Dr. Tauqueer Ahmad

Name

Dr. Tauqueer Ahmad

Ongoing

On-going projects: Five (5)

(i) Externally funded projects: One (1)

1.          “Integrated Sample Survey Solutions for Major Livestock Products” funded by Animal Husbandry Statistics Division, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying & Fisheries, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Government of India (Co-PI).

(ii) Projects under consultancy mode: Four (4)

  1.     “Evaluation of Improvement of Agricultural Statistics Scheme (IAS Scheme)” funded by Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India (PI).   
  2.   “Technical Guidance in Implementation of Methodology for Estimation of Area and Production of Horticultural Crops developed by ICAR-IASRI under CHAMAN Project” funded by Haryana State Government (PI).
  3.   “Evaluation of Comprehensive Scheme for Studying Cost of Cultivation of Principal Crops (CS Scheme)” funded by Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India (PI).  
  4.   “Evaluation of Agriculture Census Scheme” funded by Agriculture Census Division, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India (Co-PI).   
Completed

Completed projects: Twenty seven (27)

(i) Externally funded projects: Thirteen (13)

  1. Integrated Sampling Methodology for Crop Yield Estimating using Remote Sensing, Field Surveys and Weather Parameters for Crop Insurance” funded by Credit Division, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India (PI).  
  2.  “Study to test the developed alternative methodology for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops: IASRI Component of CHAMAN Program under MIDH” funded by Horticulture Division, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India (PI).   
  3. “Investigation of Causes of Divergence between Official and Trade Estimates of Jute Production” funded by Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India (Co-PI).
  4. “Assessment of Quantitative Harvest and Post-Harvest Losses of major Crops and Commodities in India” funded by Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India (CCPI).  
  5.  “National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture-Agroforestry component” funded by ICAR under ICAR Plan Scheme (CCPI).  
  6.   “Pilot study to develop an alternative methodology for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops” funded by Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India (PI).  
  7.  “Pilot study for estimation of seed, feed and wastage ratios of major food grains” funded by Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India

(Co-PI).  

8.        “Harvest and post harvest losses of major crops and livestock produce in India” funded by ICAR under ICAR Plan Scheme (Co-PI).  

9.        “Developing remote sensing based methodology for collection of Agricultural Statistics in North-East hilly region” funded by Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad, Government of India (Co-PI).  

10.    “Study to investigate the causes of variation between official and trade estimates of Cotton production” funded by Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India (PI).   

11.    “District level poverty incidence estimation from NSSO data using small area estimation technique” funded by Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India (Co-PI).  

12.    “Assessment of harvest and post harvest losses” funded by ICAR under NATP Mission Mode project (Co-PI).  

13.    “Integrated National Agricultural Resources Information System” funded by ICAR under NATP Mission Mode project (Co-PI).       

 

(ii) Projects under consultancy mode: Ten (10)

Projects funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO): Four (4)

14.    “Study on field testing of the developed guidelines on estimating post-harvest losses of horticultural crops, livestock products and fish and fish products” funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy (PI).

15.    “Study on developing Guidelines for estimating post harvest losses of horticultural crops, livestock products and fish and fish products” funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy (PI).

16.    “Pilot study on private food grains stock estimation at farm level aligned with Input Survey of Agriculture Census in India” funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, India (FAO-India) (PI).

17.    “Research on improving methods for estimating crop area, yield and production under mixed, repeated and continuous cropping” funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy (Co-PI).

Projects funded by National Organizations/Governments: Six (6)

18.    “Study to develop an alternative methodology for estimation of Cotton production” funded by Directorate of Economics and Statistics, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India (PI).   

19.    “Testing and validation of alternative methodology developed by IASRI for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops in Haryana” funded by Haryana State Government (PI).

20.    “Testing and validation of alternative methodology developed by IASRI for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops in Madhya Pradesh” funded by Madhya Pradesh State Government (PI).

21.    Impact assessment of agroforestry model in Vaishali district of Bihar State” funded by Institute of Forest Productivity (ICFRE), Ranchi (PI).

22.    “Evaluation of Agricultural Census Scheme” funded by Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India (Co-PI). 

23.    “Manual on Fishery Statistics” funded by Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India (Co-PI). 

 

(iii) Institute funded Projects including Inter-Institutional Projects: Four (4)

24.    “Assessment of post-harvest losses in fruits and vegetables and strategies for their reduction in Andaman and Nicobar Islands” in collaboration with ICAR-Central Islands Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-CIARI), Port Blair (Co-PI).

25.    “Farm power machinery use protocol and management for sustainable crop production” in collaboration with ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-IARI), New Delhi (Co-PI).

26.    “Study to develop methodology for crop acreage estimation under cloud cover in the satellite imageries” (Co-PI).  

27.    “Development of GIS based technique for identification of agroforestry areas” (PI).

