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Members of Board of Management

1 Dr. V. Damodara Naidu Dr. V. Damodara Naidu,
Vice-Chancellor & Chairman
Board of Management, ANGR Agricultural University,
Lam, Guntur, A.P.
Mobile: 9440663177, Email Id:,
2 Sri. K. Dhananjaya Reddy, IAS Sri. K. S. Jawahar Reddy, IAS,
Principal Secretary to Government, Panchayat Raj Department,
Room No. 103, Block No.5, Ground Floor,
Government of Andhra Pradesh,
Secretariat, Velagapudi, Guntur District
Mobile: 97046 21666, Email Id:
3 Dr. G. Somasekharam, M.V.Sc Dr. M. Hari Jawaharlal, IAS,
Director of Agriculture,
Directorate of Agriculture,
Government of Andhra Pradesh,
Old Market Yard, Chuttugunta Road, Guntur
4 Dr. G. Somasekharam, M.V.Sc Dr. G. Somasekharam, M.V.Sc,
Director of Animal Husbandry, 2nd Floor, Veterinary Hospital,
Government of Andhra Pradesh
Labbipet, Vijayawada, Krishna District
Ph. No. 040-23391335, Mobile: 99899 98048, Email Id:

Other Members

ICAR Representative
1 Dr.M.B.Chetti Dr.M.B.Chetti,
Assistant Director General (ADG),
Agricultural Education Division, ICAR
KAB-II, Pusa, New Delhi - 110 012
Mobile: 08800892004, Ph No : 011-25843635
Fax : 011-25840851

Distinguished Agricultural Scientist
Dr. D.S. Koteswara Rao
Professor (Retd.), ANGRAU
H.No.1-59, Sivalayam Street,
Pedaravuru Village,
Tenali Mandal,
Guntur – 522 202
Mobile: 94907 88418, 94904 70940

Members from Academic Council
1 Prof. G.V. Nageswara Rao Prof. G.V. Nageswara Rao,
Professor (Plant Pathology),
Agricultural College, Near 'Y' Junction, Rajamahendravaram,
East Godavari District - 533 103.
Mobile: 92901 28974, Ph.No.0861 - 2344500 (R)
Email Id:
2 Dr. S.R. Koteswara Rao Dr. S.R. Koteswara Rao,
Professor & Head
Dept. of Entomology
S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati.
Mobile: 98492 95237, Ph. No. 0883 - 2430465 (O)
Email Id:
3 Prof. I. Bhavani Devi Prof. I. Bhavani Devi,
Professor & Special Officer,
Institute of Agri. Business Management
S.V. Agricultural College, Tirupati - 517 502.
Mobile: 94401 21074, Ph. No. 0877 - 2248901 (O)
Email Id:,

Members from Legislative Assembly / Parliament
1 Sri Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu Sri Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu,
Hon'ble Member of Parliament (Loksabha),
Plot No.05, Prajasadhan (MP Office),
Near K.R. Stadium, Srikakulam - 532001
Mobile: 94401 95555, Ph. No. 08942 - 225238 (R), Ph. No. 08942 - 223799 (R)
Email Id:,
2 Sri B.C. Janardhan Reddy Sri B.C. Janardhan Reddy,
Hon'ble Member of Legislative Assembly, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
H.No.10-96, Near Old Bus Stand, Gurreddy Colony,
Banaganapalle, Kurnool District.
Mobile: 94944 94944
Email Id:
3 Dr. V. Damodara Naidu Smt. Meesala Geetha,
Hon'ble Member of Legislative Assembly, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
D.No.08-30-12, Siddaharda Nagar,
Thotapalem, VizianagaramDist - 535 003.
Mobile: 94401 92922, Ph. No. 08922 - 227777 (R)
Email Id:

Sri Bobbili Chiranjeevulu, M.A., B.Ed.,
Hon'ble Member of Legislative Assembly,
Parvathipuram, Krishnapalli Village & Post,
Parvathipuram Mandal,
Vizianagaram – 535 501
Mobile: 94416 06830

Members from Progressive Agriculturists
1 Sri. Mekala Lakshmi Narayana Sri. Mekala Lakshmi Narayana,
D.No.4-15-69/1A, 3rd Lane, Postal Colony,
Amaravathi Road, Guntur - 522002.
Mobile: 93939 31232, Ph. No. 0863-2229615 (R)
Email Id:
2 Sri. Mekala Lakshmi Narayana Sri. T.V. Muralinatha Reddy,
H.No.16-14, Munireddy Nagar, M.R. Palle,
Tirupati - 2, Chittoor District.
Mobile: 98660 05722, Ph. No. 0877 - 2243800 (R)
3 Smt. Alluri Vijaya Smt. Alluri Vijaya,
Flat No.102, Natraj Towers, D.No.10-27-4,
Waltair uplands, Visakhapatnam - 530003.
Mobile: 94938 43107, 97017 06432
Email Id:
4 Sri. Chapara Ganapathi Rao Sri. Chapara Ganapathi Rao,
Sri Rangam (Village), Naupada Railway Station (Post),
Srikakulam District - 532212.
Mobile: 96524 33329, 91546 59699

