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Aligireddy Praveen Reddy

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Name: Aligireddy Praveen Reddy

Father’s Name: Late Sri A.K. Vishwanatha Reddy

Address: H. No. 9-24, Mulkanoor, Bheemadevarapally Mandal, Karimnagar District (T.S.)-505 471

DOB: 28-06-1958

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Agri), PGDM

Present Positions

President: Mulkanoor Co-op Rural Bank and Marketing Society, (MCRBMS) since 1987. (32 years of service)

President: AKVR Rural Development Society, Mulkanoor from 2000

Positions Held

MLA: 32-Husnabad Constituency (2009 -14), Karimnagar Dist., T.S, India

Director: IFFCO, New Delhi, (2009-19).

Previously:

Cooperative / Agriculture Activities Promoted

  1. Under the Chairmanship the MCRB & MS Ltd., has been diversified into many activities to meet the needs of the farmers and introduced many Welfare Schemes to safeguard the interest of the farmer members of the Society.
  2. Promoted Women Cooperative Dairy at Mulkanoor with 103 affiliated Women Co-op Milk Societies with 20,000 women members
  3. Organized A.K.V.R. Rural Development Society, in the year 2000 and established Junior & Degree College and taken up 3 watershed programmes with the assistance of NABARD.
  4. Promoted women & men Thrift Cooperatives in Karimnagar and Warangal Districts.
  5. Promoted paddy seed production cooperatives in Karimnagar & Warangal districts.
  6. Associated with Researchers, Agro-based Companies, in prospering Agri. Business Activities.
  7. Coordinated with Government agencies such as DRDA, BC/SC/ST Corporation, ITDA for the benefit of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, weaker sections and small & marginal farmers.
  8. Introduction of Modern Techniques in Micro irrigation to improve Agril. Production i.e., Drip & Sprinklers.
  9. Attended several International and National Level Seminars and workshops on cooperatives & agriculture.
  10. Presented country paper at seminar on "Entrepreneurial Skills Development of Small farmers / farmer groups for Agri. Business" organized by Asian Productivity Organisation from 1-8 October 2003, Tokyo, Japan.
  11. Delivered key note address on "success story of MCRBMS" at World Agriculture Forum 2013, with the theme "Reshaping Agriculture for sustainable future: focus on small farm holders" at Hyderabad 4-7 November, 2013.
  12. Presented Power Point presentation at ICA- Asia Pacific 11th Regional Assembly and 8th Cooperative forum on "Evidences of Sustainable Socio Economic Environmental Growth through cooperatives" in the region at Bali, Indonesia, 15-20 September, 2014.
  13. Presented Power Point presentation on "Success story of Mulkanoor Women Cooperative Dairy" at Conference on "Food & Nutrition Security" conducted by CII, Chennai 17th March, 2015.
  14. Presented Power Point presentation on "Role of Cooperatives and Rural Marketing" at J. Raghotham Reddy Centennial Memorial lecture, Hyderabad on 5th April, 2015.

Recognitions / Citations / Awards / Felicitations

Travel Abroad

Country Year Purpose
Israel 1996 As delegate of Government of Andhra Pradesh to participate in Agri. Tech-96 to familiarize with Agricultural technologies.
U.S.A. 1998 To study New Techniques in Agriculture production & Agri. Processing.
Germany 2001 Participated in Seminar on Local Government and Civil Society at Friedrich Naumann Stiftung – Gummersbach – Germany.
Japan 2003 Presented country paper at seminar on Entrepreneurial Skills Development of Small Farmers/Farmer Groups for Agri. Business organized by Asian Productivity Organisation Tokyo.
Australia 2008 Studied seed production activities and methods adopted to increase Agricultural Production.
Switzerland 2009 Attended General Assembly meeting of International Cooperative Alliance, Geneva and other meetings as organized by ICA.
U.S.A 2010 On invitation from Monsanto Company, USA, attended farm progress 2010 show held in Iowa.
Mexico 2011 Participated in the ICA launch of international cooperative year (IYC-2012), ICA General Assembly and related meetings held at Cancun.
Netherlands 2012 On invitation from Agriterra, participated in "THE COOPERATIVE FARMERS TOUR (TOER DE BOER)"
Finland 2012 Attended General Assembly meeting of International Cooperative UK Alliance, Manchester and other meetings as organized by ICA.
South Africa 2013 Attended General Assembly meeting of International Cooperative Alliance and other meetings as organized by ICA.
Indonesia 2014 Participated in the ICA- Asia and Pacific 11th Regional Assembly and 8th Cooperative forum and presented PowerPoint presentation on "Evidences of Sustainable Socio Economic Environmental Growth through Cooperatives".
Turkey 2015 Attended General Assembly meeting of International Cooperative Alliance and other meetings as organized by ICA.
Malaysia 2017 Attended General Assembly meeting of International Cooperative Alliance and other meetings as organized by ICA.

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