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researcher , Food science and nutrition educator

Kasi Reddy Chandralekha, Indian food science and nutrition educator, researcher. Research grantee Department of Science and Technology; named Binat. Partner Canadian International Development Agency, 1994, State Best Teacher Andhra Pradesh State Government, 1998.

Background

Chandralekha, Kasi Reddy was born on April 5, 1946 in Patur, Cuddapah, India. Daughter of Kasi Reddy Venkata and Kasi Reddy Lalithamma.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Home Science, S.P.W. College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India, 1967. Master of Science in Food Science and Nutrition, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition Education, 1987.

Master of Science in Home Science Extension, Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, Gujarat, India, 1971.

Career

Demonstrator Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, India, 1971, assistant lecturer, 1971-1975, lecturer, 1975-1987, reader, 1987-1992, professor nutrition, food science, since 1992. Faculty consultant NIPCCD, New Delhi, India, 1989-1990. Coordinator Department of Women and Child Development, Hyderabad, India, 1991-1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Director All India Programmes, Tirupati, 1995. Member Indian Association Women Studies (executive), Women Entrepreneurs of Rayalaseema (president since 1996), Home Science Association India, Nutrition Society India, All India Dietetic.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Innovations in cooking, designing clothing and construction, embroidery.

Connections

Married Srinivas Reddy Kunuthur Srinivasa, December 24, 1972. Children: Srichand, Suma.

father:
Kasi Reddy Venkata

mother:
Kasi Reddy Lalithamma

spouse:
Srinivas Reddy Kunuthur Srinivasa

child:
Srichand Chandralekha

child:
Suma Chandralekha