Dr. Rajender Parsad

Name

Dr. Rajender Parsad

Ongoing

Sr. No.Title of the projectProject teamDurationFunding agency
1ICAR Research Data Repository for Knowledge Management as KRISHI: Knowledge based Resource Information System Hub for Innovations in Agriculture: XII Plan Data Management Component of ICAR Headquarters.ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi: Rajender Parsad, A.K. Choubey, Mukesh Kumar, Anshu Bhardwaj, Susheel Sarkar, Arpan Bhowmik, Raju Kumar (till 04.06.2017), Vandita Kumari Choudhary (till August 2016) and Sukanta Dash (since 03.04.2017). ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad : A.Dhandapani. ICAR-NBSS&LUP, Nagpur : G.P. Obi Reddy, Nirmal Kumar, Sudipto Chattaraj. ICAR-IARI, New Delhi: Vinay Kumar Seghal, Joydeep Mukerjee. ICAR-DKMA, New Delhi: Mitali Ghosh Roy. ICAR-CMFRI,Kochi: J. Jayasankar. ICAR-CRIDA. Hyderabad: N.S. Raju24.07.2015-till dateData Management Component of ICAR Headquarters
2A-optimal block designs for test versus control comparisons: An algorithmic ApproachB.N. Mandal, Rajender Parsad, V.K. Gupta (till 16.03.2016) and Sukanta Dash18.02.2015-17.02.2017)IASRI, New Delhi
3On construction of orthogonal and nested orthogonal Latin hypercube designs.Sukanta Dash, Rajender Parsad, B.N. Mandal and Susheel Kumar Sarkar(16.11.2015-15.11.2018)IASRI, New Delhi
4Incomplete split-plot designs: construction and analysisB.N. Mandal, Rajender Parsad and Sukanta Dash16.08.2016-15.08.2019SERB, DST Funded

