ICAR Personnel Management System

Executive Record Sheet
NameDr. V. Ramamurthy
ERP ID008703
Present DesignationHead of Research Centre/Regional Station
Cadre TypeHead of Regional Station
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YYYY)03/08/1964
State of DomicileKarnataka
Mother TongueKannada
Email Addressramamurthy20464@yahoo.co.in
Educational Qualifications (From Graduation Onwards)
DegreeFromToInstitutionThesis Title (If any)
B.Sc (Agri)01/Oct/198231/Oct/1986Agricultural Science , Bangalore 
M Sc (Agri.)01/Jan/198731/Dec/1988Agricultural Science, BangaloreStudies on Chilli + Fingermillet intercropping after Cowpea
Doctor of Philosophy01/Dec/198830/Jan/1993UAS BangaloreProductivity of soybean-maize-sunflower cropping system in alfisols through integrated nutrient management
History of Posting
S.No.DesignationName of Institute/ OrganizationOrganization /Posting TypeFromTo
1 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 05-Aug-199104-Mar-2007
2 Senior Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 05-Mar-200709-Feb-2008
3 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 10-Feb-200831-May-2018
4 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 01-Jun-201817-Jan-2023
5 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 18-Jan-202315-Mar-2023
6 Principal Scientist.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 16-Mar-202320-Jul-2023
7 Head Regional Station.National Bureau of Soil Survey and Land Use planning,NBSSLUP (RS) , Banglore 21-Jul-2023 
Training Details
Refresher Course
Program NameCountryVenueFromToProgram Organized by
Management Development Programme on DSS & TechnologiesINIndian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi2/25/2013 12:00:00 AM3/1/2013 12:00:00 AMIndian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)
Multidisciplinary perspectives on Science, Technology and SocietyINBangalore, BANGALORE12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM12/22/2017 12:00:00 AMNational Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS)
S.No.YearTitle of PublicationName of PublisherCitationISBN Number
12007Agribusiness Prospecting for Grape Cultivation Using Land Resource Information.Agricultural Economics Research Review  
22007Agribusiness Opportunities in Promoting Vermicompost in Citrus Cultivation in Maharashtra.Agricultural Economics Research Review  
32007Evaluation of Infocrop-cotton model in some shrink-swell soils under rainfed conditionsAgropedology  
42007Effect of soil type and nitrogen levels on the productivity and crop water balance in rainfed diploid cotton (Gossypium arboreum).Indian J. Agric. Sci.,  
52007Productivity and nitrogen use efficiency parameters in cotton cultivars with varying N levels and soil types under rainfed conditionsActa Agronomica Hungarica  
62006Intercropping with mulberry in shallow soilsIndian Silk  
72006Performance of mulberry in different soils of NagpurIndian Silk  
82006Vermicompost improves productivity and quality of Nagpur mandrinOrganic Farming Newsletter  
92005Farmer Field Schools - A New Participatory ApproachAgriculture Extension Review  
102005Sericulture-A reason for farmers smile.Indian Silk  
112005Effect of inorganic and biofertilizers on productivity of soybeanBiofertilizer News letter  
122004Integrated land resources appraisal of rainfed chickpea productivity in sub-humid and semi-arid agro-eco-subregions.Agropedology  
132004On-farm evaluation of seed priming technology in sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.).Agricultura Tropica ET Subtropica.  
142003Evaluation of Forages in smallholder farming systems through participatory researchThe Land  
152002Effect of nitrogen and Azospirillum inoculation on growth and green forage yield of Pennisetum trispecific hybridIndian J. Agron  
162002Response of Napier bajra hybrids to integrated nitrogen managementIndian J. Agron  
172002Agricultural Land Use Planning- from theoretical perspectives to participatory action plan in the Indian contextThe Land  
182001Selection of parents for leafiness in Bajra x Napier hybridsForage Research  
191998Response of Pennisetum tri specific hybrid to nitrogen and harvesting datesIndian J. Agron  
201998Effect of nitrogen on seed yield of perennial Dinanath and Pennisetum trispecific hybridForage Research  
211997A status paper on Stylosanthes productivity and utilisation in IndiaTropical Grasslands  
221997Stylosanthes seed production by Smallholder farmers in IndiaLEISA newsletter  
231996Effect of organic matter and Phosphorus on growth and yield of SoybeanIndian J. Agron  
241996Residual effect of organic matter and Phosphorus on yield and quality of MaizeIndian J. Agron  
251996Growth and regrowth of perennial Dinanath grassRange Mgmt. and Agroforestry  
261995Studies on Chilli+ Finger millet intercropping after CowpeaCrop Res.,  
271995Seed mixture Standardisation for grass –legume pasture of Buffel and styloForage Research  
281995Residual effect of organic matter and phosphorus on growth and yield of sunflowerFmg.Systems  
291995Effect of organic matter and phosphorus on quality and nutrient uptake of SoybeanJ. Oilseed Research  
301995Allelopathic effect of soybean, Maize and Sunflower.Allelopathy Journal  
311994Effect of intercropping, Residual fertility, protective irrigation and spacing on quality of Chillies.Crop Res.,  
321993Intercropping of Chilli and Finger millet under dry land conditionsIndian J. Agron  
331992Response of Chilli to residual fertility and protective irrigation in Cowpea-Chilli double cropping systemIndian J.Dryland Agric.Res.and Dev.,  
341991Response of Cowpea to fertilizer and protective irrigationIndian J. Agron.  
351991Effect of fertilizer and protective irrigation on nodulation of CowpeaCurrent Res.,  
S.No.Name of AwardAwarding organizationPlaceYearPrize
1 Best poster awardIndian Society of Soil Survey and Land Use PlanningIndia2015 
2 Cashless ICAR Institute Award (ICAR)NBSS&LUPIndia2017 
3 Fellowship of National/International AcademiesCrawford Foundation 1999 
4 Fellowship of National/International AcademiesIndian Society of AgronomyIndia2014 
5 Member - Institute Management Committee (ICAR)NBSS&LUPNagpur2011 
6 outstanding scientist awardICARIndia2007 
Patent, Copyright, Trademark etc.
Externally Funded Projects
Career Profile
Cadre NameDateMode of recruitment (CAS/DR)
Sr. Scientist (12000)10 Feb 2000DR
Pr. Scientist10 Feb 2008CAS
Scientist05 Aug 1991DR
Five Major Contributions
S.No.Major Contribution
1 Developed concept for identification of commodity specific zones at country and state level and identified potential areas for major crops
2 Evaluated and identified site specific crops, cropping systems and suggested crop and site-specific management strategies.
3 Developed Participatory Land Use Planning methodology and validated at watershed and village levels for enhancing livelihood security and management of Natural Resources.
4 Developed integrated land use planning methodology for district, mandal/block, panchayat and village level for efficient utilization of land resources.
5 Extensively conducted On-farm research and participatory technology development programmes.
6 1. Developed concept and methodology for identifying potential crop areas/zones 2. Developed concept and methodology of Participatory Land Use Planning (PLUP) 3. Developed concept and methodology for identifying Land Management Units (LMUs) 4. Developed methodology for identification of prime Agricultural lands 5. Developed district level land use planning methodology 6. Identified site-specific integrated farming system models to smallholder farmers 7. Participatory soil based agro-technology development for livelihood improvement 8. Developed efficient farming technologies for higher productivity of cotton 9. Developed Decision Support System (DSS) for district LUP 10.Contributed to National Soil and Land Use policy