Dr. K. Yella Reddy, FIE
|Vice President Hon.||ICID OFFICE BEARERS - HONORAIRE||2017-2020|
Dr. Reddy is the Director of Water and Land Management Training and Research Institute (WALAMTARI), Hyderabad since 2012. He did his Masters (1984) and Ph.D (2002) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. Dr. Reddy has rich experience of above 30 years in teaching, research, extension, project management and administration. Under his supervision, he successfully guided the Norwegian funded "ClimaAdapt Project implemented in Nagarjuna Sagar project area during 2012-17. Dr. Reddy has established collaboration with the international centre of excellence in water resources management (ICEWaRM), Adelaide, Australia and organized 15 Australia Award fellowships during 2016. He has organized various national and international events successfully.
He has been actively involved in ICID activities since 2008. Dr. Reddy has successfully organized two side events, during the 22nd ICID Congress held in Gwangju, South Korea in 2014 and the 2nd World Irrigation Forum held in Chiang Mai, Thailand 2016, involving WALAMTARI, FAO, Norwegian Institute of Bio-Economy and other international partners. He was also the recipient of ICID WatSave Technology Award in 2008. Since 2010, he is the Secretary of I CID's WG-Water & Crop Workbody and actively contributing to the mandate. He has contributed to a number of scientific papers, articles and technical reports.
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