Dr.Ch.Srinivas is currently faculty member in the department of Applied Economics, Telangana University, Nizamabad, Telangana state. He completed MA (Economics) in 1994 and awarded Ph.D in Economics in 2010 from Kakatiya University, Warangal. He also qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) in 1994. He has 20 years of teaching experience at Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels. He participated and presented research papers in 32 national and international seminars and has published 15 research articles in various reputed journals. He is the resource person and also delivered extension lectures on various academic topics in different institutions. His thrust areas are rural development, environmental economics, tribal studies, health and social sector, micro economics etc. He is the life member of Telangana Economics Forum (TEA) and Andhra Pradesh Economic Association (APEA).