Research Studies Completed

  1. A Study of Wheat Prices in the States of Gujarat and Rajasthan, by V. S. Vyas, 1963.
  2. The Organization and Disintegration of a Collective Farming Society: A Case Study of a Gramdan Village, by K. M. Choudhary, July, 1966.
  3. Economics of Well Irrigation in a Rajasthan Village, by K. R. Rakhral, published as an article in Artha Vikas, January 1967.
  4. Agricultural Labour in Four Indian Villages, Ed. by V. S. Vyas, May, 1964.
  5. Command Area of the Dantiwada Project (Socio-Economic Survey of Three Banaskantha Villages in Gujarat), by B. M. Desai, November, 1964.
  6. Working of Fair Price Shops in Gujarat and Rajasthan (with Special Reference to Ahmedabad and Jaipur Cities), by R. M. Patel, March, 1965.
  7. A Study of Pilot Co-operative Farming Societies in Gujarat and Rajasthan by M. D. Desai and K. S. Karanth, December, 1964.
  8. Factors Affecting Marketable Surplus and Marketed Supplies (A Study in Two Regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan) by V. S. Vyas and M. H. Maharaja, January, 1966.
  9. Factors Affecting Acceptance of Improved Agricultural Practices (A Study in an I. A. D. P. District in Rajasthan), by K. M. Choudhary, November, 1965.
  10. Economics of Cotton Cultivation (A Study in a selected region of Sabarkantha District of Gujarat), by M. H. Maharaja, May, 1966.
  11. Economic Survey of Borsad Taluka (Gujarat State) with Special Reference to the Impact of Community Development Programme by M. L. Bhat, December, 1966.
  12. An Evaluation of Some Aspects of Hybrid Maize Programme in Dahod Taluka (Panchmahal District, Gujarat), by B. M. Desai, January, 1967.
  13. An Assessment of Co-operative Farming Societies in Gujarat and Rajasthan (A few Case Studies), by K. M.Choudhary, M. T. Bapat, N. R. Shah, D. P. Gupta, K.R. Pichholiya and S.B.Saxena, August, 1967.
  14. An Enquiry into the Implementation of Farm Plans in Bardoli Taluka (A Study in an I.A.D.P. District in Gujarat) by V.S.Dharap and M. H. Maharaja, August, 1967.
  15. New Strategy of Agricultural Development in Operation (A Case Study of the Kaira District in Gujarat), by B. M. Desai and M. D. Desai, July, 1968.
  16. Conditions of Stability and Growth in Arid Agriculture, by N. S. Jodha and V. S. Vyas, December, 1968.
  17. Significance of the New Strategy of Agricultural Development for Small Farmers: A Cross-sectional Study of Two Areas, by V.S. Vyas, D.S. Tyagi and V. N. Misra, January, 1969.
  18. A Study of the Hybrid Bajra Programme in the Kaira District, Gujarat (Summer 1967-68), by N.R. Shah, June, 1969.
  19. A Study of the Hybrid Bajra Programme in the Ahmedabad District, Gujarat (Kharif, 1968-69), by V.S. Dharap, June, 1969.
  20. Some Aspects of Long Term Agricultural Finance – A Study of Two Areas in Gujarat, by N.S. Jodha and M.L. Bhat, July, 1969.
  21. A Study of High Yielding Varieties Programme in the Kota District, Rajasthan (Rabi 1968-69), by D.S. Tyagi and V.N. Misra, October, 1969.
  22. Prospects and Problems of Dairy Development in a Desert Region (A Study in the Bikaner District of Rajasthan) by N.S. Jodha and K.M. Choudhary, March, 1970.
  23. An Enquiry into the Working of Cooperative Credit Institutions (A Study in Bhilwara District in Rajasthan), by M.L. Bhat & N.R. Shah, July, 1971.
  24. Economic Profile of Marginal Farmers and Labourers (A Study in the Borsad Taluka of Gujarat) by R.M. Patel, May, 1972.
  25. Green Revolution and Problems of Marketing (A Study of Production and Marketing of Bajra in three Districts of Gujarat),by S. L. Bapna, July, 1972.
  26. Some Aspects of Co-operative Short Term Agricultural Finance (A Study in Three Areas in Gujarat), by N.S. Jodha, March, 1973.
