Harshajyoti Barooah specialized in Horticulture, joined in the Department of Agriculture, Govt. of Assam in 1973 and served in various capacities till 31.03.2010.
Special Assignment by Planning Commission, Govt. of India as a member of the working group on Horticulture and Plantation Crops for drafting 12th Five Year Plan by Planning Commission.
Besides research publications in all India journals, published more than 50 articles on policy and technical issues in local newspaper/journals and a book on medicinal and aromatic crop.
Recent Assignments Completed Structured Agricultural Policy for Assam as entrusted by Govt. of Assam. Structured Master Plan for Integrated Development of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fishery, Tea, Rubber and Water Resources for Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh – entrusted by NEDFi. Served as Faculty at Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS). Periodical engagement as External Examiner for Ph. D. (Horticulture) and M. Sc. (Horticulture) students by Assam Agricultural University.