K Sreenivas Reddy

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K Sreenivas Reddy

K Sreenivas Reddy has been working as a Principal Scientist at ICAR- CRIDA, India, since 2006. In 1993, he got Ph.D from Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India.

Employment History: 2006 to till date : Principal Scientist, SWCE, India
2007-12 : Officer in Charge, Gunegal Research Farm, India
1998-2006 : Senior Scientist, SWCE, India
1986-1998 : Assistant Professor, Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, India

Current Area of Research: Rainwater harvesting and management, Watershed hydrology, Climate change impacts on water resources in Krishna basin, Crop growth modelling, Climate change impacts on crop water balance modelling, Micro-irrigation systems, On-farm reservoirs, Climate change impacts on soil water balance, SCADA based rainfall simulator for extreme event impacts on soil, crop, nutrient and water resources, Enhancing water productivity in rainfed crops through
water conservation, Integrated farming system models for smallholders, and Automation of irrigation systems.

Honors and Awards: Reddy best M.Tech (SWE)thesis award for the thesis titled “ Design, Development and Evaluation of Low Friction Foot Valve” under his guidance by ISAE, New Delhi, 2006. Merit scholarship by ICAR, New Delhi during 1980-1984; IARI junior research fellowship during 1988-1990; IARI senior research fellowship during 1990-1993; ISAE TEAM AWARD for R&D for the year 2001-2002; Commendation medal for best research in Soil and Water Engg by ISAE , New Delhi 2011; Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Kolkata, 2008; Fellow, ISAE, New Delhi, 2013; Fellow, IWRS, IIT, Roorkee, 2018; Best Agricultural Scientist award by Rythubandhu, 2013; ISAE team award for the year ,2018; Gold medal award by Soil Conservation Society of India, New Delhi , 2019; Technical Expert in State level committee on TSMIP, Farm Pond Technology, State level committee on IWMP, DOLR, GOI (Member).

Research Projects: Institute as PI and Co PI: 10; External funded projects as PI & Co -PI): 10; Consultancy projects on water resource development and watershed impact evaluation: 6 Publications: Research papers (Peer reviewed): 62 (National and International); Papers presented in National and International seminars: 100; Books edited in English and Hindi: 6; Book chapters: 30; Technical bulletins: 12; Technical articles: 15; TV and Radio: 15