Dr. Jamuna Rani Butti, Professor
Seasoned professional offering over 24 years of unmatched success in teaching, training, extension activities, adopting new technologies and changes for improvement of self and institution. Dr. B.Jamuna Rani started her career in 1993 as Assistant Extension Specialist in the Faculty of Agriculture at Regional Agricultural Research Station, Palem (RARS), Mahaboobnagar District, ST Zone, ANGRAU. She rendered her services in the fields of Extension at field level (1993-99), research (2000-01), teaching (2001-06) and training 06 to 2016 march.Owing to her vast experience, her areas of specialization are Extension communication and Management, Gender issues and Women empowerment, Computer Applications and ICT. She conducted several need based training programmes for a decade as above which contributed to enhance her services as a good trainer. Successfully handled challenging work of providing learning on contemporary areas to middle level extension officers of Agril & allied sectors of southern states of India. Evaluated the impact of EEI trainings for the states of Kerala and Andhra Pradesh through follow up studies and recommended for required improvements in training. Presented Research papers in the national and International seminars.Guest lectures as resource faculty at MANAGE, SMILDA, SAMETI, PRDIS etc .She has also rendered research guidance of highest quality to the Ph. D Students.
She maintained good rapport with the farmers and all the functionaries at field and middle level wherever she worked and thus coordinated several activities related to the dissemination of need based technologies through various extension methodologies viz., rythusadassus, on farm trials, RAWEP, field days, farmer days, kisanmelas, village adoption programmes, etc. As a teacher, she handled U.G. and Ph.D. courses and also was instrumental in framing new syllabus for four year degree programme (B.H.Sc.) and was instrumental in handling the computer oriented courses related to mass communication.
As a resource person to other Agricultural universities of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Meghalaya she is actively involved in setting question papers for the academic programmes and their evaluation. She is also identified as external examiner for the evaluation of PG & Ph.D thesis.
She had an opportunity to serve as University officer , Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University as Dean PG studies, PJTSAU for a tenure of one year eight months (2016 September to May 2nd 2018 )where she enforced academic regulations of PG and PhD Programmes of the university, monitored PG Research., Conducted Semester final examinations and comprehensive examination for PG and PhD programs of the three faculties Agriculture, Agrl.Engg and Home Science by obtaining question papers externally. She meticulously handled the student admission process ( PG and PhD programs) during the academic year 2017-18 by conducting the entrance examinations and interviews. She meaningfully discharged the duties of convocation and digitized the students Academic performance Reports. She also had an opportunity to serve as Director of Extension, PJTSAU for a short tenure of five months ( March 2016-Aug 2016) where she fulfilled the extenaion objectives of the University Extension system.. During the above period she facilitated, monitored and coordinated different activities pertaining to the implementation of Technical activities of KVKs DAATTCs , University press and ATIC, Electronic wing and EEI. Apart from the administrative facilitation of the technical activities of centres working under Extension wing, PJTSAU .Involved in establishment of two new KVKs one at Kothagudem, Khammam district and One at Bellampally, Adilabad district She Served as a bridge between researchers and farmers who are ultimate users of new technologies. Consistent tract record of success in planning, organizing and executing extension activities. Committed to reviewing requirements, analyzing statement of work priorities.