Professor & Head

Co-ordinator MBA Food Business

Brief Profile

He is a well received teacher and researcher in Economics for the last 24 years.  A post graduate in economics , possessing additional degrees like M.Phil in Manpower planning, Law, Post graduate diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations and PhD from Institute for Development Studies, Mysore, has published 25 papers in Indian Journals: associated with department project “Capital requirements for modernization of Dairy Farming in Karnataka and a prominent member to establish ‘Raithra Santhe” at Yelahanka, Bangalore: apart from producing 7 M.Phil students and guiding 4 PhD students. He is a recognized guide in Dravidian University, Kuppam,  Andhra Pradesh and Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu.

Current areas of Research

Survey of Cattle Markets in all the Agro- Climatic zones of Karnataka and working out the potentiality to establish Livestock and Livestock products markets in all the Agro-Climatic Zones of Karnataka.


E-mail: sachindrakvafsu@gmail.com


Dr. K. B. Vedamurthy

B.Sc.(Agriculture), M.Sc (Dairy Economics), Ph.D (Dairy Economics)

Assistant Professor

Department of Dairy Business Management

Current Research Area:

Agricultural marketing, Climate change, Dairy Industry

Research Projects:

Pilot project on Price Forecasting, Supply Projections and cloud computing of Farm Commodities (ongoing). Karnataka Agricultural Price Commission, Govt. of Karnataka​


FDM-613 Quantitative Techniques in Management (1+1)

FDM-611 Risk Management (1+1)

FDM-616 Supply Chain Management (2+0)

DBM-311 ICT in Dairy Industry and Operations Research Management (2+1)

DBM-312 Financial Management (2+1)

DBM-321 Marketing Management & International Trade (2+0)​

​ES-525 Dairy Business Management (2+1)​

CS-521 Computer Software (2+1) (Basic R and Python for statistics)


  • Best thesis award (Management Group) for outstanding research work for the session 2009-10 presented by National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal.

  • Merit certificate holder in Management group during post-graduation at NDRI. (2004)


  • 3 days training in R-basics for agriculture and dairy, in National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI), Karnal, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi

  • One day training on “Data analytics with R” at National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE), Hyderabad

  • Two days training on “Data analytics with Python” at Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural Institute of Agribusiness Management, Tirupati.


  • Shashidhara K.K. and Vedamurthy K B (2016) K.BMultivariate Analysis of Eco-Friendly Management Practices by Cotton Growers in Yadgir District of Karnataka: International Journal of Agriculture Sciences, 52(8): 2459-2461

  • K.B.Vedamurthy,J.P.Dhaka,Smita (2015) Analysis of institutional credit for dairy farming in Karnataka: A study of Shimoga Milk Zone: Indian J. Dairy Sci. 68 (3): 282-286

  • K.B.Vedamurthy,J.P.Dhaka,Smita (2014) Dairy Credit Utilisation and Repayment in Shimoga Milk Zone of Karnataka: A comparative analysis of SHGs, Commercial Banks and RRBs, Indian J. Dairy Sci. 67 (4): 339-344

  • K.B.Vedamurthy,J.P.Dhaka,Smita (2013) Sirohi Determining factors Discriminating Defaulters and Non-Defaulters of Dairy Credit: A Discriminant Approach, International Journal of Communications and Engineering: pp:541-548,  26-Nov-2013

  • K.B.Vedamurthy,J.P.Dhaka,Smita (2013) Who is Benefitting from Commercial Banks? A case of dairy farmers in Shimoga Milk Zone of Karnataka, Indian J. Dairy Sci. 66(3):243-249.

  • Vedamurthy K.B. and Vijay Laxmi Pandey (2010) Performance and Competitiveness of India’s Onion Export,  Indian Journal of Agricultural Marketing: 24 (1): 86-95


Email: vedandri@gmail.com


Mrs. Reshma. M
Assistant Professor (On Contract)

B.Tech (Dairy Tech), MBA (Food Business)

Department of Dairy Business Management

Brief Profile

Mrs. Reshma has 5 years of experience in the field of teaching, research and extension, completed Masters in Business Administration (Food Business) from Dairy Science College, Bengaluru, and possess post graduate diploma in Food Safety Management and prosecuting her Doctoral degree. Also, associated in many department research projects and extra mural funded project “ Pilot project on Price forecasting, supply projections and cloud computing of farm commodities”. She has taught and guided MBA students.

Current areas of Research

Demand and Supply of livestock products in Karnataka, Survey of Cattle Markets in all the Agro- Climatic zones of Karnataka and working out the potentiality to establish Livestock and Livestock products markets in all the Agro-Climatic Zones of Karnataka and Sustainability of rural dairy farmers.


E-mail: resh.m518@gmail.com

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Dr. Nagaraju Y
Assistant Professor

PhD (Economics)

Department of Dairy Business Management

Brief Profile

Dr.Nagaraju.Y obtained  Ph.D in Economics from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli of Tamil Nadu. Currently serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Dairy Business Management undertaking UG & PG courses. Dr Nagaraju has 10 years of experience in the field of research teaching and outreach activities. He has published 15 papers in National and International Journals: more than 10 abstracts in national and international conferences / seminars / symposiums. He is also associated with developmental projects of the department.

Current areas of Research

Farming system research, Dairy markets-value chain analysis, Impact analysis of developmental programmes and technology adoption.


E-mail: nagarajuy48@gmail.com

Mobile: +91-9113819342