Dr Vishwa Ballabh

Dr Vishwa Ballabh

Qualification : B.Sc. Hons. (Agr. & A.H.), M.Sc.(Agr.), Ph.D. (Agr.Eco.), IARI, New Delhi

Email : vishwa@xlri.ac.in

Functional Area : Economics

Brief Profile  

1976 BSc.  Ag & A.H. with honours
1980 MSc. Ag in Rural Banking & Agricultural Economics, specialisation in Production & Rural Finance
1984 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Agricultural Economics , Thesis Title: Determinants of Adoption of Improved Technology and Production Adjustment Mechanism in Flood Prone Areas of Uttar Pradesh, IARI, New Delhi.

Experience Detail  

  1. Professor of Economics and Chairperson Centre for Rural Management, XLRI, Jamshedpur since 2006
  2. RBI Chair Professor, Institute of Rural Management, Anand ( Gujarat ) India 38 months  
  3. Professor,  Institute of Rural Management, Anand                 48 months  
  4. Associate Professor, Institute of Rural Management, Anand        60 months  
  5. Assistant Professor, Institute of Rural Management, Anand        60 months  
  6. serch Associate,  Institute of Rural Management        24 months  
  7. Post-Doctoral Fellow,  International Crop Research Institute                24 months  
  8. Visiting Scholar, Indian Univ.                         11 months

Dr Vishwa Ballabh

Dr Vishwa Ballabh

Achievements and Research Interest/Area of Research Interests

Academic Distinction (Awards and Scholarships)

1. University Merit Certificate for the years 1973-74; 1974-75; 1975-76
2. United Nations Fellowship (1980-82) for Ph.D at the Indian Agriculture Research Institute, New Delhi.
3. D.K. Desai award for the year 1991 for the best article published in Indian Journal of Agricultural                       Economics-awarded by Indian Society of Agricultural Economics Land Sub-division in Semi-Arid Tropics.
4. Best article (jointly written) award published in Indian Dairyman, awarded by Indian Dairy Association  -             Institutional Structure for Dairy Development: Indias Post-Independence Experiences.

Courses Taught

  1. Economic Environment of Business
  2. International Business Economics
  3. Strategies of Cooperation
  4. Macroeconomics
  5. Managerial Economics
  6. Macroeconomic Theory and Policy
  7. Agripreneurship

Consultancy Undertaken

  1. Measuring Human Development Index for villages of TSRDS under Tata Steel in Ramgarh in 2013
  2. Estimating HDI in Micro Setting in 112 villages of TSRDS in 2011

In-Company Programs

  1. Strengthening of Leadership for Public Health - 6 Training Programs in states of Jharkhand, Bihar, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal (2012 - 2016)
  2. Reinforcement and Appreciative Assistant - 4 Training Programs for 90 participants ( 2012 - 2015)
  3. Capacity Building Training on Governance - 11 Training Programs ( 2011 - 16)
  4. Institute Leadership Development of Senior and Middle Level Officers, supported by the Ministry of Rural Development, Drinking Water and Sanitation - 11 Training Programs in states of  Jharkhand, Bihar, Chattisgarh, Odisha and  Uttar Pradesh ( 2011 - 16)
  5. Leadership Development for Health Professional of NGO, supported by Pathfinder ( 2011 - 16) 


Journal Articles-Refereed

  1. Socio-Economic Transformation of the Tribals in Central India: Lessons and Experiences. Indian journal of Agricultural Economics. Vol.70,No.3,Jul-Sept.2015
  2. Singh Katar and Ballabh Vishwa (2010)  Management of Disasters and Crisis Situations: A focus on the Poor- Agriculture, food Security, and Rural Development, Oxford University Press and Asian Development Bank, New Delhi.
  3. VISHWA BALLABH  Presented a paper on Agricultural Productivity  Challenges in Eastern India, Role of credit at the workshop on Agricultural Productivity in the Challenges in Eastern India, organized by BIRD, Lucknow on Feb 2010
  4. Ballabh Vishwa, Pooja Batra  and  Nutan S Tigga ( Apr 2010)- Potential and Prospects of Agriculture in Jharkhand The Role of Credit, Market and Entrepreneurs, Bankers Institute of Rural Development, Lucknow. 
  5. Ballabh Vishwa ( 2010)- Water Governance  Reform and Pollution : Will it make water distribution  more equitable; presented at the 16th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management Tyranny of Or: Conservation and Development Preservation or Utilization at Sam Houston State University (Jun 6-10th 2010), Corpus Christi, Texas., USA.
  6. Vishwa Ballabh, Prantik Ray, Vasudha Singhania.Commodity of Futures and Indian farmers : Myth or reality   In Indian Commodity Market : Derivatives and Risk Management Edited by Velmurugan. PS, P. Palanichamy and V. Shunmugam, Serials Pub, 2010, xxiv, 778 p, ISBN 
  7. Jasveen Jairath and Vishwa Ballabh (eds.) 2009. Droughts and Integrated Water Resource Management in South Asia Issues, Alternatives and Futures, Sage, New Delhi.
  8. Katar Singh and Vishwa Ballabh (2009) Incidence, Impact and Management Of Drought In India: An Overview, in Jasveen Jairath and Vishwa Ballabh (eds) Drought and Integrated Resources Management-Issues, Alternatives and Futures,New Delhi: Sage. .[D]

