Human Resources & Operations
Somayajulu is Head of Purchase, Supplies and Disposal Services (PSDS), at ICRISAT, Hyderabad. He has been serving ICRISAT in various capacities since 1984 and is a Secretary of the Capital Assets Acquisition Committee (CAAC) and Housing and Food Services Procurement Committee (HFSPC).
He has a Masters in Business Administration (Operations Management) from Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi; Bachelor of Law from Osmania University, Hyderabad; Bachelor of Arts from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam; a Professional Diploma in Public Procurement, Powered by the World Bank and a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications from Pondicherry University.
At ICRISAT, he leads a highly diverse team of 20 staff members, providing procurement, stores/inventory management and disposal services.
Member in ISM (Institute for Supply Management), New Delhi, India.