Dr Yaparala Gangi Reddy
M.Com, LLB, PhD, Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personal Management
32 Years, Teaching, Training, Research & Action Research
Areas of Specialisation
Problems and prospects of micro enterprises, agro-industries, rural technologies
and rural infrastructure, technology transfer, marketing, participatory approaches
to development, Cluster approach to self-employment, issue of child labour, women
empowerment, youth development and peoples participation.
- Khadi and Village Industries Commission
- National Productivity Council
- CIRDAP, Dhaka
- VV Giri National Labour Institute
- Institute of Applied
- AN Sinha Institute of Social Science Research
- CSV Wardha & ARTI, Pune
Books published: 8 books
Articles: 20 research articles
Cases: 40 case studies
Reviews (Numbers) -20 reviews made in different journals
Half a dozen book chapters published by National Institute of Rural Development
and different other organizations.
- Indebtedness of IAY households
- Best practices in IAY – a study in 12 states
- Felt needs of tribal households
in rural housing
- Crisis in handloom industry
- National Level study on
- National level study on SHGs: Social Mobilisation, Employment and Empowerment
Rural connectivity and handloom development under RLTAP, Orissa
- VV Giri National
Labour Institute sponsored studies on NCLP and Child Labour in Slate Industry in
- Evaluation of Rural Industry Programme
- Evaluation of Third Stream of JRY in Bihar and Rajasthan
- Evaluation of TRYSEM
- Evaluation of Kandhsari sector in AP sponsored by BICP, Ministry of Industries.
20 research articles published in different journals – Journal of Rural Development,
Manpower Journal, Indian Journal of Public Administration, Indian Journal of Regional
Sciences, Indian Silk, Kurukshetra, Journal of Rural Reconstruction (ARDO), ASIA-PACIFIC
Journal of Rural Development (CIRDAP), IASSI Quarterly, Management and Labour Review.
Action Research Project:
Associated with the project on ‘basic infrastructure needs and livelihood enhancement
in Appapur, Mehaboobnagar, Telangana.
Associated with an Action Research Project on Institutional Synergy at the grassroots
level in two villages of Rang Reddy District of AP for the last two years. Based
on the experience gained from this project is now associated with similar project
in two villages in two different states namely UP (Jhansi district) and AP (Nizamabad).
During 1991-96 he has associated with an Action Research Project on "Full employment
for atleast one member in each family" in Moinabad mandal of Ranga Reddy district
in Andhra Pradesh. He has developed a keen interest in promoting several grassroots
community based organizations for participatory rural development.
National design cum workshop on cost effective housing technologies. Laurie Baker
Centenary Celebrations 2016 – National Workshop on Sustainable Housing Technologies.
Associated with preparation of training manual for rural masons under PMAY in association
with MoRD and Construction Skill Development Council of India.
Wide experience in training and research in the field of rural development with
a focus on rural industries, micro enterprise promotion, rural employment etc.
Has conducted several training programmes for the district officials, Principals
of Community Polytechnics, PRI representatives, Bank officials, NGOs etc., in rural
Has associated with 16 international training programmes conducted by the faculty
on rural industry promotion in developing economies. Had an opportunity to coordinate
two training-cum-study visits of SAMRUDHI officials from Govt. of Sri Lanka and
one week module of Institute of Applied Manpower Research (IAMR), New Delhi's international
Invited Talks / Presentations
Invited me for talk and made presentations in different organisations viz., KVIC,
NABARD, APARD, MANAGE, CESS, Osmania University, SK University, SIDBI etc.,
- The Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo has invited to participate in an international
study meet on “Strategies for Employment Generation in Rural Areas” at Tokyo, Japan.
Presented a paper in the meet and acted as a resource person for one of the two
- Presented Indian model of housing schemes to achieve Shelter for all by 2017 in
- He has also organized International Training Programme on Drinking Water and Sanitation
in Sri Lanka.
- CIRDAP identified as one of the Resource persons for Training-cum
Exposure visits organized in September 2008 at Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Honours / Awards: