Rajahmundry: The Nannaya University is mulling over a proposal to establish a Research Centre on oil and natural gas at Rajahmundry said Dr Allam Appa Rao, In-charge Vice Chancellor of Adikavi Nannaya University and Vice Chancellor of JNTU on Monday.
Dr Appa Rao was speaking to media persons after assuming charge as the in-charge VC of the University on Monday at Rajahmundry.
The In-Charge VC said that East and West Godavari districts have a high potential of oil and natural gas and establishment of Research Centre in coordination of JNTU and Geo-informatics Centre of Nannaya University would give tremendous results in this field.
He further said that PG courses in MA Telugu would be started immediately as the University was named after the great poet Nannaya.
New courses like Tourism Hospitality and journalism were also under consideration, Dr Appa Rao stated.
He added that a 50-day strategic plan would be implemented for the development of the university which includes infrastructure, quality education, improving employment opportunities to students through negotiations with industries.
Dr Appa Rao further said that there were 360 affiliated colleges under Nannaya University in East and West Godavari districts and all these colleges would come under its purview.
Earlier, he assumed charge as In-Charge Vice Chancellor at camp office at Rajahmundry.
Dr Appa Rao was received by the university registrar N Bargava Rammohana Rao, University Principal,P Suresh Verma and other senior faculty members.
While addressing the faculty members, the VC said the staff of the university should work for quality education and better results and requested them to work with commitment
JNTU rector K Satya Prasad, EC member Dr K Ramani, Directors GVR Prasada Raju, EV Prasad, P Vijakumar, K Padma Raju, I Santhi Prabha , N Appa Rao, KV Ramana and Prof S Teki were present. Later, the VC visited the University campus site at Velugubanda ,where the university buildings would be constructed.(INN)