Dr. (Mrs.) PRASHANTA ATHMA is a Professor in Commerce and Principal, University College for Women, Koti, Hyderabad. She is a National Merit Scholarship holder and a JRF Scholar qualified in the National Eligibility Test conducted by the University Grants Commission on all India basis. She has published 62 Research Articles in various reputed National Journals and undertaken 2 Minor Research Projects. She has put in 28 years of teaching experience and has been teaching Cost Accounting, Financial Management, Investment Management and Accounting for Management at Osmania University.
She has been conferred “Best Faculty Award” by the Institute of Practical Accountancy. She is the recipient of Gold Medal and a Silver Medal for the best paper presentation at the 61st and 67th All India Commerce Conference respectively. She received two Best Paper Awards at the International Conference on “Free Trade: Opportunities and Challenges” (ftoc 2014), organised by AMS College, Hyderabad. She is also the recipient of Best Paper Awards for the presentation of papers at the 37th and 38th All India Accounting Conference. She received a Cash Award of ` 3,000 for the Best Paper presentation at National Seminar, ICBM School of Business Excellence, Hyderabad. She has chaired several Technical Sessions, both at Seminars and Conferences.
She has turned out 8 Ph.Ds. She has written Lessons and edited books on ‘Financial Management’ and ‘Cost Accounting’ for Centre for Distance Education, Osmania University, Hyderabad and Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad; and ‘Advanced Accountancy’ and ‘Cost and Management Accounting’ for Mahatma Gandhi University, Nalgonda.
Her books published are - Cost and Management Accounting, Financial Accounting and Analysis, Investment Management, Corporate Accounting (Common Core); Fundamentals of Accounting, Financial Accounting, Corporate Accounting and Accounting for Service Organizations (Universities in AP); Accounting Standards and Reporting; Auditing; Financial Accounting - I and Financial Accounting – II, and Advanced Accounting (Universities in Telangana State).
The author has delivered audio video modules for B.A. (Hons.) for UGC sponsored TV Channel.