Dr. J. P. Sharma
Dr. Sharma has vast experience of 28 years, conducting strategic research, guiding and teaching post graduate students, conducting national and international training programs, and carrying out agricultural extension activities among farmers.
He earned his doctoral degree from IIT Delhi and post-graduation from G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar and was awarded Fellowships from both IIT and UNDP. He is an accredited entrepreneurial motivational trainer.
Dr Sharma has undertaken research on highly relevant topics like assessment, refinement of agricultural technologies, peri-urban agriculture and entrepreneurship development, conducted as part of funded projects from reputed national and international organizations. He has published more than 300 papers in reputed journals, magazines & newspapers; published 30 books, bulletins and is an editor of multiple reputed journals, like Journal of Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development. He has conducted more than 100 trainings including national & international programs as course Director on topics of national relevance.
Dr. Sharma has contributed a lot as Founder President, Society for Community Mobilization for Sustainable Development and Secretary, International Federation for Women in Agriculture. He has received more than 60 awards and recognition including a few international awards for making outstanding contributions for the upliftment of the farming community.