Scholarly Books

  1. Jasveen Jairath and Vishwa Ballabh  (eds.) 2009. Droughts and Integrated Water Resource Management in South Asia Issues, Alternatives and Futures, Sage, New Delhi.
  2. Vishwa Ballabh (ed.) 2008 Governance of Water: Institutional Alternatives and Political Economy, Sage, New Delhi.
  3. Vishwa Ballabh (ed)(2007), Institutional Alternatives and Governance of Agriculture, Academic Foundation , New Delhi. 
  4. Vishwa Ballabh, H S Shylendra, Sukhpal Singh and Jayesh Talati (2001). Organising for Rural Development: Experience of an Action Research Project in Gujarat, India, Institute of Rural Management Anand.ations, New Delhi (forthcoming).
  5. Katar Singh and V Ballabh (eds) (1996). Cooperative Management of Natural Resources, New Delhi, Sage Publications.
  6. NC Saxena and V Ballabh (eds) (1995). Farm Forestry in South Asia, SAGE Publications, New Delhi. 

Chapters in Scholarly books

  1. Vishwa Ballabh & Jasveen Jairath : Drought and Integrated Water Resources Management,  Sage Publications, 2008.

Conference Proceedings-Refereed

  1. Presented a paper on Building and nurturing the tribal economy  Lessons and experiences of Jharkhand and Odisha [India]at the Sogang University in Seoul, South Korea during Jul 19-23, 2014.   He also visited the School of Economics and Management, Tongji University, Shanghai, China during Jul 23-26, 2014.
  2. Development Induced Displacement  Second Generation Problems. Presented at the World Forum/IAJBS-CJBE Joint Meeting at St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Jul 14-16, 2013
  3. Ballabh Vishwa, and Pooja Batra (August 2010) - Strategies for Developing NTFP Co-operatives, Project Report
  4. Vishwa Ballabh and Shikha Pandey (Key paper) Challenges of Water Governance in India: Experience of two Decades of Reform  23 Oct 2010 . National Seminar on   MANAGEMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT IN INDIA                           
  5. Jasveen Jairath and Vishwa Ballabh (2009) The Context and Problematique, in Jasveen Jairath and Vishwa Ballabh (eds) Druoght and Integrated Water resources Management in South Asia- Issues, Alternatives and Futures, New Delhi: Sage. .[D]
  6. Attended and presented paper  at the   International Conference of Agricultural Economics at Bunesairs, Argentina (With Thomas Walker and RP Singh),1988. 
  7. Discussant and Chaired a session on International Conference of Agricultural Economics, 1994 
  8. Attended and Chaired a session in Water Resources Policy in South Asia, Conference organised by South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (Saciwaters) December 17-20, 2008, Colombo.
  9. Attended the 10th annual conference of International Leadership Association, San Francisco, USA 10-21 November, 2008.

Paper Presentations-Refereed

  1. Presented a paper on Socio-economic Transformation of the Tribals in Central India: Lessons and  Experiences at the 75th Annual Conference of the Society held at the Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana during Nov 19-21, 2015
  2. VISHWA BALLABH  Presented a paper on Challenges to water governance and access to clean drinking water  at the Indian society of Indian agricultural Economics Conference at Amritsir during Dec 17-19, 2009.
  3. Vishwa Ballabh (2009) Conflict and Anarchy in Indian Natural Resources Governance: Need for a Paradigm Shift In Proceedings of the Second International Conference Biosphere as a Global Force of Change, Kyoto : Kyoto University, Mar 9-11,2009. .[D] 
  4. Manoj T Thomas & Vishwa Ballabh  : Recovery of Irrigation User Cess and Governance of Canal Systems in V. Ballabh (Ed).   Governance of Water :  Insntitutional Alternatives and Political Economy  SAGE, New Delhi, 2008
  5. Vishwa Ballabh (2008) Governance of Water: Issues and Challenges, In Vishwa Ballabh (ed) Governance of Water: Institutional Challenges and Political Economy, Delhi: sage Publications. .[D]
  6. Hemant Kumar Padhiari & Vishwa Ballabh (2008), Inter-State Water Disputes and the Governance Challanges, In Vishwa Ballabh (ed) Governance of Water: Institutional Challanges and Political Economy , Delhi: Sage Publications. .[D]
  7. 15. Vishwa  Ballabh, Kameshwar Choudhary, Sushil Pandey and SudhaKar Mishra (2008), Groundwater Governance in Eastern India, Vishwa Ballabh  (ed) Governance of Water: Institutional Challenges and Political Economy , Delhi: Sage Publications. .[D]
  8. VISHWA BALLABH  Presented paper Declining Collective Forest Governance in Uttarkhand at the Fourteenth international Symposium on Society and Natural Resources Management (ISSRM), Burlington USA, 9-15 Jun, 2008. .[D]

Other Professional Activities

Professional Services such as Member/Editor of Editorial Board/ Advisory Committee etc

  1. Life Member       :  Indian Society of Agricultural Economics & Vice President 1996-97 and 1997-98 & Indian Society of Ecological Economics
  2. Member             :  International Association of Studies on Common Property & International Association of Agricultural Economics
  3. Chief Editor        :  SAWAS- South Asian Water Studies ( www.sawasjournal.org).