• Dr Gunjan Bhandari

    Dr Gunjan Bhandari

    Division of Dairy Economics, Statistics & Management Division, ICAR-NDRI Karnal

    • Current Research Area


    • B.Sc. Agriculture, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar
    • M.Sc. Agricultural Economics, University of Agricultural Sciences-Bangalore
    • Pursuing Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics


    Research done so far and on-going work:

    • Completed short term research project on ‘Analysis of Past Performance and Future Scope of Agriculture Sector in Uttar Pradesh’ during Professional Attachment Training at IFPRI, New Delhi.
    • Associating on the following ongoing projects:
    • Value Chain Analysis and Policy Imperatives for Dairy Start-up.
    • Evaluation and Impact of Dairy Farmer Collectives in Gujarat: A Study in Saurashtra and Kutchh Regions
    • Appraisal of automation of Dairy Farms in India
    • Nurturing latent agro-animal based entrepreneurship among the youth in Mewat district of Haryana-RKVY-RAFTAAR


    Course No. Course Title Class & Semester Contact


    ES-611 Micro Economic Theory and Applications M.Sc. & I 1.5
    ES-614 Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis M.Sc. & I 4.0
    ES-623 Econometrics M.Sc. & II 2.0
    ES-626 Natural Resource and Environmental Economics M.Sc. & II 2.0
    ES-629 Credit Seminar M.Sc. & II 0.5



    Research Article

    • Mahadevaiah, G.S., Gunjan Bhandari and Gourav Kumar Vani (2014), “A study on CO2 emission in relation to agricultural growth and food security in India”, International Conference on Crop Productivity and Sustainability- Shaping the Future, Bhatinda, pp. 271-273.
    • Bhandari Gunjan and B.V. Chinnappa Reddy (2015), “Impact of Out-Migration on Agriculture and Women Work Load- An Economic Analysis of Hilly Regions of Uttarakhand, India”, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 70, No. 3, July-Sept., pp. 395-404.
    • Bhandari Gunjan (2017), “Assessment of Food Wastage in Hostel Messes: A case of NDRI, Karnal”, Indian Journal of Economics and Development, Vol. 13, No. 1, Jan.-Mar., pp. 59-64.
    • Bhandari, G., Chandra, S., Gupta, M., Katiyar, R., Ravi, Y. and Gorain, B., Factors Stalling Agricultural Growth- Micro-level Evidence from Karsanda Village of Uttar Pradesh, International Journal of Pure and Applied Bioscience 6(6): 72-79 (2018). doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.18782/2320-7051.7082
    • Bhandari, Gunjan and Chinnappa Reddy B.V. (2018) Economic Analysis of Milk Production and Marketed Surplus in Migrant and Non-Migrant Member Households of Hilly District of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, ISSN: 0975-3710 & E-ISSN: 0975-9107, Volume 10, Issue 22, pp.- 7549-7552.
    • Bhandari Gunjan (2019), “An economic analysis of influence of out-migration on income, food consumption and inequity in hills”, Indian Journal of Economics and Development, Vol. 15, No. 2, April-June, pp. 242-249.

    Book chapter:

    • “Linear Programming using Solver in Excel” for compendium of training-cum- workshop on ‘Data Analysis Tools and Approaches (DATA) in Agricultural Sciences’ organized at ICAR-IIWBR from March 22-24, 2017.
    • “E-marketing of Dairy Products” for compendium of training on ‘Marketing Strategies for Promotion of Dairy Products’ organized at ICAR-NDRI from July 24-26, 2019.