio: A Participatory Communication Tool for Strengthening Agriculture Extension. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, 10(8), 5830-5833.
  13. Gupta, S., and Kashyap, S.K.* (2018). Analysing Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana from the Lens of Training Literature. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, 10(12), 6408-6410.
  14. Gupta, S., and Kashyap, S.K.* (2018). Revisiting the purpose of corporate social responsibility from the lens of Dharma. International Journal of Education and Management, 8(2), 340-342.
  15. Gupta S., and Kashyap, S.K.* (2018). A literature-based study of impact of personality traits on innovation diffusion using the big five personality framework, International Journal of Commerce and Business Management, 11(2), 137-141.
  16. Gupta, S. & Kashyap, S.K.* (2018). Entrepreneurship Development Process in Formal Education Framework: A Review. International Journal of Education and Management Studies, 8(4), 397-399.
  17. Kashyap, S.K.*, Mahra, G.S., & Gupta, S. (2018). Developing Teaching Effectiveness Framework Based on Student Ratings of Teachers Attributes in an Agricultural University. International Journal of Educational Science and Research, 8(6), 1-12.
  18. Kashyap S.K.*, Gupta, S., Trivedi, S. &Goswamy, P. (2018). Financial Inclusion Through Community Radio Broadcast: Study in Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital Districts of Uttarakhand, International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, 10(21), 7448-50.
  19. Papnai, G., Bhardwaj, N., Kashyap, S. K., &Sunetha, S. (2018). Learning Styles for Designing Distance Learning Modules for Farmers of Hill Districts of Uttarakhand. Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, 17(3), 1-6.
  20. Yadav, A., & Kashyap, S. K. (2017). Entrepreneurial intention of undergraduate students of GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. Journal of Applied and Natural Science, 9(3), 1501-1504.
  21. Yadav, A., & Kashyap, S. K. (2017). Socio-Economic, Personal and Psychological Characteristics Affecting Entrepreneurial Intention of Agricultural Students. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 6(7), 2241-2246.
  22. Gangwar, R., Kashyap, S. K., & Yadav, A. (2017). Assessment of Employment Vulnerability of Rural Youth. Research Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 8(6), 1449-1451.
  23. Papnai, G., Bhardwaj, N., Kashyap, S. K., &Sunetha, S. (2017). Socio-Personal, Communication Characteristics and Information Needs of Vegetable Growers of Hill Region of Uttarakhand. Journal of Krishi Vigyan, 6(1), 191-196.
  24. Sharma, A & Kashyap, S.K. (2017). Designing Community Radio Module for Women Empowerment: An Action Research for Rural Development. Indian Journal of Hill Farming, 30(1), 79-99.
  25. Bhatt, A.& Kashyap, S.K. (2015). Community Radio Initiatives in Rural Development. Journal of Communication Studies, 33(3), 45-47.
  26. G.K., Arpana, & Kashyap, S.K. (2015). Attitude of Youth towards Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Management and Social Development, 2(6), 12-19.
  27. Papnai, G., Bhardwaj, N., &Kashyap, S. K. (2015). Farmers’ Media Preferences for Designing Agri-Based Distance Learning Courses for Hill Region of Uttarakhand. Indian Journal of Open Learning, 24(3), 103-114.
  28. Sharma A.& Kashyap, S.K. (2014). Socio-Economic Profile of Rural Women in Nearby Areas of PantnagarJanvani: A Study in Tarai Region of Uttarakhand. Journal of AgriSearch, 1(2), 117-121.
  29. Sharma A.& Kashyap, S.K. (2014). Rural Women and ICTs Exposure in Tarai Region of Uttarakhand. Communication Today, 16(2), 101-107.
  30. Sharma A.& Kashyap, S.K. (2013). Use of ICTs by Rural Women. Journal of Communication Studies, 31(3), 67-70.
  31. Sharma A.& Kashyap, S.K. (2013). Information Need Assessment for Empowering Rural Women through Community Radio Programmes: A Study in Tarai Region of Uttarakhand. Journal of Community Mobilization and Sustainable Development, 18(2), 169-174.
  32. Kashyap, S.K.*, Papnai, G. &Keshwani, S. (2010). Formation of Knowledge Society and RTI: A Review and a View, Global Media Journal.
  33. Shah, P., Kashyap, S.K., &Sujan, D.K. (2010). Farmers’ Perception of Effectiveness of a Farm Magazine (Kisan Bharti): A Study in District Udham Singh Nagar of Uttarakhand. Journal of Communication Studies, 28(3), 40-49.
  34. Kumar. B., Kashyap, S.K., & Sharma, S. (2008). ICT Initiatives in Agricultural Development in India, Journal of Communication Studies, 26(3), 12-27.
  35. Mishra, Y.D., Bhardwaj, N., & Kashyap, S.K. (2007). Joint Forest Management for sustainable development: A study of Kumaun region of Uttaranchal. International Journal of Tropical Agriculture, 25(1-2).
  36. Kumar, B., Kashyap, S.K., &Ahire, M.C.*Communication Support for Development of Rural Poor. Journal of Communication Studies, 3, 103-111.
  37. Bhardwaj, N. & Kashyap, S.K. Participatory Communication in Agribusiness: A development strategy for Hill Women of Uttaranchal. Journal of Communication Studies, 12(2), 86-90.
  38. Kashyap, S.K., ग्रामविकास के लियेउपयुक्तशिक्षा एक विचार, ग्रामीणविकाससमीक्षा, राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीणविकाससंस्थान, राजेन्द्रनगर,हैदराबाद, अंक 33, संख्या-1, पृ.35-40
  39. Kashyap, S.K., विकास की मूलभारतीय भावनाकायथार्थः एक अध्ययन, ग्रामीणविकाससमीक्षा,राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण विकास संस्थान, राजेन्द्रनगर, हैदराबाद, 31(1),1-12.
  40. Kashyap, S.K.* & Singh, S.N. Role of education in tribal development: A case study.TUI, Tripura, 8 (27), 11-19.
  41. Kashyap S.K., ग्रामीणविकासमें कृषि पत्रिकाओं की भूमिकाः एक आकंलन, विज्ञान, गरिमासिंधु, वैज्ञानिक तथा तकनीकी शब्दावली आयोग, मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालय, भारत सरकार।
  42. Kumar, B. & Kashyap S.K. Farm Literature for Development: Emerging Perspective. IASSI Quarterly, 17(2), 93-97
  43. Kashyap S.K.* & Gupta, S.P. (1998). Innovation in Technology Disseminations and NATP: A Study. Kurukshetra, 41-43.
  44. Kashyap S.K.*& Singh, K. (1991). Communication Support to IRDP: A Study of Hills. Kurukshetra, 25-28.
  45. Kashyap, S.K.* and Singh,K., समन्वित ग्रामीण विकास में संचार की सहभागिताः एक अध्ययन, ग्रामीण विकास समीक्षा, राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण विकास संस्थान, राजेन्द्रनगर,हैदराबाद, अंक 24, संख्या-2, पृ. 1-6
  46. Kashyap, S.K.*, अभिनव ग्रामीण विकास प्रयोग के अद्भुत परिणाम, मंथन, अंक 16 संख्या 4 पृ0108-109
  47. Kashyap, S.K.*, न्यूजलेटर की डिजाईन और विन्यास, संचार माध्यम, भारतीय जनसंचार संस्थान, अंक 16 संख्या 3 पृ0 39-40
BOOKS PUBLISHED/ EDITED

