Designation: Associate Professor
Specialization: Agriculture and Rural Economics
Dr. Hanjabam Isworchandra Sharma
Life Member, The Indian Society of Labour Economics
Life Member, International Red Cross Society
Member, Manipur Economic Association
PhD Guidance (Undergoing)
Seitimang Guite, Topic: Agriculture & Livelihood Diversification among Thadou-Kuki Tribes of Manipur, Year of Registration: 2016
Lynda Thoudam, Topic: A study on timber economy of Manipur, Year of Registration: 2017
Thokchom Omena, Topic: Livestock Economy of Manipur: Potentials & Challenges, Year of Registration: 2017
Konjengbam Nirmala, Topic: Irrigation & Agricultural Development in Manipur, Year of Registration: 2017
Structure and Determinants of Forest Economy in Northeast India, Journal of Human Ecology, 80(1-3): 1-10 (2022) Print: ISSN 0970-9274 Online: ISSN 2456-6608; Second Author.
Nature and Volume of Timber Consumption in Saw Mill Industries in Valley Districts of Manipur, India, Indian Forester, 148 (8) : 862-863 , 2022, ISSN: 0019-4816, eISSN: 2321-094X, First Author.
Determinants of Livelihood diversification among the Thadou-Kukis of Manipur, India, Economic Affairs, Vol. 67, No. 01(Spl.), pp. 79-86, February 2022, Print ISSN : 0424-2513, Online ISSN : 0976-4666; Second Author.
Agrarian Crisis in the Hill Regions of Manipur published in Eastern Quarterly, Volume 13 Special Issue, 2020; 4-15, 2021, ISSN: ISSN 0975–4962, Second Author
Rural Employment Scenario in North East India From 1991 to the Post-MGNREGA Period published in Economic and Political Weekly Vol. 54, Issue No. 20, 18 May, 2019 , pp 61-65.
Peasants of Manipur: Agrarian change, Land tenure and Emerging Patterns of re-peasantization in India published in Agrarian South: Journal of Political Economy as Second author Vol 02 No 03, 2013, pp. 291-314.
Understanding Underdevelopment in Manipur: A Critical Survey published in Economic and Political Weekly Vol XLVII No 46, 2012, pp. 71-77
India-EU Free Trade Agreement: Potential Impact on the Northeast India, published in TISS Working Paper 10, 2016, Second Author.
Development Issues of Manipur: Revisiting Agrarian Economy and Rural Employment published in, Kangla Lanpung 2015 IX(II) 26-46.
Ibobi’s Hat trick in Manipur: Unfolding the Core Issues, published in SKWC Journal of Social Sciences, 2012 III(I) 263-270, Second Author.
Deconstructing Development Politics in Manipur, published in, Alternative Perspectives, 2008, III(I), 5-17
Rice Economy of Manipur: Its Past & Prospects. published in Alternative Perspectives, 2007 III(III) 45-60.
Post-Statehood Economy of Manipur: A Critical Analysis, published in Alternative Perspectives, 2006 II(III) 15-29.
Manipur’s Economy from 1949 to 1972: The Birth and Nurturing of a Dependent economy, published in Alternative Perspectives, 2006 II(I) 21-33.
India’s Look East Policy & Manipur’s Economy: A Critical Scrutiny, published in Alternative Perspectives, 2006 I(IV) 55-70
(b). Edited Book
Development Questions in NE India co-edited with Sukhdeba Sharma Hanjabam & Sadam Sharma Hanjabam, Ruby Press, 2019
India-EU FTA Potential Impact on NE India co-edited with Dr Homen Thangjam & Sukhdeba Sharma Hanjabam, Concept Publishing Company (P) Ltd., New Delhi 2018.
Human Security in the NorthEast India: Challenges and Predicaments (Health & Gender) co-edited with Dr Homen Thangjam & Sukhdeba Sharma Hanjabam. Essential Books, New Delhi 2015.
Quest for development in Manipur: Continuity, Constraints and Contradictions co-edited with Dr Homen Thangjam, Concept Publishing Company (P) Ltd., New Delhi 2013.
(c). Book Chapters
Rural Enterprise in Manipur: District Level, Growth, Inter-sectoral composition & Female Participation; 3-19, Women Entrepreneur and Atmanirbhar Manipur; Shukhdeba Sharma Hanjabam; Aheibam Koireng Singh; Sadam Hanjabam; Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, 2021.
Introduction in Social Development Challenges in North East India; Moirangthem Tineshwori Devi; Shukhdeba Sharma Hanjabam; Ruby Publications, New Delhi, 2021.
Demonetisation in Manipur; in Demonetisation, edited by Sharad V. Khare Ameya Inspiring Books, Pune, 2017
Female Participation in Rural Non-Farm Employment: Some Macro Level Observations, North East India: Past & Present, Oinam Ranjit Singh & Sudev Ch, Basumatary Global Publishing House, Vishakhapatnam, 2016.
Economic Liberalization in Manipur: A Critical Understanding in E. Bijoykumar & Damodar Nepram (eds.) Perspective on Economy of Manipur Akansha Publishing House, New Delhi, 2010.
Raw Material Requirements of Saw Mill Industries In Valley Districts of Manipur, Forest Department, Government of Manipur August 2017 to March 2018 (Minor Project).
Co-director for Research Programme titled Agrarian Crisis in the Hill Region of Manipur Land Systems & Economic Change sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi, 2021.