E-mail

tauqueer[dot]ahmad[at]icar[dot]gov[dot]in

Designation

Head- Sample Survey

Awards

·      Jawaharlal Nehru Award of ICAR in the field of Agricultural Statistics

·      Young Scientist Award of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics (ISAS)

·      Appreciation letter from Dean, P.G. School, ICAR-IARI four times for excellent teaching as faculty member, ICAR-IARI

·      Short-listed for the consideration of Best Teacher Award seven times by the P.G. School, ICAR-IARI

·      Appreciation email from Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy for successful conduct of study and on-time (as per LoA) completion of two FAO awarded studies entitled “Study on developing guidelines on estimating Post Harvest losses of horticultural crops, livestock products and fish and fish products” and “Study on field testing of the developed guidelines on estimating Post Harvest losses of horticultural crops, livestock products and fish and fish products” in 2018 during a short span of time.

·      Appreciation letter from DES, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (MoAFW), Govt. of India for the conduct of study entitled “Study to investigate the causes of variation between official and trade estimates of Cotton production”.

·      Nominated by Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India in October 2020 for consideration of selection on the Board of Directors of Agricultural Insurance Company of India (AIC) before the Search Committee, in accordance with the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) guidelines.

·      Organized and supervised Eighth International Conference on Agricultural Statistics
(ICAS-VIII) during 18-21 November 2019 at New Delhi, India as Director, ICAR-IASRI– Inaugurated by Shri Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the presence of all three Ministers of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India; 500+ delegates from 100+ countries across the globe; 288 papers, 18 plenary talks and panel discussions, 165 thematic oral presentations, 95 poster presentations and rich academic discussions during the presentations.

·      Recognized as Expert by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and was invited for Expert Committee meeting on “Improving methods for estimating crop area, yield and production under mixed, repeated and continuous cropping” held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy during April 15-16, 2015.

·      Recognized as Expert by FAO of the United Nations and was invited for Expert Committee meeting on “Improving methods for estimating post harvest losses” held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy during April 16-17, 2015.

·      As Middle Level Consultant to FAO, imparted training to the Master trainers and Enumerators and supervised field data collection in three field testing countries namely, Indonesia, Rwanda and Jamaica under a FAO funded study awarded to ICAR-IASRI.

·      Recognized as Reviewer by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for evaluating and sending comments on Technical Report-2, Field Test Protocol and Technical Report-3” of the study on “improving methods for estimating post harvest losses” in the year 2015.

·      Invited by FAO of the United Nations for participation in the Validation meeting on “Improving methods for estimating crop area, yield and production under mixed, repeated and continuous cropping” and brief session on “Measuring vegetable production” at FAO headquarters, Rome, Italy during September 7-8, 2016.

·      Invited by FAO of the United Nations for participation in the Global Strategy Outreach Workshop on Agricultural Statistics and to the Seventh International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS VII) to be held at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy during October 24-28, 2016 and for presenting a research paper in the session on “Post Harvest Losses” in the FAO organized GS Workshop as Invited Speaker.

·      Presented a paper entitled Sampling methodology for estimation of harvest and post harvest losses of major crops and commodities” by Tauqueer Ahmad, U.C. Sud, Anil Rai, Prachi Mishra Sahoo, S.N. Jha and R.K. Vishwarma on 25.10.2016 in Global Strategy Outreach Workshop on Agricultural Statistics held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy during 24-25 October 2016.

·      Presented a paper entitled “An alternative methodology for estimation of cotton yield using double sampling approach” by U.C. Sud, Tauqueer Ahmad, Anil Rai and Prachi Mishra Sahoo on 26.10.2016 in Seventh International Conference on Agricultural Statistics (ICAS VII) held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy during 26-28 October 2016.

·      As Senior Level Consultant to FAO and Project Leader, conducted pilot study on private food grains stock estimation at farm level aligned with Input Survey of Agriculture Census in India funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations, India (FAO-India).

·      Recognized as Expert by FAO of the United Nations Rome, Italy and was invited for Expert Consultation on SDG 12.3 – Measurement and action to meet the target on reducing food losses and food waste” held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy during September 28-29, 2017.

·      As Senior Level Consultant to FAO and Project Leader, conducted a study on developing guidelines on estimating Post Harvest losses of horticultural crops, livestock products and fish and fish products funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy.

·      As Senior Level Consultant to FAO and Project Leader, conducted a study on field testing of the developed guidelines on estimating Post Harvest losses of horticultural crops, livestock products and fish and fish products funded by Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy.

·      Recognized as Expert by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional office for Asia and the Pacific (FAO-RAP), Bangkok, Thailand for sharing knowledge and imparting classroom and field training to the Govt. of Nepal officials for field testing of guidelines on measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses of milk & meat and fruits & vegetables during
13-17 August 2019.

·      Recognized as Expert by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional office for Asia and the Pacific (FAO-RAP), Bangkok, Thailand for sharing knowledge and imparting classroom and field training to the Govt. of Thailand officials for field testing of guidelines on measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses of cereals & pulses and fruits & vegetables during 17-23 August 2019.