Completed

Sr. No.Title of the projectProject teamDurationFunding agency
1Some Statistical Studies Relating to Design and Analysis of Experiments involving Fixed Quantity of InputsP.K.Batra, Rajender Parsad and O.P. Khanduri01.07.1993- 31.12.1996IASRI, New Delhi
2Studies on Optimality of Block Designs for Making Test Treatments-Control ComparisonsR.Srivastava, V.K. Gupta and Rajender Parsad01.07.1993-31.12.1996IASRI, New Delhi
3Cataloguing and Construction of Variance Balanced Block Designs: Computer Algorithms for ConstructionRajender Parsad, V.K. Gupta and O.P. Khanduri01.02.1994-31.12.1998IASRI, New Delhi
4Development of Fatigue Score Card and Suitable Work Cycles on Camel (Collaboration with KVK, Rewari under the aegis of AICRP on Utilization of Animal Energy)M. Din, Jyotsana, P.K. Srivastava and Rajender Parsad01.12.1998-31.03.2000IASRI, New Delhi
5Designs for Fitting Response Surfaces in Agricultural ExperimentsRajender Parsad, R. Srivastava and P.K. Batra01.02.1999-31.05.2001ICAR AP-CESS Fund
6A Diagnostic Study of Design and Analysis of Field ExperimentsRajender Parsad, V.K. Gupta, P.K. Batra, R. Srivastava, Rajinder Kaur, Ajit Kaur and Prawin Arya01.03.2000-31.07.2003IASRI, New Delhi
7Planning, Designing and Analysis of Experiments relating to AICRP on Soil Test Crop Response Correlation (Collaborative Project)Aloke Lahiri, V.K. Sharma, A. Subba Rao, M.R. Vats, D.K. Mehta, Rajender Parsad and Sanjay Srivastava01.03.2000-31.07.2003IASRI, New Delhi
8Studies on Data Processing Techniques for Statistical Analysis of Large Field Variability in Hilly and Salt Affected Soil RegionsV.K. Bhatia and Rajender Parsad01.08.2000-31.07.2003NATP: CGP
9Energy Requirement in Agricultural Sector: A Linear Programming Approach (Collaboration with AICRP on Energy Requirement in Agricultural Sector)V.K. Gupta, Rajender Parsad, Dipankar De, Hukum Chandra, R.S. Singh7.04.2000-31.07.2001IASRI, New Delhi
10Design and Analysis of On-Station and On-Farm Agricultural Research Experiments: A Revisit (Collaborative Project)A.K. Nigam, Rajender Parsad and V.K. Gupta15.09.2001-14.12.2003ICAR AP CESS Fund
11Development of Statistical Package for Agricultural Research (Windows Version): SPAR 2.0Sangeeta Ahuja, P.K. Malhotra, K.C. Gupta, V.K. Bhatia, Rajender Parsad and V.H. Gupta1.6.2002-30.6.2004IASRI, New Delhi
12A Study on Trend Free DesignsKrishan Lal, Rajender Parsad and V.K. Gupta01.06.2003-17.02.2005IASRI, New Delhi
13Studies on Block Designs for Biological AssaysR. Srivastava, Rajender Parsad and V.K. Gupta01.03.2003-28.02.2005ICAR-AP-CESS Fund
14Outliers in Designed ExperimentsL.M.Bhar, Rajender Parsad and V.K. Gupta01.08.2004-31.07.2007ICAR-AP-CESS Fund
15Study on Robustness of Block Designs for Biological Assays against Loss of DataRavindra Srivastava, V.K. Gupta and Rajender Parsad21.06.2007-29.01.2008IASRI, New Delhi
16Development of Web-enabled Statistical Software for Analysis of Data of AICRP on STCR Experiments.Y. Muralidharudu, Abhishek Rathore, A Subba Rao,  V.K. Gutpa, and Rajender ParsadMarch 2008- March, 2011AICRP on STCR, IISS, Bhopal & IASRI, New Delhi
17Design and Analysis of Experiments for Spatially Correlated ObservationsSeema Jaggi, V.K. Gupta and Rajender Parsad27.09.2004- 31.09.2008SERB, DST Funded
18Experimental Designs for Quality Agricultural ResearchRajender Parsad27.01.2005-29.04.2009ICAR National Fellow Scheme
19Long term Manorial and Fertilizer Experiment on Potato Based Cropping Systems (Collaborative Project  with CPRS, Modipuram)CPRS, Modipuram: N.C. Upadhayay, O.P. Singh, A.K. Shukla,  M.A. Khan, B.P. Singh, D.B. Singh, V. Sunaina, CPRS, Modipuram, Nalini Rajan Kumar, Dinesh Kumar  CPRI, Shimla: N.C. Sood, P.M. Govindakrishnan, K.P. Chandran, PDCSR, Modipuram: S.S. Paul, Kamlesh Malik, I.A.S.R.I. New Delhi: Rajender Parsad29.01.2007- 31.03.2009, (01.04.2004 initiated at CPRS Modipuram)IASRI, New Delhi
20Planning, Designing and Analysis of Experiments Relating to AICRP on Soil Test Crop Response Correlation (Collaborative Project with AICRP on STCR)Aloke Lahiri, V.K. Sharma, A. Subba Rao, Y. Muralidharan, Rajender Parsad, M.R. Vats and Abhishek Rathore01.03.2007-31.05.2010ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi
21Agricultural Field Experiments Information SystemP.K. Batra, O.P. Khanduri, D.K. Sehgal, Rajender Parsad and Sudeep01.04.2007 - 31.03.2012 (association 08.08.2009-31.03.2011)ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi
22Strengthening Statistical Computing in NARS 20/04/2009 – 18/07/2013 (Promoted to CIFE, Mumbai) 8. Dr. Sivaramane, N. Senior Scientist (Agricultural Economics) 20/04/2009 – 27/03/2012 (Promoted to NAARM, Hyderabad)IASRI, New Delhi: CL: V.K.Bhatia (till 28.02.2012) & U.C. Sud (01.03.2012-31.03.2014)  CPI: Rajender Parsad Co-PIs: V.K. Gupta (till June, 2010), P.K. Malhotra (till 31.03.2011), V.K. Mahajan (till 31.03.2011), Seema Jaggi, L.M. Bhar, A.K.  Paul, Sivaramane, N. (till 27.03.2012) Ramasubramanian, V. (till  18.07.2013), Mohammad Samir Farooqui, NDRI Karnal: R. Malhotra, D.K. Jain, A.K. Sharma, A.K. Chakravarty, A.K. Chauhan, A.P Ruhil and A.K. Singh, IVRI, Izatnagar: B. Singh, Shiv Prasad, T.A. Khan & Medram Verma, MPUAT, Udaipur: K.A. Varghese, Latika Sharma, B.R. Ranwah and H.K. jain, DWM, Bhubabeswar: D.K. Panda and G. Kar, ICAR RC NEHR, Barapani: N. Uttam Singh, A.K. Tripathi, Anirudha Roy and S.B. Singh, UAS Bengaluru: M. Gopinath Rao, V. Manjunath, K.N. Krishna Murthy and H. Chandrasekhar, ICAR-NAARM, Hyderabad: M.N. Reddy (till 22.12.2011), A. Dhandapani; G.P. Reddy, Ananta Sarkar(till 30.10.2012), N. Sivaramane (27.03.2012-31.03.2014), P.D. Sreekanth (30.04.2011-31.03.2014); V. Sumanth Kumar (30.04.2011-28.02.2013) and S. Ravichandran (25.07.2013-26.03.2014), CIFE, Mumbai: S. Jahageerdar and R.S. Biradar (20.04.2009-31.05.2012)20.04.2009-31.03.2014NAIP Component I
23Analysis of Experimental Designs with t-Family of Error DistributionsKrishan Lal, Rajender Parsad, V. K. Gupta and Lal Mohan Bhar01.05.2010 - 31.03.2012 (association till 31.03.2011)ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi
24Application of Optimization Techniques for Construction of Incomplete Block DesignsB.N. Mandal, Rajender Parsad and V.K. Gupta01.10.2011-31.03.2013ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi
25Row-column designs for factorial experiments in two rowsSukanta Dash, Rajender Parsad and V.K. Gupta04.10.2012-31.03.2014ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi
26Information System for Planning and Analysis of Experiments of All India Co-ordinated Research Project on Vegetable Crops:IASRI, New Delhi: Rajender Parsad and Sukanta Dash; NAARM, Hyderabad: A. Dhandapani; AICRP on VC, IIVR, Varanasi: B. Singh, Major Singh (since 11.12.2015), P.M. Singh (October 2014-10.12.2015), Satyandra Singh (till 16.05.2015) and T. Choubey01.02.2014 31.03.2017AICRP on VC

