Dr. Chiranjeeva is an Assistant Professor of
Silviculture in the department of Silviculture and Agroforestry.
He is having more than 2 years of research and teaching
experience at Forest College and Research Institute, Mulugu.
He obtained his Doctorate in Forestry with
specialization in Silviculture. He has got his master’s degree
in forestry with specialization in Plantation
He has obtained Junior Research Fellowship from Indian Council of Agricultural Research for the year 2010- 2012
Dr. Shivaputra Bammanahalli is an Assistant
Professor of Agroforestry in the Department of Silviculture and
Agroforestry. He completed Master of Science in Forestry from
University of Agricultural Science Dharwad,
Karnataka and Doctoral Degree in Agroforestry form Dr. Y.S
Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Nauni, Solan,
He received merit scholarship from UAS, Dharwad during Master’s. He was also recipient of INSPIRE fellowship from Government of India for a period of four years.
Dr. B. Harish Babu is an Assistant Professor of
Agroforestry in the Department of Silviculture and Agroforestry.
He completed Master of Science in Forestry from College of
Forestry, Allahabad Agricultural
University, his M.Sc. work was on “Effect of Plant Growth
Regulators on Growth Performance of stem cuttings of Terminalia
arjuna (Roxb.) and Terminalia chebula (Retz)”, on his research
work he was awarded with best outstanding M.Sc.
Thesis Award Presented by Society for Agriculture Innovation &
Development, Ranchi, for outstanding contribution in
the field of Forestry.
Smt. Sailaja is an Assistant Professor in
Entomology with 9 years of Research, Teaching and Extension
experience in Indian Council of Agricultural Research Institutes
and State Agricultural University.
She worked with ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research (Directorate of Rice Research), Hyderabad in estimation of temperature thresholds and thermal constants for development and survival of rice leaf folder, rice plant hoppers (BPH & WBPH) which could be used for development of phenology models for forecasting the pests.
Dr. Jagadeesh pursued his B.Sc. (Hons.)
Horticulture degree in College of Horticulture, Mojerla, Dr.
YSRHU, later he started his scientific career by studying
Master's in Plant Pathology,
University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka where he
worked on “Management of block rot of Cabbage caused by
Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris”.
For his Doctoral degree, Jagadeesh joined in Gobind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology where he worked on “Epidemiology and Management of downy mildew caused on Vegetable Pea caused by Peronospora viciae f. sp. pisi”.
Dr. Sreekumar is a wildlife biologist and
completed his B. Sc. (Hons.) Forestry, M. Sc. Forestry and Ph.
D. Forestry from Kerala Agricultural University.
He specialised in wildlife science during post-graduation.
He was worked on the impact of climate change on the montane specialised endemic birds of the Western Ghats, India during Ph. D programme. He has been awarded the KSCSTE Research Fellowship by the Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment.
Dr. Kapil is an Assistant Professor of Wood
Science and Technology with more than 3 years of research and
teaching experience in various universities/research institutes
in India. He possesses meritorious academic record in field of
Wood Science and Technology.
Prior to joining forest college and research institute, he worked as Assistant Professor in college of agricultural sciences, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun. He has taught Wood Anatomy, Wood Products and Utilization, Wood Science and Technology (wood preservation, wood seasoning, wood sawing and finishing), Non-Timber Forest Products courses for B.Sc. Forestry students.
is an Assistant professor of Wood Science and Technology with
more than 3 years of research and teaching experience in various
universities in India and abroad.
He received his Bachelor of Science (Forestry) from College of
Forestry, Dapoli, Maharashtra and Master of Science (Wood
Science and Technology) from Forest Research Institute,
He received his Ph.D. from University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. His doctoral research focused on the modification of nanoclay using transition metal ion and its effect on mechanical, physical, and thermal properties of Wood-plastic composites.
Dr. Reeja is working as an Assistant Professor
at Forest College and Research Institute, Telangana. She has 6
years of Teaching, Research and Extension experience.
Her subjects of expertise include Tree Genetics, Tree Breeding
and Improvement with special focus on clonal forestry and
She has also worked extensively on the improvement of Bio-diesel crop Jatropha. She started her career in 2009 as SMS at KVK, Vriddhachalam, TNAU.
is an Assistant Professor in the department of Tree Breeding and
Improvement, Forest College and Research Institute, Hyderabad at
Mulugu. She worked extensively on physiological, bio-chemical
and molecular responses of potential biofuel plant Jatropha
curcasto salt, drought and metal stress conditions.
