1-3-12, Sivalayam Street,
KAVALI – 524 201
Over 35 Years of experience in
the field of education as a teacher, researcher and administrator. As a college
teacher I have adequate exposure to the quality of higher education in India.
For more than three decades I contributed my mite as a teacher, evaluator,
examination paper – setter and in the revision of curriculum/course content and
examination reforms in Botany and Microbiology at the undergraduate level. I
continue to undertake original research work since 1970 and I am a life member
of prominent professional societies at the national level in Biology. I
received practical training at prestigious India Universities. I am involved in
college administration for over 12 Years as Head of the Department,
principal of a reputed degree college in Andhra Pradesh.
am one of the founders of a voluntary, Non – Government organization (N.G.O) by
name ‘Sarvahita’ and also its president since its inception in April 2005. The
organization has been registered and assigned. Society
No./77/2005. The principal objectives of the organization are Conservation
of Biodiversity, conservation of medicinal plants, organic farming, fruits of biotechnology for the rural poor.
organization is currently actively involved in survey and conservation of
mangroves in Nellore
- Doctor of Philosophy
(Ph.D.) from Sri
Studies on the Bacterial Leaf Blight of Rice (Oryza
sativa L.) and the incitant Zanthomonas
oryzae (Uyeda and Ishiyama) Dowson.
- Master of Science (M.Sc.,) from Sri Venkateswara University,
Botany with Microbiology as special paper.
AND ALLIED EXPERIENCE:
- I have almost 36 years
of experience in teaching Botany and Microbiology at the undergraduate
level and three years as a teaching assistant at the post – graduate level
(1971-1974). During this period I made certain innovations in teaching and
experimentation. I also induced many a student to undertake short term
- Member, College
Development Council, S.V.University, Tirupati, 1978-1980.
- Member, Board of Studies
in Botany (Pass), S.V.University, Tirupati (1992-1996)
- Chairman Board of
Studies in Botany (Pass) S.V.University, Tirupati (2000-2001). As Chairman introduced changes
in Curriculum for B.Sc Botany and scheme of
paper setting for theory and practical examinations for B.sc Botany with effect from the academic Year
- Paper setter, B.Sc.,
Botany (1996 and 1997) (Nagarjuna
University) and also certain
autonomous colleges and Sri Satya Sai institute
of Higer Learning,
a deemed University.
- Chairman, Board of paper
setters in Botany (Pass), Nagarjuna University
(1998 & 1999).
- Chairman, Board of
Examiners in Botany (Pass), S.V.University, Tirupati form 1994-2002.
- Research work leading to Ph.D.Degree form April 1970 to May 1975.
- Recipient of the UGC
financial assistance for research work during February 1976 – February
1978. Worked on the interaction of Xanthomonas oryzae and X.oyzicola in
vitro and in vivo during this period.
- Acting as Research
Supervisor since December 1999 for two lecturers, registered for their Ph.D.degree. The two candidates are investigating on
problems of Biological control of Plant Diseases.
- Life Member and Fellow
of Indian Botanical Society (FBS) since 1977.
- Life Member and Fellow
of Phytopatholotical Society of India
(FPSI) since 1978.
- Life Member, Association
of Microbiologists of India
- Author, Text book of
Botany for First year B.Sc., Telugu Akademi, Hyderabad (Published
- Reader & Head of the
Department of Botany form 1-7-1989,
- Vice-Principal form 1-12-98 to 30-09-1999, Jawahar
- Principal from 1-10-1999 to 30-11-2001, Jawahar
Bharaati Degree College
is one of the lead colleges in Andhra Pradesh and had celebrated the Golden
Jubilee year from August 2000 to August 2001 during the tenure of my principalship. The college has a student strength of about
2500 and full time teaching faculty of over 50. It has several self financing
courses with good infrastructural facilities.