Dr. M. Krishnan

Ph.D ( Agricultural Economics)

Contact Address

Phone (Office):

Email Address: mkrishnan@naarm.ernet.in; mkrishnan57@gmail.com

Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

Dr. M. Krishnan started his career as Scientist (Ag. Economics) at Division of Agricultural Economics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi in 1982. He also worked at Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA), Chennai as Senior Scientist, Principal Scientist and Head of Division I/c, Social Sciences Division. He worked as Head, Fisheries Economics, Extension and Statistics Division at Central Institute of Fisheries Education (CIFE), Mumbai during 2011-2016 and is currently, Head, Education Systems Management Division, NAARM, Hyderabad from October 2016. He has been trained in Coastal Aquaculture at the South East Asian Fisheries Development Centre (SEAFDEC), Iloilo, The Philippines. He has been Head of training in the institutions he has worked in, for more than 20 years.
Dr. Krishnan has completed number of international consultancy projects for Network of Aquaculture Centres in Asia-Pacific (NACA), Bangkok, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Rome and SAARC Agriculture Centre, Dhaka. He has completed consultancy projects for insurance and finance sectors and educational institutions, besides being on Board of few of these institutions. He has also handled number of externally funded inter-institutional projects as well as institute projects.
Dr. Krishnan has specialized in Fisheries Development and Policy and has published more than 150 papers in national and international impact factor journals and has guided number of Post Graduate and Doctoral students. He is currently Vice President, Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing, Hyderabad and Agricultural Economics Research Association, New Delhi. He has also chaired several sessions of important academic conferences and has delivered several invited lectures. He has more than 34 years of research, teaching, guidance, training and administrative experience.

Areas of Interest:

Area of Interest:

Economics of development and policy, Institutional economics, environmental economics, fish-business management, education systems management

Recent Publications (2012-16):
1.    Qureshi Neha W., M. KRISHNAN and C. Sundaramoorthy (2016) ‘Fish for all’ versus ‘fish of choice’ – growth, instability and stakeholders’ responses for enhancing fish production in major lakes of Kashmir, Current Science, 110(8): 1495-150

2.    DebnathBanti, M. KRISHNAN, Ananthan P.S., BiswajitDebnath (2016) Awareness, perceptions and adaptation strategies of women in urban fishing village climate change environment – A case study in Versova, Mumbai, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 63(3): 120-125

3.    Raushan Kumar, N.R. Kumar, P.K. Katiha, M. KRISHNAN, Satya Prakash, Manoj Kumar (2016) Economic impact of aquaculture in floodplains – a case study of SonmarChaur in Bihar, India, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 63(3): 99-104

4.    Ponnusamy K., R. Sendhil and M. KRISHNAN (2016) Socio-economic development of fishers in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana states in India, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 63(3): 157-161

5.     DebRoyPiyashi, M. KRISHNAN, Anil Upadyay, V. Ramasubramanian, Keith R. Criddle, V. R. Kiresur and Samar Datta (2016) Resource distribution, growth and strategies for enhancing fish production in north-eastern states of India, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 63(20): 1-7

6.    Qureshi Neha W. and M. KRISHNAN ( 2015) Lake Fisheries in Kashmir: A Case More Undone than Done, Economic and Political Weekly, 10, 2015, L (2): 66-69

7.    DebnathBiswajit, Biradar R.S.,M. KRISHNAN, S.K.Pandey, C. Debnath, S. Srivastava and S.C.S. Das (2015) Economic evaluation on fish production and demand in Tripura – Strategic options, Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 85 (10): 1139-1145.

8.    Neha W. Qureshia, LalithAchoth, M. KRISHNAN , Swadesh Prakash , Ananthan P.S. , N.R. Kumar and S.K. Pandey(2015) Misplaced priorities and lopsided investments: A macroscan of agriculture, livestock and fisheries sectors in India,Agricultural Economics Research Review, 28 (Conference Number): 25-34

9.    Naorem Dinesh Singh, M. KRISHNAN, N. Sivaramane, Ananthan P.S., and K.J.S. Satyasai (2015) Determination of efficiency of fish farms in North-East India using data envelopment approach,Agricultural Economics Research Review, July – December, 28 (2): 329-337

10.    DebnathBanti, M. KRISHNAN, Ananthan P.S., BiswajitDebnath, Arpita Sharma, Rama Sharma (2015) Fisheries of Gumti (Dumboor) reservoir in Tripura: production, performance and management,Indian Journal of Fisheries, 62 (3): 14-20

11.    DebnathBanti, M. KRISHNAN, BiswajitDebnath, Ananthan P.S., Arpita Sharma, Rama Sharma (2015) Gender perspectives in adoption of technological practices by fishers and fish farmers in Tripura,Agricultural Economics Research Review, 28(1): 117-125

12.    Sivaraman I., M. KRISHNAN, Ananthan P.S., K.J.S. Satyasai, L. Krishnan, P. Haribabu& P.N. Ananth (2015) “ Technical efficiency of shrimp farming in Andhra Pradesh, Current World Environment, ISSN: 2320-8034, 10 (1)

