Dr. P. Vijaya Lakshmi, Professor
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In recognition of her contribution in the field of extension, she has received an award of appreciation from the Government of Andhra Pradesh in the year 2010. Dr.Vijaya Lakshmi played a major role in initiation of the project on “To Reach the Unreached” through expert consultation at DAATT Centre, Rangareddy district. She has organized more than 95 training programmes to middle level extension functionaries of agriculture and allied departments of southern states. She has played an active role in developing Mandal Wise-Farming Situation Wise Plans for all the Agro Ecological situations in Medak district of Andhra Pradesh and has provided in-depth insights concerning farming issues and suggested strategies to overcome challenges.
She has published number of research papers in national and international journals. She has documented success stories of farmers of southern region and also conducted follow up study in AP. She has also co-organized international study visit cum training programme to officers of Bangladesh, consultancy training programmes to MAO’s of Telangana State, Agriculture Marketing and Agri. Business, Tamil Nadu, Skill development programmes and interstate training programmes for extension officials of Department of Agricultural Marketing and Agri. Business of Tamil Nadu State. Her areas of specialization are, communication, training management, extension methodologies, leadership and team building, soft skills, gender issues and women empowerment.