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Dr. KV Raghavendra Rao

Dr. KV Raghavendra Rao

Designation: Chief Technical Officer | At IIMR Since: 1994

Email: raghavendra@millets.res.in; raghavedndra@icar.gov.in |  Mobile:9848257475

Phone(O): +91-40-24599333 | Fax :- +91-40-24599304

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D. (Botany)

Master of Science (Botany)

Work Experience:

  • Germplasm collection, evaluation, passport data collection.
  • Management of information system for Director
  • Replies to Parliament questions and ICAR queries
  • Preparation of significant Documents for ICAR (Vision 2020,2025,2030,& 2050 documents& EFC – X, XI & XII plans)
  • One of the Editors of Annual Report of DSR / IIMR since 1998.
  • One of the Editors of Sorghum News Letter (Formerly Happenings at DSR & AICSIP News) since 2003.
  • Coordination in organizing Annual Sorghum Group Meetings since 1998.
  • Member of various institutional committees
  • Designated as “Assistant Public Information Officer” (APIO) for scientific / Technical information under the Right to Information Act (RTI) since 2008

Conference / Seminar / training Attended:

  • Training Programme on Hindi course “Parangat” organized by Central Hindi training Institute, Official language division, Min. of Home Affairs, Govt of India , Hyderabad at Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad during 4 – 23 Jan, 2016
  • Competency enhancement Training Programme for Technical Officers at NAARM, Hyderabad during 14-23 Dec, 2015
  • 11th “Awareness cum Training Programme on Plant Variety Protection and DUS testing” at DSR, Hyderabad during 22 March, 2013
  • Training cum learning workshop - “Awareness programme on plant variety protection” at DSR Hyderabad during 30 March, 2011.
  • Training programme on “IT- based decision support system for multimedia content development” at NAARM, Hyderabad, during 17-27 Nov, 2009.
  • Training cum learning workshop on “Legalities in the Protection of Plant Varieties and EDVs” at DSR Hyderabad during 27-28 Aug, 2009.

Publications / Books

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KV Raghavendra Rao

Last Updated on 23th February 2017