Dr. M.Rajeshwar Naik, Phd
Senior Scientist & Head, Programme Coordinator, Soil Agriculture Science
College of Agriculture, Rajendranagar, PJTSAU, Hyderabad-30, India
Rajeshwar Malavath has completed his M. Sc.(Ag) in the department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from ANGRAU, Hyderabad and PhD from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Department of Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Coimbatore, India. He has more than 18 years of experience both as Mandal Agricultural Officer for about 2 years, Research and Transfer of technology for 10 years and teaching in Agricultural University for about 6 years. He has consistently good academic record and has attended 13 training programmes and presented paper at 24 national conference/ workshops. He has published 46 research articles in reputed journals in relation to soil pedology, Remotesensing and GIS, Soil fertility and crop production aspects. In addition he has published more than 60 popular articles for the welfare of farming community in local language and attended more than 50 live Television and Radio programmes.
He was also awarded the Best Scientist Award on the eve of Independence Day (2009) and Best Scientist Award during Sankranti Puraskaralu (2010) by the state Department of Agriculture, Mother Teresa Memorial Award (2017) by Telangana citizens council and ICAR-Dr.B R Ambedkar Best Teacher Award (2018) By PJTSAU. He has been worked as NSS (National Service Scheme) Programme Officer about 6 years and conducted several student personality development programmes and special camps to create awareness among the farmers on modern innovative technologies in agriculture and got Telangana State NSS best Programme Officer Award 2017. Further he had several press coverage’s to create awareness among the farming community.
He has been guided 4 PG and Ph.D students as a major Advisor and as member 6 students for PG research. He has worked as Director for AELP on Soil Health Management for 4 years. At present he is actively involved in teaching a P.G and U.G courses in agriculture besides getting actively involved in offering advisory services through soil health care laboratory.
At present working as Senior Scientist and Head, Programme Coordinator, Krishi, Vigyan Kendra, Bellampalli, Mancherial where he is working with farmers of aspirational district KB Asifabad and Mancherial by keeping in view of doubling the farmers income through modern innovative agricultural and allied sectors technology transfers to farmers fields by conducting on farm trials, frontline demonstrations, method demonstrations, group discussions and different training and extension programmes related to soil testing, crop production, plant protections, horticulture, animal husbandry and fisheries.