  27. Integrated Dryland Agricultural Development Programme: A Case Study of the Rajkot Taluka in Gujarat (Rabi 1971-72), by H.F. Patel, April, 1973.
  28. Economic and Social Implications of Green Revolution (A Case Study of the Kota District), by S.L. Bapna, May, 1973.
  29. Drought Prone Area Programme : A Case Study of the Banaskantha District in Gujarat (Rabi 1971-72), by R.D. Sevak, May, 1973.
  30. Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally Prosperous Area (A Study of Farmers in Surat District), 1969-70, by M.D. Desai, 1973. (Supplement) Employment, Income and Levels of Living of Agricultural Labourers (A Study in the Surat District, Gujarat), 1969-70, by M.D. Desai, 1974.
  31. Consumption Pattern in Rural Gujarat: A Study of Four Villages in Anand Taluka, by V.C. Patel, August, 1973.
  32. Drought Prone Area Programme: A Study of the Banaskantha District in Gujarat (Kharif 1972-73) by K.M. Choudhary and R. D. Sevak, October, 1973.
  33. Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally Prosperous Area (A Study in the Kota District, Rajasthan), 1970-71, by S.L. Bapna and N.R. Shah, December, 1973.
  34. Integrated Dryland Agricultural Development Programme: A Case Study of Rajkot Taluka in Gujarat, 1972-73, by R.M. Patel and H.F. Patel, May, 1974.
  35. Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally Prosperous Area (A Case Study of the Surat District in Gujarat), 1970-71, by M.D. Desai, June, 1974.
  36. Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally Prosperous Area (A Study in the Kota District, Rajasthan), 1971-72, by S.L. Bapna, October, 1974.
  37. Employment Pattern in Rural Gujarat (A Study of Four Villages in the Anand Taluka), 1970-71, by V.C. Patel, R. Indu and Vilas P. Patel, January, 1975.
  38. Drought Prone Area Programme : A Case Study of the Banaskantha District in Gujarat (Rabi & Summer 1972-73), by R.D. Sevak, March, 1975.
  39. Employment Situation in Dry Agriculture: A Study in an IDAD Project Area (Rajkot Taluka, Gujarat) ,by H.F.Patel, April,1975.
  40. Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally Prosperous Area: A Case Study of the Surat District, 1971-72, by M. D. Desai, April, 1975.
  41. Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally Prosperous Area (A Case Study in the Kota District, Rajasthan), 1972-73, by S.L. Bapna, May,1975.
  42. Levels of Agricultural Development in Tehsils of Rajasthan, by M. T. Pathak and M.D. Desai, August, 1975.
    1. Development of Agricultural in the Backward Regions of Gujarat: Facts and Issues, by Mahesh T. Pathak, Mahendra D. Desai and A.S. Charan, January, 1974.
  43. Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally Prosperous Area: A Study in the Kota District, Rajasthan, 1970-71, 1972-73, General Report, by S.L. Bapna and Case Studies, by H.M. Verma, October, 1975.
  44. A Study of Impact of Famine and Relief Measures in Gujarat and Rajasthan (with Special Reference to the Banaskantha & Barmer Districts), by K. M. Choudhary & M.T. Bapat, December, 1975.
  45. An Economic Profile of the Kadana Irrigation Project and its Command Area, by D. M. Brahmbhatt, March, 1976.
  46. Factors Affecting Milk Supply to Co-operative Dairies in Gujarat: A Study of Amul and Dudhsagar Dairies, by V.C. Patel & M.D. Desai, January, 1976.
  47. Saving and Investment in an Agriculturally Prosperous Area (A Study in the Surat District, Gujarat) Combined Report 1969-70/1971-72, General Report by M.D. Desai and Case Studies, by A.D. Chauhan, July, 1976.
  48. Transforming Tribal Agriculture (An Evaluation of the Leap Forward Project of the Gujarat State Fertilizers Company Ltd., by D.M. Brahmbhatt & M. T. Bapat, September, 1976.
  49. Some Aspects of Agricultural Development in Gujarat (1949-50 -1974-75) (A Review & Final Report), by Mahesh Pathak, M.D. Desai and H.F. Patel, April, 1977.
