29 February, 2024

Regional Centre


Dr B. Prasad Babu

Deputy Director

Dr. B. Prasad Babu completed his M.A. (Psychology), B.Ed., M.A. (Education), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Psychology) from Andhra University and began his career as a Lecturer in 1996 in the Department of Psychology, Visakha Govt. Degree College for Women, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh and served for seven years.
In 2003, he was selected through Staff Selection Commission for the post of Rehabilitation Counsellor & Psychologist in National Career Centre for the Disabled, Chennai, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India and he has worked in this position for eight years. During this period, he has been received Best Placement Officer award for two times from the District Collector in 2010 and 2011 respectively. 
Dr. Prasad Babu was selected as an Assistant Regional Director and posted at Regional Centre, Vijayawada and joined the duty on 2nd June 2011. He was transferred to Sub Regional Centre, Tirupati under the jurisdiction of Regional Centre, Vijayawada as an Officer In-charge and reported to duty on 07th March 2013 at Sub Regional Centre Tirupati and subsequently, Dr. Prasad Babu transferred and joined at Regional Centre Vijayawada on 13th October 2016 after the notification of the RSD for the closure of Sub Regional Centre, Tirupati.
Dr. Prasad Babu was transferred from Regional Centre, Vijayawada to Regional Centre, Hyderabad and joined at Regional Centre, Hyderabad on 6th February 2017. He has been transferred to Regional Centre Vijayawada and joined on 6th October, 2017.
At Regional Centre, Vijayawada he has been assigned with the responsibilities of the Admission unit, Monitoring Cell and Establishment/Closure of LSCs in the Region. In addition to this, he has also been assigned with all the support activities relating to the LSCs which include the maintenance of database of Academic Counsellors, Coordinators/PICs and Part-time functionaries of the LSCs and activation of additional programmes at existing LSCs.
He is the author, co-author and the editor of more than thirty five books (English and Regional Language) and has published more than twenty research papers in National and International Journals and more than hundred and fifty articles on Psychology and Education in different magazines/daily news papers. He has participated and presented papers in more than 25 International/National Seminars/ Workshops/Conferences. He is a member of the Expert Committee for preparing the Curriculum for Psychology of Teaching and Learning subject of B.Ed. Programme of Andhra Pradesh and Intermediate Psychology Text Book of Andhra Pradesh State.
He is a member of the Board of Studies in Psychology, Govt. College for Women (Autonomous) Guntur. He is an approved Academic Counsellor of M.A. Psychology and M.Sc Counselling and Family Therapy programmes of IGNOU. He is also an approved Research Supervisor/Guide for Psychology Programmes of the Acharya Nagarjuna University Guntur, Bharatiar University Coimbatore, Mother Teresa Women’s University Kodaikanal. He is also the Evaluator / Examiner /Adjudicator for Research Degrees in Psychology of various Universities.