(A) Authored:

Professional Books
  1. Kumar, B. & Kashyap, S.K. (2006) Management of Training: A Guide for Trainers, NATP (TOE), World Bank Project, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar; 187 pages.
  2. Kumar, B. & Kashyap, S.K. (2007) Craft of Teaching: A Primer for Teachers, NATP (TOE), World Bank Project, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar;166 pages.
  3. Kumar, B. & Kashyap, S.K. (2012) Improving Agricultural Education: Concepts & Methods, Biotech Publishers, New Delhi; ISBN 9788176222563; 305 pages.
Others (books for Value Education and Youth Empowerment)
  1. Kashyap, S.K. (2018) tkx js ufpdsrk tkx; ISBN 9788193323762; 121 pages.
  2. Kashyap, S.K. (2016) ueks dq#{ks=, ISBN 9788192301990; 192 pages.
  3. Kashyap, S.K. (2014) The Quest of Humming Bees, SwadhyayPrakashan; ISBN 9788192301969; 78 pages.
  4. Kashyap, S.K. (2011) Anubhutiyan, SwadhyayPrakashan; 69 pages
  5. Kashyap, S.K. & Lohani, R. (2010) Motivational Leadership: Swami Vivekananda Way, ISBN 9788192301914, 99 pages.
  6. Kashyap, S.K. (2010) Antarnaad, 46 pages
  7. Kashyap, S.K. (2007) Aahuti, 120 pages