  50. An Evaluation of Drought Prone Area Programme (A Study of the Jodhpur and Jaisalmer Districts in Rajasthan), by R.D. Sevak and S.D. Purohit, Case Study by V.M. Patel, May, 1977.
  51. 4 P Plan-Crop Insurance Scheme for Hybrid-4 Cotton in Gujarat (An Evaluation of the Promotional Project “Package of Practices for Productivity and Prosperity” of the GSFC Ltd.), by K.M. Choudhary, August, 1977.
  52. Working of Farmers’ Service Societies in Gujarat (Two Case Studies of Tribal Areas in Gujarat) by D.M. Brahmbhatt & M. T. Bapat, January, 1978.
  53. Economic Relationship between Crop Farming and Dairying in a Developing Area: A PL-480 Micro-Level Study of South Gujarat, by A. S. Patel and N.S. Jodha, January, 1979.
  54. Block Level Plan, Balasinor Taluka (Kheda District, Gujarat), by Mahesh Pathak and N.R. Shah, October, 1979.
  55. Performance of Hybrid Bajri in Gujarat, 1966-67 to 1976-77, by R.D. Sevak and D. M. Brahmbhatt, March, 1980.
  56. Block Level Plan, Thasra Taluka (Kheda District, Gujarat), by Mahesh Pathak and Navin R. Shah, September, 1981.
  57. Evaluation of Intensive Cotton District Programme and Aerial Spraying Scheme in the Baroda District, Gujarat, by K.M. Choudhary, June, 1981.
  58. Socio-Economic Profile, Narmada Command Area (Ahmedabad District), 1981), First Phase Report – June, 1982.
  59. Inter-District Variations in Agricultural Development in Gujarat (1949-50 to 1978-79), by Mahesh Pathak and H.F. Patel, August, 1982.
  60. Soil Testing Service in Rajasthan, by R.D. Sevak, September, 1982.
  61. Working of Small Farmers’ Development Agency: Bharuch District, Gujarat, by M.T. Bapat, March, 1983.
  62. Working of Small Farmers’ Development Agency: Udaipur District, Rajasthan, by S. D. Purohit, June, 1983.
  63. Production and Marketing of Mangoes in Gujarat, by D. M. Brahmbhatt, January, 1984.
  64. Socio-Economic Profile: Narmada Command Area (Ahmedabad District Second Phase Report), September, 1985, 2nd phase report, Tables March, 1985 (Published Report no. 58).
  65. Economics of Dairy Enterprise in Gujarat (Sabarkantha District, Gujarat), by R.M. Patel, K.M. Choudhary, R.D. Sevak and V.D. Shah, September, 1985.
  66. Social Forestry Programme in Rajasthan (with Special Reference to Dungarpur and Bharatpur Districts, Rajasthan), by D.M. Brahmbhatt, June, 1985.
  67. Economics of Tubewell Irrigation in Gujarat, by Mahesh Pathak, A. S. Patel and H. F. Patel May, 1985.
  68. Cost of Milk Production in Gujarat (A Case Study of Mehsana District), by R. D. Sevak, June, 1986.
  69. Groundnut Development Programme in Gujarat, by Navin R. Shah, July, 1986.
  70. Repayment of Minor Irrigation Loan of Land Development Bank in Gujarat (A Case Study of Dhanera Taluka of Banaskantha District), by V.D. Shah, September, 1986.
  71. Cost of Milk Production in Rajasthan (A Case Study of Bhilwara District), by S.D. Purohit, October, 1986.
  72. Socio-Economic Profile of Action Research Programme Area in Mahi Kadana Irrigation Project, by D. M. Brahmbhatt, September, 1987.
  73. Intensive Pulse Development Programme in Gujarat (Case Studies of Panchmahals and Bharuch Districts), by Madhukar Bapat, July, 1987.
  74. Price Support Operations for Mustard Seed by NAFED in Rajasthan by Rajnarayan Indu, August, 1987.
  75. National Rural Employment Programme in Gujarat (A Case Study of Kheda District), by D. M. Brahmbhatt, V. M. Patel and V. J. Dave, November, 1987.
