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Dr.Shinoj P.

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Role:Senior Scientist
Focus of Research:

Demand and Supply studies

Marketing and Price Policy

International Trade

Commodity growth and modeling


I am presently working as Scientist (Senior Scale) in the Socio Economic Assessment and Technology Transfer Division of CMFRI Head Quarters, Kochi, since April 2015. Prior to this, I served as Scientist at the National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP), New Delhi for nearly 8 years. I graduated from Kerala Agricultural University, and holds Masters and Doctoral Degrees from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi in the field of Agricultural Economics. I work mainly in the areas of public policy in India’s agricultural/fishery sector with special focus on marketing, price policy, trade, growth and commodity modelling. Apart from research, I was also engaged in teaching post-graduate and doctoral students at the Post Graduate School of IARI during 2013-2015. I had been a visiting scholar at the Department of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, New York and at Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI), Iowa State University, Ames, United States. Besides this, I had also served as consultant to SAARC Agricultural Centre (SAC), Dhaka, Food and Agricultural Organization, New Delhi Office, National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi and National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation (NAFED), New Delhi.


PhD(Agricultural Economics) 2007, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

MSc (Agricultural Economics) 2004, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi.

BSc (Agriculture) 2001, Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur.

Current Research Projects 
No Title Funded By
1 Supply chain management of marine fisheries sector in India CMFRI
2 Economics of marine fisheries and sustainable management: Policy Issues  and Interventions CMFRI
Awards & Recognitions:

R.T. Doshi award for best research paper published in the journal Agricultural Economics Research Review in 2011.

Best Trainee Award, 81st Foundation Course for Agricultural Research Service (FOCARS) fromNationalAcademy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), Hyderabad (2007).

Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship, 2009 awarded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under Indo-US Agricultural Knowledge Initiative.

Member, Board of Examiners, Department of Humanities, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala, Thiruvanthapuramw.e.f. March, 2015.

Member, Board of Studies (BoS), Division of Agricultural Economics, IARI, Pusa, New Delhi, 2014- 2015.

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) Senior Research Fellowship for PhD and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for Masters programs in Agricultural Economics.

Kerala Agricultural University (KAU) Merit Scholarship for Excellence in Academics in 1998.

Best 5 Publications:

Parappurathu, ShinojKumar, Anjani,Kumar,Shiv and Jain, Rajni (2014). Commodity outlook on major cereals in India, Policy Paper No. 28, National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, New Delhi.

Kumar, Anjani Joshi, P.K., Kumar,Praduman andParappurathu, Shinoj(2014).Trends in the consumption of milk and milk products in India: implications for self-sufficiency in milk production, Food Security, 6(5): 719-726.

Chand, Ramesh andParappurathu,Shinoj (2012).Temporal and spatial variations in agricultural growth and its determinants.Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVII No. 26&27: 55-64. June, 30.

Shinoj, P.,Raju, S.S. and Joshi, P.K. (2011). India’s biofuel production programme: Need for prioritizing the alternative options. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 81(5): 391-397, May, 2011.

Shinoj, P.,Raju, S.S., Kumar, PradumanMsangi, Siwa,Yadav, PawanThorat, V.S. and Chaudhary, K.R. (2010).An economic assessment along the jatropha-based biodiesel value chain in India.Agricultural Economics Research Review, Vol. 23 (Conference Number): 393-404.

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