Dr.   M. P. Sagar

Principal Scientist (Agril. Extn.)
Transfer of Technology
Central Avian Research Institute
zatnagar 243122, India
Phone: +91-581-2300204, Extn.-3112,   FAX: +91-581-2301321
Email: mpsagar59@rediffmail.com

To acquire professional edge through hard work and continuous learning. Seeking an interactive and challenging environment wherein I can apply my strengths, Knowledge and interpersonal communication skills efficiently and get an opportunity for personal growth and advancement so that I can excel and create a niche for myself in the field of technology


Ph. D (Extension Education)

Indian Veterinary Research Institute

Izatnagar (UP)


M.V.Sc (Extension Education)

Indian Veterinary Research Institute

Izatnagar (UP)


B.Sc. Ag.& AH

G.B.P.U.A & T

Pantnagar(UA), India



  • Young Scientist Award- 2007, Society of Extension Education, Agra


The areas of Dr. Sagar’s research are impact assessment of training programmes, course content analysis, training needs analysis, knowledge, adoption, constraints analysis, extension teaching methods effectiveness in technology transfer, documentation of ITKs, verification & refinement of ITKs, Integrated farming systems etc.

Extension work

Apart from extension research, Dr. Sagar has been playing leading role in extension work such as organizing training programmes, holding kisan melas & kisan gosthies, pathshala on AIR and conducting on- farm trials, particularly in poultry and mushroom.


Dr. Sagar is faculty of Extension Education Div., IVRI,Izatnagar. He teaches P.G. courses – Introductory Rural Sociology and Group Dynamics to M.V.Sc and Ph. D. scholars , respectively.

Professional Affiliations

  • Life member of Indian Society of Extension Education.
  • Life member of Maharashtra Society of Extension Education.
  • Life member of Mushroom Society of India.
  • Life member of Society of Extension Education

Research And Extension Publications

Research papers: 25, Research Abstracts :17, Popular Articles:14, Book chapters : 6, Extension bulletins : 6, Extension Pub.(Krishi Suchna Patra): 16, Folders/posters: 11, Publication in seminars & conferences/ International meetings : 3, Compiled/Edited docs: 12

Top Five publications

  • Sagar, M.P., Ahlawat,O.P., Raj Dev, B. Vijay and Indurani C.(2009) Identification, documentation,verification and refinement of indigenous technical knowledge about use of spent mushroom substrate. Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge 8(2):pp 242-248
  • Ahlawat OP, Dev Raj, Indu Rani, Sagar MP, Gupta Pardeep, and Vijay B (2009). Effect of spent substrate recomposted by different methods and of different age on vegetative growth, yield and quality of tomato(Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.). Indian Journal of Horticulture66(2):208-214
  • Ahlawat OP, Sagar MP,Dev Raj, Indu Rani C, Gupta Pardeep, and Vijay B (2007). Effect of spent substrate on yield and quality of capsicum. Indian Journal of Horticulture 64(4):430-43
  • Sagar, M. P. and Vijay, B (2006) Impact of Mushroom Cultivation Training on Horticulture Officers. Indian Res. Jour. of Extension Education , 6(1&2) : 45-47
  • Sagar, M. P.(2005) Impact of Integration of Extension Methods on Farmers knowledge level about Mushroom Cultivation.. Indian Res. Jour. of Extension Education , 5(1) : 56-58