Dr. P. Lakshmi Manohari,
Deputy Director,

Ph.D. (Agril. Extn.)

Present Work


Joined MANAGE in 1997. Involved in the Participatory Adaptive Research Project of the ITDA in Rampachodavaram in Andhra Pradesh. The work include improving the economic condition of the farm families through introduction of new technologies in mandatory crops : Animal Husbandary and Horticulture.The field level activities consists of conducting crop component trials on mandatory crops like wet paddy, dry paddy, jowar, bajra, ragi and redgram in farmers' fields and horticulture development; promotion of nutritional gardens;introduction of poultry breeds; Promotion of organic manure.Organises training on package of practices and exposure visits to research stations and successful farmers.

Currently on study leave for PhD.


Work Experience


  • Worked as supervisor in All India Research Project for studying the impact of modernization in agriculture on farm women in Chittoor and Krishna districts.

  • Has experience as Research Assistant in the Indo-Duch project in the command area of Tandava Irrigation Project in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Worked as PG Apprentice in National Watershed Development program at Rajula watershed.

  • Served in KVK Banaganapalle in Kurnool District as Training Assistant for Extension.

  • Prior to Joining MANAGE worked as Training Associate(Extension) at KVK Jammikunta,Karimnagar District from 1993-97.

Training/Workshops Attended


  • Training programme on cultivation & extraction methods of medicinal & aromatic plants IIHR - Bangalore.

  • Training programme on IPM at ICRISAT, Hyderabad

  • Attended National Workshop on Organic farming for sustainable agriculture -WALAMTARI,Hyderabad

  • Training programme on formation of self help groups - SREYAS,Hyderabad.



  • Perception of employed women farm graduates in Tamil Nadu Journal of Extension Education Vol2 No.4 1991

  • Woman farm graduates on job facilities and constraints in Kurukshetra March 1999

Contact Details

National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE)
Rajendranagar, Hyd- 500 030, Telangana, India
Phone : 040-24016702-24016706 (O)
E-mail: plmanohari@manage.gov.in