National Seminar on Minor Irrigation – Issues and Challenges Programme Schedule Day 1    30th December, 2019 10.00 am Welcome by Prof. Pratap Reddy, Adjunct Professor, SU 10.05 am Introduction to Seminar Theme by Dr. Usha Rani, HOD, Economics, SU 10.15 am Inaugural address by Prof. E Revathi, Director, CESS 10.35 am Key note address by Prof. M G Chandrakanth, Director, ISEC, Bangalore 11.20 am Address by Registrar, Sri. U Umesh Kumar, SU 11.30 am Address by Chief Guest Sri B Vinod Kumar Vice-Chairman, Telangana State Planning Board 11.50 am Remarks by President Sri T Chiranjeevulu, IAS, Hon’ble VC , Satavahana University 12.00 am Vote of Thanks by Dr. Sri Vani, Department of Economics, SU High Tea follows Special Lectures and Technical Sessions – 30th December, 2019 12.15 pm – 1.15 pm Special Lecture by Shri Sridhar Rao Deshpande, OSD to CM, Govt. of Telangana on “Mission Kakatiya: A flagship program for restoration of Minor Irrigation Tanks – Implementation and Impacts” Chair, Prof. Indrakanth, Visiting Prof. CESS; Rapporteur Dr. Sri Vani, SU 1.15 pm – 2.00 pm Lunch 2.00 pm – 2.45pm Special Lecture by Sri Prakash Rao, Chairman, Telangana Water Resource Development Corporation, Govt. of Telangana on “Ground water irrigation – Issues and challenges in India” Chair: Prof. Pratap Reddy, SU, Rapporteur, Mr. Lingaiah, CESS 2.30 pm -2.45pm Tea break 2.45 pm – 5.00 pm Technical Session- 1 Chair, Dr. Usha, SU; Co-Chair Mr. Chakradhar Jadhav, CESS, Rapporteur  Ms. Lavanya, Research Scholar, CESS[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]