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Department of Farm Engineering
Professor & Head  : Prof. V.R.VAGADIA, M.TECH. (Agril. Engg.)
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Faculty Strength
Sr. No.
Name
Designation
Higher Qualification
Experience
1
Prof. V.R.Vagadia
 Professor & Head
M.Tech (Agril. Engg.)
34 Years
Technical Staff
Sr. No.
Name
Designation
Qualification
Experience
1
Dr. P.H.Rank
Sr. Res. Asstt.
Ph.D. (Agril. Engg.)-SWE
2 Years
Supporting Staff (Current Position)
Sr. No.
Name
Designation
Qualification
Experience
1
Sh. B. R. Kher
Agril. Assistant
Diploma in Agri.
8 Year
Courses Offered at UG /PG and Others (Current Year Odd & Even Sem.)
(A)  Under Graduate Programme, B.Sc. (Hons.) Agri.
Teacher
Odd / Even
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Prof. V. R. Vagadia/
Dr. P. H. Rank
Odd
Ag. Engg. 3.2
Farm Machinery & Power
2(1+1)
Prof.B.P.Patel
Odd
Ag. Engg. 5.4
Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture
2(1+1)

Prof. V. R. Vagadia

Dr. P. H. Rank
Odd
Ag. Engg 7.5
READY / RAWEP
1(0+1)

Dr. P. H. Rank

(Jointly with three staffs)

Odd
Env 5.1
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
3(2+1)
Prof.V. R. Vagadia &
Dr. P. H. Rank
Even
Ag. Engg. 2.1
Introductory Soil and Water  Conservation Engineering
2(1+1)
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
Even
Ag. Engg. 4.3
Renewable Energy and Green Technology
2(1+1)

UG Teaching at other college

(B)  Under Graduate Programme, B.Sc. (Hons.) Horti.
Teacher
Odd / Even
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit

(Jointly with three staffs)

