Dr. B. Renuka Rani,
Deputy Director(Natural Resource Management (NRM)),

Ph.D.(Women Studies)

Present Work


Joined MANAGE in 1996.


Organizing series of training programmes for field functionaries, Farmwomen group leaders of Andhra Pradesh on New dimensions of Agriculture.




  • Started Career in Middle Level Training Center (ICDS Supervisors Training Centre) in Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati for three years.

  • Specialized in Community Organization, Social Resource Management, Participatory Watershed Development and women in agriculture.   



  • Fifth rank in M.S.W from Sri Padmavathi Women's University, Tirupati

  • Awarded Ph.D Degree from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh. Topic: "Status of Rural Women": A comparative study of ICDS and non-ICDS areas of Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

Diploma / certificate


  • Post Graduate Diploma in Public Relations

  • Diploma in Practical Accountancy

Work Experience


  • Prior to joining MANAGE, served as Instructor for three years in Middle Level Training Center (ICDS Supervisors Training Center) in Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. The nature of job includes organizing training programmes for field level functionaries on community development. Conducting field studies, report preparation, Organizing Workshops, Seminars etc.  

  • Involved in Participatory Watershed Development Programme in Manchal watershed of MANAGE PIA for 4 years.

IT Skills

  • Able to work in Windows 2000, Familiar with MS Office, Internet etc.

Training / workshops Attended

  1. Workshop on Women in agriculture at NAARM, Hyderabad in 1997

  2. Team building skills at MANAGE in 1998

  3. Participated in National Krishi Expo - 2001 and 2002  at Pragathi Maidan, New Delhi

  4. Involved in Expo at Tivoli Gardens on Telugu Civilization

  5. Participated in International Workshop on Human Security at the dawn of the New Millennium

  6. Workshop on IT in Watershed Development Programme on GIS

  7. Participated in Press Conference at MANAGE

  8. Participated in NRM workshop on Post-harvest management at MANAGE

  9. Participated in Write shop on developing Success stories for SERP programme

  10. Participated in workshop on Netherland assisted watershed development programme

  11. Participated in workshop on Case teaching and case writing

Membership in Associations


  • Life Member of Indian Association of Women studies forum.

  • Life Member of Extension Education, TNAU



  1. Developed eleven C.D's and video cassettes on Krishi Gnyana Yathra, Orientation Programme for Farm women on "New Dimensions of Agriculture" for Guntur , Chittor, Khammam, Nalgonda, Mahaboobnagar, Kurnool, Adilabad, Nizamabad,  districts of Andhra Pradesh. 

  2. Interviews in Media - Given interview on "Information Technology in Agriculture" for Farm Women in CNN India News and STAR News  TMG Channel, Etv etc.  

  3. Presented a Paper in International Symposium on Globalization of India Agriculture - 1998 at TNAU 

  4. Paper on "Economic Status of Rural Women in Chittor district of Andhra Pradesh" Published in MANAGE Extension Review 

  5. Paper on Natural Resource Management published in Andhra Bhoomi daily 

  6. Paper on Women involvement in Watershed programme published in Andhra Bhoomi daily 

  7. Paper on "Health and Nutritional Status of rural women": A comparative study of ICDS and non-ICDS areas of Chittor district 

  8. Paper on "Marital status of rural women": A comparative study of ICDS and non-ICDS areas of Chittor district 

  9. Given talks on Involvement of Women in Participatory Watershed Development Programme in All India Radio 

  10. Contributed for the book on "Computers basics" (Telugu) 

  11. Paper on simplified Social fencing concept for natural regeneration of forest land in  Arutla village of Rangareddy district of Andhra Pradesh, India. 

Contact Details

National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management (MANAGE)
Rajendranagar, Hyd- 500 030, Telangana, India
Phone : 040-24016702 to 706(O)
Mobile : 98483-06593
E-mail: brenuka@manage.gov.in