·      Recognized as Sampling Expert by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAO-RAP), Bangkok, Thailand for providing technical guidance on sampling strategy and development of suitable sampling methodologies for the Asian Countries starting with Laos and Nepal. A request from FAO-RAP was received through email in February 2020 and the process of signing Letter of Agreement (LoA) between ICAR-IASRI on behalf of ICAR and FAO-Laos is in progress.

·      Best Research Paper Award

Research paper entitled, “Acreage estimation of mango orchards using hyperspectral satellite data” authored by Nobin C Paul, Prachi M Sahoo, Tauqueer Ahmad, R.N Sahoo, Gopal Krishna and S.B.Lal published in Indian Journal of Horticulture Vol. 75 (1), March 2018 / PP 27-33 was adjudged as the Best Research Paper for the year 2018 by the Indian Academy of Horticultural Sciences (IAHS).

·      Project Leader of a National Level project “Survey component of CHAMAN project” during 2014-2018 under which alternative sampling methodology developed by ICAR-IASRI for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops was tested and validated in six states of the country and is adopted in Haryana State since 2019-20. As a result of this study, ICAR-IASRI has been declared as National Level Agency (NLA) under Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH) by MoAFW, Govt. of India.

·      Cooperating Centre Project Leader of a National Level project under SDG 12.3.1Assessment of quantitative harvest and Post Harvest losses of major crops/commodities in India” under which a suitable sampling methodology was developed by ICAR-IASRI for estimation of harvest and Post Harvest losses of 45 major crops/commodities based on a national level survey during 2012-2014 in 120 selected districts of the country.

·      Received IARI Senior Research Fellowship from PG School, IARI, New Delhi in Ph.D. during 1992-96.

·      Received IARI Junior Research Fellowship from PG School, IARI, New Delhi in M.Sc. during 1990-92.

·      Received National Merit Scholarship from Patna University, Patna in B.Sc. during 1987-90.

Articles

1.        Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Rai, A., and Sahoo, P.M. (2020). An Alternative Sampling Methodology for Estimation of Cotton Yield using Double Sampling Approach. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics74(3), 217-226.

2.        Biswas, A., Rai, A. and Ahmad, T. (2020). Spatial Bootstrap Variance Estimation Method for Missing Survey Data. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 74(3), 227–236.

3.        Udgata, A.R., Sahoo, P.M., Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Biswas, A. and Krishna, G. (2020). Integration of Survey Data and Satellite Data for Acreage Estimation of Mango (Mangifera indica). Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 74(3), 237–242.

4.        Vishwakarama, R.K., Jha, S.N., Dixit, A., Rai A., Ahmad, T. (2020). Estimation of Harvest and Post-Harvest Losses of Cereals and Effect of Mechanization in Different Agro-Climatic Zones of India. Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 75 (3): 317–336.

5.        Biswas, A., Rai, A., Ahmad, T.  and Sahoo, P.M. (2020). Rescaled Spatial Bootstrap Variance Estimation of Spatial Estimator of Finite Population Parameters under Ranked Set Sampling. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics74(2), 137–147.

6.        Moury, P.K., Ahmad, T.,  Rai, A., Biswas, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2020). Outlier Robust Finite Population Estimation under Spatial non-Stationarity. International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences, 16(2), 535-545.

7.        Udgata, A. R., Sahoo P.M., Ahmad, T., Rai A. and Gopal  K. (2020) Remote Sensing and Machine Learning techniques for acreage estimation of mango (Mangifera indica). Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 90 (3): 551–555.

8.        Dasgupta, P., Ahmad, T., Rai, A. and Biswas, A. (2019). Bootstrap Variance Estimation Technique under Dual Frame Ranked Set Sampling. Journal of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics73(3), 197–206.

9.        Krishna, G., Sahoo, R.N., Singh, P., Bajpai, V., Patra, H., Kumar, S., Dandapani, R., Gupta, V.K., Viswanathan, C., Ahmad, T. and Sahoo, P.M. (2019). Comparison of various modelling approaches for water deficit stress monitoring in rice crop through hyperspectral remote sensing, Agricultural Water Management, 213, 231-244. Available at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.08.029

10.    Vishwakarma, RK, Jha, SN, Dixit, A, Kaur, A, Rai A, Ahmad T. (2019). Assessment of harvest and post-harvest losses of major pulses in India. Agricultural Economics Research Review, 32 (2): 247 – 258.

11.    Biswas, A., Rai, A. and Ahmad, T. (2018). Rescaling Bootstrap Technique for Variance Estimation for Ranked Set Samples in Finite Population. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation. DOI: 10.1080/03610918.2018.1527349

12.    Krishna, G., Paul, N.C., Pradhan, S., Ahmad, T. and Sahoo, P.M. (2018). Spatiotemporal Change Detection of Coastline with Satellite Remote Sensing for Environmental Management. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 72(3), 205-211.