Dr. P. H. Rank
Even
NRMH 6.11
Environmental studies and disaster management
3(2+1)
(C)  Polytechnic / Agro Based ITI
Teacher
Odd / Even
Course No.
Title of the course
Credit
Dr. P. H. Rank
Odd
NRM 5.7
Farm Power and Machinery, Soil Survey and Conservation
2(1+1)
Laboratory Facility  
Sr. No.
Name of Lab.
Seating Capacity
Purpose
UG or PG
1
Farm  Machinery & Power 
40
Practical & Teaching
UG
2
Soil & Water Conservation Engg.
40
Practical & Teaching
UG
3
Renewable Energy & Green Technology
40
Practical & Teaching
UG
4
Protected Cultivation & Secondary Agriculture
40
Practical & Teaching
UG
Exhibition Hall / Museum / ELP Facilities
Sr. No.
Name of Museum/ Exhibition / ELP Hall
Size (Sq.m.)
Purpose
1
Agriculture Machinery Management Custom Hiring and Mobile  Workshop
100 sq.m.
Exposer to student/ visitors
M.tech./Ph.D. Students Guided
Name of Guide
No. of students being supervised (guided) by faculty
M.Tech. (Agri.Engg)
Ph.D.
Dr. R. Yadav
7
5
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
4
-
M.tech. Theses Submitted
Sr. No.
Title of the thesis
Name of the student
Name of guide
1 Design and performance evaluation of mini tractor mounted clod crusher(2023)  Jisna K.P. Prof. V.R. Vagadia
2
Workplace Design Compatibility: A Study on Mini Tractors Operator (2022)
Ravi Vala
Dr. R. Yadav
3
Development and Performance Evaluation of Shelling Unit of Power Operated Groundnut Decorticator (2022)
Lakhani Aanand
Prof. V.R. Vagadia
4
Development and Performance Evaluation of 3-Jaw Manual Vegetable Transplanter (2021)
Chavda Hardik
Prof. V.R. Vagadia
5
Development and Evaluation of Mini Tractor Operated Groundnut Digger Elevator cum Heap Formater (2020)
Anil Kavad
Dr. R. Yadav
6
Development and Performance Evaluation of Mini Tractor Mounted Sweep Type Weeding Tools (2020)
Hirpara Ravi
Prof. V.R. Vagadia
7
Development of Tractor Operated Garlic (Allium Sativum L.) Clove Planter (2019)
Shubham Zilpilwar
Dr. R. Yadav
8
Development & Performance Evaluation of Mini Tractor Mounted Clod Crusher (2018)
Ginoya Chintankumar
Dr. R. Yadav
9
Development and performance evaluation of mini tractor operated groundnut digger-cum-shaker (2014)
Jaiswal Hiral
Dr. R. Yadav
10
Optimization of mouldboard plough bottom using computer software (2014)
Yoganandi Yagnik
Dr. R. Yadav
Ph.D. Theses Submitted
Sr. No.
Title of the thesis
Name of the student
Name of guide
1
Development & Performance Evaluation of Remote Controlled Mechatronics Precision Planter (2022)
Vimal Vala
Dr. R. Yadav
2
Development & Evaluation of Solar Powered Remote-Controlled Sprayer (Continue since 2020)
Mayur Jalu
Dr. R. Yadav
3
Development & Performance Evaluation of a Tractor Mounted Precision Planter for Onion (2019)
Punil Gajjar
Dr. R. Yadav
4
Development of Tractor Operated Automated Inter and Intra Row Weeder (2019)
Ronak Jakasaniya
Dr. R. Yadav
Faculty Participated in Trainings/Refresher Course/Summer/Winter School etc.
Sr.
No.
Name of faculty
Period
Nature of training
Place
From
To
1
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
14-10-2019
23-10-2019
Renewable energy for environmental protection and energy conservation
College of Agri. Engg. Tech., AAU, Godhra
2
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
28-05-2017
31-05-2017
Technological changes and innovation in Agriculture for enhancing farmers income
ASM Foundation, New Delhi, India and JAU, Junagadh
3
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
14-07-2016
03-08-2016
Recent approaches in crop residue management and value addition for entrepreneurship development
ICAR, Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute Jhansi(U.P.)
4
Dr. R Yadav
(Prof. & Head)
24-04-2015
26-04-2015
