Division of Soil Science and Agril Chemistry

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  • To conduct basic and strategic research on sustainable management of soils, water and nutrients for securing food and nutritional security
  • To provide quality education to under-graduates and post-graduates in the field of soil science
  • To disseminate proven technologies for sustainable management of soil and water resources, and efficient use of nutrient



Name of Project Principal. Investigator Agency Duration
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Soil Erosion risk mitigation and carbon sequestration potential of Climate resilient agriculture practices in Foothill Shivaliks Dr. Vikas Sharma NICRA (ICAR) Three years -
Networking project on revival of village ponds through scientific intervention DR.VIVAK MANOHAR ARYA DST, GOI -
Training and demonstration of LCC for real time nitrogen management under the climate smart agriculture practices (CSAP) for maintaining ecological integrity through KVK’S(PI) NABARAD DR.VIVAK MANOHAR ARYA NABARAD Two years -
Isolation and Identification of phosphate solublizing and diazotrophic bacteria in rhizosphere soil of rice in Jammu District Dr.Renu Gupta DST Three Years -
North Indian Centre for Water Technology Research in Agriculture Dr. Vikas Abrol DST Three Years -
Modelling the effects of landuse changes on soil organic carbon dynamics using geospatial technology Prof. Vikas Sharma SERB Three years -
Preparation, characterization, and evaluation of the efficacy of nanobiochar based nitrogen and potassium fertilizers on maize productivity under rainfed agro-ecosystem of North Western Himalayas Dr.VikasAbrol DST Three Years -
Refinement & improvement of soil quality & water productivity enhancement technology in rainfed orchards of Jammu region. DR.VIVAK MANOHAR ARYA MIDH Four Years -
AICRPAM-NICRA DR.VIVAK MANOHAR ARYA NICRA -ICAR Five years -
Assessment of fertilizer recommendations in Maize-Wheat based on Target Yield Concept (TYC) under subtropical plains of Kathua Distt. of J&K DR.VIVAK MANOHAR ARYA University Funded Projec Two years -


Name : Dr. Vikas Sharma
Designation : Professor & Head
Area of Specialization : Soil Conservation, Soil Carbon and Fertility, GIS
E mail : vikas.soils1@gmail.com; svikas2000@gmail.com
Contact No : +91-7298729990
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Name : Dr Asim Kr Mondal
Designation : Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil Chemistry Fertility
E mail : drmondalak@gmail.com
Contact No : +91 191 262133-5: Ext: 2412
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Name : Dr. Peeyush Sharma
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil Physics, Soil Water Conservation
E mail : Peeyush_24@rediffmail.com
Contact No : +91-7006536039
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Name : Vikas Abrol
Designation : Associate Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil fertility, Soil and wáter conservation
E mail : abrolvics@gmail.com
Contact No : 7006155849
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Name : Dr Renu Gupta
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil fertlity / Microbiology
E mail : guptarenu_2001@yaho.com
Contact No : 9419669028
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Name : Dr. Sarabdeep Kaur
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Soil fertility
E mail : sarabdeep_kour@rediffmail.com
Contact No : 9419653221
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Name : Dr Vivak M. Arya
Designation : Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization : Natural Resource Management, Carbon and Residue Management, Soil Test Crop Response(STCR)
E mail : dr.arya999@gmail.com
Contact No : +91-9419129844
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Soil Conservation in the Shivaliks
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Name : Tajamul Islam Shah
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Effect of phosphorus, molybdenum and organics on soil quality and crop performance of blackgram under rainfed ecology of Jammu
Major : Dr. M.P Sharma
Year : 2020

Name : Renuka
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Soil Fertility Mapping of Rajouri District of J&K using GIS Approach
Major : Dr. Sarabdeep Kour
Year : 2019

Name : Divya Sharma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF CONSERVATION AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES ON SOIL CARBON AND NITROGEN LOSSES THROUGH EROSION
Major : Dr. Vikas Sharma
Year : 2019

Name : Shubham Chaddha
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : EFFECT OF INTEGRATED USE OF BIOCHAR AND ORGANIC MANURES ON SOIL PROPERTIES AND GROWTH OF KNOLKHOL (Brassica Oleracea var. gongyloides L.)
Major : Dr. Peeyush Sharma
Year : 2019

Name : Meena Yadav
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Impact of Resource Conservation Techniques on Runoff and Sediment Yield in Lower Shivaliks of Jammu
Major : Dr. Vivak M Arya
Year : 2019

