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Dr. Chenanda(Monnanda)Anuradha Kariappa

Dr. Chenanda(Monnanda)Anuradha Kariappa a Phd holder from Kodagu was born in Kukloor, Virajpet. She is working as the Deputy Director of Agriculture in the Karnataka State Department.



Monanda Nanaiah(Thammi)


Monnanda ( Apadanda) Rani Nanaiah


Chenanda Bipin Kariappa


Chenanda Adya Kariappa


  • Schooling in St. Ann’s School, Virajpet.
  • College-Mangalore University
  • B Sc (Ag)-University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
  • PhD- University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore


  • Anuradha was a good athlete and won several prizes in the regional and zonal level competitions.
  • She was passionate about performing arts and was a trained and accomplished Bharatanatyam dancer performing in various events in Virajpet.
  • She demonstrated Leadership Skills from early stages of her childhood and was an inspiration to other kids in the schools and neighborhood.
  • She completed her PhD in Horticulture with specialization in Medicinal and Aromatic plants. She did her research on the influence of seasonal variations on quality composition and quantity of the medicinal oils along with the the effect of organic cultivation of the same.
  • Dr. Anuradha is currently working as Deputy Director of Agriculture in the Karnataka State Department of Agriculture and is focused on promotion of programs of Organics and Millet’s in Karnataka.