Shri. Sujeet Desai

Scientist (Land and Water Management Engineering)


                                                                Address: Natural Resource Management,

                                                                ICAR - CCARI,               

                                                                Old Goa 403 402

                                                                Phone: 0832-2284678 Ext.

                                                                Fax: 0832-2285649




Academic background:

M.Sc. (Agricultural Engineering) (Soil and Water Conservation Engineering) from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, 2011
B.Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) from University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, 2009


Research interests

1.      Hydrological Modelling and Climate change

2.      Remote Sensing and GIS in Land and Water Management

3.      Soil and Water Conservation


Membership in professional societies     

  1. Agricultural Research Service Scientists Forum


Awards and honours

1. Recipient of IARI Merit Scholarship for pursuing Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering at IARI for the Academic Session 2012-2013.

2.  Recipient of INSPIRE Fellowship for pursuing Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering after securing 1st rank in M.Sc. in Division of Agricultural Engineering.


Research Publications


  • Sujeet Desai, Gajanan Rajurkar, Deepak Singh, Ashish Sonawane and H.K.Ranganath. 2013.Standardization of Fertilizer Dosage and Irrigation Scheduling for Kinnow Plants. Environment and Ecology, 31(2A):697-700.
  • Sujeet Desai, Murtaza Hasan, Ashish Sonawane, Gajanan Rajurkar and Deepak Singh. 2014. Effect of different levels of drip irrigation and potassium fertilizer on fruit yield and quality of Kinnow (Citrus reticulata Blanco). International Agricultural Engineering Journal, 23(2): 50-56.
  • Ashish Sonawane, Sujeet Desai, Gajanan Rajurkar and Deepak Singh.2014. Soft computing approach for optimal reservoir operation. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 13(1): 83-88.
  • A. Sonawane, M. Hasan, Y. Rajwade, Sujeet Desai, G. Rajurkar, V. Shinde, D. Singh.2013.Comparison of Neuro-Fuzzy and Regression Models for Prediction of outflow of on-farm reservoir. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment & Biotechnology. 6(2): 187-193