Acharya N. G. Ranga Agricultural University

ఆచార్య ఎన్ జి రంగా వ్యవసాయ విశ్వవిద్యాలయం


The University has developed close linkages with several National Organizations like, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Government of India. It is having collaborative research programmes with most of the All India Co-ordinated Research Projects (AICRP) for which funds are received from ICAR. Apart from research funding, ICAR also provides financial assistance for education, student amenities for equipping the existing laboratories etc. A number of workshops of the Co-ordinated Research Projects have been arranged by the University in collaboration with ICAR and other agencies. The University conducts summer institutes with the financial assistance from ICAR. The ICAR also provides funds for the frontline Extension / Transfer of Technology programmes like Operational Research Projects (ORP), National Demonstration Schemes (NDS), Lab to Land and Land to Lab etc.

The University undertakes specific projects funded by Government of India. The University has been implementing several extension education programmes sponsored by Government of India like Extension Education Institute (EEI), Regional Biogas Development and Training Centre (RBDTC), Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVK) etc.

The University has linkages with other Agricultural Universities in India and is a member of the Indian Agricultural Universities Association and Association of Indian Universities. This helps in exchange of printed material, information etc. The University invites External Examiners at PG Level from other Universities for conducting Post Graduate Level Examinations. Postgraduate students of this University have access to expertise and facilities present in local ICAR Institutes like Directorate of Rice Research (DRR), Directorate of Oilseeds Research (DOR), National Research Centre for Sorghum (NRCS), Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture (CRIDA), National Remote Sensing Agency, (NRSA), National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM), National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT) etc. The staff are receiving training from NAARM in some specific courses. Several senior staff members often deliver guest lectures at all these Institutes at Hyderabad and other locations.

The University has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Centre of DNA Finger Printing and Diagnostics, Hyderabad besides ICRISAT.


1. Guidelines for Foreign Visits

2. Application Form for Foreign Visits

3. Per Diem / Daily Allowance Rates for Various Countries

To respond to the rapidly changing global environment, ANGRAU established the Office of the Director (International Programmes) in 2005. It serves as an internal and external liaison for the University, providing assistance to faculty, administrators and students in enhancing their ability to pursue and develop international activities and initiatives. ANGRAU promotes the process of actively partnering with the International Universities and Organizations to effectively utilize and apply the university's knowledge, resources and expertise to mutually address the needs and problems facing the global society.


  • Facilitate collaborative faculty and student exchange and research to address issues and problems of global significance.
  • Extend the University's international engagement through research programs designed in collaboration with faculty from international organizations, institutions and governments.
  • Enhance access to world-wide information through strong extensive resources as well as the exchange of print and electronic media through international networks.
  • Build strong and effective international alumni network to promote international research, education and related university goals.


The Director (International Programmes) offers a wide range of support services to help faculty advance their international research, education and extension and create international linkages with leading universities and institutions. It plays a prominent role in implementing the following activities:

  • International Agreements
  • Collaborative Research Projects
  • Coordinate faculty participation in overseas programmes
  • Coordinate the visit of foreign delegations


List of Foreign Universities with E-Mail Ids & Contact Addresses

Name of the University Contact Address

Alabama A & M University,

Normal, Alabama, USA

Dr. Srinivas Rao Mentreddy
Professor and Programme Coordinator
Plant Science & Molecular Genetics
E-mail :
Tel : 256-457-8552
Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, Mississippi, USA Dr. Dovi Alipoe
Director and Professor, Office of Global Programs
E-mail :
Tel: 601-877-6543
Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA Dr. M. S. Reddy
Professor, Dept. of Entomology& Plant Pathology,
Auburn University, USA
Tel: 334-559-1971
Cornell University, Ithaca,
New York, USA
Dr. K.V. Raman
Executive Director, CEEM, Potato Late Blight Project
Professor, Department of Plant Breeding & Genetics
E-Mail :
Tel: 607-327-1824
IOWA State University of Science & Technology, Ames, Iowa, USA Dr. B. Manju Reddy
Associate Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition
E-mail :
Tel: 515-294-2024
Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA Dr. Bhadriraju Subramanyam
Expertise: Entomology
Professor, Post-harvest Protection
Department of Grain Science and Industry
Tel: 785-532-4092
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, North Carolina, USA Dr. Gudigopuram B. Reddy
Expertise: Bioremediation, Environmental Microbiology
Professor, Dept. of Natural Resources & Environmental Design
E-mail :
Tel: 336-334-7543
Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA Dr. Chandra Reddy
Dean and Director of Research/Administrator of Extension
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences
E-mail :
Tel: 615-963-7561
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA Dr. P. Gopal Reddy
Professor, Dept. of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine
Nursing & Allied Health
E-mail :
Tel: 334-724-4438
University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria Prof Olusula B. Oyewole
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA Dr. K. Ramesh Reddy
Graduate Research Professor
Distance Education Coordinator and Department Chair
Tel: 352-294-3154
University of Missouri, Missouri, USA Dr. Kenneth C. Schneeberger
College of Agriculture
Food and Natural Resources
University of Missouri, Missouri, USA
E-mail :
Tel: 573-882-8777
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, USA Dr. Vijaya Gopal Kakani
Assistant Professor of Bioenergy Crop Production
E-mail :
Tel: 405-744-4046
University of Maryland, USA Dr. Joseph B. Scholten
Associate Director, Institute for International Programs
Tel: 301 405 1559
Michigan State University, USA Dr. Christopher H. Peterson
Director, MSU Product Center
Co-Director MSU Metro Foodplus Initiative
Tel: 517-355-181
Mississippi State University, USA K. Raja Reddy
Professor of Crop Physiology
Tel: 662-325-9463
University of California, Davis, California, USA Dr. Kent Bradford
Dept. of Plant Science
Tel: 530-219-9370
Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague Prof. Josef Soukup
Head, Dept. of Agroecology and Biometeorology
Tel: +420/ 224 382 780

ANGRAU extends itself globally through international agreements. These agreements are facilitated through the Director (International Programmes). International agreements made between ANGRAU and other international institutions provide for the reciprocal exchange of students and general collaboration on faculty visits, academic interchange, or other matters of mutual interest. ANGRAU has signed Cooperative Agreements with the following Universities / Organizations:

  • Alabama A & M University, Normal, Alabama, USA
  • Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, Mississippi, USA
  • Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, Australia
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
  • International Crops Research for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Hyderabad, India
  • International Fertilizer Development Centre, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, USA
  • IOWA State University of Science & Technology, Ames, Iowa, USA
  • Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA
  • Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
  • North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University, North Carolina, USA
  • Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
  • Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, USA
  • University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • University of California, Davis, California, USA
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
  • University of Goettingen, Goettingen, Germany
  • University of Missouri, Columbia, USA
  • Wageningen Agricultural University & Research Center, The Netherlands

Contact Information
Director of Research and Incharge of International Programmes
Administrative Office
Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University
Lam , Guntur - 522 034
Andhra Pradesh - India
Mobile No:+91 - 9848011332
Email ID:

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