Dr. Ansari has more than 25 Years experience of working in different capacities in various sectors such as Corporate (MICA), Government (ATI, Nainital), NGO (PPRC, Lucknow) and Academic sectors (Lucknow University; AAI-DU, Allahabad and G. B. Pant University, Pantnagar). Being a Qualified Professional Trainer, Dr. Ansari has extensive experience of providing training to Civil services officers of state & central government and other senior government Officers (at ATI, Nainital), besides providing training and technical assistance to Project Directors / Manager / Coordinators / Supervisors as well as Grassroots workers of NGOs; conducted on-site and field-based training of grassroots workers. Currently engaged in teaching, research, extension, training and technical assistance to agriculture institutions and agencies.EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: Post-Doctorate in Mass Communication: Centre for Mass Communication Research (CMCR), University of Leicester, England (1992).Ph.D. (Extension Education): IVRI, Izatnagar, Bareilly, India (1990).M. Sc. (Agricultural Communication & Extension.): GBPUAT, Pantnagar, India (1986). B Sc. Ag.& A.H.: GBPUAT, Pantnagar (1983).EXPERIENCE: Brief employment history is given hereunder: Professor (Agricultural Communication) at G.B. Pant University of Agric. & Technology, Pantnagar (Uttaranchal) - Since October 2010 – till date; Associate Professor during 2003-2010. Associate Professor (Extension Communication) at Allahabad Agricultural Institute Deemed University, Allahabad (October 2000-28th July 2003).Associate Director, PPRC, Lucknow (August 1998 – July 2000).Project Manager / Dy. Director, U.P. Academy of Administration, Nainital (Apr.’95 – May ‘98).Scientific Officer / Lecturer, Lucknow University (Sept. 1994- April 1995).Project Manager / Lecturer, Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad (MICA) during May 1993-June 1994.