Prof.Shashi vemuri had Ph.D in agricultural Entomology with specialization in Insect Toxicology and Pesticide Residues, was Formerly Senior Professor/ and university head of entomology at PJTSAU with more than 38 years experience in different capacities as Professor/ Researcher and Extension scientist, Administrator, Head of the Research Centres and Extension centres He participated in various international and National conferences, workshops and has excellent links with many ICAR and State Universities, Universities abroad and leading MNCs. He is a globally travelled Agricultural professional and has strong professional relationships with policy makers, Administrators, farmers organizations and Agribusiness sector with a thorough understanding of the complex socio-economic, political, cultural and environmental aspects of Agriculture in India and other major agrarian economies across the world.. He was a Guide, advisor, mentor for many budding agricultural scientists His contribution to crop protection, pesticide residues, insect toxicology and innovative methods of farming are widely recognized. He has worked for and with CIMMYT, Mexico on breeding for Insect Resistance. Worked with ICAR, SAU, WWF International ICRISAT, Major farmers organizations and federations as a Collaborator, contributor and Researcher and with the farmers on innovative technologies in sugarcane, Potato, Ginger and Turmeric.