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Profile of Dr. Lalit Kumar Rolaniya

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Name : Dr. Lalit Kumar Rolaniya
Designation : Scientist
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Mobile No. : +91-9592768006
Date of joining ICAR : 07th January 2020
Discipline and specialization : Agronomy, Conservation agriculture and nutriment management
Training/advance exposure in the area of work :
  • Attended workshop of the IFAD Project – ‘Accelerating RCT adoption in the Indo-Gangetic Plains’ in India and Nepal from 27th August, 2013 to 06th September, 2013
  • Advance course on ‘Conservation Agriculture: Gateway for Productive & Sustainable Cropping Systems’ during 8-21 October, 2014 at BISA/PAU, Ludhiana, India.
  • International training workshop on ‘Precision Nitrogen Nutrition in Wheat : Integrating Genetics and Precision Agronomy for Improving Nitrogen use Efficiency’ during 1-5 March, 2018 at BISA/PAU, Ludhiana, India.

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Contribution to the scientific advancement

    Developed practices for crops:

  • Sub Surface drip irrigation and fertigation in zero till rice – wheat system.
  • Sub Surface drip irrigation and fertigation in permanent bed maize – wheat system.

Current area of research

  • Conservation agriculture, weed and nutrient management in arid ecosystem.


  • Rolaniya L.K., Vivek, Mishra A., Dwivedi A., Kumar V., Kumar V. and Punia M. (2015). Effect of irrigation scheduling and weed management on weed dynamics, water productivity and performance of dry seeded rice. Green Farming. 6: 1281-86.
  • Rolaniya L.K. Vivek, Singh L.K., Choudhary K.M., Kumar A. and Kumar R. (2018). Influence of irrigation scheduling and weed management practices on weed density and performance of dry direct seeded rice. Indian Journal of Chemical Studies 6: 443-48.
  • Ratanoo R., Kumar S., Dhaka A.K. and Rolaniya L.K.(2018). Precision Nitrogen Management Based on NDVI and in-Season Estimates of Response Index in Wheat. Int J Curr Microbiol App Sci 7: 390-99.
  • Kumar R., Dhyani B.P., Kumar V., Mishra A., Kumar R., Dwivedi A., Kumar V., Rolaniya L.K., Gupta M and Tyagi S. (2016). Effect of fertigation and residue management on performance of direct seeded rice and soil biological health under rice wheat rotation in indo-gangetic plain zone of India. J Pure Appl Microbiol 10: 1211-22.

Awards and Fellowships

  • Received Scholarship by International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines for MS Research.
  • PAU, Merit Fellowship , for Ph.D.
  • Received Junior research fellowship (INSPIRE) by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
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