M. Krishnan

M. Krishnan
Dept of Forests Andhra Pradesh · Dept. of Forests Andhra Pradesh

Ph.D. Agricultural Economics
Adviser, State Level Project Advisory Committee for Marine Resources, Andhra Pradesh .... mkrishnan57@gmail.com

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Introduction
Dr.M. Krishnan is Adviser, State Level Project Advisoryfor Marine Resources G.C.F. Funded Climate Resilient Livelihoods Development in Coastal Communities of Andhra Pradesh, India. Earlier he was Head, Fisheries Economics, Extension and Statistics Division at the ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai. He has published more than 150 papers in high impact factor journals. He has worked for NITIAYOG, FAO, NACA and SAARC on consultancy projects
Additional affiliations
October 2016 - present
National Academy of Agricultural Research Management
Position
  • Head of Department
March 2011 - September 2016
Central Institute of Fisheries Education
Position
  • Head of Department
November 1990 - February 2011
Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture
Position
  • Principal Investigator
Education
September 1998 - October 1993
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
Field of study
  • Agricultural Economics

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Publications (184)
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Time series weekly pricesof Indian shrimp during the period 2007–08 to 2016–17 were analyzed to understand price transmission in trade. Johansen's tests revealed cointegration between export and import prices of frozen shrimp to the American and Japanese markets from India.Joint F-testshowedasymmetric price transmission for only export price of P....
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Identification of spatial gradient in the vulnerability of white leg shrimp production to climate change is imperative in the formulation and implementation of suitable adaptive measures. A composite vulnerability index was computed by employing 36 variables pertaining to exposure (11), sensitivity (11) and adaptive capacity (14) dimensions to map...
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Agriculture, fisheries and aquaculture startups are no more a preserve of entrepreneurs with an academic background in these core disciplines. They are well populated by cross-discipline incubates that include computer engineers and business graduates with skills in disruptive technologies. These positive blips were seen while evaluating startup pr...
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Fisheries and aquaculture are an important source of food production, nutritional security, employment, and income in India. The fisheries sector has been growing overall at 10.88 percent , production at 7.53 percent and value generated by 9.71 percent during 2015-19. Fish is an affordable and rich source of animal protein and is one of the healthi...
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India has now seen the potential of the fisheries sector and is going all out to draw on its underexploited value chain for growth, income and employment. Various schemes have been launched by the Government of India to promote this sector for fish business. North East (NE) India always has enjoyed the reputation of being a high fish consuming regi...
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Fast population growth, increase in per capita income and increase in level of awareness among the people regarding health are the main causes of increase in demand for nutritional and protein rich food. Fish is very good source of protein as well as vitamins. Fish may play a vital role to ensure the nutritional security in rural areas. Fish produc...
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COVID-19 pandemic presents both a challenge and an opportunity to the Indian shrimp sector. With revitalizing the institutional arrangements and redirecting the focus, the Indian shrimp industry can flourish just by adapting to the needs of the local demand, even when the export prospects are uncertain. This paper takes a historical perspective of...
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The Rushikulya fishers residing nearby the sea turtle conservation area of Ganjam district of Odisha face immense pressure of job loss during the fishing ban period of seven months (i.e., November-May) every year. In this study, logistic regression (LR) modeling and Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) technique were employed for understanding the soci...
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Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) are a new model for online courses that have quickly gained interest and support among universities in recent years. MOOCs are built on efficiency of scale, giving access to the teaching of a world class professor to thousands of students at once. The lectures, assessments and activities for a course especially a...
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The scope and potentialities of data analytics in fisheries sector have been highlighted along with its recent offshoots viz., Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. The importance of having permanent faculty at fisheries universities has also been pointed out for the growth of data analytics in this sector. It has also been pointed out that a...
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In India, sheries is an economic activity contributing 17.07 per cent of the total agricultural exports during the year 2016-17 with annual earnings of US$ 5.78 billion (₹ 37,870 crores). Frozen shrimp contributes maximum share of about 66 per cent by value and 39 per cent by quantity. e present study has examined the geographical penetration, comp...
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Capture marine fisheries play a significant role in social, cultural, and economic dimensions of Indian capture fisheries that contributes to the blue growth strategies. Here the small-scale fisheries (SSF) constitute about 60 % and remaining 40 % large-scale fishing fleets (LSF). In this study, we have highlighted the techno-economic key indicator...
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The vision document of the fisheries department of Uttar Pradesh (2013) and now supported exceedingly well by the programmes envisaged under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) can easilydeliver on the targets with some imaginative strategies.
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The present study was carried out to examine the current trends in major coconut producing countries in the world and India from 1990 to 2018. It focuses mainly on the growth performance of coconut area harvested, production and productivity in the top ten countries in the world and estimation of projected trends in coconut crop, especially in Indi...