E-mail

rajender.parsad@icar.gov.in

Designation

Principal Scientist

Awards
  • NAAS Recognition Award 2015-16 for Significant Contributions to Social Sciences
  • National Award in Statistics for Young Statistician in honour of Prof. C.R. Rao for the biennium 2010-11 in recognition of outstanding contribution in the field of Statistics from Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Govt. of India
  • Professor PV Sukhatme Gold Medal Award 2010 from Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics
  • ICAR National Fellow January 27, 2005-April 29, 2009.
  • Dr. D.N. Lal Memorial Lecture Award, 2005 from Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics.
  • IARI Best Teacher Award, 2002 for excellence in teaching in the discipline of Agricultural Statistics from P.G. School, IARI, New Delhi.
  • NAAS Young Scientist Award for Social Sciences from National Academy of Agricultural Sciences for the biennium 1999-2000
  • Best paper award four times in the field of (i) Applied Statistics (1995-96); (ii) Design of Experiments (1997-98); (iii) Design of Experiments (2002-2003); and (iv) Design of Experiments (2010-2011) from Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics.
  • Certificate of Merit under Young Scientists Award Programme, 1996, Indian Science Congress Association
  • Gold Medal in M.Sc. (Agricultural Statistics) from IARI, New Delhi.
  • Nehru Medal, 1988, the best student Award for M.Sc. (Agricultural Statistics) from IASRI, New Delhi.
  • Dr. V.V.R. Murthy Memorial Award, 1988 for the best student, M.Sc. (Agricultural Statistics) from IASRI, New Delhi.

FELLOWSHIPS

  • Elected Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences since January 01, 2011.
    Fellow, Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics since January 01, 2014
    Associate of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences since January 01, 2007 to December 31, 2010.
    Elected Member of International Statistical Institute, Netherlands since November, 2008.
  • Other Recognitions
  • Invited Consultant Biometrician to International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas, Aleppo, Syria thrice (i) April 27-July 26, 2008; (ii) June 01-05, 2009 and (iii) November 08-19, 2019
  • Co-ordinating Editor of Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics since 2010-2014;
    Executive Editor, Statistics and Applications: Journal of the Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications since 2010;
  • Associate Editor, (i) Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, published by Taylor and Francis since 2017; (ii) Agricultural Research, Journal of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences since 2016; (iii) Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics during 2006-2009;
  • Member, Editorial Board(i) Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2006-2010; (ii) Statistics and Applications, 2002-2010; (ii) Annals of Agricultural Research, 2000-2008; (iii) PusaAgriscience, Journal of IARI Post Graduate School, 2005-2014; (iv) Journal of Wheat Research, the Journal of Society for Advancement of Wheat Research, 2014-till date;
  • Executive President, Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, 2015-till date
  • Vice-President, Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications, 2014
  • Secretary, Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications for 2009.
  • Joint Secretary of (i) Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2005-2013; (ii) Society of Statistics, Computer and Applications from 2005 to 2008 and (iii) Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics from 2005.
Articles

Articles (top 10)