SPIPA – Training Programme on Office Procedure & Financial Management
CoA, JAU, Junagadh
5
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
02-12-2013
29-12-2013
A training attended on “ Orientation Programme-101”, obtained Grade: A.
UGC: Academic Staff College, Saurashtra University, Rajkot,
6
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
11-10-2010
31-10-2010
A training attended on “ Biomass Conversion and Utilization for Sustainable Energy Development” in Winter school (I.C.A.R.)
PDKV, Akola (M. S.),
Seminar / Symposia / Workshop Attended by Faculty
Sr. No.
Name of Faculty
Period
Place
Title
From
To
1
Dr. P. H. Rank
29-03-2023
31-03-2023
ICAR Accredited SGT University, Gurugram, ISAHRD, Chandigarh and JUST AGRICULTURE Education Group
Participated and Presented the Research Paper in International Conference on "Innovative Approaches in Agriculture, Horticulture & Allied Sciences"
2
Dr. P. H. Rank
17-02-2023
19-02-2023
Organized by College of Agriculture, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar
Participated and Presented the Research Paper in International Conference on "Climate Resilient Agriculture for Food Security and Sustainability "
3
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
16-02-2023
17-02-2023
Organized by Department of REE, CAET, JAU, Junagadh under world bank funded IDP of NAHEP, ICAR, New Delhi.
Participated in two days workshop on “Waste Utilization and Management for Energy Generation”
4
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
25-08-2021
27-08-2021
Organized by Dr. NTR College of Agricultural Engineering, Bapatla under world bank funded, IDP of NAHEP, ICAR, New Delhi.
Participated in the International webinar on “Emerging Technologies in Agricultural Engineering for Food Safety & Security”
5
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
16-03-2021
17-03-2021
Organized by Department of REE, CAET, JAU, Junagadh under IDP-NAHEP, ICAR.
Participated in the national webinar on “Agriculture Residue and Waste Utilization for Energy Generation”
6
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
09-02-2021
13-02-2021
Organized by Department of Soil & Water Conservation Engineering, CAET, JAU, Junagadh under IDP-NAHEP, ICAR.
Participated in the Five days online vocational training programme on “Automation in Micro Irrigation System”
7
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
18-01-2021
22-01-2021
Organized by Department of Horticulture, COA, JAU, Junagadh under IDP-NAHEP, ICAR.
Participated in the national online training programme on “Cutting Edge Epitome of Post-Harvest Processing and Management of Horticultural Crops”
8
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
04-01-2021
08-01-2021
Organized by Department of Agronomy, COA, NAU, Bharuch (Gujarat).
Participated in the national webinar on “Sustainable Agriculture through Natural Resources Management”
9
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
(Asstt. Prof.)
24-12-2020
24-12-2020
Organized by Department of Farm Engineering, COA, JAU, Junagadh under IDP-NAHEP, ICAR.
Participated in the webinar on “Status & Srategies for Farm Mechanization in India”
Papers Published in Journals
Sr. No.
Details of Publication
NAAS Rating
1
Vala, R.; Yadav, R. and Gaadhe, S.K. 2023.Operator workplace design compatibility: A study on mini tractor. Int. J. Agril. Sciences, 19(1): 51-60
4.73
2
Vala, V. and Yadav, R. 2023. Steering geometry of remote control agricultural vehicle. Ergonomics Int.Journal, 7(1): 1-6. Doi:10.23880/eoij-16000254.
-
3
Yadav, R.and Vala V. 2023. The various techniques used for sowing seeds in India. Invention Intelligence, March-April 2023: 27-30.
 
