Prof. C. Sashidhar M.Tech., Ph.D
The Anantapur district is having the second-lowest rainfall in entire India. But, it is not short of the people who have achieved excellence in their fields. JNTUA, being the technological university in the state of A.P. has a major role to play. Its responsibility has increased after the bifurcation of the state. The state is looking to JNTUA for various technological innovations which can improve the quality of life. Gnana Bheri is one occasion through which we can show the people of the state, the strength of JNTUA.
JNTUA has made tremendous progress in the last 10 years. It has changed itself from a budding university to a globally competitive university. It is collaborating with many foreign universities and is offering the combined courses. It is offering courses in association with industries. It has proved itself not only in the knowledge field but has proved itself in the service field by achieving the best university award from the President of India. It is providing placement opportunities to all the students of its jurisdiction and it also is preparing the students as Entrepreneurs.