  • Gupta, V.K., Ramana, D.V.V. and Parsad, Rajender (1999). Weighted A-efficiency of block designs for making treatment-control and treatment-treatment comparisons. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 77, 301-319. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0378-3758(98)00187-6; http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/4490
  • Parsad, Rajender, Gupta, V.K. and Prasad, N.S.G. (2003). Structurally incomplete row-column designs. Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, 32(1), 239-261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1081/STA-120017809; http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/4818
  • Parsad, Rajender, Gupta, V.K. and Gupta, Sudhir (2005). Optimal designs for experiments on two-line and four-lines crosses. Utilitas Mathematica, 68, 11-32.
  • Parsad, Rajender, Gupta, V.K. and Srivastava, R. (2007). Designs for cropping systems research. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 137, 1687-1703.
  • Parsad, Rajender, Kageyama, Sanpei and Gupta, V.K. (2007). Use of complementary property of block designs in PBIB designs. Ars Combinatoria, 85, 173-182.
  • Mandal, B.N., Parsad, Rajender, Gupta, V.K. and Sud, U.C. (2009). A family of distance balanced sampling plans. Journal of Statistical Planning and inference, 139, 860-874. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspi.2008.05.039 ; http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/5055
  • Gupta, V.K., Singh, Poonam, Kole, Basudev and Parsad, Rajender (2010). Addition of runs to a two-level supersaturated design. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, 140(9), 2531-2535. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspi.2010.03.026; http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/4501
  • Marathi, Balram, Guleria, Smriti, Mohapatra, Trilochan, Parsad, Rajender, M. Nagarajan, K.K., Vinod, Atwal, Salwinder S., Prabhu, Vinod K., Singh, Nagender K. and Singh, Ashok K. (2012). QTL analysis of novel genomic regions associated with yield and yield related traits in new plant type based recombinant inbred lines of rice (Oryza sativa L.). BMC Plant Biology, 1-19. doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-137. http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/777
  • Ladha, J.K., Rao, A.N., Raman, Anitha K.A., Padre, Tirol, Dobermann, A., Gathala, M., Kumar, V., Sharawat, Y.S., Sharma, S., Piepho, H.P., Alam, M.M., Liak, R., Rajendran, R., Reddy, C. Kesava, Parsad, Rajender, Sharma, P.C., Singh, S.S., Saha, A. and Noor, S. (2016). Agronomic improvements can make future cereal systems in South Asia far more productive and result in a lower environmental footprint. Global Change Biology, 22(3), 1054-1074. 11/2015; DOI:10.1111/gcb.13143. (http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/3604)
  • Mandal, B.N., Dash, Sukanta, Parui, Shyamsundar and Parsad, Rajender (2016). Orthogonal Latin hypercube designs with special reference to four factors. Statistics and Probability Letters, 119, 181-185. http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/3610

