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A M Michael

Dr A M Michael, M.Tech., Ph.D. (IIT, Kharagpur), fellow of Institute of Engineering (India), Indian National Academy of Engineering and Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers, is an internationally acclaimed figure in the field of Water Resource Development and Management. He has worked as senior faculty in Rajasthan Agricultural University, Punjab Agricultural University and Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI). He also served as a Resource Scientist at University of Nairobi, UN University and Lund University and has been a visiting Professor at AIT, Bangkok. He has held important positions in various research centres, including prestigious post of Director, IARI, New Delhi and Vice Chancellor, Kerala Agricultural University. For his outstanding contributions in the area of water resources development and management, he was conferred upon with a number of national awards and recognitions, including the Kidwai memorial Prize of ICAR, Dr Rajendra Prasad Puraskar of ICAR, the Engineers of the Year Award 1995, Institution of Engineers (India). Dr Michael has also served as a Consultant to several international organizations such as the World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat, FAO, ICRISAT, UNDP and WAPCOS.
List of Books written by A M Michael


Land Drainage : Principles, Methods and Applications, 1/e

Vikas Publishing


  • 9788125927761
  • 768 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.535.00


This book presents the latest information, concepts and technology for ensuring sustainable agricultural production and environmental management by adopting land drainage measures. It focuses on a subject, central to the sustainability of irrigated agriculture. This book provides an explicit description of the subject for students as well as the practicing engineers in this area.


Irrigation Theory and Practice, 2/e

Vikas Publishing


  • 9788125918677
  • 772 pages
  • Paperback
  • Rs.795.00


This book is a comprehensive treatise on water resources development and Irrigation management. For the last 30 years the book has enjoyed the status of an encyclopedia on the subject, and in spite of the various innovations during the period, it has been in circulation because of its authoritative approach. It has now been thoroughly revised and updated, and thus, substantially enlarged.

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