AERA (India), a registered society which came into being in 1987, has on date more than 640 life members, 55 annual members,110 institutional members and 20 honourary members from India and abroad. The mandate of the Association is to promote the study of agricultural economics in particular and socio-economic problems in general. The Association has been regularly publishing a six-monthly research journal Agricultural Economics Research Review since 1988. Besides refereed research articles, comprehensive review articles in the area of agricultural economics (including horticulture and fisheries), conference/symposia proceedings and book reviews are also published in the Journal. To encourage the young researchers, abstracts of M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses in agricultural economics are also published in the Journal. The Association has been successfully organizing national conferences regularly on topical policy issues, the proceedings of which are published. The Association undertakes sponsored research studies. Over the years, the Association has attained a wide visibility and professional credibility. The journal Agricultural Economics Research Review has been highly rated by National Academy of Agricultural Science, New Delhi.