POLICY PAPERS

The Academy publishes Policy Papers based on the recommendations emerging out of the scientific programmes organized by it. The Academy also initiated a process to identify some important recommendations made in these Policy Papers and formulate projects to develop implementable action plan. The Academy has so far published the following Policy Papers:

Policy Paper 84: Practical and Affordable Approaches for Precision in Farm Equipment and Machi (Convener: Dr. K.K. Singh)
Policy Paper 83: Issues and Challenges in Shifting Cultivation and its Relevance in the Present
Context
(Conveners: Dr. U.C. Sharma and Dr. K.M. Bujarbaruah)
Policy Paper 82: Breeding Policy for Cattle and Buffalo in India (Conveners:Dr. M.L. Madan and Prof. M.P. Yadav)
Policy Paper 81: Climate Resilient Livestock Production (Convener:Dr. Khub Singh)
Policy Paper 80: Augmenting Forage Resources in Rural India:Policy Issues and Strategies (Convener: Dr. P.K. Ghosh)
Policy Paper 79: Integration of Medicinal and Aromatic CropCultivation and Value Chain Managementfor Small Farmers (Convener: Dr. A.K. Tripathi and Dr E.V.S. Prakasa Rao)
Policy Paper 78: Reservoir Fisheries Development in India:Management and Policy Options (Convener: Dr. W.S. Lakra)
Policy Paper 77: Aquaculture Certification in India: Criteria and Implementation Plan (Convener: Dr. I Karunasagar)
Policy Paper 76: Bio-fuels to Power Indian Agriculture (Convener: Prof. B.S. Pathak)
Policy Paper 75: Linking Farmers with Markets for Inclusive Growth in Indian Agriculture (Convener: Dr Anjani Kumar)
Policy Paper 74: Biodrainage: An Eco-friendly Tool for Combating Waterlogging (Convener: Dr S.K. Chaudhari)
Policy Paper 73: Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural Research, Education and Extension for Development [AREE4D] (Convener: Dr P.G. Chengappa)
Policy Paper 72: Bioinformatics in Agriculture: Way Forward (Convener: Dr D.P. Singh)
Policy Paper 71: Role of Root Endophytes in Agricultural Productivity (Convener: Dr. D. Joseph Bagyaraj)
Policy Paper 70: MOOC for Capacity Building in Indian Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges (Convener: Dr C. Devakumar)
Policy Paper 69: Carbon Economy in Indian Agriculture (Convener: Dr A. Subba Rao)
Policy Paper 68: Efficient Utilization of Phosphorus (Convener: Dr A. Subba Rao)
Policy Paper 67: Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture (Convener: Dr H.P. Singh)
Policy Paper 66: Role of Millets in Nutritional Security of India (Convener: Dr. Mahtab Bamji)
Policy Paper 65: Climate Resilient Agriculture in India (Convener: Dr. A.K. Singh)
Policy Paper 64: Improving Productivity of Rice Fallows (Convener: Dr Masood Ali)
Policy Paper 63: Nanotechnology in Agriculture: Scope and Current Relevance (Convener: Dr J.C. Tarafdar)
Policy Paper 62: Biopesticides – Quality Assurance (Convener: Dr A.N. Mukhopadhyay)
Policy Paper 61: Mastitis Management in Dairy Animals (Convener: Dr. A.K. Srivastava)
Policy Paper 60: Water Use Potential of Flood-affected and Drought-prone Areas of Eastern India (Convener: Dr. B.P. Bhatt)
Policy Paper 59: Livestock Infertility and its Management (Convener: Dr. B.S. Prakash)
Policy Paper 58: Management of Crop Residues in the Context of Conservation Agriculture (Convener: Dr. Himanshu Pathak)
Policy Paper 57: Value Added fertilizers and Site Specific Nutrient Management (SSNM) (Convener: Dr. Rajendra Prasad)
Policy Paper 56: Sustaining Agricultural Productivity through Integrated Soil Management (Convener: Dr. A. Subba Rao)
Policy Paper 55: Fighting Child Malnutrition (Convener: Dr. V. Prakash)
Policy Paper 54: Integration of Millets in Fortified Foods (Convener: Dr. A.K. Srivastava)
Policy Paper 53: Ecolabelling and Certification in Capture Fisheries and Aquaculture (Convener: Dr. T.K. Srinivasa Gopal)
Policy Paper 52: Biosafety Assurance for GM Food Crops in India (Convener: Dr. Manju Sharma)
Policy Paper 51: Carrying Capacity of Indian Agriculture (Convener: Dr. C.R. Bhatia)
Policy Paper 50: Drought Preparedness and Mitigation (Convener: Dr. K.D. Sharma)
Policy Paper 49: Agricultural Waste Management (Convener: Dr. N.S.L. Srivastava)
Policy Paper 48: Exploring Untapped Potential of Acid Soils of India (Convener: Dr. C.L. Acharya)
Policy Paper 47: Protected Agriculture in North-West Himalayas (Convener: Dr. Anwar Alam)
Policy Paper 46: Veterinary Vaccines and Diagnostics (Convener: Dr. A.K. Srivastava)
Policy Paper 45: Agrochemicals Management Issues and Strategies (Convener: Dr. N.S. Pasricha)
Policy Paper 44: Plant Quarantine including Internal Quarantine.. (Convener: Dr. S.K. Sharma)
Policy Paper 43: Antibiotics in Manure and Soil - A Grave Threat to Human and Animal Health (Convener: Dr. N.S. Pasricha)
Policy Paper 42: Crop Response and Nutrient RatioConvener: Dr. Rajendra Prasad)
Policy Paper 41: Sustainable Energy for Rural India (Convener: Dr. Anwar Alam)
Policy Paper 40: High Value Agriculture in India: Prospects and PoliciesConvener: Dr. S.P. Ghosh)
Policy Paper 39: Innovations in Rural Institutions: Driver for Agricultural Prosperity (Convener: Dr. B C Barah)
Policy Paper 38: WTO and Indian Agriculture: Implications for policy and R&D (Convener: Dr. Mruthyunjaya)
Policy Paper 37: Employment opportunities in farm and non-farm sectors (Convener: Dr. V. Prakash)
Policy Paper 36: Below ground Biodiversity in Relation to Cropping Systems (Convener: Dr. B.N. Johri)
Policy Paper 35: Low and Declining Crop Response to Fertilizers (Convener: Dr. Rajendra Prasad)
Policy Paper 34: Guidelines for Improving the Quality of Indian Journals & Professional Societies in Agriculture and Allied Sciences (Convener: Dr. R.K. Singh)
Policy Paper 33: Policy Options for Efficient Nitrogen Use (Convener: Dr. Y.P. Abrol)
Policy Paper 32: Emerging Issues in Water Management - The Question of Ownership (Convener: Dr. S.S. Acharya)
Policy Paper 31: Redefining Agricultural Education (Convener: Dr. Panjab Singh)