Member of the State Chamber of Panchayat Raj
1 Sri. P. Rajasekhar, ZPTC Sri. P. Rajasekhar, ZPTC,
Mummidivaram, G. Vemavaram(V),
Polavaram (M), East Godavari District.
Mobile: 97053 14555

Members from Agro-Industrialists and other entrepreneurs, including self-employed graduates (2)
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Ex-Officio Secretary

Dr. T.V. Satyanarayana

University Administration

His Excellency Governor of Andhra Pradesh
Board of Management
Vice - Chancellor
Dr. V. Damodara Naidu
Dr. D. Bhaskara Rao Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao
Dr. D. Bhaskara Rao
Dr. A. Subrahmanyeswara Rao
Dr. D. Balaguravaiah
Dean of P.G. Studies
.Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao Dr. N.V. Naidu Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao
Dr. J. Krishna Prasadji
Dean of Agriculture
Dr. N.V. Naidu
Director of Experimental Stations
Dr. P. Ram Babu
Director of Extension
Dr. A. Siva Shankar Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao  
Dr. A. Siva Sankar
Comptroller of Examinations
Dr. K. Yella Reddy
Dean of Agril.Engg. & Technology
Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao
Dr. S.R. Koteswara Rao
Dean of Student Affairs
Dr. L. Uma Devi
Dean of Home Science
Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao
Estate Officer

The University is governed by Board of Management, which, at present consists of 21 Members, and is the apex body endowed with the responsibility of taking policy decisions. The Vice-Chancellor of the University is the Chairman of the Board of Management.

The Board of Management has representation with the Four distinguished State Government Officials (Principal Secretary, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development; Secretary, Finance & Planning Department; Commissioner of Agriculture and Director of Animal Husbandry), an ICAR nominee, a distinguished Agricultural Scientist, three Academic Council Members of ANGRAU, four members representing A.P. state Legislature and Parliament, four Progressive Agriculturists, two Agro-industrialists and enterpreneurs are the Members of BOM. Registrar of the University is ex-officio-Secretary of the Board. This Apex body meets bimonthly and takes policy decisions as per the Act and mandate of the University.

In the University administration, the Vice-Chancellor is supported by the University Officers Viz., Faculty Deans ( Agriculture and Home Science), Dean of P. G. Studies, Dean of Student Affairs, Director of Research, Director of Extension, Registrar, Comptroller, University Librarian and Estate Officer in handling academic, research, extension, administration and financial matters.

The academic administration of the University is guided by the Academic Council, which is chaired by the Vice-Chancellor and consists of two Members from the Board of Management, the Deans and Directors, Associate Deans of the Colleges, the Heads of Departments of various Faculties and the Professors of the University. The Vice-Chancellor, in addition, nominates four members to the Council representing research wing of University and prominent academicians. The Vice-Chancellor is the Principal Executive of the University and is also responsible for the academic administration.

The research and extension activities of the university are guided by the Research and Extension Advisory Council, comprising few members of Board of Management, University Officials, University Heads of Departments, Associate Directors of Research, Senior Scientists and representatives from the farmers as Members. The University is organized, functionally, into three operational wings, namely Academic instruction (teaching), Research and Extension supported by Administration and Finance wings. The Vice-Chancellor heads the University administration and is supported by the Registrar who is responsible for general administration, Director of Research, Director of Extension, Deans of Faculties, Comptroller, University Librarian and the Estate Officer. The Deans of various Faculties are responsible for the teaching programmes in the Faculties concerned and the Directors of Research and Extension for the research and extension activities respectively, whereas the management of University finances is the responsibility of the Comptroller.

The Associate Deans are the academic and administrative heads of colleges, while the Associate Directors of Research are responsible for planning and implementing the research and extension activities in their respective agro-climatic zones. The individual Research Stations, within the agro-climatic zone, are headed by the Heads of Research Stations and the Krishi Vigyan Kendras are headed by Chief Training Organizers.