13.    Angela Agnes Daney S., Sheela Immanuel, P.S. Ananthan, G. Ajay Anand and M. KRISHNAN (2015) Fisheries Management in Stanley Reservoir – A case analysis, Fishery Technology, 52(2015): 58-61

14.    Pavithra S., Ananthan P.S and M. KRISHNAN (2014)Market shares, instability and revealed comparative advantage of seafood exports from India,Indian Journal of Fisheries, 61(4): 90-97

15.    Narayanakumar R. and M. KRISHNAN (2013) Socio-economic assessment of seaweed farmers in Tamil Nadu – A case study in Ramanathapuram District, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 60 (4): 51-57

16.    Valderrama Diego, Sivaraman I. and M.KRISHNAN ,(2014) Building Consensus for Sustainable Development in Aquaculture: A Delphi Study for Shrimp Farming in India, Aquaculture Economics and Management, 18:369-394

17.    Singh Ram, P.K.Pandey and M. KRISHNAN (2014) Promoting Aquaculture in Chattisgarh, Geospatial Today, 2: 42-44

18.    DebnathBiswajit, R.S. Biradar, S.K. Pandey, Ananthan P.S., M.KRISHNAN, Apu Das and PankajkumarMugaonkar (2014), Constraint Analysis of Fish Consumption in Tripura, Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing, 28 (1): 36-45

19.    Das Apu, Kumar N.R., KRISHNAN M., Yadav V.K. and Sheela Immanuel (2014) Adoption of Improved Aquaculture Technologies in Tripura, India, Fishery Technology, 51(2014): 58-63

20.    Sahu, R. C., S. Prakash, NaliniRanjan Kumar and M. KRISHNAN (2014) Adoption of Better Management practices (BMPs) and Constraints in Shrimp farming in selected districts of Odisha,Indian Journal of Fisheries,61(2):151-155

21.    Das, Apu, NaliniRanjan Kumar, M. KRISHNAN, V. K. Yadav and S. Immanuel. (2014).  Adoption of Improved Aquaculture Technologies in Tripura, India, Fishery Technology(51) : 58 – 63

22.    Yadav, V. K., V.S. Bharati, M. KRISHNAN and N. R. Kumar (2014).A Comparative Study of Different Fuzzy Time series Forecasting Technique- Case Study: Marine Fish production Forecasting, International Journal of Advances in Computer Science and Technology. 3(1): 1-9

23.    Mahalakshmi P., A.G. Ponniah and M. KRISHNAN (2014) Aquaculture Knowledge Dissemination through Information Communication Technology Projects: e_Learning Module Approach, Fishery Technology, 51(2014): 220-224

24.    Ail, Sunil S., M. KRISHNAN, J. Jayashankar, Asha Landge and LathaShenoy (2014) Evaluation of compilation of marine fisheries of Kerala with Article 8 of CCRF, Fishery Technology, 51(2014): 167-172

25.    Sahu Ramachandra, Swadesh Prakash, N.R.Kumar and M.KRISHNAN (2014), Adoption of Better Management Practices (BMPs) and Constraints in Shrimp Farming in Selected Districts of Odisha, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 61(2): 151-155

26.    Valderrama Diego, CaiJunning, HishamundaNathenael, Neil Ridler, Anicia Hurtado, Flower Msuya, M.KRISHNAN, Narayanakumar R., KronenMechthild, Robledo Daniel, Gasca-Leyva, Eucario, Fraga, Julia (2014) The Economics of Seaweed Cultivation in Developing Countries: A Comparative Analysis of Farming Systems, Aquaculture Economics and Management, 10/2014, 18(4): 369-394

27.    Nightingale Devi B., M. KRISHNAN, R. Venugopalan and B.K. Mahapatra (2013) Artificial neural network model for synergy analysis of input markets in ornamental fish trade in Mumbai,Agricultural Economics Research Review, 26(1): 83-90
28.    Neha W. Qureshi, M. KRISHNAN , C. Sundaramoorthy, A.K. Vasisht , S.H. Baba , NaliniRanjan Kumar and Rama Sharma (2013) Truncated growth and compromised sustainability: The case of lake fisheries in Kashmir,Agricultural Economics Research Review Vol. 26 (Conference Number): 57-66
29.    SolankeSushil S., M. KRISHNAN, Sarada C., B.Nightingale Devi, I. Sivaraman, BantiDebnath (2013) Production, price and marketing efficiency of farmed shrimp in Thane district of Maharashtra,Indian Journal of Fisheries,60 (3): 47-53
30.    Shyam S. Salim, R.Sathiadhas, R. Narayanakumar, P. Katiha, M.KRISHNAN, R.S.Biradar and Nikita Gopal (2013) Rural livelihood security: assessment of fishers’ social status in India, Agricultural Economics Research Review, 26 (Conf. Vol.): 21-30

31.    Mahalakshmi, P. and M. KRISHNAN (2012)Evaluation of e-marketing in aquaculture using an aquachoupal model in east and west Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh,Outlook in Agriculture41(4): 266-280

32.    KRISHNAN, M., Lakra, W.S., Biradar, R.S., Nightingale Devi, B. and Debroy, P (2012) Changing research paradigms in aquaculture economics – A review, AgriculturalEconomics Research Review.25 (2):327-334.