13.    Paul, N.C., Sahoo, P.M., Sahoo, R.N., Das, B., Biswas, A., Krishna, G., Rai, A. and
Ahmad, T. (2018). Comparative Evaluation between Multispectral and Hyperspectral Data for Discrimination of Fruit Crops using Statistical Techniques. Journal of Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 72(3), 187-191.  

14.    Dasgupta, P., Ahmad, T., Biswas, A. and  Rai, A. (2018). A dual frame approach for estimating finite population total using ranked set sampling. International Journal of Agricultural and Statistics Sciences, 14(1), 409-418.

15.    Paul, N.C., Sahoo, P.M., Ahmad, T., Sahoo, R.N., Krishna, G. and Lal, S.B. (2018). Acreage estimation of mango orchards using hyperspectral satellite data. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 75(1), 27-33.

16.    Moury, P.K. and Ahmad, T. (2017). Estimation of cotton yield at tehsil level using double sampling approach under stratified two stage sampling design framework. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Research, 7(5), 249-256.

17.    Krishna, G., Sahoo R.N., Pradhan, S., Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M. (2017). Hyperspectral satellite data analysis for pure pixels extraction and evaluation of advanced algorithms for LULC classification. Earth Science Informatics. (Thomson Reuters Impact Factor: 1.49).  Available at https://doi.org/10.1007/s12145-017-0324-4.

18.    Biswas, A., Rai, A., Ahmad, T. and Sahoo, P.M. (2017). Spatial Estimation and Rescaled Spatial Bootstrap Approach for Finite Population. Communications in Statistics – Theory and Methods, 46(1), 373-388.

19.    Kumar, M., Dubey, A.K., Dubey, U.C. and Ahmad, T. (2016). Quantification of Agricultural Mechanization for Soybean -Wheat Cropping Pattern in Bhopal Region of India. Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America, 47 (1), 28-32.

20.    Ahmad, T., Sahoo P.M. and Jally, S.K. (2016). Estimation of area under agroforestry using high resolution satellite data. Agroforestry Systems90(2), 289-303.

21.    Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M. and Jally, S.K. (2015). Agroforestry area estimation using remote sensing technique in Vaishali District of Bihar State. International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences, 11(1-Supp), 269-274.

22.    Ahmad, T., Bathla, H.V.L., Rai, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2015). Estimation of area and production of horticultural crops in Himachal Pradesh. Advances in Applied Research, 7(1),
1-8.

23.    Biswas, A., Rai, A., Ahmad, T. and Sahoo, P.M. (2015). Spatial estimation approach under ranked set sampling from spatial correlated finite population. International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences, 11(2), 551-558.

24.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Bathla, H.V.L. and Sharma S.D. (2014). Methodological issues relating to horticultural surveys in India. Advances in Applied Research, 6(1), 1-11.

25.    Sahoo, P.M., Omiam, G.,  Handique, B.K., Rai, A. and Ahmad, T. (2014). Land use land cover mapping of West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya using Remote Sensing. Journal of Agricultural Physics, 14 (1), 113-119.

26.    Satpute, S.T., Singh, Man, Khanna, M., Singh, A.K. and Ahmad, T. (2013). Response of drip irrigated onion crop in irrigation intervals and fertigation strategies. Indian Journal of Horticulture, 70(2), 293-295.

27.    Biswas, A., Ahmad, T. and Rai, A. (2013). Variance estimation using Jackknife method in ranked set sampling under finite population framework. Journal of Indian Society of  Agricultural Statistics, 67(3), 345-353.

28.    Kumar, M., Ahmad, T., Rai, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2013). Methodology for Construction of Composite Index. International Journal of Agricultural and Statistical Sciences, 9(2), 639-647.

29.    Satpute, S.T., Singh, Man, Khanna, M., Singh, A.K. and Ahmad, T. (2012). Performance evaluation of onion crop under drip fertigation. Pusa AgriScience, 35, 39-50.

30.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2012). Comparison of bootstrap techniques for estimation of ratio in complex surveys. Inter. J. Agril.  Statist. Sci., 8(1), 355-365.

31.    Abedinpour, M., Sarangi, A., Rajput, T.B.S., Singh, M, Pathak, H. and Ahmad, T. (2012). Performance evaluation of AquaCrop model for maize crop in a semi-arid environment. Agric. Water Manage., 110, 55-66.

32.    Sahoo, P.M., Rai, A., Ahmad, T., Singh, R. and Handique, B.K. (2012). Estimation of acreage under paddy crop in Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya using Remote sensing and GIS. Inter. J. Agril.  Statist. Sci., 8(1), 193-202.

33.    Ahmad, T., Bathla, H.V.L., Rai, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2012). Estimation of area and production of fruits and vegetables in Maharashtra State. In Proceedings of XI Biennial Conference of the International Biometric Society (Indian Region) on Computational Statistics and Bio-Sciences., 129-136.

34.    Kumar, M.,  Ahmad, T., Rai, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2012). Sensitivity analysis of various indicators of composite index. J. Ind. Soc. Agril. Statist., 66(2), 335-342.

