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Director of Information Technology

Dr. Dhaval R. Kathiriya (Ph.D. Computer Science)
I/c Director - Information Technology
Information Technology Center
University Bhavan, Anand Agricultural University,
Anand 388 110. Gujarat - (BHARAT).
Mobile (Office) : (+91)9512018174
Mobile : (+91)9998009973, Email: [email protected], [email protected]
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Experience : 19.3 Years (Click here for detailed Bio-Data)

Achievements / Awards :

  • The “i-Khedut” Mobile Applications of Information Technology Center, AAU has won the Award for “Best Education App” at the Drivers of Digital Awards 2019.
  • Gujarat Education Leadership Award for Outstanding Contribution to Education, Sept 2019.
  • Education Leadership Award winner at 26th Business School Affair & Dewang Mehta National Education Awards (Regional Round) Sept-2018.
  • The ‘e-Krishi Kiran Programme (Soil Health Card)' of Information Technology Center, AAU has been adjudged among the best projects at the Elets Knowledge Exchange Awards 2015.
  • The e-Krishi Kiran Programme (Soil Health Card) of Information Technology Center, AAU has won the Special Mention Award for "Best Government to Citizens (G2C) Initiative of the Year" at the eMaharashtra Awards 2013, Mumbai.
  • EDGE 2011 Winner for Soil Health Card Project at Information Week honors organizations that use IT for maximizing business impact.

AGRESCO Project Details :

   Projects Completed


   AGRESCO Recommendations

  • For Farmer (ખેડૂત લક્ષી)
  • For Scientific Community (વૈજ્ઞાનિક સમુદાય)

   Ongoing Projects


Talks / Expert Lecture Delevered:



Programme Details


Role of Digital Technologies for Promoting Agripreneurship in Post COVID - 19

Organized by Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology, Udaipur


કૃષિ ક્ષેત્રે ઇન્ફોર્મેશન ટેકનોલોજીનો ઉપયોગ

ફોન ઇન લાઈવ – દૂરદર્શન કેન્દ્ર અમદાવાદ



     "એગ્રીટેક" અંતર્ગત ખેડૂતોને માર્ગદર્શન

"એગ્રીટેક" અંતર્ગત ખેડૂતોને માર્ગદર્શન

– ETV Gujarati News Channel



     કૃષિ ક્ષેત્રે મળતી ઓનલાઈન સુવિધાઓ


     કૃષિદર્શન - દૂરદર્શન કેન્દ્ર અમદાવાદ



     કૃષિ ક્ષેત્રે મળતી ઓનલાઈન સુવિધાઓ


     ફોન ઇન લાઈવ – દૂરદર્શન કેન્દ્ર અમદાવાદ

2016 કૃષિ ક્ષેત્રે ઇન્ફોર્મેશન ટેકનોલોજીનો ઉપયોગ ફોન ઇન લાઈવ – દૂરદર્શન કેન્દ્ર અમદાવાદ
2014 આઈ.ટી. ટેકનોલોજી થકી કૃષિ વિસ્તરણ ફોન ઇન લાઈવ – દૂરદર્શન કેન્દ્ર અમદાવાદ


Research Thesis Assessed:  

  • Ph.D. :     09 (Completed – 07 , Continue - 02)
  • M.Phil. :   01

Research Thesis Referred:  

  • Ph.D. :     09
  • M.Phil. :   02


  • A Web Based Soil Health Card Application: Decision Support System for Agriculture Development
  • Development of mobile based applications for farmers
  • Development of Web based Online Tour Program
  • Development of Web based Online Bill Processing System
  • Web User Interface Assisted Live Stock Research Station Management Information System
  • Development of Plant Protection Association of Gujarat
  • A Critical Analysis of Internet usages by the faculty members of Anand Agricultural University
  • Web based Inward Outward Management System
  • Web User Interface Assisted Document Management System
  • Web based Capacity Building programme for the AAU
  • Development of Online Objective/MCQ examination for students for Anand Agricultural University
  • Fertilizer dose recommendation for the Web Based Soil Health Card Application (Adding one new module to existing application)
  • Development of Web based Procurement Management System
  • Development of Web based PG Module of Student Corner for Anand Agricultural University
  • Development of Web based Annual Budget Management System
  • Web based application for Dead Stock and IT Asset information Management
  • Online Information Management for Extension Education Centers of AAU
  • Development of Web Based AGRESCO Project Information and Tracking Management System
  • Web Based Information Management System For Planning and Budget
  • Web Based Complain Management System For IT Related Services at AAU
  • Decision Support System for Plant Protection
  • GEA – Mobile App Emergency Alert Mobile Application for Girl Students of SAU’s of Gujarat
  • Web Based Integrated Workflow Management System
  • Microsoft Office Word and Power Point Add-in for managing various built in templates of AAU
  • Breeder Seed Management System for Government of Gujarat
  • Online Repository and Analysis of Fall Armyworm (FAW) for Government of Gujarat


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