33.    Lloyd Chrispin,C,.Ananthan, P.S, KRISHNAN, M and Mahalakshmi, P. (2012) Effectiveness of institutional arrangements for delivery of potential fishing zone and ocean state forecast advisory services to fishers in Tamil Nadu, Agricultural Economics Research Review, 2012, 25 (Conference No.): 485-494

34.    Narayanakumar R. and M. KRISHNAN, (2011)Seaweed mariculture: an economically viable alternate livelihood option (ALO) for fishers, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 58 (1) 79-84

35.    KRISHNAN, M. and R. Narayanakumar (2010) Structure, conduct and performance of value chain in seaweed farming in India,Agricultural Economics Research ReviewVol. 23 (Conference Number) 2010: 45-56

36.    Devi Nightingale B., KRISHNAN M., Venugopalan R., Mahapatra (2013) Artificial Neural Network model for synergy analysis of input markets in ornamental fish trade in Mumbai, Agricultural Economics Research Review, 26(1): 83-90

37.    Qureshi Neha W, M. KRISHNAN, C. Sundaramoorthy, A.K.Vasisht, S.H. Baba, N.R. Kumar and Rama Sharma (2013) Truncated growth and compromised sustainability: The case of lake fisheries in Kashmir, Agricultural Economics Research Review (Conf. vol.) : 57-66

38.    Saikia Parag, M. KRISHNAN, Ananthan P.S., Sheela Immanuel and Dinesh Hazarika (2013) Delivery competence and penetration of extension services among fish farmers of Assam, Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, 68(3): 402-411

39.    Mugaonkar, PankajkumarHanmantrao, N.R.Kumar and M.KRISHNAN (2013) Seafood labelling awareness and perception among consumers of organisedfish retail outlets in India, Indian Journal of Marketing, November, 1-13

40.    SolankeSushil S., M.KRISHNAN, C. Sarada, B.Nightingale Devi, I. Sivaraman and BantiDebnath (2013) Production, price spread and marketing efficiency of farmed shrimp in Thane district of Maharashtra, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 60 ( 3 ): 47-53

41.    Rani Prathvi, Sheela Immanuel, Ananthan P.S., S.N.Ojha, NaliniRanjan Kumar and M.KRISHNAN (2013) Export Performance of Indian Ornamental Fish Trade, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 60 ( 3  ):   81-86

42.    Das Apu, NaliniRanjan Kumar, M.KRISHNAN, Yadav V.K. (2013) Economic Viability of Aqua Model Village Scheme. A Case Study of West Tripura District, Indian Journal of Fisheries, 60 ( 3  ):    41-46

43.    Lakra W.S. and M.KRISHNAN,  (2013) Livelihoods, employment and income for marginal fishers and fish farmers,  Special issue on “Farmers Income: improving the viability of small and marginal landholders, Agricultural Situation in India Special Issue (2013): 513-521

44.    BhuyanSonmoina, KRISHNANM. and DipanjanKashyap (2013) Technical efficiency of different fish farming practices in Assam, Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, May, 13(2): 119-122

45.    KRISHNAN, M., Lakra, W.S., Biradar, R.S., Nightingale Devi, B. and Debroy, P. (2012). Changing research paradigms in aquaculture economics – A review. Agricultural Economics Research Review. 25 (2):327-334.
46.    Lloyd Chrispin,C,.Ananthan, P.S,.M. KRISHNAN and Mahalakshmi, P. (2012). Effectiveness of institutional arrangements for delivery of potential fishing zone and ocean state forecast advisory services to fishers in Tamil Nadu, Agricultural Economics Research Review, 2012, 25 (Conference No.): 485-494

47.    Mahalakshmi, P. and M. KRISHNAN (2012). Development and evaluation of an e-learning module for aquaculture development through ICT project: ADDIE model, Fishery Technology, 49 (1): 72-79.

48.    Mahalakshmi, P. and M. KRISHNAN (2012).Evaluation of e-marketing in Aquaculture using an aquachoupal model in east and west Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, Outlook in Agriculture 41(4): 266-280.

49.    Shanti B, M. KRISHNAN and Ponniah, A.G (2012) Successful women Enterprise in Aquaculture, Case studies from Tamil Nadu, India, Gender in Aquaculture and Fisheries, Moving the Gender Forward, Asian Fisheries Science special issue,225(2012): 177-185 (Asian Fisheries Society, ISSN 0116-6514).

50.    SonmoinaBhuyan, Dinesh Hazarika ,M.KRISHNAN, DipanjanKashyap and BibhaChetiya Borah (2012), Fish farming practices of Bhramaputra valley, Assam – An economic analysis, Environment and Ecology,30(3):512-516,July – September

51.    Mahalakshmi, P. and M. KRISHNAN (2012). Development and evaluation of an e-learning module for aquaculture development through ICT project: ADDIE model, Fishery Technology, 49 (1): 72-79