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Dr. Harbans Lal


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

Himachal Pradesh-176 062


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


Fax: +91-1894-230313


Field of Specialization and Research Interest

Agricultural Marketing and Price Analysis

Educational Qualification

Ph.D (Agricultural Economics)

Employment Record alongwith Professional Experience (in years)

22 years in teaching, research and extension

Research Projects handled

As PI :            11

As Co-PI:        25

Research Publications

Total publications published in Journals: 56

  1. Sharma, V., H., Lal, A.S. Rajput and, I. Sharma (2019). Socio-economic Analysis of Potato Growing Farmers in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, 11(3): 7844-7848.

(NAAS rating:6.25)

  1. Chaudhary, Jyoti, Harbans Lal and H.P. Singh (2019). Regulated Markets a Better Way for Sustainable Development: A Study of Baijnath Regulated Market in H.P. Multilogic in Science,  8 (28): 142-148.

(NAAS rating:5.20)

  1. Chaudhary, Jyoti, Harbans Lal and H.P. Singh (2019). Behaviour of Market Arrivals and Prices of Selected Vegetables: A Study of Baijnath Regulated Market of District Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India in H.P. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Science, 8 (1): 1454-1462.

(NAAS rating:5.36)

  1. Kumar, Virender, S.K. Chauhan, Harbans LaL, Rajesh Thakur and Divya Sharma (2018). Farm Mechanization in Himachal Pradesh: Constraints, Status and its Role in Augmenting Farm Incomes.  Indian Journal of Economics and Development, 14 (2):235-242.

(NAAS rating:4.82)

  1. Chaudhary Jyoti, Harbans Lal and Arti (2018). Constraints in Marketing of Vegetables in Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh, India. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Science,  7 (11): 243-251.

(NAAS rating:5.36)

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


PG:               09

Ph.D:           -Nil-

Awards/ Fellowships

  •   National Merit Scholarship during B.Sc. (Ag.) Programme.

  •   Merit scholarship during Masterís Programme

  •   Merit scholarship during Doctoral Programme.

  •   Qualified ICAR National Eligibility Test (NET).

International exposure/ visit abroad


Miscellaneous achievements/ activities

  • Incharge of Confidential Room for External Examination and Re-Examination System during last five years.

  • Member, Editorial Board, Agro Economist-International Journal (Peer Reviewed) published by Renu Publishers, New Delhi.

  • Reviewed research articles of national journals.