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Rashmi Sharma


Nominations: 2020

Category: Agriculture

Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India

About Rashmi: Rashmi Sharma is extremely enthusiastic and passionate about her work and is always looking for scope of expanding her horizons and constantly impr... Read More

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Dr Rashmi Sharma graduated in Biochemistry from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi, followed by Masters in Biotechnology from University of Roorkee (now Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee) and Doctorate in Agriculture Science from University of Tsukuba, Japan. She was awarded Japan... Read More

  • Awarded Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Post doctoral... Read More
  • Honoured as ‘S-HERO’ by Biostandups in January 2018 (http://www.bio... Read More
  • Honoured with ‘Amity Outstanding Women Award’ on National Science D... Read More
  • Honoured with ‘Women Scientist Empowerment Award’ for her remarkabl... Read More
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Panchmahal is an economically backward district in State of Gujarat, dominated by tribal population. Agricultural activities and resultant production in this area is low due to dependence on rainfall, less green water (in-situ) and blue water (runoff) use; poor recharge capacity of aquifers, les... Read More

  • Enhancing crop productivity through effective blue and green water harvesting...
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Kandi region of Punjab State face several challenges pertaining to land & water management and crop cultivation. Therefore, an integrated approach for empowerment & livelihood security of small and marginal farmers/farmwomen in Kandi region was done by the nominee through Panjab Agricultural Univ... Read More

  • Integrated farming practices for empowerment and livelihood security of smal...
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Holistic and sustainable development through appropriate S&T interventions targeting local natural resources, skills, traditional crafts, etc. to enhance quality-of-life of farmers in clusters of contiguous villages in four districts of Hilly State of Uttarakhand was taken up with the nominee in... Read More

  • Holistic development of village clusters for farming community
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In villages women contribute to the farming system directly or indirectly. Therefore, it is extremely important to make them aware of their health and nutritional requirements. Such awareness prevents loss of farm/household related work due to diseased condition which effects the entire family. ... Read More

  • Science and Technology Through Community Radio
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In March 2020 when World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID 19 as pandemic and India initiated lockdown procedures there were several challenges pertaining to the availability of Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) and products for frontline workers. Against several odds, constant efforts ... Read More

  • Scientific social responsibility during COVID-19
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