Dastagiri M.B. Dr. M.B. Dastagiri
Year of Birth:03-05-1963

PhD, IARI, 1992. Honorary Doctorate (Hon. DL), Cambridge, England; Hon. D.Sc (World Congress, U.K.),


Principal Scientist

      Contact Address :

Research Systems Management Division, NAARM, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500 030.

    Phone (Office): 040-24581294
    Email Address: dastagiri@naarm.ernet.in
Work Experience : Working in the theme areas of Markets and Trade and Global Agricultural Policies. He has conducted pioneering empirical studies and has published research papers in world class scientific journals. One of Dr. M. B. Dastagiri's papers, namely, “World Food Production Research, 1998” published under the distinguished scientist's column in the international journal, Outlook on Agriculture, United Kingdom. He has been awarded national and international awards.
Dr M. B. Dastagiri has well acquainted recent advances in agricultural science in general and agricultural economics in particular. He is original thinker and good researcher in agricultural economics. Dr. M. B. Dastagiri had been awarded ICAR junior and senior fellowships for M.Sc (Ag) and Ph.D. studies. Dr. M. B. Dastagiri has published policy paper (1), and research articles (39) in the journals of international and national repute.

Areas of Interest : Current research interests include , Global Agricultural Policies, WTO Agreements and Trade liberalization, IPRs, Global markets, Agricultural trade reforms and policies, Marketing efficiency of horticultural commodities markets, Super markets, Demand & Supply projections,  Investments in livestock sector and Horticultural export markets in multi speed world.
Awards and Recognitions:
  1. "Pictorial Testimonial of Achievement and Distinction of “2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century-2011 Award. Given by IBC, Cambridge, London on 3rd March, 2011.
  2. Great Minds of the 21st Century. Given by ABI, North Carolina, USA on April 15, 2011.
  3. Intellectual of the year 2012, Award Given by ABI, North Carolina, USA, 2012.
  4. International Peace Prize, Award given by United Cultural Convention, USA. Dec 31, 2011.
  5. Life Time Achievement Award, Given by United Cultural Convention, USA. October, 2012.
  6. Man of the Year 2011 Award, Given by IBC, Cambridge, London on 29th April, 2011.
  7. Mahatma Gandhi Ekta Samman, 2013 given by India International Friendship Society on 3rd  October 2013 in recognition of contribution and dedication to worthy causes and achievements in keeping the flag of India high.
  8. Bharat Gauav Award, 2014 given by India International Friendship Society on 9th   January 2014 by Ministry of State of Parliament Affairs.
  9. Rashtriya Gaurav Award, 2010 given by India International Friendship Society on 9th April 2010 for meritorious services, outstanding performance and remarkable role.
  10. Best Citizens of India award 2010, given by International Publishing House for excellent performance and scientific contribution
  11. International Gold Star Award, 2010 given by IIFS (India and Thailand Friendship Society) for individual excellence in recognition of sterling merit, excellent performance and outstanding contribution for the progress of nation and worldwide  
  12. International Achievers Award, 2010 given by Indian Achievers Forum for recognising Outstanding achievements at 25th Indo-Thai Summit, Bangkok, Thailand
  13. Vikas Rattan Award, 2010 given by International Institute of Success Awareness on 8th September, 2010
  14. Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award & Certificate of Excellence, 2010 given by India International Friendship Society on 8th September 2010 for outstanding individual achievements & distinguished services to the Nation.
  15. My Biography published in Who’s Who in the World 2011 from Marquis Who’s Who in America.
  16. Qualified for Institute of UN& UNESCO Award 2010
  17. Excellence in Economic Development Awards 2011 by Economic Development Forum (received on 31st March 2011)
  18. Charter Member of distinguished Selection of People – the Leading Intellectuals of the World, ABI, USA
  19. Vice President of the recognition Board of the World Congress of Science, Arts and Communications, London
  20. Bandhu Society Award 2013, Bandhu Society, Hyderabad, A.P.
  21. Honorary Doctorate of Letters, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, London.
  22. Gem of India Award, given by All India Achievers Conference 24th March 2014.
  23. Honorary Doctorate of Science, the World Congress of Arts, Science and Communications, Cambridge, Great Britain.
  24. The International Einstein Award for Scientific Achievement, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, London.
List of publications:

International Scientific Publications:

