Scientific Staff



Discipline: Agricultural Processing | Designation: Scientist(SS)(AS&PE) | At IIMR Since: 2019

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Academic Qualifications

Degree Institute/ University Year of completion Subject(s) with major field
M.E.(ag.) TNAU, Coimbatore 2007 Agrl. Processing
B.E.(ag.) TNAU, Coimbatore 2005 Agrl. Engineering

Employment Record & Experience (Starting from the present position)

Designation Organization Institution & place of posting Period
(years, months)
Scientist(ss)(AS&PE) ICAR IIMR, Hyderabad 04/12/2019 to till date  
Scientist(ss)(AS&PE) ICAR CIPHET, Ludhiana 05/05/2018 to 31/11019 1year,5months,28days
Scientist(ss)(AS&PE) ICAR CMFRI, Chennai 18/06/2010 to 31/03/17 6years,9months,12days
Scientist(ss)(AS&PE) ICAR DRR, Hyderabad 04/04/2005 to 10/06/10 5years,2months,6days
Scientist(AS&PE) ICAR CTCRI, Thiruvananathapuram 01/12/1999 to 24/10/04 4years,10months,23days

Current responsibilities:

  • Establishing standards and guidelines to optimize milling based on nutritional value of small millets by degree of polishing.

Recent most significant publications:

  • Hemasankari.P., and ISRP. Sarma, LSU DRIER & STARCH GADGET, 2015, Catal -ogue on Tools and Machinery developed by ICAR, 148p,150p. Compendium on tools and machineries of Agricultural Engineering.
  • Sreedevi.B., P.C.Latha, P.Hemasankari and T.Ram,2016, Sulphur application in Rice Black gram cropping system-changes in yield, Economics and Post Harvest quality, Vol.9, Jr. of Rice Research.
  • हेमाशंकरी. पी., २०१६, एन्नोर और चेन्नई मत्सय शरण स्थान, चेन्नई, तमिलनाडु के पानी, तलछट और कुछ चुनिंदा मछली प्रजातियों के भारी धातुओं, National Seminar on Mariculture: Environmental Aspects in Mariculture, CMFRI, Kochi, Kerala, 9th March’2016.
  • Kaladharan, P and Vijayakumaran, K and Singh, V.V and Prema, D and Asha, P S and Sulochanan, Bindu and P. Hemasankari, and Edward, Loveson and Padua, Shelton and Veena, S and Anasu Koya, A and Bhint, H. M. 2017., Prevalence of marine litter along the Indian beaches:A preliminary account on its status and composition. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of India, 59 (1). pp. 19-24.
  • b)Conference Papers:
  • Kripa.V.,2018,Marine debris–a threat to sustainable fisheries, In: Shelton Padua, P.Kala- dharan, V.Kripa, K.S.Mohammed,K.Vijayakumaran, V.V.Singh, D.Prema, P.S. Asha, Bindu Sulochanan, P. Hemasankari, Loveson.L. Edward, S. Veena, A. Aroasukoya, H.M. Bhint and Seban John,(eds.) National Conference on Marine Debris (COMAD 2018). Book of Abstracts and Success stories, Marine Biological Association of India, April’11-12, 2018, Kochi. p.67-68.
  • Manju Bala, Surya Tushir, Poonam Choudhary, Swathi Sethi and P.Hemasankari,2019, Infrared spectroscopy: Applications in Food Adulteration Detection, Cutting-Edge Epito- me of processing, value addition and waste utilization of Horticultural Crops for Augmen -ting Farmer’s Income, ICAR-Summer School,October,01-21,2019,ICAR-CIPHET,Ludh -iana, Punjab.
  • c)Posters:
  • Hemasankari.P., A.Ahamed kamal basha and M. Ravindran, Vasanth Kripa, D.Prema and K.Vijayakumaran, 2014, Seasonal variation in morphometric characteristics of sele -cted fishes of Chennai coast in relation to hydrographic parameters, 10th Indian Fisheries and Aquaculture Forum (10ifaf), Towards Responsible Aquaculture and Sustain- able Fisheries, 12-15, November,2014, Organized by Asian Fisheries Society, Indian Branch (AFSIB) Mangalore, Karnataka, India In collaboration with National Bureau of Fish Gen -etic Resources NBFGR), Lucknow, India.
  • d)Books:
  • Sreedevi.B., P.C. Latha, P. Hemasankari, T. Ram, V. Jhansilakshmi, D. Krishnaveni and Brajendra, 2015, Agronomic management of rice based cropping systems in sulfur deficient soils. Technical Book No. 85/2015. IIRR, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500 030. Telangana., India. p. 57.

Other professional activities

  • Life Member in the Association of Agricultural Engineers, Member -ship N. LM7997
  • Life Member in the ARSSForum,164/80,LM-2779
  • Life membership in NAARM Alumni Association, 2000
  • Life Member in the Indian Society of Root Crops, LM- Reg.N.118
  • Life Member in the Institute of Engineers, LM- AM097832-1
  • Life Member in the Association of Carbohydrate Chemists and Techn -ologists, LM/107/ 2001
  • Life Member in the Association of Food Science and Technologists, 3/ LO13/03
  • Life Member in the Association of Society for Advancement of Rice Research,LM-119
  • Life Member in the Marine Biological Association of India,N.669
  • Life Member in the Society of Millet Research, ICAR-IIMR, Hyderabad, Telangana.

Dr. Er.P.Hemasankari