(B) Edited:

  1. Five Decades of Pantnagar-Ist Edition, (The Encyclopedia of Pantnagar History) published on 21st Convocation. 2003, released by the then Honourable President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam .
  2. Five Decades of Pantnagar-IInd edition, published in December 2003.
  3. Five Decades of Pantnagar-IIIrd edition, published in 2005.
  4. Five Decades of Pantnagar-IVth edition, published in 2008.
  5. Souvenir of Vice-Chancellors’ Conference of Agricultural Universities, February 4-5.2006, Pantnagar
  6. Indian Farmers' Digest (Monthly magazine), January 1998 to September 2003.
  7. Pantnagar News (Quarterly), 2007-2009
  8. जो जागत है सो पावत है, कृषि विज्ञान केन्द्र गोन्डा के सफलता की कहानियों का संकलन, दीनेदयाल शोध संस्थान, चित्रकूट
  9. Lead Young India (2010), SwadhyayPrakashan
  10. Reaping the Demographic Dividend (2011), reference book published under YUVA 2011, The youth awakening festival, Pantnagar.
  11. Exploring Vivekananda (2013), SwadhyayPrakashan; ISBN 9788192301938
  12. Saving Humanity (2012), SwadhyayPrakashan; ISBN 9788192301907
AWARDS & HONORS 1. Bharat Ratna Dr C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teachers by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (by Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh) in 2017.
2. National Skill Development Corporation-CEMCA Community Radio Challenge Award for Best Skilling Story by Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia in 2016.
3. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan University Best Teacher Award by GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar (by then Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mangala Rai) in 2015.
4. Best Department Award as Head of Department by Board of Faculty of Agriculture, GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar in 2019.
5. Faculty Excellence Award by College of Agriculture, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar in 2015.
6. Best Teaching Practices Award by College of Agriculture, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar in 2014.
7. Manthan Award South Asia & Asia Pacific (Special Mention in Community Broadcasting Category) by Digital Empowerment Foundation in 2013.
8. Best Teaching Practices Award by College of Agriculture, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar in 2013.
9. National Community Radio Award 2019 (2nd Prize in Community Engagement Category) by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India in 2019 (conferred by Shri Prakash Javedkar at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre).
10. National Community Radio Award 2018 (Winner in Promoting Local Culture Category) by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India in 2019 (conferred by Shri Prakash Javedkar at Dr. Ambedkar International Centre).
11. National Community Radio Award 2015 (Winner in Promoting Local Culture Category) by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India in 2015 (conferred by Shri Arun Jaitley at Vigyan Bhavan).
12. National Community Radio Award 2014 (3rdPrize in Community Engagement Category) by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Govt. of India in 2014 at Vigyan Bhavan.
Recognition/projects/responsibilities by the National and International Level bodies
  1. Member (two tenures) of Uttarakhand Board of Secondary Education as expert.
  2. Member of National Working Group 5 on Environment (NWG-5), Department of Telecommunications, Government of India for second tenure upto 2020.
  3. Received NASF project of ICAR as PI under title “Information dissemination system(s) for empowering farming communities of Uttarakhand”.
  4. Received Extra Mural Project of Education Division of ICAR as PI under title “Designing, Developing and Testing Need Based Entrepreneurship Module to support Agricultural Education”.
  5. Received Farmers FIRST project of Extension Division of ICAR as PI under title “Enhancing Livelihood Opportunity of Farming Community in Mid-Hills of Uttarakhand”.
  6. Nominated as Member of National Working Group member on Agricultural Extension, Indian Council of Food and Agriculture, New Delhi.
  7. Received NAHEP project of ICAR as PI of Institutional Development Plan (IDP) component under title “Improving the Academic and Governance System of the University for Enhancing Learning Outcome”.
  8. Selected by MHRD for LEAP programme 2019 to visit as Indian delegate to Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.


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