About the Author
Subhasis Mandal, after graduating from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidayalaya (BCKVV), Mohanpur (West Bengal) completed his Masters in Agricultural Economics from Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology (GBPUA&T), Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) and PhD in Agricultural Economics from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. In 2005, he received Dr. D.T. Doshi Award for best paper presentation by Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA). As team member, he has been recognised and received ‘Ground Water Augmentation Award 2008’ under the Institution category in the northeast region, bestowed by Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India. He has more than 20 research publications in various peer-reviewed and refereed research journals of national and international repute and has contributed to several technical bulletins, books and other publications. Since 2008, he is working as Senior Scientist (Agricultural Economics), at Central Soil Salinity Research Institute (CSSRI), Regional Research Station (RRS), Canning Town, West Bengal.