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Tariffs on shrimps and a few other items imported from the USA are set to go up as the government of India has decided to impose retaliatory duties worth over $200 million on 29 products. This work focuses on shrimp which is the flagship item of seafood exports from India which accounts for 10% of the total exports and nearly 20% of the agricultura...
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This is the best time for the shrimp farming sector to reorganize itself not only to create a domestic market but also to get ready to meet surges in export demand that is waiting to happen in the near future once we get out of this pandemic crisis. With abundant unutilized brackishwater area waiting to be exploited in the country, India would have...
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Shrimp is the most traded food commodity in the world; the majority of it was sourced from farming. Shrimp farmers need to be technically efficient to be globally competitive. We measured the technical efficiency of shrimp farms with a stochastic production frontier to identify the socio-economic characteristics and input variables that determine i...
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Demand for marine fish is a function of availability and practically enjoys inelastic demand in Mumbai. This paper examines the catch sustainability-income paradox that negates real income improvements of fishers in Maharashtra in the long run. The income scenario of the marine fishers in Maharashtra has not been too encouraging. Rise in prices hav...
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This study was on factors influencing buying behavior of the hybrid paddy seed growers among selected districts of Bihar with following objectives source and level of awareness, buying behavior of farmers and promotion of sales at retail level. The 155 farmers were selected from 27 blocks of six sample districts of Bihar state which includes Banka,...
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ICAR-NAARM is the pioneering institution in competency building for the National Agricultural Research and Education System (NARES) of India. Agricultural education is a sunrise sector where technologies like MOOCs have a greater role to play. Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) are a new model for online courses that have quickly gained interest a...
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The dynamics in supply and demand of professionals who are skilled, trained and certified solely in fisheries sector, is yet to be understood and brought into equilibrium to ensure comprehensive development of the sector. In India, few attempts have already been made to document the aforesaid dynamics in agriculture and allied sectors including fis...
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This study documented the history of lake fisheries in Kashmir, India, and estimated the trends in fish production using Kane's cross impact analysis (CIA) and stakeholders’ willingness to pay (WTP) for the restoration of the Schizothorax fisheries. Kane's CIA model for Lake Dal indicated a perceptible drop in Schizothorax production in the long ru...
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The present status of Small-Scale Inland Fisheries (SSIF) of Bihar, its importance as a means of livelihood and problems are identified through critical review of the recent schemes under fisheries of Bihar.Conclusions are made on the basis of available information and provisions made under the state fisheries policy as a means of development of th...
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Technology has brought in sweeping changes in the quality of education and access to the same. ICAR-NAARM has been a pioneer in building the capacity of NARES since early 90's when it offered distance programmes on education. Keeping pace with changing trends, Academy has been a constant field of experiments to test, validate and apply the suitable...
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Frozen shrimp contributes up to about 66% by value and 39% by volume to annual Indian fisheries exports (US$5.78 billion in 2016-17). This article analyses India’s market shares in global exports of fish and fishery products over the period 1995-96 to 2013-14, as well as the competitiveness index and comparative advantage of the country’s frozen sh...
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India is now looking to double income of the farmers by 2022. The focus is on coming up with new strategies for doubling famers and ishers income and also crsytalzing ways and means to revitalize the agriculture sector including isheries. The percentage contribution of marine isheries sector to total ish production of India declined from 49.69 per...
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Dal Lake, Kashmir, is the jewel in the crown of India. The present study addresses the issue of lake sustainability by conducting a two‐round Delphi survey to elicit views and build consensus on the relative importance of the impacts of restoration of Dal Lake and its fisheries. The Friedman and Kendall W tests, along with post hoc Wilcoxon signed‐...
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This paper is an attempt to understand the impact of two sided information on stakeholders related to common use resources. Data were collected from key stakeholder groups on influence of information on attitude towards restoration of indigenous fishery of Schizothorax in Dal Lake. The main objectives of this research were to evaluate what impact a...
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This study profiles the growth and instability of the Indian fish and fishery products export and its performance over the past five decades. The results show that growth rates of seafood exports has been increasing, though the instability increased. The possible reason for the growth and instability of Indian fish and fishery exports have also bee...
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Abstract This study profiles the growth and instability of the Indian fish and fishery products export and its performance over the past five decades. The results show that growth rates of seafood exports has been increasing, though the instability increased. The possible reason for the growth and instability of Indian fish and fishery exports have...
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Marine fisheries contribute considerably to the national economy. Fastest growth rate has observed in marine fish production; is attributed equipment modernization in fishing crafts and advancement of fishing technology. Even though, same level of inputs are exerted; there is a discrepancy in their economic performance and efficiency. Therefore, pr...
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To estimate the maximum sustainable yield (MSY) and optimum effort (FMSY)values during 2009-2013, the surplus production models (Schaefer and fox) were used. For the Schaefer model, they were 434 tons (R²= 0.99) and 1252 hours respectively, while from the Fox model the values were 625 tons (R²= 0.99) and 1000 hours respectively. For the period 2009...
