Area of Research 

  • Impact analysis

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Communication

  • Group dynamics 


  • M.Sc. Ag.(Extension Education)
  • Ph.D. (Agril. Extension & Communication)

Awards and recognitions

  • Best ICAR KVK Award (Zone III), 2010

  • Best KVK Professional Award, 2011 by Society of Extension Education (SEE)

  • Distinguished Technology Group Award, 2012 by ICAR Sikkim Centre

  • The Falvey Award, 2012 for best research  paper by Asian Agri History

  • Best Extension Scientist Award- 2013 by Indian Association of Hill Farming (IAHF), ICAR RC NEH, Umiam

  • Member, District Level Planning Committee for RKVY implementation in East Sikkim district. (2007)

  • Member,District Level Committee for National Mission on Micro-irrigation for East district in Sikkim (2010)

  • Chairman of TOT session of Annual Research Council of Indian Cardamom Reseach Institute Research Station, Spices Board, Tadong (2007-12)

  • Expert in the 1st stakeholders’ meeting of NRC for Orchids, Pakyong, Sikkim (2012)

  • Chairman of jury for finalization of Poster Session award in National Dialogue on Orchid conservation and sustainable development for community livelihood.(2013)

  • Eminent Expert for delivering lecture(s) for preparation of Electronic Training Module for PGDAEM Course of MANAGE, Hyderabad at TNAU, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.(2013)

  • External Examiner to evaluate the Exam. Paper (AEM-II: Communication of Agricultural Innovations) for One year Post Graduate

  • Diploma in Agricultural Extension Management (PGDAEM) –first semester (2013)

  • External Examiner for the practical examinations of B.Sc. (Hort.) students of Sikkim University, Gangtok, Sikkim(2013)

  • Expert for paper setting for the  M. Tech End Term examination of NIFTEM (A deemed university), Govt. of India for the subject AES-526 (Extension Methodology for Transfer of Technology) (2014)

  • Reviewer of leading International Journal ‘African Journal of Traditional, Complimentary and Alternative Medicine” (AJTAM)

  • Reviewer of leading International Journal “International Journal of Agriculture Sciences”

  • Reviewer of a leading Journal ‘Ind. Res. J. of Extn. Education’

  • Reviewer of a leading International Journal “Journal of Global Communication”

  • Reviewer of a leading Journal ‘African Journal of Agril. Research’

  • Reviewer of leading International Journal ‘Greener Journal’

Publications (Best 5 publications)

  • A. Roy, N.U. Singh, D.S. Dkhar, A.K. Mohanty, S.B. Singh and A.K. Tripathi. 2015. Food Security in North East Region of India- A State wise Analysis, Agricultural Economics Research Review, Vol. 28, pp. 259-266.
  • A.K. Mohanty, M. Islam, G.A.K. Kumar and A. Kumar. 2014. Enhancing Rice (Oryza sativa) Productivity through Demonstrations of SRI Method of Cultivation in Mid-Altitude Region of Indo-Himalayan Belt of Sikkim, Indian   Res.  J.   Ext.  Edu. Vol.   14(3), Sept.,  2014. pp. 88-92.
  • A.K. Mohanty, B. Lepcha and Ashok Kumar. 2013. Constraints analysis in adoption of vegetable production technologies for livelihood perspective of tribal farmers in North Sikkim , Indian Res. J. of Ext. Edu., 13(2), May 2013, pp.51-56.
  • P.K. Pathak, B. G. Nath and A. K. Mohanty. 2012. Constraints Analysis of Poultry Production at North Sikkim in India. Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science (2012) 2 (4), 397-401.
  • Ashok Kumar, A K Mohanty, T R Borah and Awani Kumar Singh. 2012. Evaluation of indigenous forest plant leaves for bio-mulching in organic ginger production and income generation under rainfed conditions of NEH region, Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, July, 2012, Vol. 11(3):487-492.





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