Popular articles

  • Parsad, Rajender and Srivastava, R. (1995). Current status in design of experiments.  Proceedings of XI National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 48-59.
    Parsad, Rajender, Gupta, V.K. and Jaggi, Seema (1998). Optimality aspects of experimental designs. Advances in Agricultural Statistics and Computer Applications: Souvenir for Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Independence, 106-117.
  • Srivastava, R., Parsad, Rajender and Gupta, V.K. (1998) Robustness aspects of experimental designs. Advances in Agricultural Statistics and Computer Applications: Souvenir for Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Independence, 122-129.
  • Parsad, Rajender, Gupta, V.K. and Srivastava, R., (2000). Experimental designs: current status. Discussion Papers and Proceedings of XII National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 80-100.
  • Gupta, V.K., Sharma, S.D. and Parsad, Rajender (2000). Agricultural Statistics: 2000. Discussion Papers and Proceedings of XII National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 263-266.
  • Batra, P.K., Parsad, Rajender and Sharma, V.K. (2000). Quality of experimental data. Discussion Papers and Proceedings of XII National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 289-292.
  • Gupta, V.K. and Parsad, Rajender (2003). Current status of experimental design and challenges ahead. Proceedings of XIII National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 55-73.
  • Parsad, Rajender, Sharma, S.D. and Gupta, K. (2003). Agricultural statistics- problems for future research. Proceedings of XIII  National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 209-217.
  • Dixit, Anshu, Parsad, Rajender and Malhotra, P.K. (2004). Applications of geoinformatics in precision farming: an overview. Proceedings of the National symposium on Geoinformatics Applications for Sustainable development held at New Delhi during February 17-19, 2004. A.K. Singh, U.K. Chopra, D.K. Das and R.N. Garg. 115-125.
    Kar, Abhijit, Chandra, Pitam and Parsad, Rajender (2004). Microwave assisted dehydration of banana (dwarf cavendish) slices: an alternative energy efficient method. Food and BioProcess Engineering Proceedings of the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Agricultural and Food Engineering held at IIT, Kharagpur during December 14-17, 2004. 44-51.
  • Parsad, Rajender and Gupta, V.K. (2007). Statistical issues for experimentation in national agricultural research system. Proceedings of XIV National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 144-151.
  • Gupta, V.K. and Parsad, Rajender (2007). Status of agricultural experimentation in national agricultural research system. Proceedings of XIV National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 58-68.
  • Bhatia, V.K., Prajneshu, Parsad, Rajender, Jaggi, Seema, Rai, Anil and Rao, A.R. (2008). Agricultural Statistics: Advances in Post-Graduate Research for Improving Agricultural Growth and Prosperity. Eds. H.S. Gaur, K.C.
  • Bansal, K. Vijayaragavan, R.D. Gautam, A.R. Sharma, S.K. Singh. Post Graduate School, IARI, New Delhi, 349-364.
  • Gupta, V.K., Bhatia, V.K. and Parsad, Rajender (2009). Indian Agricultural Statistics Research Institute: A Profile. IASRI … an era of excellence, IASRI, New Delhi, 1-9
  • Parsad, Rajender and Gupta, V.K. (2009). A Profile of Design of Experiments at IASRI. IASRI … an era of excellence, IASRI, New Delhi, 19-34.
  • Parsad, Rajender, Jaggi, Seema, Gupta, V.K., Varghese, Cini and Lal, Krishan (2009). Glimpses of Basic Research in Design of Experiments at IASRI. IASRI … an era of excellence, IASRI, New Delhi, 35-54.
  • Gupta, V.K. and Parsad, Rajender (2009). Block Designs for Cropping Systems Research. NAAS News. 8(2), 3-7.
  • Parsad, Rajender and Gupta, V.K. (2010). Agricultural Statistics Research: Current Status and Future Challenges. Proceedings of XV National Conference of Agricultural Research Statisticians, 51-70.
  • Gupta, V.K., Mandal, B.N. and Parsad, Rajender (2015). History of Statistics on Timeline. Available at http://sample.iasri.res.in/ssrs/History.pdf
Books

MONOGRAPHS

  • Parsad, Rajender, Gupta, V.K., Batra, P.K., Satpati, S.K. and Biswas, P. (2007). a-designs. IASRI, New Delhi. A.S.R.I./M.-01/2007
    Monograph reviews written by (i) Murari Singh appeared in Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 2009, 3(2), 535-536;  (ii) Kishore Sinha appeared in Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 2009, 63(1), 109 and (iii) Indexed in Mathematical Reviews of American Mathematical Society from USA and Zebntralblatt Math from Germany. http://krishi.icar.gov.in/jspui/handle/123456789/4506
  • Gupta, V.K., Dhandapani, A. and Parsad, Rajender (2007). Hadamard Matrices. IASRI, New Delhi. I.A.S.R.I./M.-02/2007
    Monograph review written by Warren F. Kuhfeld appeared in Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 2008, 2(4), 713-714; reviews also appeared in MathSciNet and Zentralblatt MATH Database

Bulletins

  • Gupta, V.K., Parsad, Rajender and Jaggi, Seema (2001). Division of Design of Experiments: 1990-2000.  IASRI, New Delhi. (Prepared it as a web publication and linked with Institute Site).
  • Gupta, K., Lal, Krishan and Parsad, Rajender (2008). Experiments with Mixtures: A Bibliography. IASRI, New Delhi. I.A.S.R.I./T.B.-02/2008. Also available at http://www.iasri.res.in/design/mixture/mixture/Bibliography.htm
  • Parsad, Rajender and Gupta, K. (2009). Design Resources Server. IASRI, New Delhi. I.A.S.R.I./T.B.-03/2009
  • Sharma, N.K., Batra, K., Gangwar, B., Parsad, Rajender (2010). Fertilizer response ratios for different crops.  IASRI, New Delhi and PDFSR, Modipuram. IASRI/TB-01/2010.
  • Parsad, Rajender and Dhandapani, (2012). Indian NARS Statistical Computing Portal. IASRI, New Delhi. IASRI/TB-01/2012.
  • Parsad, Rajender, Dhandapani, A., Tomar, R.S. and Kumar, Sachin (2013). Quick Reference Guide for Installation, Maintenance and Trouble Shooting. IASRI, New Delhi. I.A.S.R.I./T.B.-01/2013
  • Gupta, K., Parsad, Rajender and Mandal, B.N. (2015). Significance of Experimental Designs in Agricultural Research. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi. I.A.S.R.I./T.B.-01/2015

Electronic Books

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