Dr. N. A. Vijay Avinashilingam

B.Sc (Agri.), M.Sc(Development / Agril. Communication), Ph.D (Dairy Extension Education), MMM, PGDAEM, ​DVIT, PGD(IW&WWT)

Contact Address

Extension Systems Management Division, ICAR-NAARM, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad – 500030 Phone (Office): 040-24581341

Email Address: vijay.avinashilingam@naarm.org.in

Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

Dr. N.A. Vijay Avinashilingam had his doctorate in Dairy Extension Education from ICAR-NDRI, Karnal. He began his professional career in farm science centre of GBPUAT, Pant nagar and ICAR-VPKAS, Almora. After a brief stint of teaching as Associate Professor in Central Agricultural University, Imphal, he joined as Senior Scientist and Head in KVK, ICAR-VPKAS, Bageshwar and later moved to ICAR-CAZRI, Jodhpur as Senior Scientist in Division of TOT & Training. Dr. Vijay is serving as Principal Scientist in the Extension Systems Management Division of ICAR-NAARM since 2021. He has over 100 publications including 44+ research papers to his credit. He has prepared three documentary films focused on livelihood improvement of small and marginal farmers. He has received eight awards from various registered national societies of extension.

Areas of Interest:

Extension and communication, Adoption studies, Entrepreneurship in Agriculture and Impact studies

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