Mr. Prakash Rao holds a Master's Degree in Agriculture from ANGRAU and also done his Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from SIMSR Mumbai, with Marketing as specialization. He is a Gold medalist at PG level from ANGRAU Hyderabad.
A dynamic professional with over 19 years of rich experience in Sales, Marketing and Business Development in Agro Chemicals, Seeds, Tissue Culture and Bio-fertilizers. He worked with leading MNC's and Indian Companies which includes Monsanto, Syngenta, Cadila and Ramco Biotech.
His core competencies are designing Policies and Guidelines for Product Development, Market Planning, Development, Team Management and Strategy Execution.
Mr. T. Venkateswara Rao is a Post Graduate in Finance from Andhra University and done CA Articles with Brahmayya & Co., Vijayawada for 3 years. He is having hands on experience of 26 years in field of infrastructure and real estate activities including financial controls, budgeting and accounting knowledge. He is expertise in designing and implementing systems to achieve financial discipline and improve the overall efficiency of the organization and strong analytical skills.
He is a highly energetic, forward thinking and creative individual who possesses an entrepreneurial spirit that is coupled with strong business acumen. His key strengths include an ability to resolve recurring problems, effectively supervising staff, helping to define goals and developing opportunities. In addition to this he is politically savvy and is an engaging and influential communicator who can build productive relationships with people from all backgrounds.
He is having good relationship management & negotiation skills in liaising with Banks, other financial institutions and various regulatory authorities.
A Ph.D holder and worked with ICRISAT Patancheru, Hyderabad an eminent International Organization in the field of Agriculture.
He is having 25years of experience in Natural Resources Development & Managing Projects, Team Development & Co-ordination, Capacity Assessment & Building on Farm Research, Extension and Policy Advocacy.
He is having vast exposure in areas of work such as supply and value chain development of Agri Commodities, Seed Production, Processing and Marketing, Agroforestry, Dryland Horticulture, Sustainable Agriculture, Land and Water Management, Water Harvesting, Organisation, Development, Project Appraisal, Monitoring and Evaluation and Participatory Methodologies.