Her research work provides insights into detoxification of reactive carbonyl (methylglyoxal) and metals where she was successful in functional characterization of key genes including Aldo-keto reductase, glyoxalases and metallothionein.
has completed his BSc (Hons.) Forestry from Kerala Agricultural
University, MSc (Forestry) in Forest Genetic Resources from
University of Agricultural Sciences – Dharwad (Sirsi) and PhD
(Forestry) Forest Biology and Tree Improvement from Kerala
A gold medalist in the Masters’ programme, he has been awarded the coveted INSPIRE Junior Research Fellowship by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.
Dr. Priya is an Assistant Professor of Forest
Ecology in the department of Forest Ecology and Climate Science.
Her M.Sc. work was “Vegetative propagation of Pittosporum
floribundum through cuttings under mid hill conditions
of Himachal Pradesh”
and Ph.D. thesis work was on “Growth, regeneration and
propagation studies of Olea glandulifera.
She received merit scholarship for her master’s research as well as DST INSPIRE fellowship for her doctoral research. She has more than 15 national and international publications. She has co-authored one book.
Mrs. N. S. Srinidhi
is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences in the department of Forest Ecology and Climate Science.
She has completed her Post Graduation in Environmental Sciences from the Osmania University,
Hyderabad. Presently she is pursuing her Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad.
She ranked second in her M.Sc. Examination at the University level.
She has more than three years of teaching experience as an Assistant Professor at Vidya Jyothi Institute of Science and Technology, where she taught Environmental Studies and Disaster Management.
Mr.M Sampath Kumar works as a Librarian at
Forest College and Research Institute, Mulugu. He has more than
3 years of experience as an Information Assistant.
He had earlier worked as Information assistant at IIT Madras,
Chennai and R.V.M. Medical College, Mulugu, Telangana State.
He received his Master's of Library and Information Science from Kakatiya University and Postgraduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (P.G.D.L.A.N) from University of Hyderabad.
Dr. K. Prabhu working as a Physical
Director/Sports Officer FCRI, Hyderabad @ Mulugu.
He has 12 years in Schools, 24 years in Junior/Degree & PG
Colleges experience. Organizing Secretary – SGFI-19 period
Manager- SGFI A.P. and O U teams Member – Panel Inspection team for TSWRS & TWRS schools and Colleges – 2019-20.
Mr. Anma Naresh
working as a Physical Education Teacher Forest College and
Research Institute, Hyderabad @ Mulugu. He has 2 years of
Physical Education Teacher experience at Sri Venkateshwara B.P.
ED College, Dubbak.
He is well Trained at Ball badminton 64th – TS State level Championship Boys or Girls for Coach level at Warangal 2018.
Dr. M. Mamatha
Dr. Mamatha is Professor in Forest Botany at Forest College and Research Institute. She has worked as Assistant Professor in the Dept, of Botany, Telangana University, Nizamabad for 11 years and 10 years in Research Experience. She completed her M.Sc. (Botany) and Ph.D. from Osmania University, Hyd.
She worked as Research Assistant in the Forest Department in Hyderabad and Research Associate in CSIR Project Dept. of Botany, Osmania University. She worked as a Lecturer in Botany in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College, Hyderabad.
Dr. Sreedhar Bodiga
Dr. Sreedhar is an Associate Professor of Biochemistry with more than 10 years of research and teaching experience in various universities/research institutes in India and abroad. Prior to joining FCRI, he worked as UGC-Assistant Professor under the Faculty Recharge Program) at the Department of Biochemistry, Kakatiya University, Warangal.
He has taught Enzymology, Immunology, Plant and Animal Biotechnology, Bioinformatics and Biostatistics courses for M.Sc. Biochemistry students, besides active research in the area of cardiovascular biology.
Ms. P. Nikitha
Ms. Perala Nikitha is an Assistant Professor of Agriculture Extension under the Department of Basic and Social Sciences at Forest College & Research Institute. She has completed her M.Sc. in Agriculture Extension at Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU), RajendraNagar.
Currently pursuing PhD. in Agriculture Extension at PJTSAU, Hyderabad. She is specialized in Instructional Technology and has contributed in the development of learning style inventory for the farmers based on the suitability of extension teaching methods used by extension personnel which is of first of its kind.
Mr. M. Sai Krishna Murthy
Mr. Sai Krishna working as an Assistant Professor in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), FCRI, Hyderabad @ Mulugu. He has 9 years of teaching and industry experience.
He has Master's in Technology (M.Tech) with GATE qualified in CSE from CVSR, Engineering and Bachelors in Technology (B.Tech) in C.S.E. from TKR Engineering College. He is an expert in C, ICT, Networks, MySQL, Oracle, Windows XP, LINUX, Windows 8, Windows 10, HTML. He is well trained professional in PC hardware and Software applications.