Co-director for Research Programme titled Academic Study on Act East Policy: ASEAN Free Trade and North East India sponsored by North East Council, DONER Ministry, 2020.
Organized a Two-Day Regional Seminar Rural Transformation in North East India: Patterns and Challenges, 13 & 14 December 2019, sponsored by North Eastern Council, Shillong.
Organized a Two Day National Seminar Economic Transformation in Northeast India: Predicaments, Potentials and Policies, 21-22 December 2015 sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.
Assistant Organising Secy. of one day consultative workshop on Border trade: Reassessing Act East Policy and Manipur organized by UGC-SAP-DRS-II, Department of Economics, Manipur University, MIMS & Manipur Chamber of Commerce and Industry , Imphal on 14th March 2018
Assistant Organising Secy. of UGC-SAP-DRS-II, Department of Economics, Manipur University, Myanmar Field visit during 29th March to 8th April 2018
Associate Editor (2012-2014), Alternative Perspectives A Quarterly Social Science Journal with ISSN 2248-969X (which also gets publication grant from ICCSR) published from Imphal by Centre for Alternative Discourse Manipur.
Editor, Souvenir 4th UGC SAP-DRS I 2-day National Seminar on Border Trade at Moreh: Past, Present and Future organized by Department of Economics, Manipur University 30-31 March 2015.
Editor, Souvenir 3rd UGC SAP-DRS I National Seminar on Border Trade at Moreh: Past, Present and Future organized by Department of Economics, Manipur University 29 March 2014.
Editor, Souvenir 2-day National Seminar The Golden Jubilee Year (2013-14) of TIES (The Indian Econometric Society) Ushering economic growth in the north eastern region of India organized by Department of Economics, Manipur University in association with TIES.
Paper Presentation/Invited Talk/Session Chair
Deliver a talk on Some reflections on progress and gaps in development intervention for the north eastern region of India, EGROW Webinar Series, 4 March 2022.
Deliver a talk on Rural Transformation Manipur Some Macro Level Observations National Webinar on National Education Policy 2020 And Rural Development, UBA Unit Ideal Girls’ College, Akampat, Imphal, 22nd September, 2020.
Deliver a talk on Database of Manipur: Agriculture in Three Day State Level Workshop on “Database of Manipur” CSSEIP, Manipur University & Manipur Economic Association, 17th September, 2018.
Presented a paper Emerging Patterns of Rural Enterprise in Manipur An Economic Census Data Based Study in 59th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation (GIFT), & Department of Economics, Kerala University and CDS, Thiruvananthapuram, 16th December 2017.
Presented a paper Agrarian change and emerging pattern of labour market institution in paddy cultivation: Some evidence from a village level study in 58th Annual Conference o the Indian Society of Labour Economics, Dept. of Humanities & Social Science, IIT, Guwahati, TISS, Guwahati & OKD Guwahati, 24th November 2016.
Deliver a talk on Strategies for Development of Micro-enterprise under NRLM in National Rural Livelihoods Mission, SIRD, Manipur, 1st December 2015.
Chair Parallel Session 3 in Three-Day International Seminar; Movements in Recent Past and Present NE India with Special Reference to Manipur, Centre for Manipur Studies, Manipur University, 27th November 2015.
Presented a paper Fishing in Trouble Water: Political Economy of Conflict (Mis)Management in Manipur in Two Day National Seminar on Roots of Conflict Resolution in Manipur: Claims and Counter Claims, Department of Social Work, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), Regional Campus, 8th April 2015.
Presented a paper Occupational Diversification in Rural Manipur: A Village level Study in 55th Indian Society of Labour Economics Annual Conference, CESP & CISLS, JNU, New Delhi, 16th December, 2013.
Presented a paper Manipur Higher Education at the Crossroads in Excellence in Higher Education: Challenges & Remedies, MB College, Imphal, 18th January 2013.
Presented a paper Contemporary Development Approach in Manipur: A Critique in Two Day National Seminar on Present Conditions of Political Economy of States in North East India, Manipur College, Imphal, 3rd March 2012.
Presented a paper Human Security in Manipur: Livelihood Issues in Human Security in the Northeast Region: Challenges and Predicaments, Department of Social Work, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University (IGNTU), Regional Campus, CMS, Manipur University & CADM, Manipur, 2nd February, 2012.
Presented a paper Women and Rural Non-Farm Employment in Manipur: Some Macro Level Observations in 53rd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), Department of Economics, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Rajasthan, 17th December 2011.
Contributed a policy paper as second author on Agriculture Sector: Hunger, Nutrition and Food Security for Manipur Vision 2032 sponsored by Department of Planning, Government of Manipur.
Fuelwood Consumption in Brickfields of Imphal West & Imphal East, Forest Department, Government of Manipur.
Agribusiness: Meaning, Definition, Structure, 12th January 2016, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Manipur University
Agribusiness Management: Concept, Types and Function, 19th January 2016, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Manipur University
Planning: Meaning, Definition and Types, 9th February 2016, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Manipur University
Organising: Meaning and Structure, 23rd February 2016, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Manipur University
Directing: Meaning & Process, 15th March 2016, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Manipur University
Controlling: Meaning, Type & Process, 30th March 2016, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Manipur University
Agro-based industry: Meaning and Classification, 28th April 2016, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Manipur University
Agro-processing Industries in India: Status & Procedures for Setting up & Constraints, 20th May 2016, Educational Multimedia Research Centre, Manipur University