4
Balas, P.R.; Makavana, J.; Jhala, K.B.; Chauhan, P.M. and Yadav, R. 2022. Economically comparasion of mini tractor operated installer and retriever of drip line. Indian J. of Agriculture and Allied Sciences, 8(1): 45-50.
3.55
5
Chavda, H.R.; Balas, P.R.; Jadav, C.;Vagadia, V.R. and Upadhyay A. 2022. Development and performance evaluation of 3-Jaw manual vegetable transplanter.  The Pharma Innovation Journal 2022; SP-11(7): 408-412, ISSN (P): 2349-8242.
5.23
6
Vala, V. and Yadav, R. 2022. Structural analysis of remote control precision planter. Int. J. Agril. Sciences, 18(2): 740-743. DOI:10.15740/HAS/IJAS/18.2/000-000
4.73
7
Venkat, R.; Nagaraj, B.; Mohan, S.; Mohnot, P. and Yadav, R. 2022. Design and development of rotary weeder cum fertilizer drill. Ecology, Environ. & Conservation: Vol 28, Oct. Suppl. Issue:  S154-S161. DOI: 10.53550/EEC.2022.v28i06s.026
5.41
8
Gajjar, P.; Yadav, R. and Yadav, K. 2021. Tractor mounted precision planter for onion farming. Invention Intelligence, July-August 2021: 49-53.
-
9
Makavana, J.; Sarsavadia, P.N.; Chauhan, P.M.; Dulawat, M.S.; Dobariya, U.D. and Yadav R. 2021. A Review pyrolysis: different agricultural residues and their bio char characteristics. Int. J. of Environment and Climate Change, 11(7): 80-88.
4.71
10
Zilpilwar, S.; Yadav, R.; Sakariya, K. and Gahane, M. 2021. Ergonomic evaluation of battery operated knapsack sprayer, Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, 23(3): 182-189.
-
11
Zilpilwar, S.; Yadav, R.; Gajjar, P. and Jakasania, R. 2021. Development and Performance Evaluation of Metering Mechanism for Planting Garlic Cloves. Agric. Res.: 10(2): 274-284. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40003-020-00492-1
5.90
12
Zilpilwar, S. and Yadav, R. 2021. Performance evaluation of tractor operated garlic (Allium sativum L.) clove planter. J. of Agric. Engineering, 58(1): 1-14, January-March 2021. Doi: 10.52151/jae2021581.1730.
4.79
13
Ginoya, C.J.; Yadav R.; Zilpilwar S.R.; Vagadia V.R. and Agrawat V. 2020.“Development and Optimization of Mini Tractor Mounted Clod Crusher cum Planker”. International journal of current microbiology and applied sciences (IJCMAS), On line: 8(1): 1822-1838. ISSN-2319-7706.
5.38
14
Hirpara R.; Vagadia, V.R.; Kathiria R.K. and Lalit S. 2020. “Development of Mini Tractor Mounted Sweep Type Weeding Tool”. International journal of current microbiology and applied sciences (IJCMAS), On line: 9(10): 3439-3449. ISSN-2319-7706.
5.38
15
Jakasania, R. and Yadav, R. 2020. Augmented Reality: New horizon in agricultural Machinery. Agriculture & Environment E-News Letter. 1(1) Sept 2020.
-
16
Kavad A.; Yadav R.; Vala V.; Chavda D.B. and Vagadia V.R. 2020. “Development and Performance Evaluation of Groundnut Digger Elevator cum heap Formatter. Ergonomics International Journal, 4(5): 1-6. ISSN-2577-2953.
-
17
Makavana, J.; Chauhan, P.M.; Sarsavadia, P.N. and Yadav, R. 2020. A Review of Sustainable Technologies for Bio-Char Production from Biomass any Waste Material. Int J of Environ Sci & Natural Resources (Jupitor), 25(1):556153. DOI: 10.19080/IJESNR.2020.25.556153.
-
18
Makavana, J.; Sagar, J.; Sarsavadia, P.N.; Dulawat, M.S.; Chauhan, P.M. and Yadav, R. 2020. A review of sustainable technologies for bio-char production from biomass. Inverties J of Renewable Energy, 10(2):114-129. DOI: 10.5958/2454-7611.2020.00010.7
2.64
19
Vagadia, V.R.; Mashru, H.H.;Rank, H.D.; Prajapati G.V.;Satasiya, R.M. and Subbaiah R. 2020. “Development and performance evaluation of lime harvesting device”. International journal of Economic Plants horticulture. 7(1): 080-085. ISSN-2349-4735.
4.08
20
Vagadia, V.R.; Yadav, R.;Chavda, D.B; Tomar, G. and Patel, D.V. 2020. Development and Performance Evaluation of Tractor Drawn Cultivator Cum Spike-Roller. Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa & Latin America (AMA), 51(2):72-78.
6.15
21
Vambol, S.O.; Agravat, V.V.; Kiriyenko, N.M.; Yadav, R.; Zadorozhnya, V.V. and Swarnkar, R. 2020. Ergonomic aspects related to mobile agricultural machinery operators. Labour Protection Problems in Ukraine, 36(3): 10-18.