  1. Dastagiri M.B." World Food Production Research "Out Look on Agriculture, United. Kingdom, June 1998. PP. 77-80.
  2. Dastagiri M.B." The seed laws of Asian countries under the WTO and IPR regime: A paradigm shift” Out Look on Agriculture, United Kingdom, December 2008. PP. 297-301.
  3. Dastagiri M.B. “The effect of government expenditure on promoting livestock GDP and reducing rural poverty in India” Out Look on Agriculture, U.K, June 2010. PP 127-133.
  4. Dastagiri M.B. et.al. “Marketing Efficiency of India’s Horticultural Commodities Under Different Supply Chains” Out Look on Agriculture, United Kingdom, December 2012, Vol 41 issue 4. PP. 271-278.
  5. Dastagiri M.B. “New Economics: Nature’s Laws” Journal of Global Economics, USA. Vol.1, Issue 1, 2013, PP. 1-5.
  6. Dastagiri M.B. et al. “Global Agricultural Policies: Reforms and Future Agriculture” Journal of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Science PG, USA, 2013; 2(1):11-22.
  7. Dastagiri M.B. et al. Indian Vegetables: Production Trends, Marketing Efficiency and Export Competitiveness”. American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, Science PG, USA, May 2013; 1(1):1-11.
  8. B. Dastagiri, T. K Immanuel raj, Ganesh Gouda I. Patil. India’s Self, Cross & Often Cross Pollinated Crops İn The Global Crop Production: Mendelian Variation Perspectives. Science Discovery. USA. Vol. 1, No. 3, 2013, pp. 16-27.
  9. Dastagiri M.B. and T.K. Immanuel raj “Supermarket Supply Chains in Horticulture in India: The Novel Marketing Models, Effects and Policies”. Agrotechnology, USA, Vol 1, issue 2, 2012, PP1-7.
  10. Dastagiri M.B. “Agricultural Market Reforms in the Context of WTO Trade Regime in India” Afro-Asian Journal of Rural reconstruction, 41 (2), July-December 2008. PP 25-43.
  11. Dastagiri M.B and Linu Mathew Phillip "Rural-Urban Linkage through Farm and Non-Farm Investment in India" Afro-Asian Journal of Rural reconstruction, 33 (1), Jan-June 2000. PP 57-67.
  12. Dastagiri. M.B. “The World Bank and IMF: The United States, Developed and Developing Countries and Their Agenda for Future reforms" Journal of Global Economy, 2 (4) December 2006. PP. 279-295.
  13. Dastagiri M.B. and Mruthyunjaya 2012 “Agricultural Trade Liberalization Reforms: Effects on Indian Agriculture and Agricultural Marketing Institutions” Journal of Global Economy, 8 (2) April-June 2012. PP. 127-147.
  14. Dastagiri M.B. B. Ganesh Kumar and P. Shine “Organized Retail Marketing in Agriculture during WTO Regime: A Paradigm Shift” DSM Business Review (International), 2009, Vol. 1. No.2, pp 107-132.
  15. BL Manjunatha1*, DUM Rao2, MB Dastagiri3, JP Sharma4 and R Roy Burman5 “The Legal Protection of Public and Private Plant Varieties in India: A Comparative Analysis, Journal of Bioremediation and Biodegradation, USA, November, 2013.4-7.
  16. T.K. Immanuel raj, Dastagiri M.B. and Sajesh V.K. “Growth and Instability in Onion Production in Maharashtra, India. Journal of Global Economics, USA, Vo2, issue 1, 2014, PP1-4.
  17. Dastagiri M.B. ‘India’s Horticultural Export Markets in Multispeed World Economies: Trends of Exports, Prices, Elasticity’s and Policies’ British Journal of Economics, Management and Trade, 2015, Vol 5, 4, PP-427-440
  18. B. Dastagiri, MNV Prasad Gajula, Ganeshagouda I. Patil,World and Indian Agriculture: Revolutions & Multi Speed Strategies for Future,Science Discovery. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2014, pp. 14-26.
  19. Prasad Gajula, M.N.V., Vanisree, S., Soni, G., Dastagiri, M.B. (2014). Outlook on Application of Bioinformatics in Agriculture. World Research Journal of Bioinformatics, 2 (1), 33-40.
  20. Dastagiri M.B. (2015). India’s Export Horticulture Markets in Multispeed World Economies: Trends of Exports, Prices, Elasticities and Policies, British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade, 2015 - Volume 5 [Issue 4 (April)].