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Dr. Anup Katoch

Professor (Sociology)

Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension Education & Rural Sociology, College of Agriculture, CSK HP Agricultural University, Palampur

Himachal Pradesh - 176 062, India  


Phone:+91-1894-230313 (Off);233235 (Resi);

Mob. No.:+91-94180-84399

Field of Specialization and Research Interest


Educational Qualification

Ph.D (Sociology)

Employment Record alongwith Professional Experience (in years)

  1. Professor (w.e.f. 23rd  March, 2013-continuing)

  2. Associate Professor (w.e.f. 23rd March, 2008 to 22nd March, 2013)

  3. Assistant Professor (23rd March, 1998 to 22nd March, 2008)

Research Projects handled

As PI :            01

As Co-PI:        09

Research Publications

Total publications published in Journals: 36

  1. Katoch Anup, Guleria Jagtar Singh and Kumar Ashok (2016). Impact of Nathpa Jhakri hydroelectric power project on farm production systems, income and livelihood status in Kinnaur and Shimla districts of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Journal of Agricultural Research, 42 (1): 55-64.

(NAAS rating: 3.71)

  1. Rana Ranbir Singh, Kaundal Munish, Kalia Vaibhav, Pathania Ranu and Katoch Anup (2018). Indigenous traditional knowledge in agricultural activities vis--vis climate change in North Western Himalayas. Journal of Agrometeorology,  20 (Special Issue): 37-43.

(NAAS rating: 6.64/ Impact factor: 0.644)

  1. Katoch Anup, Guleria Jagtar Singh and Kumar Ashok(2018).Impact of Nathpa Jhakri hydroelectric power project on production and productivity of livestock in Kinnaur and Shimla districts of Himachal Pradesh. Indian Journal of Extension Education, 54(1): 176-178.

(NAAS rating: 5.32)

Books Published


Books Chapters






Published Reports


Teaching/ trainings

Taught various courses at UG & PG levels

Conference/ Seminar/ Symposium


Extension activity including Popular Articles/ Pamphlets/ Leaflets


Students Guided


Awards/ Fellowships

  • Vice-President, Himachal Pradesh Sociological Association (HPSA).

  • Member, School Board, School of Social Sciences (2019-21), Central  University of Himachal Pradesh.

  • Member Board of Studies, Sociology, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla (2020-2022).

International exposure/ visit abroad


Miscellaneous achievements/ activities

  • Member Senate, Junior Teacher Constituency, CSK HPKV, Palampur (2004-2006, 2006-2008).

  • Member Senate, Senior Teacher Constituency, CSK HPKV, Palampur (2012-2014).

  • Provided consultancy services to Naik Environmental Research Institute Ltd., Pune (NERIL) as Sr. Consultant for the preparation of Comprehensive Catchment Area Treatment plan for Satluj Basin of Himachal Pradesh.