Acharya Nagarjuna University

Rural Development

Dr. K. Somasekhar
Associate Professor
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D

Date of Birth 30/05/1962
Date of Joining 30-11-2009
Contact 0863-2346548 , 0863-6586568, 9908988945 ,
PhD Thesis
Title of Thesis University from which Ph.D. awarded Awarded Year
Developmental Programmes and Social change among the Tribals: A study in Anantapur District. Sri Krishna Devaraya University, Anantapur (A.P) 1997
Areas of Research Interest
1. Tribal Studies 2. Women Empowerment
Academic Achievements
Published good number of Articles in reputed Journals. Published one Book. Associated with organizing National and International seminars, Awarded Best Research paper (International) level by the university. Taken up Major Research Project as a co project Director on quality of education. Delivered invited talks on various themes of rural development in the National and International seminar and different academic forums.
No. of Books Published and Edited 01
No. of research articles published/presented since the inception:

Research Students Information

Guided Successfully Submitted Presently Guiding
Ph.D 02 09
M.Phill 02 -

Journals For Details of PublicationsClick here

National Journals 33 10(Edited Volumes)
International Journals 05 01(Edited Volume)


Conference National 52
Conference International 09
Research Collaboration

Major/Minor Research Projects Conducted

Title Date Funding Amount(in Lakhs) Project Summery
Educational Practices of Government Private Schools in Imparting Quality Education to Children A study of Andhra Pradesh. Sanction Order : FNo.Sc-/ICSSR/2015-16/RPS 30-12-2015 Major ICSSR (Co Project Director) 15,00,000/- Click here

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