  76. Evaluation of Catchment Area Development Programme (A Case Study of Dantiwada Catchment in Gujarat), by Navin R. Shah, November, 1987.
  77. Some Reflections on Integrated Dry Land Agricultural Development (A Case Study of Rajkot Taluka, Gujarat, by R.M. Patel, February, 1988.
  78. Evaluation of Public Distribution System in Rajasthan by K. M Choudhary, May, 1988.
  79. Socio-Economic Profile of Action Research Programme Area in Mahi-Kadana Irrigation Project by D.M. Brahmbhatt, May, 1988.
  80. Fertilizer Consumption in Gujarat, by V.D. Shah, March, 1989.
  81. An Evaluation Study of Bajra Minikit Programme (A Case Study of Jaipur District in Rajasthan), by S.D. Purohit, March, 1989.
  82. Terms of Trade for Agriculture (A Case Study of Gujarat), by M. L. Jhala, April, 1989.
  83. Recent Trends in the Cost of Cultivation in Gujarat, by A. S. Patel and H.F. Patel, September, 1989.
  84. Prospects of Increasing Oilseed and Pulse Production in Gujarat, by N.R. Shah, January, 1990.
  85. A Profile of Employment in Rajasthan-Case Studies of Barmer and Jaisalmer Districts, by D.M. Brahmbhatt, V.M. Patel, V.J. Dave & H.M. Verma, November, 1990.
  86. Action Research Programme – An Interim Evaluation (A Case Study of Mahi-Kadana Irrigation Project), by A. S. Patel & D. M. Brahmbhatt, October, 1991.
  87. Transportation of Agricultural Products in Gujarat, by H. G. Patel, February, 1993.
  88. Some Aspects of Land Use Planning in Gujarat, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, March, 1993.
  89. Impact of Fertilizer Price Hike on Gujarat Agriculture, by Mahesh Pathak, V. D. Shah and M. L. Jhala, June, 1993.
  90. Evaluation of Watershed Development Programme (A Study of Two Districts in Rajasthan), by S. D. Purohit, March, 1994.
  91. Inter-District Variations in Agricultural Development in Rajasthan-1956-57 to 1989-90, by D. Bagchi & H. M. Verma, March, 1994.
  92. Economic Viability of Small and Marginal Farms in Rainfed Agriculture (A Case Study of Bhavnagar District in Gujarat), by V. J. Dave, June, 1994.
  93. Economic Viability of Small and Marginal Farms in Irrigated Agriculture (A Study of Panchmahals District in Gujarat), by V.G. Patel, July, 1994.
  94. Inter-District Variations in Agricultural Developmentin Gujarat: 1949-50 – 1991-92, by Mahesh Pathak, H.F.Patel and Rajeshree A. Dutta, October, 1994.
  95. Recovery Performance of Institutional Farm Credit in Rajasthan (An In-depth Study in Bharatpur District) by D.M. Brahmbhatt and V.J. Dave, November, 1995.
  96. Emerging Problems of Agricultural Marketing (A Case Study of Tomato in Gujarat), by V. M. Patel, November, 1995.
    1. Impact of Subsidies on Agricultural Development in Gujarat, by R. A. Dutta, 1995.
  97. Evaluation of Engineering Structures under Soil Conservation Scheme (A Case Study of Chambal RVP and Sahibi FPR in Rajasthan), by S.D. Purohit and H.M. Verma, November, 1995.
  98. Emerging Problems of Agricultural Marketing (A Case Study of Mustard in Gujarat), by N.R. Shah, December, 1995.
  99. Decentralized Planning in Agriculture and Rural Development (A Case Study of Bharuch district in Gujarat), by D.M. Brahmbhatt, May, 1996.
  100. Emerging Problems of Agricultural Marketing (A Case Study of Banana in Gujarat), by V.M. Patel, September, 1996.
  101. Evaluation of Engineering Structures under Soil Conservation Scheme (A consolidated report of AERC Studies), by S.D. Purohit, August, 1996.
  102. Impact of National Watershed Development Project for Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA) in Gujarat, by V. D. Shah and V.G. Patel, December, 1996.
  103. Analysis of Trends in Operational Holdings in Gujarat, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, March, 1997.