35.    Ahmad, T., Bathla, H.V.L., Rai, A., Mathur, D.C. and Sood, R.M. (2011). An alternative sampling methodology for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops. Mod. Assist. Statist. Appl., 6(4), 325-336.

36.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A. and Singh, R. (2010). Statistical evaluation of development of villages potential for agroforestry using GIS. Adv. Appl. Res., 2(2), 157-163.

37.    Ahmad, T. and Kathuria, O.P. (2010). Estimation of crop yield at block level. Adv. Appl. Res., 2(2), 164-172.

38.    Patil, J.P., Sarangi, A., Singh, A.K. and Ahmad, T. (2008). Evaluation of modified CN methods for watershed runoff estimation using a GIS-based interface. Biosystems Engineering, 100(1), 137-146.

39.    Patil, J. P., Sarangi, A., Singh, O. P., Singh, A. K.  and Ahmad, T. (2008). Development of a GIS interface for estimation of runoff from watersheds. Water Resour. Manage.,22(9),
121-1239.

40.    Singh, S., Singh, S., Singh, O.P., Adlakha, S.K., Sikarwar, H. and Ahmad, T. (2008). Reclamation and management of alkali soils – A decision support system. Jour. Soil & Water Conser., 7(1), 25-32.

41.    Srinath, K., Nair, R.V., Unnithan, G.R., Gopal, N., Bathla, H.V.L. and Ahmad, T. (2008). Post harvest losses in marine fisheries. Fish. Technol., 45(1), 109-112.

42.    Ahmad, T., Singh, R., Rai, A. and Kant, A.(2007). Model for prediction of area under agroforestry in Yamunanagar district of Haryana, Ind.  Jour. Agril. Sciences., 77(1), 43-45.

43.    Srinath, K., Unnithan, G.R., Gopal, N., Nair, R.V., Bathla, H.V.L. and Ahmad, T. (2007). Harvest losses in marine fisheries. Fish. Techn., 44(1), 117-120.

44.    Jeeva, J.C., Khasim, D.I., Srinath, K., Unnithan, G.R., Murthy, K.L.N., Rao, M.T., Bathla, H.V.L. and Ahmad, T. (2007). Post Harvest Losses at Various Marketing Channels in Inland Fisheries Sector. Fish. Techn., 44(2), 213-220.

45.    Singh, D.K., Rajput, T.B.S., Singh, D.K., Sikarwar, H.S., Sahoo, R.N. and Ahmad, T. (2006). Simulation of soil welting pattern with subsurface drip irrigation from line source. Agril. Water Manage., 83, 130-134.

46.    Singh, D.K., Rajput, T.B.S., Singh,D.K., Sikarwar, H.S., Sahoo, R.N. and Ahmad, T. (2006). Performance of Subsurface Drip Irrigation System with Line Source of Water Application in Okra Field. Jour. Agril. Engg., 43(3), 23-26.

47.    Jeeva, J.C., Khasim, D.I., Srinath, K., Unnithan, G.R., Rao, M.T., Murthy, K.L.N., Bathla, H.V.L. and Ahmad, T. (2006). Harvest Losses at Various Resources of Inland Fisheries. Fish. Techn., 43(2), 218-223.

48.    Ahmad, T., Singh, R. and Rai, A. (2005). Comparison of bootstrap methods for missing survey data: A simulation study. Mod. Assist. Statist. Appl., 1(1), 43-49.

49.    Ahmad, T., Kathuria, O.P. and Rai, A. (2004). Comparative study of farmer’s eye estimate and crop cut estimate for general crop estimation surveys. Ann. Agril. Res., 25(3), 394-397.

50.    Ahmad, T., Singh, R. and Rai, A. (2003). A bootstrap technique for variance estimation using imputed survey data for missing observations. Ind.  J. Appl. Stats., 7, 40-48.  

51.    Ahmad, T. and Rai, A. (2002). An approach to GIS based spatial sampling procedures for environmental studies in agriculture, Amer. J. Math. Manag. Scien., 22 (3 & 4), 251-260.

52.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A. and Singh, R.(2000). Identification of potential zones for agroforestry using GIS. In Proceedings of J. Indian Soc. Agri. Stat., 53(1), 100-103. 

