Prof. N. R. Venkataramana ReddyRegistrar FAC
Prof. N. R. Venkataramana Reddy had a bright academic career spanning 23 years at various levels before taking over as Registrar FAC at Dr. Abdul Haq Urdu University, Kurnool on 04 September 2019.
A senior academician with administrative and governance experience, the exposure and contributions to various functions- from teaching at one end of spectrum to administration at the other- defines his career. His progression in career saw responsibilities of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Head of Department, Controller of Examinations, Principal of a College.
Dr. Ramana Reddy did his Post Graduation in Econometrics in Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and was awarded Doctor of Philosophy in 1992 for his research on "A study on Technological Parameters in Agricultural Production Functions". His research interests include Econometrics, Agricultural Economics, Marketing and Finance. He also holds Master of Business Administration Degree in Human Resource Management.
He worked with Annamacharya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Rajampet for 14 years at several administrative positions. He headed the Department of H&S and later the Department of Business Administration. He also held the position of Principal of Annamacharya P. G. College of Management Studies. Eventually, he served as Controller of Examinations after AITS gained Autonomous status. He won appreciation from all the corners for his commitment and hard work. He believes in staying in touch with students through class room teaching while taking care of all his responsibilities.
He joined Vikrama Simhapuri University in 2013 as Professor in the Department of Economics at V. S. U. PG Centre, Kavali, later rising to become the Head of the Department of Economics. Consequently, he served as Special Officer, V. S. University P. G. Centre, Kavali, till 2017 and Dean of Arts, Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore. In a short span, he was distinguished by the successful manner in which he contributed to the administration at the P. G. Centre and Vikrama Simhapuri University, Nellore.
An inspiring teacher and mentor of research, Prof. Reddy has guided 3 Ph.D. scholars, several of the resulting contributions have received accolades and best paper awards at international/national conferences. Four scholars are currently pursuing their research under his able supervision.
Dr. Ramana Reddy attended many national and international conferences both in the country and abroad. Several of his papers presented have been published in national and international journals. He published two books, authored 27 papers in National and International journals, and wrote 5 chapters in books, presented 31 research papers in conferences. He delivered several guest lectures on the significant concepts of economics and management.
Dr. Ramana Reddy is a Member of Indian Economic Association, a Member of AP Economic Association, and a Senior Member of the IACSIT.