Dr. Jamuna Rani Butti, Professor
Cell:9246219200; E-mail ID: jamunadhar59@redifmail.com

Seasoned professional offering over 24 years of unmatched success in teaching, training, extension activities, adopting new technologies and changes for improvement of self and department. Dr. Jamuna Rani started her career in 1993 as Assistant Extension Specialist in the Faculty of Agriculture at Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS), Palem, Mahaboobnagar  district, Southern Telengana  Zone, ANGRAU. She rendered her services in the fields of extension at field level (1993-99), research (2000-01), teaching (2001-06)and training (2006 to 2016).Owing to her vast experience, her areas of specialization are extension communication and management, gender issues and women empowerment, formation of women groups and networking, promotion of PPP, computer applications and ICT. She conducted several need based training programmes for a decade as above which has 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 Agriculture & allied sectors of Southern Region. Evaluated impact of EEI training through follow up studies and accommodated required improvements in training. Conducted follow up studies on the training programmes of EEI organized during 2006-07 (Kerala State) and 2011-12 (Andhra Pradesh).She was Editor for Quarterly News Letter of EEI for the period 2007-2010. Presented research papers in national and international seminars. Delivered 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.

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 has enforced academic regulations of PG and Ph.D., Programmes of the university, monitored PG Research., conducted semester final examinations for PG students and comprehensive examination for PG and Ph.D., programs of the three faculties i.e., Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering and Home Science by obtaining question papers externally. Meticulously handled the student admission process (PG and Ph,D., programs) during the academic year 2017-18 by conducting entrance examinations and interviews. She has meaningfully discharged the duties of convocation and digitized the student’s 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 had fulfilled extension 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 another at Bellampally,  Adilabad district. She has served as abridge 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, analysing  statement of work priorities. Successfully accepting new responsibilities, assignments and adapting to new responsibilities and environments. Possess very strong organizational, people and communication skills.

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