Academic Bodies

The Academic Council, Chaired by the Vice-Chancellor, is the principal body responsible for formulating, implementing and monitoring all the academic programs of the University. All the Deans, Directors, University Heads of different Departments of the three faculties and professors are Members of the Academic Council. C, besides the three Vice-chancellors of Andhra, Sri Venkateswara and Osmania Universities. Additionally, four members nominated by the Vice-Chancellor, ten members co-opted by academic council and two members of BOM are also Members of Academic Council for offering advice based on their experiences. Academic Council meets once in six months. The Faculty Boards, headed by the respective Deans, will Consider all issues concerned with the academic matters such as formulation of course curricula, syllabi, examinations, student evaluation procedures etc., which are finally referred to the Academic Council for approval. Eminent academicians from other institutions are also nominated as members by Deans of the Faculty concerned.


Research and Extension Advisory Council (REAC)

The Research and Extension Advisory Council (REAC), under the Chairmanship of the Vice-Chancellor functions as the principal decision making body for the research and extension activities of the University. It is guided by Zonal Research and Extension Advisory Councils (ZREACs) constituted for each of the seven Agro-climatic Zones of the State, with the Associate Director of Research as the Chair person. All the ZREACs and the REAC have representatives from the line Departments of the Government of Andhra Pradesh which include Agriculture, Horticulture, Women and Child Welfare, Farmers and industries, besides academicians nominated by the University.



Similarly there is a State Level Coordination Committee headed by Vice-Chancellor ANGRAU with the following as members to coordinate, plan, supervise and review the functioning of the DAATT Centres in the State.

1. Vice-Chancellor, ANGRAU Chairman
2. Director of Extension, ANGRAU Convenor
3. Directors of line depts. of Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, Sericulture. Fisheries and Women's Development & Child Welfare. Members
4. Director of Research, ANGRAU. Member
5. Deans of faculty (Agriculture, and Home Science), ANGRAU. Members
6. Associate Directors of Research, ANGRAU. Members
7. Three farmers (One from each region nominated by the Chairman of the State Level Coordination Committee. Members
8. Three NGOS nominated by the Chairman of the SLCC Members



The District level Coordination Committee (DLCC) for each DAATTC is constituted to oversee the functioning of the district centers in planning, coordination, execution, and midterm review of its programme. The District Level Coordination Committee consists of:

1. ADR of the region Chairman
2. Coordinator of DAATTC Convenor
3. Joint Directors of the Line Departments/ District level Officers of the line departments, Irrigation departments. Etc Members
4. Farmers representatives (One from each enterprise viz. Agril., Hortil., Animal Husbandry, Fisheries etc.) Member
5. Representatives of Input Agencies -2 Members
6. Representative of N.G.Os - 1 Members

The members of DLCC under item no. iv, v and vi are identified and proposed by the Coordinator of DAATTC in consultation with the ADR of the zone and District Heads of the line departments, which is approved by the Director of Extension, ANGRAU. District Level Coordination Committee decides joint action plan of DAATTC to suit the farm and farming systems of the district.

District Level Coordination Committee meets twice in a year, one before each season to decide seasonal joint action plans, to review the work done in the previous season/year in the district and suggest improvements needed. The heads of concerned line departments of the district prepares their action plans for the district and present before DLCC for discussion and approval, for implementation.


Scientific Advisory Committee of (KVK's)

Each Vigyan Kendra has a Scientific Advisory Committee, which consists of the following members.

1. Head of the host institution Chairperson
2. Director Extension of concerned SAU Member
3. Zonal Coordinator of the concerned zone Member
4. Representative of ICAR Instt / ICAR Regional Research Station if located in the district or nearby Members
5. Associate Director Research & Extension of the Zonal Research Station in which KVK is located. Member
6. District officers of the line departments such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Soil Conservation, Social/Agroforestry, Soil Conservation, Social/Agroforestry, Sericulture, Fisheries, Irrigation, Social Welfare, Small Scale Industries etc. Members
7. Representative of the Lead Bank of the district Member
8. Farm Radio Officer of the AIR in which KVK is located Member
9. Representative of Doordarshan Centre in which KVK is located Members
10. Two representatives of the farmers one small and one big nominated by the Head of the Institution Members
11. Training Organiser KVK Member Secretary

This Committee meets twice in a year. In Absence of the Head of the Institution in the meeting, the members present in the meeting selects a Chairperson to conduct the meeting. Minimum 50 percent participation of the members forms quorum.

The committee shall perform the following functions:

  • Providing necessary guidance and leadership in developing infrastructure facilities and thereby building the Kendra to fulfill its objectives.
  • Consideration of the annual and five year plans of the Kendra
  • Reviewing the progress of the activities and achievements and offering necessary guidance/suggestions to improve the functioning of the Kendra.
  • Approval of the Annual Accounts of the Kendra before the same is sent to the Chartered Accountant / Statutory Auditor for audit.
  • Adoption of the Statement of Audited Accounts before the same is sent to the council.
  • Approval of the recommendations of the Recruitment/Selection committee for appointment of staff on vacant posts.