Dr. Abdul Hakkim, V.M. obtained B.Tech (Agricultural Engineering) and M.Tech (Soil & Water Engineering) from Kerala Agricultural University during 1990 and 1993 respectively. He was awarded with Ph.D (Soil & Water Engineering) by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in 2009 and PG Diploma in Agricultural Extension Management (PGDAEM) by MANAGE, Hyderabad in 2012. Presently he is working as Professor and Head, Division of Agricultural Engineering, Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Pattambi. He has 27 years of teaching, research and extension experience. He has published 2 books, 38 research papers in various National and International Journals.