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An assessment of total factor productivity (TFP) was carried out for tuna fisheries in Lakshadweep to evaluate its growth and economic sustainability using Divisia-Tornqvist index. The output index showed a positive growth of 7.32% and input index showed a positive growth of 5.88% when year-to-year simple growth rates were averaged while TFP showed...
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The study was carried out in MGR Thittu village in the vicinity of the Pichavaram mangroves in the Cuddalore district of the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The objective of the study was the economic valuation of the Pichavaram mangroves for the villagers of MGR Thittu, using the Contingent Valuation Method (CVM) for estimating the indirect use valu...
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In India, fisheries is an economic activity contributing 17.07% of the total agricultural exports during the year 2016-17 with annual earnings of US$ 5.78 billion (` 37,870 crores). Frozen shrimp contributes maximum share of about 66% by value and 39% by quantity. The present study has examined the geographical penetration, composition and unit val...
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This is a success story of MOOCs implementation with a very high course completion rate of 52 per cent. This case study introduces a very important domain in India – Agriculture and its relevance for MOOCs and addresses the most pertinent question – " What makes a successful MOOC? "
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The paper reports the result of an assessment of career choice among fisheries graduates and skill gap between expectations of employers employees in India. Qualitative and quantitative data were collected from the fisheries students (employees) and employers through survey. The results revealed that there are differences between factors influencin...
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The logit model fitted to eight sets of stakeholders independently and the composite Tobit model addressed the common variables that influenced the Willingness to Pay (WTP) of the stakeholders for restoration of the fisheries of Dal and Wular lakes of Kashmir. Income emerged as the variable that determined WTP of stakeholders in both models. Unavai...
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Kerala is one of the major marine fish producing states of India contributing about 20% of the marine fish landings. FAO Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (CCRF) is a tool which aims to attain sustainability through responsible fishing practices. Evaluation of compliance of marine fisheries of Kerala with provisions of Article 8 (Fishing Op...
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Fisheries sector in India has made giant strides in recent years and its role in increasing food supply, generating job opportunities, raising nutritional level and earning foreign exchange need hardly be emphasized. Its future is likely to be much different from what it is now. New upcoming technologies and resources are expected to be different f...
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Economic analysis of tuna fisheries of selected islands of Lakshadweep showed differential levels of profitability with maximum observed BC ration of 1.55 for Agatti followed by Kavaratti (1.38) and Minicoy Island (1.27 in 1/2 sharing system and 1.26 in 1/3 sharing system). On harvest side, major contribution to the fixed cost comes from interest o...
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The paper has assessed the empowerment status of fish farmers after the intervention of Fish Farmers Development Agency (FFDA) in the four regions of Uttar Pradesh. From these four regions, one district each was selected. A sample of 159 FFDA beneficiary farmers was covered in this study following simple random sampling method and removing incomple...
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The study attempted to analyze the households movements into, and out of poverty over last 15 years, and the reasons for such movements among the households directly involved in fisheries related activities in the state of Tripura. The study used binary logistic regression model to identify several factors associated with the poverty movements up a...
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Despite high potential and significance in domestic as well as international market, the ornamental fish trade remains an unorganized sector in the country. Nevertheless, the coordinated effort of the stakeholders offers enough scope for new avenues for horizontal and vertical expansion of the ornamental fish sector in India. Henceforth, it is esse...
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This work attempted to model the structure of a typical time series data of export prices of Indian shrimps to USA. The study also measured the volatility and forecasted the means and variances of Indian shrimp export prices to USA. Based on the availability of data, the black tiger (Penaeus monodon), white legged shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei) head...
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Chaurs are shallow water logged areas and have limited scope for agriculture, but can be better utilised for agriculture cum fish production. About 70% (28.34 ha) area of Sonmar chaur in Bihar has been converted into small ponds for aquaculture purposes. Income and employment generated from the chaur from both agriculture and fisheries and fish dis...
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A study was conducted across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states among 647 fisher households comprising five major sectors viz., brackishwater, freshwater, reservoir and marine fisheries as well as procurement and marketing sectors to understand the level of socio-economic development of fishers. Fishers development index (FDI) was constructed base...
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This study addressed the awareness, perceptions and adaptation strategies undertaken to cope up with the impact of climate change, by the women in Versova urban fishing village, Mumbai in Maharashtra State. Data collection was carried out with the help of a semi-structured interview schedule, from 90 respondents randomly selected from the village....
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This paper reveals the growth and instability of Tamil Nadu Marine fish production during the recent decade (2001 to 2010), across the year-districts wise and month wise. Emphasis is made to review the marine fisheries policies of Tamil Nadu to analyze its coherence with the marine fish production. From the study, it is observed that the growth and...
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The study was attempted to analyze the trend in annual per capita fish consumption and consumer’s price for a kilogram of fish across north eastern states using National Sample Survey Organization (NSSO) data of 2004-05, 2009-10 and 2011-12. Analysis showed that the average annual per capita fish consumption in NE states was higher during 2009-10 (...