Awards and Recognitions

Received "PAKDD Distinguished Service Award" during PAKDD-2021 conference (Citation: For outstanding service contributions to the PAKDD, through organizational efforts; resulting in making PAKDD conferences successful, for exceptional leadership and responsibility towards his tasks).

General Chair, The 25th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-2021), May 11-14, 2021, Delhi, India.

Associate editor, Iran Journal of Computer Science-An International Journal, Springer. 2017.

Member of the Steering Committee of the Regional Task Force on Agriculture & Food Processing for the year 2017 -18, Confederation of Indian Industries-Southern Region.

Steering committee chair, Big Data Analytics conference series. 2018.

General chair, The Fifth International Conference on Big Data Analytics (BDA 2017), 12-15 December, 2017 Hyderabad, India

Steering committee member, Database Systems for Advanced Applications [DASFAA], 2016.

PC Co-chair of IEEE/ACM DSAA Special Session on Data Science for Agricultural Decision Support System (DS4ADSS 2016), Oct 17-19, 2016.

Member of the sub-group of the Task Force on the Use of Technology in IT/ ICT in Agricultural Insurance by NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, Government of India, 2016.

Received best paper award for the paper ''Empowering Farmers with Location-Specific Agriculture Knowledge Through Village-level eSagu: An Assessment in 30 Villages'' by P.Krishna Reddy, Devi Prasad Juvvadi, M.Kumarawamy, and B.Bhaskar Reddy at International Conference on Good Governance in Agricultural Extension, 3-4 September 2015, Center for Good Governance, Hyderabad, India. [PDF]

Organizing chair, The 4thInternational Conference on Big Data Analytics (BDA2015), December 15-18, 2015, Hyderabad, Telangana State, India.

Media and Publicity Chair, KDD2015, 10-13 Aug 2015, Sydney, Australia.

PC Co-chair, Workshop on Networks and Systems for Agriculture (AGRINETS 2015), held in association with 7th International Conference on COMmunication System & NETworkS (COMSNETS2015) JANUARY 6 – 10,BANGALORE, INDIA

PC-Co-chair of Strategic Formulation Meeting (SFM) for ITRA-Agriculture&Food, March 15-16, 2013, New Delhi, India

Best paper presentation award for the paper " Village-level eSagu: A Scalable and Location-Specific Agro-advisory System", authored by P.Krishna Reddy, B.Bhaskar Reddy and M. Kumaraswamy in National Seminar on Futuristic Agricultural Extension for Livelihood Improvement and Sustainable Development organized from 19 - 21 January 2013 at Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India in collaboration with Extension Education Institute, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad; Indian Society of Extension Education, Nagpur; and Society of Extension Professionals, Andhra Pradesh [PDF]

Best poster award for the poster "Towards Efficient Mining of Periodic-Frequent Patterns in Transactional Datbases", authored by R Uday Kiran, Akshat Surana, and P.Krishna Reddy, IBM Collaborative Academia Research Exchange Workshop (ICARE 2010), 22 October 2010, Bangalore, India.

Steering committee member, Pacific-Asia Knowledge Discovery and Data mining [PAKDD].

Workshop Chair, Workshop on Knowledge Discovery for Rural Systems (KDRS-2010), 21 June 2010 (held in conjunction with PAKDD-2010).

Proceedings chair, 14th International Conference on Management of Data, 2008 (COMAD 2008), December 2008.

Research paper entitled "An Approach to Build a Cyber-Community Hierarchy" has been recognized as on of the important paper in "Web Graph Sociology" area.

Awarded the title "The Fellows of Manthan Award: The e-Content Pathbreakers" in the year 2007 by Digital Empowerment Foundation, New Delhi.

Diploma for excellence in the use of information technology in the economic development category by Stockholm Challenge 2008.

Since 2004, I have been involved in developing the eSagu system which an IT-based Personalized Agro-Advisory System ( The following are recognitions.
  • Finalist in the Stockholm Challenge Award 2008 in the economic development category.
  • Winner of "The Manthan Award 2007 - India's Best e-Content for Development".
  • Recognized as a technology by Solution Exchange, a United Nations Initiative for Development Practitioners in India, December 2006. Title: "eSagu: An IT- based Personalized Agro-advisory System for Augmenting Livelihoods of Farmers".
  • Best CSI-Nihilent e-Governance Project Award (overall winner) 2005-06.
  • Recognized as a one of the world wide latest novel internet applications in the Innovative Application Case Study 2006" by a not-for-profit Think Tank for Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs in Taipai (Behalf of Institute of Information Industry, Taiwan).
  • Listed as one of the top three e-Governance projects (the other two are BHOOMI and SAMPARK) of India in the video film on "Next eGovernance Plan", November 2005.