  104. Analysis of Trends in Operational Holdings in Rajasthan, by Rajeshree A. Dutta and H.M. Verma, March, 1997.
  105. Evaluation of Fish Farmers’ Development Agencies in Gujarat (A Study in Valsad, Panchmahals and Rajkot districts), by V.J. Dave, September, 1997.
  106. Economics of Export oriented Horticulture Crop Chiku (Sapota) in Gujarat (A Case Study in Valsad district), by V. J. Dave, July, 1998.
  107. Oilseeds Development Perspective under Liberalised Economy, by Rajeshree A. Dutta and H.M. Verma, July, 1998.
  108. Production and Utilisation Pattern of Milk at the Rural Producer’s Level in Gujarat, by V. D. Shah, October, 1998.
  109. Economics of Pulses Production and Identification of Constraints in Raising their Production in Rajasthan, by H. M. Verma, October, 1999.
  110. Economics of Pulses Production and Identification of Constraints in Raising their Production in Gujarat, by V. G. Patel, February, 2000.
  111. Role of Co-operative Credit in the Development of Different Size Group of Farmers in Gujarat (A Case Study in Rajkot district), by V.J. Dave, February, 2000.
  112. Impact of National Watershed Development Project for Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA) (A Rapid Assessment), by V.D. Shah, December, 2000.
  113. Evaluation of Management of Seed Supply in Oilseeds and Pulses in Gujarat, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, H.M. Verma and C.F. Patel, December, 2000.
  114. Evaluation of Management of Seed Supply in Oilseeds and Pulses in Rajasthan, by V.D. Shah, April, 2001.
  115. Likely Impact of Liberalised Imports and Low Tariff on Edible Oil Sector in Rajasthan, by Rajeshree A. Dutta and H.M. Verma, July, 2001.
  116. Evaluation of Fish Farmers’ Development Agencies (FFDA) in Rajasthan, by Dilip Bagchi and H. M. Verma, August, 2001.
  117. Assessing the Existing Training and Testing Facilities of Farm Machinery in Gujarat, by Mahesh Pathak, H.F. Patel and V.D. Shah, October, 2001.
  118. Flow of Credit to Small and Marginal Farmers in Gujarat, by Shri V. J. Dave and Shri Dilip Chauhan, January, 2002.
  119. Role of Co-operative Credit in the Development of Different Size Groups of Farmers (A Consolidated Study), by V. J. Dave, June, 2002.
  120. Assessing the Existing Training and Testing Facilities of Farm Machinery in Rajasthan, by H. M. Verma, April, 2002.
  121. Evaluation of National Oilseeds and Vegetable Oils Development (NOVOD) Board sponsored Development Programmes for Promotion of Oilseed crops in Non-traditional Areas: Consolidated Report, by Rajeshree. A. Dutta, January, 2003.
  122. Review of State Agriculture Policy in Rajasthan (Part I and II), by Dilip Bagchi, February, 2004.
  123. Impact of Minimum Support Prices on Agriculture Economy of Gujarat, by V. D. Shah and H. F. Patel, August, 2003.
  124. Rural Non-Farm Employment in Gujarat, by Rajeshree A. Dutta and S. R. Bhaiya, March, 2004.
  125. Co-operative Marketing Societies: Reasons for Success and Failures in Gujarat, by V. J. Dave, June, 2004.
  126. Building Up of an Efficient Marketing System to Obviate the Need for Large-scale State Intervention in Gujarat, by P.K. Singh, September, 2004.
  127. Agro-Economic Research for Agriculture Policy (Gujarat and Rajasthan Experience: 1980-2004), by Mahesh Pathak and V. D. Shah, July, 2004
  128. Review of State Agriculture Policy in Gujarat (Part I and II), by Arun S. Patel, July, 2004.
  129. Role of Water Markets in Groundwater Management in Rajasthan, by H. M.Verma and S. R. Bhaiya, February, 2004.
  130. Co-operative Marketing Societies in the States– Reasons for Success and Failure (A Consolidated Report), by V. J. Dave, September, 2004.
  131. Participatory Irrigation Management in Gujarat (A Study in Mehsana, Anand Bhavnagar Districts), by H. F. Patel and V. J. Dave, September, 2006.