53.    Ahmad, T. (1997). A resampling technique in complex survey data. J. Ind. Soc. Agril. Statist., 50(3), 364-379. 

Policy papers published at International level:

1.        FAO (2020). Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses – Findings from the field test on estimating harvest and post-harvest losses of fruits and vegetables in Mexico. Field test report. Rome. Authors:  Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Singh, M.  

http://www.fao.org/3/cb1511en/CB1511EN.pdf

2.        FAO (2020). Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses – Estimating harvest and post-harvest losses in Zambia. Meat and milk. Field test report. Rome. Authors:  Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Singh, M. http://www.fao.org/3/cb1965en/CB1965EN.pdf

3.        English, A., Ahmad, T. and Biswas, A. (2018). Pilot testing the food loss index. FAO, Rome Publication. http://www.fao.org/3/ca6691en/ca6691en.pdf

4.        Sud, U.C., Ahmad, T., Gupta, V.K., Chandra, H., Sahoo, P.M., Aditya, K., Singh, M. and Biswas, A. (2016). “Measuring Crop Area and Yield under Pure Stand, Mixed and Continuous Cropping: Findings from the Field Tests in three countries”. Working Paper
No.16
. December 2016. Global Strategy, FAO, Rome Publication.
http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/WP-16.01.2017-Findings-from-the-Field-Tests-Conducted-in-Three-Countries.pdf

5.        Sud, U.C., Ahmad, T., Gupta, V.K., Chandra, H., Sahoo, P.M., Aditya, K., Singh, M. and Biswas, A. (2017). “Methodology for Estimation of Crop Area and Crop Yield under Mixed and Continuous Cropping”. Technical Report Series: GO-21-2017, March 2017. Global Strategy, FAO, Rome Publication. http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TR-15.03.2017-Methodology-for-Estimation-of-Crop-Area-and-Crop-Yield-under-Mixed-and-Continuous-Cropping.pdf

6.        Sud, U.C., Ahmad, T., Gupta, V.K., Chandra, H., Sahoo, P.M., Aditya, K., Singh, M. and Biswas, A. (2016). Synthesis of Literature and Framework under the project “Research on Improving Methods for Estimating Crop Area, Yield and Production under Mixed, Repeated and Continuous Cropping”. Working Paper No. 5. Global Strategy, FAO, Rome Publication. Available at: http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/WP_Synthesis-of-Literature-and-Framework_Improving-Methods-for-Estimation-of-Crop-Area-190116.pdf.

7.        Sud, U.C., Ahmad, T., Gupta, V.K., Chandra, H., Sahoo, P.M., Aditya, K., Singh, M. and Biswas, A. (2015). Gap Analysis and Proposed Methodologies for Estimation of Crop Area and Crop Yield under Mixed and Continuous Cropping. Working Paper No. 4. Global Strategy, FAO, Rome Publication. http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/WP-2-on-Improving-Methods-for-Estimation-of-Crop-Area-and-Crop-yield-under-Mixed-and-Continuous-Cropping-141215.pdf

8.        Based on the submitted Technical Report-7 in the form of a Chapter of a Handbook under the project “Sampling methodology for estimation of crop area and yield under mixed and continuous cropping” funded by FAO of the United Nations, Chapter-6 entitled “Area and Yield Estimation under Mixed Cropping” in the “Handbook on Crop Statistics” has been published by the FAO in December 2018 and is available at FAO’s Global Strategy web site working papers’ content.http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Handbook-Crops.pdf

9.        Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Jha, S.N. and Vishwakarma,  R.K. (2016). Sampling methodology for estimation of harvest and post harvest losses of major crops and commodities. Presented in Global Strategy Workshop organized by FAO, Rome is available at FAO’s Global Strategy web site working papers’ content. http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Tauqeer_A_PHL-GSWorkshop-ICASVII-24-25Oct16-final.pdf

10.    Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Jha, S.N. and Vishwakarma,  R.K. (2016). A presentation on “Sampling methodology for estimation of harvest and post harvest losses of major crops and commodities” is available at FAO’s Global Strategy web site working papers’ content. http://gsars.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/4_PHL_Tauqueer_GSWorkshop-PHL-ICASVII-24-25Oct16.pdf

11.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Choubey, A.K., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, M. and Pathak, G.M. (2018): Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses of fruits and vegetables. (Accepted by FAO, Rome, Italy).

12.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Choubey, A.K., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, M. and Pathak, G.M. (2018): Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses of livestock products. (Accepted by FAO, Rome, Italy).

13.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Choubey, A.K., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, M. and Pathak, G.M. (2018): Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses of fish. (Accepted by FAO, Rome, Italy).

14.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Singh, M. (2018): Operational manual on estimating post harvest losses of horticultural crops. (Submitted to FAO, Rome, Italy).

15.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Singh, M. (2018): Operational manual on estimating post harvest losses of livestock. (Submitted to FAO, Rome, Italy).

16.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Singh, M. (2018): Operational manual on estimating post-harvest losses of fish. (Submitted to FAO, Rome, Italy).

Compiled and Edited Books published:

1.        Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, D., Kumar, R. and Basak, P. (2020). Agricultural Research Data Book 2020. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

2.        Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, D., Kumar, R. and Basak, P. (2019). Agricultural Research Data Book 2019. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

3.        Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, D. and Basak, P. (2018). Agricultural Research Data Book 2018. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

4.        Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, D. and Kumar, R. (2017). Agricultural Research Data Book 2017. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

5.        Ahmad, T., Gupta, A.K., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Kumar, R. (2016). Agricultural Research Data Book 2016. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

E-Book published:

·           Sahoo, P.M., Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Singh, K.N. and Sud, U.C. (2012). Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Agricultural Surveys. IASRI Publication. Available at http://www.iasri.res.in/ebook/GIS_TA/index.htm

 

Important technical reports published:

1.     Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C. and Sahoo P.M. (2016). Infrastructure report on Organizational structure and man power requirements, their role and functions along with budget requirement for implementation of alternative sampling methodology developed by ICAR-IASRI for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication.