Name : Bhoye Ranjanabai Chhagan
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Intergated effect of inorganic, organic and biofertilizer on crop yield and soil characteristics under rainfed maize-wheat cropping system
Major : Dr. M.P Sharma
Year : 2019

Name : Shalini Khajuria
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Effect of boron application, moisture regimes and mulching on soil boron fractions and productivity of cauliflower
Major : Dr. A.K Mondal
Year : 2019

Name : Vishav Vikas
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Studies on impact of organic manures on soil quality in Okra-Dhaincha-Broccoli sequence.
Major : Dr. A.K Mondal
Year : 2019

Name : Tajamul Aziz Alaie
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Isolation and Characterization of Diazotrophic and Phosphate Solubiling Bacteria in Land Use Systems of Doda District, J&K
Major : Dr. Renu Gupta
Year : 2018

Name : Owais Ali Wani
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Mapping of nutrients status in soils of Kishtwar and Ramban districts of J&K using geographic information system (GIS)
Major : Dr. K.R Sharma
Year : 2018

Name : Manoj Kumar
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Spatial variability of soil nutrients and Carbon pools under different land uses in hilly zone of Doda district of J&K
Major : Dr. M.P Sharma
Year : 2018

Name : Padma Angmo
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : “Effect of phosphorus and zinc fertilization on their availability and performance of green gram (Vigna radiate L. Wilczek)”
Major : Dr. A.K Mondal
Year : 2017

Name : Girdhari lal Jakhar
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Assesment of physical health and fertility status in soils of Udhampur district of Jammu
Major : Dr. Peeyush Sharma
Year : 2017

Name : Balbir Dhotra
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Studies on soil Boron dynamics and nutrition in Broccoli
Major : Dr. K.R Sharma
Year : 2017

Name : Tejbir Singh Buttar
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Spatial Variability of soil properties of Chakroi farm and their mapping
Major : Dr. Vikas Sharma
Year : 2016

Name : Mamta Phogat
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Effect of phosphorus and sulphur interaction on nutrient uptake and yield of black gram (Vihna mungo L. Hepper)”
Major : Dr. A.P Rai
Year : 2016

Name : Vijay Kumar
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Soil erodibility, aggregate and organic carbon dynamics under different land use systems in submontane Jammu
Major : Dr. K.R Sharma
Year : 2016

Name : Enoch Spalbar
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : STUDIES ON ZINC ON RICE-WHEAT GROWING SOILS IN SUBTROPICAL AREAS OF JAMMU REGION
Major : Dr. A.K Mondal
Year : 2016

Name : Danish Zari
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Effect of long term application of organic and inorganic fertilizers on soil properties and yield of maize under rainfed condition
Major : Dr .Vivak M. Arya
Year : 2015

Name : Vishaw Vikas
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Mapping of nutrient status of soil using GIS in Khathua district of J&K.
Major : Dr. K.R Sharma
Year : 2015

Name : Rehana Akhtar Bijli
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : BIOMEDIATED NUTRIENT TRANSFORMATION IN THE RHIZOSPHERE OF NURSERY FRUIT PLANTS
Major : Dr. A. Samantha
Year : 2015

Name : Tajamul Islam Shah
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Phosphorus fractions on mothbean growing soils of District Poonch
Major : Dr. A.P Rai
Year : 2014

Name : Habibullah
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Assessment and mapping of spatial variability of some soil properties of Chatha farm
Major : Dr. Vikas Sharma
Year : 2013

Name : Ali Akbar
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Submergence effect on micronutrients availability in basmati growing soils of Jammu
Major : Dr Asim Kr Mondal
Year : 2011

Name : Shabeer Hussain
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Assessment of Soil Carbon Pools in the Sub-Montane Region of Jammu
Major : Dr. Vikas Sharma
Year : 2011

Name : Monisa Raza
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Sulphur mineralization under different land uses and slopes in the sub mountain region of Jammu
Major : Dr. K.R Sharma
Year : 2011

Name : Rahul Gupta
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Influence of inorganics and organics on soil characteristics and crop yield under rainfed maize – gobhi sarson sequence.
Major : Dr. M. P. Sharma
Year : 2009

Name : Veena Sharma
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Influence of puddling intensity and organic amendments on soil water availability and performance of rice under system of rice intensification and conventional transplanting
Major : Dr. J. Prabhakara
Year : 2009

Name : Seema Sharma
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Quantity Intensity Relationships of Potassium in Orchard Soils
Major : Dr. Vikas Sharma
Year : 2008

