Dr. K. Mohanraj

Dr. K. Mohanraj
Dr. K. Mohanraj 

Assistant Professor
Area:  Agricultural Extension 
Affiliation: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, SRM Institute of Science and Technology
E-mail: mohanrak2@srmist.edu.in

Education

Ph.D. Agricultural Extension  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2014
M.Sc. Agricultural Extension  Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2011
B.Sc. Agriiculture Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, 2009

Other Details:

Courses

  • Rural Sociology and Educational Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Agricultural Extension Education
  • Agricultural Journalism
  • Student READY
  • National Service Scheme

Research Interests

  • Rural Development
  • Climate Change
  • Technology Transfer
  • e- Extension

Selected Publications

  • Mohanraj, K., C. Karthikeyan, D. Periyar Ramasamy and Thiyagarajan, M. 2014. Extent of Participation of Beneficiaries in Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in South India. Madras Agricultural Journal, 101 (4-6): 167-171 ( NAAS: 3.98)
  • Mohanraj, K and C. Karthikeyan. 2014. Perception of tank irrigated farmers towards climate change. Journal of Extension Education, 26(3):5312-5314 ( NAAS: 3.55)
  • Mohanraj, K and C. Karthikeyan. 2012. Socio economic impact of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on Beneficiaries: A case study in the Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu. International Journal of Extension Education, 8: 77-82. (NAAS: 3.92)

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

  • Presented a paper in 3rd Agricultural Graduate Student Conference on (AGSC) ‘Impact of climate risks on Agricultural and Horticultural Productivity organized by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University during 13-14 May 2015
  • Participated in Eight National Level Biological Congress on “Biotechnology: Glimpses of Future prospects” organized by Department of Biological Science, Muthayammal College of Arts & Science, Rasipuram from 26-27th February 2015.
  • Participated in 2nd Agriculture Graduate Student Conference (AGSC) on Sustainable Agriculture to FUEL the future” organized by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University during 06-07 May 2014
  • Participated in First Agriculture Graduate Student Conference (AGSC) on Food safety & Food security organized by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University during 02-03 May, 2013
  • Attended a workshop on “ArcGIS-Introduction Course” conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada during 01 January 2013
  • Attended a workshop on Research Posters - MS PowerPoint Conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada during 14 November 2012
  • Attended a workshop on “SPSS for windows – Introduction Course” conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada during 09 October 2012
  • Attended a workshop on “SAS for windows – Introduction Course” conducted by the University of Saskatchewan, Canada during 30 January, 2013
  • Participated in the National Seminar on Extension management reforms-Initiatives and impact” organized by Society of Extension Education,TNAU, Coimbatore during 11-12 Janurary, 2010

Academic/ Research Experiences

  • Worked as Assistant Professor at Jaya Agricultural College, Arakkonam, Tamil Nadu (3 Months)
  • Worked as Senior Faculty in Various IAS institutes in Chennai (3 Years)

Achievements and Awards

  • Received the “Canadian Commonwealth scholarship Programme” for Ph.D. research sponsored by the ‘Canadian Bureau for International Education (CBIE) on behalf of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada’.
  • Cleared National Eligibility Test (NET) during 2012 conducted by ASRB, New Delhi.

Memberships

  • Uzhavarin Valarum Velanmai
  • Madras Agricultural Journal
  • Society of Extension Education
  • Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services Consortium on Extension Education
  • Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services Policy for Extension and RAS E-Science Society