Dr. N. C. J. PackiaLekshmi has completed her Ph.D from the Sathyabama University, Chennai and has completed her M.Sc., Microbiology from the Sivanthi Adithanar College, Pillyarpuram, Kanyakumari District. She has teaching experience for 18 years and research experience for 0 years. Her specialised areas in research are Plant Biotechnology. She has the credit of having published 7 research papers in Web of Science/Scopus Indexed Journals and 27 papers in UGC CARE listed, refereed and reviewed journals. She has guided 0 Ph.D scholars and she is now guiding 0 Ph.D scholars. She has delivered 10 expert talks and addresses on diverse topics in various AICTE/other sponsored short-term training programmes/Faculty Development Programmes.