Gist of Policy Paper Nos. 1 - 30 brought out by the Academy since its inception. For Summary of 1-30 Policy Papers please clickhere. Full text of the document is available in the respective following links.

Policy Paper 30: Organic Farming: Approaches and Possibilities in the Context of Indian Agriculture (Convener: Dr. P.K. Chhonkar)
Policy Paper 29: Transgenic Crops and Biosafety Issues Related to Their Commercialization In India (Convener: Dr. R.P. Sharma)
Policy Paper 28: Impact of Inter River Basin Linkages on Fisheries (Convener: Dr. S. Ayyappan)
Policy Paper 27: Disaster Management in Agriculture (convener: Dr. Panjab Singh)
Policy Paper 26: Peri-Urban Vegetable Cultivation in the NCR Delhi (Convener: Dr. S. Nagarajan)
Policy Paper 25: Stakeholders' Perceptions On Employment Oriented Agricultural Education (Convener: Dr. J.C. Katyal)
Policy Paper 24: Biosafety of Transgenic Rice (Convener: Dr. V.L. Chopra)
Policy Paper 23: Export Potential of Dairy Products (Convener: Dr. B.N. Mathur)
Policy Paper 22: Seaweed Cultivation and Utilization (Convener: Dr. S. Ayyappan)
Policy Paper 21: Priorities of Research and Human Resource Development in Fisheries Biotechnology (Convener: Dr. T.J. Pandian)
Policy Paper 20: Dichotomy Between Grain Surplus and Widespread Endemic Hunger (Convener: Dr. M.S. Swaminathan)
Policy Paper 19: Intellectual Property Rights in Agriculture (Convener: Dr. Mangala Rai)
Policy Paper 18: Agricultural Policy: Redesigning R & D to Achieve It’s Objectives (Convener: Dr. I.P. Abrol)
Policy Paper 17: Scientists’ Views on Good Governance of An Agricultural Research Organization (Convener: Dr. J.C. Katyal)
Policy Paper 16: Agriculture-Industry Interface: Value Added Farm Products (Convener: Dr. Akshey K. Gupta)
Policy Paper 15: Prioritization of Agricultural Research (Convener: Dr. I.P. Abrol)
Policy Paper 14: Conservation and Management of Genetic Resources of Livestock (Convener: Dr. P.N. Bhat)
Policy Paper 13: Hi-Tech Horticulture in India (Convener: Dr. K.L. Chadha)
Policy Paper 12: Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement of the World Trade Organization – Advantage India (Convener: Dr. Anupam Varma)
Policy Paper 11: Empowerment of Women in Agriculture (Convener: Dr. V.P. Gupta)
Policy Paper 10: Globalization of Agriculture: R & D in India (Convener: Dr. K.V. Peter)
Policy Paper 9: Strategies for Agricultural Research in the North-East (Convener: Dr. G.L. Kaul)
Policy Paper 8: Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Nutritional Security (Convener: Dr. T.J. Pandian)
Policy Paper 7: Diversification of Agriculture for Human Nutrition (Convener: Dr. Mahtab S. Bamji)
Policy Paper 6: Reorienting Land Grant System of Agricultural Education in India (Convener: Dr. H.K. Jain)
Policy Paper 5: Sustainable Agricultural Export (Convener: Dr. K. Pradhan)
Policy Paper 4: Conservation, Management and use of Agrobiodiversity (Convener: Dr. R.S. Paroda)
Policy Paper 3: Harnessing and Management of Water Resources for Enhancing Agricultural Production in the Eastern Region (Convener: Dr. K. Pradhan)
Policy Paper 2: Fertilizer Policy Issues (2000-2025) (Convener: Dr. J.S. Kanwar)
Policy Paper 1: Agricultural Scientist’s Perceptions on National Water Policy (Convener: Dr. P.B.S. Sarma)