The Amaravati campus of Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has appointed Dr. S. V. Kota Reddy as the new Vice-Chancellor. Dr. D. Subhakar handed over the charge to the new incumbent at a simple function. While speaking at the gathering of VIT-AP University Faculty and Staff members, he urged the faculty members to focus on innovative research and asked the staff to extend full support to achieve quality services to students.
The Chancellor of VIT-AP University Dr. G. Viswanathan has been pleased to appoint Dr. S. V. Kota Reddy as the Vice-Chancellor of the University,” in the presence of G.V. Selvam, Vice President, VIT University.
Dr. S V Kota Reddy has a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay. Before this, he was the Academic President of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai Campus. He leads several disciplines on to the path of excellence to ensure consistent delivery of quality education with his over 30 years of teaching, research, and administrative experience in India and abroad. He has been responsible for identifying and establishing student exchange programs through collaborations with various universities across the globe.
On this occasion, he held a meeting with heads of the departments of the university and gave directions for smooth delivery of services to the students particularly in the conduct of classes and examinations in the prevailing situation. He advised the university to strictly follow the directions of the government from time to time.
Prof Jagadish Chandra Muduganti Dean Academics and Dr. C.L.V. Sivakumar, Registrar, informed the VC about initiatives taken by the university to serve the student community better, particularly strategies followed to deliver the online classes, combating difficulties created by pandemic for physical delivery.