Published: 18th November 2020
VIT-AP University gets new VC: SV Kota Reddy takes charge of office from Monday
Speaking on the occasion, the new V-C urged the faculty members to focus on innovative research to achieve high quality standards
Vellore Institute of Technology - Andhra Pradesh University has got a new Vice-Chancellor. SV Kota Reddy assumed charge as V-C of VIT-AP University on Monday. G Viswanathan, Chancellor of VIT-AP University, appointed Kota Reddy as the new V-C, in the presence of GV Selvam, Vice-President of VIT University. D Subhakar handed over the charge to the new V-C.
Speaking on the occasion, the new V-C urged the faculty members to focus on innovative research to achieve high quality standards. Earlier, Kota Reddy, a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay, was the Academic President of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Dubai Campus. He has led 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.
Dean Academics Jagadish Chandra Muduganti and Registrar CLV Sivakumar informed the new V-C about initiatives taken by the university to serve the student community better, particularly strategies followed to deliver the online classes, overcoming difficulties created by the Covid-19 pandemic for physical delivery.