Ganesh Chandra Malik


DATE OF BIRTH 18th August, 1970
DATE OF JOINING 05.05.2015
Correspondence Address 

Dept of Agronomy, Palli Siksha Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, Sriniketan

Ph.D. Research Title:

“ Fertilizer and plant density management in potato varieties under  
potato-sesame-rice cropping system in lateritic belt of West Bengal”
( Carried out under a PPIC supported project programme)

Administrative Service

As Agricultural Development Officer under (WBAS Admn.), Govt. of West Bengal, Sandeshkhali I Block, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal  from 18.05.1998 to 04.05.2000

Academic service      

i) Lecturer in Agronomy, Calcutta University From 05.05.2000 to 20.02.2003
ii) Lecturer in Agronomy in Visva-Bharati University from 21.02.2003
iii) Associate Professor in Agronomy in Visva-Bharati University since, May,01, 2012

Teaching Experience

13 years

Major Course Taught

Principles of Agronomy, Commercial Crops, Oilseeds, Fibre Crops,  
Irrigation and Water management, Practical of Field Crops

Research Experience 17 years
Supervision of Research

Supervised M.Sc.(Ag.) students: 20
Supervising M.Sc. (Ag.) students: 3
Ph.D students- degree awarded:4
Ph.D students- submitted : Nil
Ph.D students- guiding: 5
Jointly supervised a Ph.D Thesis under an IPNI supported work Programme

Research Publication

20 Research articles in national aand International Journals
20 in Seminar, Symposium volume,
1 Popular article 
5 Book chapters
1 Book in Press

Number of Research Projects Four
External Expert
  • Examiner, M.Sc.(Ag.) Thesis viva-voce, Setting question paper,
  • Moderator and conducting practical examination in different Universities
  • Acting as External Expert for conducting Viva-Voce examination, setting question paper, Moderator of West Bengal School Service Commission, West Bengal
Academic Distinction:
  • Member, Executive Committee, Agricultural Society of India, Calcutta, 2003-2007
  • Life Member of the Indian Society of Agronomy, New Delhi
  • Life Member of the Agricultural Society of India, Calcutta
  • Life Member of the Indian Society of Oilseed Research, Hyderabad
  • Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association
  • Life member of the Indian Society of Agricultural Sciences
Extension activities:

Actively participating in different extension programmes of the department/institute as resource person in many training programmes, farmers-scientist meets, krishi mela, Radio Programme, T.V.Programme, transfer to technology programme etc.