-
22
Yadav, R.; Kavad, A.; Jakasania, R. and Parmar, N. 2020. Sugarcane planting technology in India. Short communication. J. of Ergon., 10(5): 270.
-
23
Yadav, R.and Jakasania, R. 2020. Ergonomics prospects: Tractor operator workplace design, Ergonomics Int. Journal, 4(5) DOI: 10.23880/eoij-16000255.
-
24
Yadav R.;Jakasania, R. and Savani, J.B. 2020. Isometric Muscular Strength of Agricultural Workers of Gujarat India. Ergonomics Int. J., 4(3): 000236.
-
25
Zilpilwar, S.; Yadav, R. and Dharmendra. 2020. Study of garlic (Allium sativum L.) clove planters. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry; SP6: 496-501.
5.21
26
Agravat V.V.; Makavana J.; Mohnot, P.; Yadav, R. and Gajjar P. 2019. Development and ergonomic evaluation of a coconut palm climbing device. Ergonomics International Journal (EOIJ), 3(2): 000201
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27
Gajjar P.; Yadav R.; Zilpilwar S. and Dharsenda T. 2019. Determination of physical and mechanical properties of Onion (Gujarat white onion-1). International J of Chemical Studies, 7(4): 3082-85.
5.31
28
Ginoya, C.J.; Rajvir Y.; Zilpilwar S.R.; Vagadia, V.R. and Agravat, V. 2019. Development and Optimization of Mini Tractor Mounted Clod Crusher cum Planker. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci., 8(1): 1822-1838.
5.38
29
Jakasania, R.; Yadav, R. and Rudani, M.R. 2019. Performance evaluation of intra row weeder in soil bin. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci., 8(6): 2781-2785.
5.38
30
Kavad A.; Hapani, M.; Vora, M.D. and Rajvir Y. 2019. Vibration Isolation on Tractor Seat Through Rubber-Pad. Int. J. Curr. Microbiol. App. Sci., 8(2): 3141-3148
5.38
31
Agravat V.V.; Makavana J.; Mohnot P.; Yadav, R. and Gajjar P. 2019. Development and ergonomic evaluation of a coconut palm climbing device. Ergonomics International Journal (EOIJ), 3(2): 000201
-
32
Agravat V.V.; Mohnot, P.; Desai, R.H.; Balas, P.R. and Yadav R. 2018. Development of sitting type coconut palm climbing device. International J of Current Microbiology & Applied Science, 7(9): 3591-3602
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33
Jakasania R.; Yadav R. and Vadher, A L. 2018. Briquette: A New HorizonTowards the Alternative Fuel. Recent Advances in Petrochemical Science, 5(4): 555668
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34
Jakasania R.; Yadav R. and Mohnot, P. 2018. Soil-tool interaction using numerical methods-A review. Acta Science Agriculture (AGAS), 2(10): 67-70.
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35
Jakasania, R.G. and Yadav R. 2018. Automation: New horizon in agricultural machinery, Editorial Note, J. of Ergonomics, 8(1).
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Vagadia, V.R.; Mashru, H.H.;Rank, H.D.; Prajapati G.V.;Satasiya, R. M.and Subbaiah R. 2018. Development and performance evaluation of fruit harvesting device for lime.International Journal of Innovative Horticulture. 07(02): 155-159.  ISSN: 2320-0286.
2.1
37
Vegad, G. and Yadav R. 2018. Design analysis and optimization of rotary tiller blades using computer software. AMA, 49(1): 44-50.
6.12
38
Yadav R., Jakasania, R.G. and Mohnot, P. 2018. Ergonomically women friendly weeder: A review. Ergonomics International Journal (EOIJ), 2(11): 000186.
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39
Yadav R., Jakasania, R.G. and Vadher A.L. 2018. Segmental Properties Based on Anthropometry of Female Agricultural Workers, India. Ergonomics International Journal (EOIJ), 2(7): 000170
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40
Gupta, P.; Kapuriya, R.L. and Yadav, R. 2017. Tractor air intake pressure use in pneumatic planter. Int. J. of Advanced Scientific Res.& Management, 2(4):1-5.
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41
Jakasania, R.; Vadher, A.L. and Yadav R. 2017. Structural Analysis of inclined type subsoiler using CAD software. Int. J. of Agric. Engg., 10(1): 78-81.
4.79
42
Jakasania, R.G. and Yadav R. 2017. Computer aided design:  A new Era in design of farm machines, Editorial Note, J. of Ergonomics, Special issue.
