Dr. P. Gidda Reddy Former Director of Extension
Dr. P. Gidda Reddy, Former Director of Extension is a doctorate in Agricultural Extension. He has served the Combined Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University for about 34 years in the field of administration, training and field extension. He served in various capacities starting as Assistant Extension Specialist responsible for training the B.Sc. (Ag) students during their RAWE Programme at ARS, Ananthapur besides organising front line Extension activities. Assistant Director of Extension in the Administrative office and Associate professor in Extension Education Institute, Rajendranagar to train middle level extension functionaries of Southern states of India. Deputy Director of Extension assisting the Director of Extension in monitoring and supervising the activities of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs), DAATT Centres, AI & CC and other Extension centres. Then selected for the university officer’s position. The Director of Extension responsible to plan and execute the extension strategies through the field units like KVKs, DAATTCs, AI & CC, EEI and RARS centres of ANGRAU.
He has guided 3 PhD and 4 M.Sc. (Ag) students of Agricultural Extension at ANGRAU and published 18 research articles in National reputed journal besides publishing a book on “Farming performance of Farm Women”. He has contributed a topic on “Privatisation of Extension in Agricultural Extension in Agriculture- Certain issues” for the book “Privatization of Agricultural Extension” published by MANAGE, GoI, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad.
Dr. N. Krishna PriyaAssistant Professor
Publications of the research papers: Published 17 articles both in National & International journals.
Popular Articles Published: Published Sixty six (66) popular articles in various newspaper as well as Magazines such as Eenadu, Sakshi, Prajashakthi, Annadatha, Agriclinic, Rythulokam, AP Vyavasayam, Rythunestham, Pasunestham,
Experience: She had 4 months experience as pest scout worked in the ICAR Project named NCIPM (National Centre for Integrated Pest Management) in KVK, Ananthapur in the year 2012(December 2011-march 2012). She worked as Block Technology Manager (BTM) in ATMA (Agricultural Technology Management Agency) Project under Gooty Division in Ananthapur District (April 2012-July 2012). She also worked as Research Associate in Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Nellore for four months (August 2016-December 2016)
Awards: She participated in a number of National & International conferences. Received Two best oral presentations at national level and international level Conferences