Name : Vikas Sharma
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Studies on the effect on N, P and K for rice through Diagnosis Recommendation Integrated System (DRIS)
Major : Dr Asim Kr Mondal
Year : 2008

Name : Neeraj Sharma
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Boron Adsorption-Desorption characteristics and its availability in soils representing different agro-climatic zones of Jammu region.
Major : Dr. R.K. Sharma
Year : 2008

Name : Arvind Singh
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Mineralization of phosphorous as affected by organics in some rice growing soils of Jammu region
Major : Dr. A K Bhat
Year : 2007

Name : Ruhilla Shabir
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Transformation of Native and Applied phosphorus in soil as affected by green manuring and moisture regimes
Major : Dr. Abhijit Samanta
Year : 2007

Name : Vivak M. Arya
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Effect of added phosphorus organic matter and moisture regimes on phosphorus adsorption in soils of various agro-climatic zones of Jammu region
Major : Dr. V.K. Jalali
Year : 2007

Name : Sajad Hasan Mir
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Nitrogen mineralization in some kandi soils of Jammu region
Major : Dr. Vikas Sharma
Year : 2006

Name : Saima Khursheed
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Effect of different organic sources on carbon enrichment in typical Inceptisols of Jammu.
Major : Dr. Sanjay Arora
Year : 2006

Name : Sarabdeep Kour
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Sulphur retention and release as influenced by soil type and management practices in the agro-climatic zones of Jammu region.
Major : Dr. V.K.Jalali
Year : 2006

Name : Anil Sharma
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Potassium fixation and release in soils of different agro-climatic zones of Jammu region.
Major : Dr. V.K.Jalali
Year : 2006

Name : Veena Sharma
Degree : M. Sc (Ag) in Soil Science & Ag. Chemistry
Topic : Boron Adsorption Characteristics in Apple growing Soils of Jammu region
Major : Dr Asim Kr Mondal
Year : 2005

Name : Aejaz Habib
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Effect of Nitrogen levels on decomposition of crop residues and nutrient release pattern in soils.
Major : Dr. M.P.Sharma
Year : 2003

Name : Sarabdeep Kour
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Comparative Nitrogen use efficiency in hybrid and Indigenous cultivars of Rice.
Major : Dr. R.K.Sharma
Year : 2003

Name : A. K. Kotwal
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Influence of irrigation scheduling, phosphorous levels on yield and phosphorous uptake in wheat.
Major : Dr. R .K. Sharma
Year : 2002

Name : Mahesh Verma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Studies on Indices of availability and critical levels of potassium for wheat in soils of sub-trpical zone of Jammu region.
Major : Dr. A. S. Bedi
Year : 2002

Name : V. K. Upadhya
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Characterization of soils of Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir state
Major : Dr. R. D. Gupta
Year : 2001

Name : Manav Sharma
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Effect of green manuring and phosphporus on physic chemical properties, nutrient uptake and yield of wheat under rainfed condition.
Major : Dr. K. R. Sharma
Year : 2001

Name : R. K. Sharma
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Studies on phosphorous, FYM and lime on chickpea (Cicer alietinim) under dryland conditions.
Major : Dr. J. P. Gupta
Year : 2001

Name : S. Gurpurab Singh
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Soil Characterization and nutrient indexing of some fruit crops of subtropical zone of Jammu region.
Major : Dr. V.K.Jalali
Year : 2001

Name : S .K. Dhawan
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Distribution of Molybedenum in vegetable growing soils of Jammu region.
Major : Dr. Deepak Kher
Year : 2001

Name : Amrik Singh
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Distribution of different forms of Sulphur in major soil groups of Jammu district and response of onion to applied sulphur
Major : Dr. M. P. Sharma
Year : 1999

Name : R. K. Bhagat
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Effect of phosphorous and Farm Yard manure on different phosphorous functions and phosphorous use efficiency in maize under rainfed conditions
Major : Dr. J.P.Gupta
Year : 1999

Name : R. K. Bhagat
Degree : M.Sc.
Topic : Effect of phosphorous and Farm Yard manure on different phosphorous functions and phosphorous use efficiency in maize under rainfed conditions
Major : Dr. J.P.Gupta
Year : 1999

Name : R. K. Wangnoo
Degree : M.Sc
Topic : Studies on effect of FYM and K application on K fractions in maize under rainfed conducts
Major : Dr. N.M.Sumbria
Year : 1999

Name : Amarjit Singh
Degree : Ph.D
Topic : Characterization of some soils of intermediate zone of Jammu region with respect to adsorption/release of phosphorus and its availability
Major : Dr. A. K. Bhat
Year : 1998