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43
Pund, S.R. and Yadav R. 2017. Role of IPR in Ergonomic product development and design, Editorial Note, J. of Ergonomics, 7(6).
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44
Vegad, G.; Yadav, R. and Yagnik, Y. 2017. Design optimization of rotary tillage tool components proportiate to tractor power using computer software. Green Farming, 8(1) Jan-Feb 2017: 251-254
4.38
45
Yadav R.; Budhrani, B.P.; Balani, P.C. & Pund S. 2017. Anthropometric and Ergonomic Compatibility of Tractor Workplace Design. J. of Ergonomics, S6:001. Doi: 10.4172/2165-7556: 1000.S6-001.
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46
Vagadia, V.R.; Mohnot P.; Vavaliya, P.N. and Yadav R. 2016.Development and Popularization of Multipurpose pipe frame Implement for Adivasi farmers of Gujarat. AGRES-An International e-Journal, Issue 1: 21-30,Year: 2016.
3.65
47
Vagadia, V.R.;Vavaliya, P.N.; Gojiya, D.K. and Sojitra M.A. 2016. Aspirations of farmers for Scientific post-harvest techniques of Ground nut crop. AGRES-An International e-Journal, 5(1): 83-87, Year: 2016.
3.65
48
Vanja, K.G.; Dobariya, U.D. and Yadav R. 2016. Exploration of custom hiring services of farm machines in Junagadh. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 47(8): 1946-1948.
2.35
49
Yadav, R.and Vegad, G. 2016. Impact of rotary tiller in Indian agriculture: Overview, Green Farming Strategic Vision:34, Green Farming, 7(4) July-Aug
4.79
50
Yagnik, Y.; Yadav, R. and Vegad, G. 2016. Simulation of components of mould board plough bottom using computer software. Int. J. of Agril. Engg., 9(1): 39-46.
2.75
51
Vagadia, V.R.;Shyam B.;Memon, A.H. and Yadav R.2015. Development and Testing of Tractor drawn Groundnut Digger-Shaker. AGRES-An International e-Journal, 4(4): 369-379, ISSN-2277-9663.
3.65
52
Vagadia, V.R.; Kathiria, R.K.; Vavaliya, P.N. and Savani, J.B. 2015.Performance Evaluation of Shredder for Agricultural Wastes. AGRES-An International e-Journal, 4(3): 242-248, ISSN-2277-9663.
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53
Vavaliya, P.N.; Sarsavadia, P.N. and Yadav, R. 2015. Students’ perception towards agricultural engineering education in Junagadh Agricultural University. AGRES – An International e-Journal, 4(1): 53-64 ISSN 2277-9663.
3.65
54
Yadav, R.; Prasad, N.; Gupta, P. and Vadher, A.L. 2015. Book Review, Anthropometric and Strength Data of Indian Agricultural Workers for Farm Equipment Design, L.P. Gite, J. Majumdar, C.R. Mehta, & A. Khadatkar (eds) CIAE, Berasia Road, Bhopal 462038, India. 2009. 253 pp. Price: Rs 500, ISBN:    978-81-909305-0-5. Current Science, 108(10): 2015.
6.83
55 Singh, L.P.; Vagadia, V.R.; Jain, K.K. and Memon A.H. 2008. Evaluation and improvement in design of self-propelled vertical conveyer reaper. Agricultural Mechanization in Asia, Africa and Latin America (AMA), published at Tokyo (JAPAN), Vol. 39(2): 34-38, Spring -2008. ISSN: 0084-5841. 5.38
Papers Presented in Seminar/Symposia
Sr. No.
Details of Publication
1
Vavaliya,P.N., Gojiya, D.K.,Vagadia,V. R. and Sojitra M. A., 2017.  Aspirations of farmers for scientific post-harvest techniques of groundnut crop. Paper accepted and published in National Conference on “Technological changes and innovation in agriculture for enhancing farmers income”.   Organized by ASM Foundation, New Delhi, India and JAU, Junagadh, during 28-31-05-2017.
2
Chavda D.B., Vagadia, V. R., and jain K.K., 2017.Design and development of mini tractor operated groundnut pod exposing attachment. Paper Presented and published in National Conference on “Technological changes and innovation in agriculture for enhancing farmers income”.   Organized by ASM Foundation, New Delhi, India and JAU, Junagadh, during 28-31-05-2017.
3
Chavda,M.G., Popat,M. N.,Vagadia V. R and Vavalia P. N., 2017.Farmers knowledge and adoption of improved farm implements of groundnut cultivation in Junagadh district. Paper Presented and published in National Conference on “Technological changes and innovation in agriculture for enhancing farmers income”.   Organized by ASM Foundation, New Delhi, India and JAU, Junagadh, during 28-31-05-2017.
