Prof V Madhava Rao

Name: Prof V Madhava Rao

Nationality: Indian

Date Of Birth: 1st February 1956

Academic Qualification:

•Ph.D (Engineering)(Spatial Information Technology), JNTU, Hyderabad, India (2007).

•M Tech(Remote Sensing), J N T University, Hyderabad, India(2001).

•PGD in Planning & Project Management(PGDPM), HCU, Hyderabad, India.(1997).


•MBA( Symbiosis SIBM, Pune), University of Pune, India.(1982).

•B Sc(Electrical Engineering), Sambalpur University, Odisha, India(1979).

Certificate Academic Programmes

• Harvard University, USA

• University of Helsinki, Finland

• University of Tokyo, Japan

• Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India

• IGNOU, India

• Columbia University, USA

• Indian School of Business(ISB), Hyderabad, India

Current Academic Programmes Pursuing

Doctor of Science (D.Sc), Sambalpur University, Odisha,India Expected to be completed in 2020-21.

5. Training:

1. Geospatial Technology Application, at AIT, Bangkok, under Japanese Govt Fellowship (1996).

2. ODA Training in IIRR, Phillippines, under ODA Fellowship. (1994).

Professional Experience: (Total Professional Experience 32 years)

• Presently working as Research Professor, GIET University, Gunupur, Odisha State;.

• Former Advisor & Head(CGARD), CGARD,School of Science, Technology & Knowledge Systems (SSTKS), NIRDPR,MoRD, GoI, Hyderabad;

• Former Professor & Head(CGARD), CGARD NIRDPR,MoRD, GoI, Hyderabad;

• Former Deputy Director & Head(Computer Cell & Economic Research) in KVIC, Mumbai, Govt of India;

• Former Sales and Purchase Manager, OMC, Govt of Odisha, Bhubaneswar, India;

• Junior Executive(Marketing), HEC, Govt of India, Ranchi, India;

• Lecturer cum Placement Officer, PGCMS, SMIT, Affiliated to Berhampur University, Odisha.

Research Work:

Executed more than 50 National and International Research Projects in Geoinformatics applications, watershed, rural roads, rural housing, village development, disaster management, drinking water & sanitation, rural housing, rural industries, rural energy, precision agriculture, employment guarantee, waste lands development, etc.

Seminar & Conferences:

• Participated as a Delegate and presented Papers in about 30 National & International Conferences and Seminars.

• Organised about 25 National Seminars and Conferences and 20 International Training Programmes.

Member Of Professional Scientific Societies:

• Life Member of Indian Economic Association(IEA),

• Indian Society for Ecological Economics(ISEE);

• Indian Society for Remote Sensing(ISRS),

• Indian Society of Geomatics(ISG),

• Member ISPRS,

• Member, Institution of Engineers(India)

• Member, All India Management Association.

Awards Received:

• Outstanding Young Person by Jaycees International, 1985;

• National Innovation Abhinav Award 2015 Govt of India;

• Outstanding and Distinguished Contributions in NRM and RD Award, SSTGRA, 2005;

• Outstanding and Distinguished Contributions in NRM and RD Award, SSTGRA, 2015.