  132. Viable Entrepreneurial Trades of Women in Agriculture: Rajasthan, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, December, 2006.
  133. Study for Estimation of Seed, Feed and Wastage Ratios for Major Food grains in Rajasthan, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, February, 2007.
  134. Returns to Bt. Cotton vis-à-vis Traditional Cotton Varieties in Gujarat State, by V. D. Shah, May, 2007.
  135. State Budgetary Resources and Agricultural Development in Rajasthan, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, September, 2009.
  136. State Budgetary Resources and Agricultural Development in Gujarat, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, December, 2009.
  137. Impact Evaluation of Revised National Watershed Development Project for Rainfed Areas (NWDPRA) during 10th Plan in Rajasthan, by V D Shah, January, 2010.
  138. Evaluation of Comprehensive District Agriculture Plans (C-DAPs) of 3 Districts of Gujarat, by Mahesh Pathak and V. D. Shah, January, 2010.
  139. Impact of NREGA on wage rates, cost of production, food security and rural urban migration in Rajasthan, by Mrutyunjay Swain and Shreekant Sharma, April December, 2011.
  140. Possibilities and Constraints for increasing the production of Pulses in India and Impact of National Food Security Mission on Pulses in Rajasthan, by Rajeshree A. Dutta and K. M. Kapadia, May, 2011.
  141. Impact of NREGA on Wage Rates, Cost of Production, Food Security and Rural Urban Migration in Gujarat, by V D Shah and Manish Makwana, May, 2011.
  142. Impact Study of the National Horticulture Mission (NHM) Scheme in Rajasthan, by M. Swain, R. H. Patel and Manish Ojha, September, 2011.
  143. Evaluation of Comprehensive District Agriculture Plans (C-DAPs) of 3 districts of Rajasthan, by Rajeshree A. Dutta and Dilip Bagchi, October, 2011.
  144. Economics of Fodder Cultivation and its Processing and Marketing in Gujarat, by V. D. Shah, Manish Makwana and Shreekant Sharma, December, 2011.
  145. Agriculture Profile for Rajasthan, October, 2012, by M.N. Swain, S.S. Kalamkar and Manishkant Ojha.
  146. Agriculture Profile for Gujarat, October, 2012, by M.N. Swain, S.S. Kalamkar and Kalpana Kapadia.
  147. Problems and Prospects of Oilseeds in Rajasthan, February, 2013, by M.N. Swain
  148. Problems and Prospects of Oilseeds in Gujarat, April, 2013, by M.N. Swain.
  149. Study on Evaluation of Market Intervention and Price Support Scheme Rajasthan), April, 2013, S.S. Kalamkar.
  150. Assessment of Marketed and Marketable Surplus of Major Food grains in Rajasthan, April, 2013, V. D. Shah and Manish Makawana.
  151. Assessment of Pre and Post Harvest Losses in Tur in Gujarat, May, 2013, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, Manish Makawana and Himanshu Parmar.
  152. Assessment of Pre and Post Harvest Losses in Soybean in Rajasthan, May, 2013, by Rajeshree A. Dutta, Manish Makawana and Himanshu Parmar.

Studies for Government of India [Planning Commission]

  • Profile Report- Agro-Climatic Zone No. 13, Gujarat Plains and Hills Region, by Dr. Mahesh Pathak, Dr. A.S. Patel and Dr. H. F. Patel, 1988.
  • Strategy for Agricultural Development in Gujarat during the Eighth Plan-Agro-Climatic Zone No. 13, by Dr. Mahesh Pathak, 1988.
  • Profile Report- Agro-Climatic Zone No. 14, Western Dry Region, Rajasthan, by Dr. Mahesh Pathak and Dr. Dilip Bagchi, 1988.
  • Strategy for Agricultural Development in Gujarat during the Eighth Plan-Agro-Climatic Zone No. 14, Western Dry Region, Rajasthan, by Dr. Mahesh Pathak, 1988.

Special Cost Study

  • Economics of Dairy Farming in Mehsana District of Gujarat State by Dr. V.S. Vyas and K.M. Choudhary, 1971.
  • The Special study was entrusted to this Agro-Economic Research Centre by the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. Cost of milk production data have been collected from 120 households spread over 20 villages of Mehsana district.