Dr. P. Venkatesan

B.Sc(Ag); M.Sc(Agril. Extension);Ph.D(Agril. Extension); MBA

Contact Address

Faculty Building, NAARM Rajendranagar, Hyderabad-500 030 Phone (Office): 91-40-24581469

Email Address: venkatesan@naarm.org.in

Curriculum Vitae

Work Experience

Dr P. Venkatesan started his career at Krishi Vigyan Kendra of Ganghigram Rural Institute. He was selected as Senior Scientist in Extension Systems Management Division at NAARM in 2014. He assumed charge as Principal Scientist (effect 05.05.2017) in the same division of the Academy. He has more than 45 publications to his credit.


  • IAF benevolent fellowship for Under graduation(1990-1994)
  • ICAR- JRF Fellowship for Post-graduation(1995-1997)
  • Best Poster Award from Kerala Agricultural University, 2004
  • Certificate of Achievement from Commonwealth Secretariat & Ministry of SSI and ARI, Govt of India, 2006
  • Certificate of Appreciation from MSSRF, 2010
  • Best Paper Award from Society of Extension Education, Coimbatore, 2014
  • Best Paper Award from Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram, Dindigul, 2015
  • Best Oral Presentation Award in International Extn. Education, Department of Extn, BHU, Varanasi, 2016
  • Best Extension Professional Award from Society of Extension Education, Agra, 2017
  • Best Presentation Award in International Conference AGROTECH-2017 by Himalayan Scientific Society for Fundamental and Applied Research ,2017
  • Outstanding Achievement Award in the 2nd International Conference of Food & Agriculture organized at Dhanbad, Jarkand, 2018.
  • Best Oral Presentation Award 9th National Extension Education Congress-2018 by SEE, 2018

Areas of Interest:

Areas of Interest:

Indigenous Technical Knowledge, Participatory Technology Development, Technology Assessment and refinement, Tribal Development, Communication Skill, Farmer Producer Company.

 Recent Publications

  1. P.Venkatesan and M.Sundaramari, 2015, Scientific Rationality and Adoption of indigenous hill banana cultivation, Indian Research Journal of Extension Education, Vol:15(1): 94-99.
  2. P.Venkatesan and M.Sundaramari, 2015, Rationality and adoption of indigenous cultivation practices of finger millet ( Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.) by the tribal farmers of Tamil Nadu, International Journal in Management & Social Sciences, Vol:3(2): 970-977.
  3. P.Venkatesan, M.Sundaramari and R.Venkattakumar, 2014, Profile of tribal farmers, Journal of Extension Education, 2014, Vol: 26(3):5315-5317.
  4. P.Venkatesan and P.Vijayalakshmi,2015, Training Needs of farm women towards entrepreneurial development, Journal of Extension Education , Vol:27(1): 5415-5421.
  5. P.Venkatesan and M.Sundaramari,2015, Scientific rationality, adoption and perceived effectiveness of traditional agricultural practices of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz.) in Kolli Hills, India , Journal of Root Crops, Vol 40 (2): 56-63.
  6. P.Saravanan, S.Divya and P.Venkatesan, 2015, Trend analysis of pests and diseases complex in Bt cotton, Journal of Crop Protection, Vol:4(4): 431-439.
  7. P.Venkatesan, 2015, Entrepreneurship Behaviour of Farm Women towards Dairy Enterprise, Internation Journal of Physical and Social Sciences,Vol:5(6):635-645.
  8. P.Venkatesan, M.Sundaramari and R.Venkattakumar,2015, Ethno Taxonomical Classification of Little Millet (Panicum sumatrance) by the tribal people of Tamilnadu, Ecology, Environment and Conservation, Vol.21 (Dec Suppl):S215-S222).
  9. P.Venkatesan, M.Sundaramari and R.Venkattakumar, 2016, Indigenous paddy (Oryza sativa) cultivation practices of tribal farmers in Tamil Nadu, Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge (IJTK), Vol: 15(1), 154-161.
  10. P.Venkatesan, M.Sundaramari and Surya Rathore, 2016,Scientific Rationality and Adoption of Indigenous Field Bean ( Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet) Cultivated by Tribal Farmers of Tamil Nadu, Indian Journal of Ecology, Vol:43 (Special Issue-1): 584-587.
  11. Stephen Rajasingh R., B.J.Pandian and P.Venkatesan, 2016, Effect of Seed Rate, Seed Treatment and Foliar Nutrition on Yield Attributes and Yield of Rice Fallow Black Gram ( Phaseolus mungo (L.) Hepper), Indian Journal of Ecology, Vol:43 (Special Issue-1): 148-150.
  12. P.Venkatesan and Sontakki, B.S., 2017, A powerful New Dawn – Farmer Producer Organization, Advances in Economics and Business Management,  4(3): 169-172.
  13. P.Venkatesan and Sundaramari, M. 2018. Rationality and adoption of primitive crop protection methods followed by tribal farmers in Tamil Nadu. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 7(1S). 2369-2373.
  14. Syed Imran S, Renjini V.R, Jagriti Rohit, Nitish, Chiranjit M, Baghyalakshmi k and Venkatesan P, 2018. Participatory Rural Appraisal Approaches for the Identification of the Problems and Development of Village Agricultural Development Plan of Saalaivembu village. Multilogic in Science, Vol. VIII Special: 103-109

Policy Paper:

  • S.K.Soam and P.Venkatesan, 2015, State Agricultural Infrastructure Development Programme (SAID) Plan for Agricultural Reseerach & Extension through Strengthening of KVKs, Technology Resource Centers, ATMA and Kisan Call Centers under RKVY for XII plan funded by Department of Agriculture, Government of Telangana, 207 pages.
    Book published:
  • Venkatesan and M.Sundaramari , Indigenous Tribal Agricultural Practices, AGROBIOS (INDIA), Jodhpur. 240 pages, 2015, ISBN 978-81-7754-571-5
  • Venkatesan, ed.,(2017). Indigenous People, ISBN 978-953-51-3482-4,196 pages, Publisher: InTech, Croatia – EUROPEAN UNION Under CCBY 3.0 license, DOI: 10.5772/65629

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