Grant for Short-Term Visit 
Scholars Funded under Grant for Short-Term Visit 

Batch 1


Name and Institutional Affiliation Place of Visit Period of Visit Title of Research Work
1 Dr. M. G. Chandrakanth, Professor University of Agricultural Sciences GKVK, Bangalore 65 mgchandrakanth@yahoo.com Florida International
University, Miami
Florida, USA
April 10, 2001 to June 10,
Existence value in Natural Resource and Environment.

Dr. Pushpam Kumar, Reader
Environmental Economics Unit
Institute of Economic Growth
University Enclave Delhi - 110 007 
Ph - 7667288, 7667570
 Fax 7667410 pk@ieg.ernet.in
University of Minnesota
Twin Cities Campus
June 4, 2001 to August 4, 2001 Economics of Bioprospecting.


Mr. Gangadharan Murugan 
Joint Director 
Economics and Statistics Department, Govt. of Kerala 
Centre for Development Studies Thiruvananthapuram - 659 001 
Ph - 0471-448881 Fax - 0471-447137 krpcds15@giasmd01.vsnl.net.in
Queen Elizabeth House, 
University of Oxford
United Kingdom
April 20, 2001 to June 20, 2001

Capabilities and Institutions in water supply,
Sanitation and Hygiene Education

Dr. Madhu Verma, Associate Professor
Forest Resource Economics and
Management Indian Institute of
Forest Management Nehru Nagar,
Post Box No. 357 Bhopal - 462 003
Madhya Pradesh Ph - 0755-775716,
773799 Fax - 0755-772878
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, U.S.A

April 13, 2001 to June 13, 2001

Total Economic Valuation of Bhoj
Wetland for Sustainable Use.

Dr. N. Nagaraj, Professor and Head,
Department of Agricultural
Economics, University of Agricultural
Sciences VC, Farm Mandya - 517 405
Karnataka, India Ph - 080-8461092
University of Arizona
Tucson, USA
April 16, 2001 to June 16, 2001

Designing Methodologies for Evaluation of Economics and Environmental Implications of Groundwater Depletion and Quality Degradation effects - A case study in Karnataka Peninsular India.


Dr. Rita Pandey, Fellow,
NIPFP, 18/2, Satsang Vihar Marg 
Special Institutional Area,
New Delhi - 110 067 
Ph - 6569303, 6963421 Fax 6852548  rita_pandey@yahoo.com
Yale University
New Haven, USA
May 2, 2001 to
July 2, 2001
Policy Options for Controlling Vehicular Air Pollution.

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Batch 2
SL Name and Institutional Affiliation Place of Visit Period of Visit Title of Research Work

Dr. S. Suryaprakash, Professor 
University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Agricultural Economics GKVK, Bangalore 65 Ph - 080-3636744 Fax - 080-3636730, 3330277 ssuryaprakash@rediffmail.com
Florida International
University, Miami,
October 8, 2001
to December 8,
Sustainability analysis on NTFP extraction under different extraction Management regimes.


Ms. Jeena T. Srinivasan, Ph. D.
Student Ecological Economics Unit
Institute for Social and Economic
Change, Nagarbhavi P O Bangalore -
560 072 Ph - 080-3215468, 321559

University of Namur
January 15, 2002 to March 15, 2002

Economic and Institutional Factors in the Use and Management of Wetlands, A Case Study of Cochin Backaters, Kerala


Mr. Pranab Mukhopadhyay
Department of Economics Goa
University Taleigao Plateau Goa - 403
206 Ph - 080-221346, 221375 Fax -
0832-224184 pm@thegym.net
University of
California Berkeley,
October 31,
2001 to
December 31,
Environment Interest Groups Property

Rights and Local Self Government.


Ms. Kakali Mukhopadhaya, Ph. D.
Student Centre for Urban Economic
Studies Department of Economics
University of Calcutta Calcutta - 700
027 Ph - 033-4790156 Fax -
033-4757456 cuescu@cal.vsnl.net.in
University of Oulu
July 30, 2001 to
September 30,
An Empirical Investigation of air pollution and its impact on health in India during 1973-74 to 1996-97

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Batch 3
SL Name and Institutional Affiliation Place of Visit Period of Visit Title of Research Work
1 Dr. Ramachandra Bhatta Associate
Professor & Head University of
Agricultural Sciences, College of
Fisheries Mangalore - 575 002, India
Ph - 0091-824-243328
Fax -0091-824-248366
Florida International University, Miami, USA 2nd Week of October The Economic Valuation of Marine Biodiversity in India.
2 Dr. Hosamani S. B., 
Associate Professor 
Department of Agricultural Economics,
University of Agricultural Sciences
Dharwad - 580 005
Karnataka, India Ph - 0836-448512
Fax - 0836-448349
Florida International University, Miami, USA October 5, 2002 to December 5, 2002 Economic and Environmental Implications of Pesticide Use in Paddy in Shimoga District. And Economic Impact of Watershed Treatment on Groundwater Recharge and Farm Economy.
3 Ms. Prasanna Rashmi K. K,. Ph. D.
Student Department of Agricultural
Economics University of Agriculjtural
Sciences, Bangalore - 560 065
University of California, Davis,USA September 23, 2002 to November 23, 2002 Natural Resource Economic Study of Biodiversity in the context of Indigenous knowledge of the Halakki Vokkaliga Community in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.
4 Mr. Prakash Nelliyat Project Associate Madras School of Economics 
Gandhi Mandapam Raod 
Chennai - 600 025 
Ph -  2300304 Fax 2352155 nelliyatp@yahoo.co.uk
University of Linkoping, Sweden August 11, 2002 to October 11, 2002 Economic Assessment of Industrial Water Pollution: A Case study of Textile Processing Units in Tiruppur, Tamilnadu.
5 Dr. Amita Kumari Choudhury, Reader Public Finance and Environment Economics Cell, Department of Economics Berhampur University Bhanja Bihar, Gganjam, Dist. Orissa, India Ph 282172 Fax 282264 amitakc@yahoo.com University of York, U.K. August 25, 2002 to October 25, 2002 Sustainable Management of Chilika Prawn Fisheries.

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