Other Publication viz Books, Book chapter, Practical Manuals, Bulletins etc.
Sr. No.
Details of Publication
1
Yagnik, Y., Yadav, R. and Vadher, A.L. 2015. Optimization of mould board plough bottom using computer software. ISBN 978-3-659-77043-2. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany
2
Gupta, R. A and Vagadia V. R., 2017.The chapter-Applications of plastic for moisture conservations in saline soil. Page no.:147-156. Published in “A book Water Resources Management for Enhancing Water Productivity” Editors: Dr. N. K. Gontia and Dr. H. D. Rank, JAU, Junagadh (Gujarat).Published by :New India Publishing Agency(NIPA),New Delhi. ISBN:978-93-83305-72-8.
3
Mohnot, Pramod and Vagadia V. R., 2017.The chapter-Moisture conservation through sub-soiling. Page no.:157-169. Published in “A book Water Resources Management for Enhancing Water Productivity” Editors: Dr. N. K. Gontia and Dr. H. D. Rank, JAU, Junagadh (Gujarat).Published by :New India Publishing Agency(NIPA),New Delhi. ISBN:978-93-83305-72-8.
4
Mital Patel and Yadav, R. 2018. Ergonomic evaluation of manually operated six-row paddy transplanter.,ISBN 9783668781986 (v437934), GRIN Publication,Germany.
5
Jaiswal, Hiral, Yadav, R. and Chavda, Dipesh 2018. Development of mini tractor operated groundnut digger-cum-shaker. ISBN: 978-613-9-88512-1. Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.
6
Chavda D. B., Vagadia V. R., Yadav Rajvir, and Tomar Geeta, 2018-19. Practical manual on “Farm Power and Machinery” (Ag. Engg. 3.2). Department of Farm Engineering. COA, JAU, Junagadh.
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Vagadia V. R., Chavda D. B., Yadav Rajvir, 2018-19. Practical manual on “Protected Cultivation and Secondary Agriculture” (Ag. Engg. 5.4). Department of Farm Engineering, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh.
Recommendations for farmers (in brief with title)
Development and performance evaluation of tractor drawn cultivator cum spiked roller (2017-18).
     The farmers of South Saurashtra Agro-climatic Zone and manufacturers are recommended to use Junagadh Agricultural University developed tractor drawn cultivator cum spiked roller for seed bed preparation. It saves 68.31 per cent cost of operation as compared to traditional method.
   દક્ષિણ સૌરાષ્ટ્ર ખેત આબોહવાકીય વિસ્તારના ખેડૂતો અને ઉત્પાદકોને વાવણીલાયક  જમીન તૈયાર કરવા માટે જૂનાગઢ કૃષિ યુનીવસીટી, જૂનાગઢ દ્વારા વિકસાવેલ  ટ્રેક્ટર સંચાલિત દાંતી સાથેનો સ્પાઇકડ રોલર ઉપયોગમાં લેવાની  ભલામણ કરવામાં આવે છે.આ ઓજારના ઉપયોગથી રૂઢીગત  સાધનોની સરખામણીમાં ૬૮.૩૧%જેટલા  ખર્ચની બચત કરી શકાય છે.
On-Going Research Schemes / Projects
Sr. No.
Title and BH
Funding agency
Period (year)
Sanctioned Amount
(Rs. in lakh)
From
To
1
Design and development of Mini tractor operated multi crop weeder.
       -
2019
2022
     -
Projects Completed
Sr. No.
Title
PI & Co-PI
Grant
(Rs. lakh)
Duration
1
Tractor drawn  Cultivator Cum spiked roller
Dr. R. Yadav
Prof. V. R. Vagadia
Prof. D. B.  Chavda
Er.Geeta Tomar
 
2013-2018
Budget head wise sanction Grant and Utilization(Last financial year)
                                                                                                                                                                                                (Amount Rs. in Lakh)
Sr.
No.
Budget Head
Name of the Scheme
Sanctioned Grant (Rs in lakh)
Expenditure (Rs in lakh)
Income
(Rs in lakh)
Pay & Allow
Recurr-ing
Non- rec.
Total
Pay & Allow
Recurring
Non- rec.
Total
(i)
(ii)
(iii)
(iv)
(v)
(vi)
(vii)
(viii)
(ix)
(x)
(xi)
(xii)
Non Plan
1
6502-01
Department of farm engineering Junagadh
-
1.0
-
1.0
 
0.99856
-
0.99856
-
2
5073-B
Project for research in farm engineer
-
0.10
-
0.10
 
0.9424
-
0.9424
-
Plan
 
12126-02
Modernization of the Department of Agriculture college
-
0.75
-
0.75
 
0.74991
-
0.74991
-
Revolving Fund
1
9510-J-56
Agriculture Machinery Management Custom Hiring and Mobile  Workshop
-
-
50
50
 
50
-
50
1.708