2.     Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Sahoo P.M. and Singh, M. (2015). Schedules for primary data collection for horticulture survey under the project “Study to test the developed alternative methodology for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops: IASRI Component of CHAMAN Program under MIDH”. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication.

3.     Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Sahoo P.M. and Singh, M. (2015). Instruction manual for primary data collection for horticulture survey under the project “Study to test the developed alternative methodology for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops: IASRI Component of CHAMAN Program under MIDH”. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication.

4.     Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Sahoo P.M. and Singh, M. (2015). Instruction manual (Hindi version) for primary data collection for horticulture survey under the project “Study to test the developed alternative methodology for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops: IASRI Component of CHAMAN Program under MIDH”. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication.

5.     Ahmad, T, Sud, UC, Sahoo, PM, Pathak, GM and Singh, M (2015). Operating Manual for implementation of alternative sampling methodology for estimation of cotton production using double sampling approach. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication.

 

 

Project Reports published: 

1.          Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Kaustav, A., Basak, P., Kumar, R. and Kumari, V. (2020). Evaluation of Improvement of Agricultural Statistics Scheme. Interim Report, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication.

2.          Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Rai, A. (2019). Integrated Sampling Methodology for Crop Yield Estimating using Remote Sensing, Field Surveys and Weather Parameters for Crop Insurance. Project Report, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication.

3.          Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Kaustav, A., Singh, D. and Gupta, A.K. (2018): Study to test the developed alternative methodology for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops: IASRI Component of CHAMAN Program under MIDH. (Accepted by funding agency)

4.          Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M. and Biswas, A. (2018): Remote Sensing based acreage estimation and its validation with house to house survey data under IASRI component of CHAMAN program. (Accepted by funding agency)

5.          Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Sahoo, P.M., Rai, A., Kaustav, A., Kumar, R., Singh, M., Pathak, G.M. and Chandra, N. (2018): Testing and validation of alternative methodology developed by IASRI for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops in Haryana. (Accepted by funding agency)

6.          Ahmad, T., Sud, U. C., Sahoo, P.M., Rai, A., Biswas, A., Chaudhary, V.K., Singh, M., Pathak, G.M. and Chandra, N. (2018): Testing and validation of alternative methodology developed by IASRI for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops in Madhya Pradesh. (Accepted by funding agency)

7.          Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Choubey, A.K., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, M. and Pathak, G.M. (2018): Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses of fruits and vegetables. Final Report (Accepted by FAO, Rome, Italy)

8.          Ahmad T., Rai A., Choubey, A.K., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, M. and Pathak,  G.M. (2018): Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses of fish. Final Report (Accepted by FAO, Rome, Italy)

9.          Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Choubey, A.K., Sahoo P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, M. and Pathak,  G.M. (2018): Guidelines on the measurement of harvest and post-harvest losses of livestock products Final Report (Accepted by FAO, Rome, Italy)

10.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Singh, M. (2018): Findings from the field test conducted on estimating harvest and post harvest losses of fruits and vegetables in Mexico. Final Report (Accepted by FAO, Rome, Italy)

11.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Singh, M. (2018):Findings from the field test conducted on estimating harvest and post harvest losses of meat and milk in Zambia. Final Report (Accepted by FAO, Rome, Italy)

12.    Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Kaustav, A., Biswas, A. and Singh, M. (2018): Findings from the field test conducted on estimating harvest and post-harvest losses of fruits and vegetables in Mexico and Meat and Milk in Zambia. Final Report (Submitted to ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi)

13.    Ahmad, T., Sud, U.C., Biswas, A. and Singh, M. (2017). Pilot study on private food grains stock estimation at farm level aligned with Input Survey of Agriculture Census in India. Project final report submitted to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, India (FAO-India).

14.    Gupta, A.K., Sud, U.C., Tyagi, K.K., Chandra, H., Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Kaustav, A. and Biswas, A. (2016). Pilot study for estimation of seed, feed and wastage ratios of major food grains, AGENIASRISOL201300900010, I.A.S.R.I./P.R.-02/2016.

15.    Ahmad, T., Bhatia, V.K., Sud, U.C., Rai, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2015). Study to develop an alternative methodology for estimation of Cotton production, Final Printed Project Report, SOX0501, IASRI/PR-12/2011, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication.

16.    Jha, S.N., Vishwakarma, R.K., Ahmad, T., Rai, A. and Dixit, A.K. (2015). Assessment of Quantitative Harvest and Post-Harevest Losses of major Crops and Commodities in India. Project Report, ICAR-AICRP on Post-Harvest Technology, Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET), Ludhiana.

