Interview by Yash Panchal
Mr. K Srinivas Rao is the Director at Kommuri Pratap Reddy Institute of Technology. He has 26 years’ experience in developing and executing marketing strategies to achieve sales targets with proper planning and guiding the teams with strategic leadership and administration. His educational qualifications include MBA (Marketing & Personnel) from Dhanunjay Rao Gadgil College of Commerce, Shivaji University and B.Sc (M.P.C) from Giriraj Government College, Osmania University, 1989.
As a director of the esteemed engineering college, Mr. Rao is responsible for all student-related activities which may be technical and non-technical. He is also responsible to build the relationship with possible industries by signing MoU’s and also responsible for training & Placement activities of students along with administrative activities of the college.
Mr. Rao holds a rich working experience. He has successfully held the positions of Center Manager at Aptech Limited and CMC Ltd.; Head – Training Division at Embedded School of Research & Development Pvt Ltd.; Business Development Manager atTensas Information Technologies Pvt Ltd.; Assistant Manager at UTL Technologies Ltd.; Sales Manager at Bhaskar Agro Chemicals Ltd. and Sales Officer at T-STANES & Co Ltd. He also established his own Plastic Bow Manufacturing Unit known as Vasavi Plastics Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Rao’s experience in the education industry
Satisfaction on guiding and carving students with continuous learning.
Significant challenges faced by Mr. Rao as the Director as well as Assistant Professor
To convince all the teaching and non-teaching staff on the policy. Mr. Rao will teach Management Science and Human values and Professional Ethics for B.Tech students
Curriculum of Kommuri Pratap Reddy Institute of Technology
A practical approach to theoretical teaching.
Goals in mind for the institute
The plan is to make every student employable.
Mr. Rao on the quality of education of the institution
We ensure quality with periodical verification from experts.
Mr. Rao on how to build a positive school culture
It is done by counselling individuals.
Mr. Rao’s on how he establishes a relation with the students
By encouraging them in their respective fields and interested area.
How to push the envelope for placement opportunities available at Kommuri Pratap Reddy Institute of Technology
It can be done with guest lectures.
Mr. Rao’s leadership style
My leadership style can be described by team acceptance.
Suggestions to the current youth and the aspiring students
Everyone should a have a goal and they need to work on their goal till they achieve it.