Vythiri: The Emeritus Professor title given by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) for the year 2022 was received by Dr K Devatha. She is the former Director (Academics and Research) of Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) and former Head of the Department of Parasitology in Veterinary College.
The title is awarded by ICAR for excellence in the field of agricultural academics and research and is valid for three years from 2022. This appointment will help the university in organising teaching and related training programs in the field of Parasitology. Dr K Devatha is the first person to receive this recognition from the Veterinary University.
She is a native of Viyyur in Thrissur. Husband- Adv A Radhakrishnan. Son- Roopak.