17.    Ahmad, T., Bhatia, V.K., Sud, U.C., Rai, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2013). Impact assessment of agroforestry model in Vaishali district of Bihar State. Draft Project Report, IASRI Publication.

18.    Ahmad, T., Bhatia, V.K., Sud, U.C., Rai, A. and Sahoo, P.M. (2013). Study to develop an alternative methodology for estimation of Cotton production. Draft Final Project Report, IASRI Publication.

19.    Sahoo, P.M., Ahmad, T., Singh, K.N. and Gupta, A.K. (2013). Study to develop methodology for crop acreage estimation under cloud cover in the satellite imageries.  Project Report, IASRI Publication.

20.    Ahmad, T., Bathla, H.V.L., Rai, A., Mathur, D.C. and Sood, R.M. (2012). Pilot study to develop an alternative methodology for estimation of area and production of horticultural crops. SOX0501, IASRI/PR-12/2011, IASRI, New Delhi.

21.    Ahmad, T. and Sahoo, P.M. (2012). National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture- Agroforestry component. Project Report, IASRI Publication.

22.    Bhatia, V.K., Sud, U.C., Tyagi. K.K., Ahmad, T. and Chandra, H. (2012). Evaluation of Agricultural Census Scheme. Project Report, IASRI Publication.

23.    Nanda, S.K., Vishwakarma, R.K., Bathla, H.V.L., Rai, A. and Chandra, P. et al. (2012). Harvest and post harvest losses of major crops and livestock produce in India. AICRP on Post Harvest Technology Publication.

24.    Sud, U.C., Ahmad, T. and Jain, V.K. (2011). District level poverty incidence estimation from NSSO data using small area estimation technique. Final draft Project Report, IASRI Publication.

25.    Sahoo, P.M., Rai, A., Bathla, H.V.L., Ahmad, T. and Farooqui, S. (2010). Developing remote sensing based methodology for collection of Agricultural Statistics in North-East hilly region. Project Report, IASRI Publication.

26.    Ahmad, T., Bathla, H.V.L., Rai, A., Sahoo, P.M., Gupta, A.K., Jain, V.K. and Mhadgut, D.V. (2008). Study to investigate the causes of variation between official and trade estimates of Cotton production, Interim Project Report, IASRI Publication.

27.    Bathla, H.V.L., Ahmad, T., Srinath, M.,  Jayasankar, J., Kuriakose, S., Mini, K.G., Mandal, S.K. and Tyagi, R.K. (2008). Manual on Fishery Statistics, Manual, CSO Publication.

28.    Bathla, H.V.L., Ahmad, T., Khasim, D.I., Srinath, K.,  Unnithan, G.R. and Jeeva, J.C. (2005). Assesment of harvest and post harvest losses(Inland Fisheries), Project Report, CIFT Publication.

29.    Bathla, H.V.L., Ahmad, T., Srinath, K.,  Unnithan, G.R., Gopal, N. and Nair, V.R. (2005). Assessment of harvest and post harvest losses(Marine Fisheries), Project Report, CIFT Publication.

30.    Bathla, H.V.L.,  Rai, A., Khatri, R.S., Singh, J., Ahmad, T., Jha, G.K., Dube, V. et al. (2004). Assessment of harvest and post harvest losses, Project Report, IASRI, Publication.

31.    Ahmad, T., Singh, R. and Rai, A. (2003). Development of GIS based technique for identification of agroforestry areas. Project Report, IASRI Publication.

32.    Rai, A., Malhotra, P.K., Batra, P.K., Ahmad, T. et al. (2002). Requirement Analysis Document of NATP Mission Mode project entitled “Integrated National Agricultural Resources Information System”, IASRI, Publication.

33.    Rai, A., Malhotra, P.K., Batra, P.K., Ahmad, T. et al. (2002). CodeBook-I of NATP Mission Mode project entitled “Integrated National Agricultural Resources Information System”, IASRI, Publication.

Copyrights granted: Five (5)

Books

Compiled and Edited Books published:

1.        Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, D., Kumar, R. and Basak, P. (2020). Agricultural Research Data Book 2020. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

2.        Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, D., Kumar, R. and Basak, P. (2019). Agricultural Research Data Book 2019. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

3.   Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, D. and Basak, P. (2018). Agricultural Research Data Book 2018. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

4.  Ahmad, T., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A., Singh, D. and Kumar, R. (2017). Agricultural Research Data Book 2017. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

5.   Ahmad, T., Gupta, A.K., Sahoo, P.M., Biswas, A. and Kumar, R. (2016). Agricultural Research Data Book 2016. ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi Publication

E-Book published:

·           Sahoo, P.M., Ahmad, T., Rai, A., Singh, K.N. and Sud, U.C. (2012). Applications of Remote Sensing and GIS in Agricultural Surveys. IASRI Publication. Available at http://www.iasri.res.in/ebook/GIS_TA/index.htm

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