is the Former Vice-Chancellor of Acharya Nagarjuna University. He served as the Faculty in the Department of Commerce and Business Administration for over three and half decades. Has wide teaching and research experience. Authored 20 Books in the areas of Management, Finance and Educational Administration. Prolific writer, having published about 160 research papers in various reputed peer reviewed national and international Journals, having impact factor. Recipient of Best Teacher Award from the Government of Andhra Pradesh and several other meritorious awards from Government and Non-Government Organizations including the Best Researcher and Best Research Paper Awards from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and Acharya Nagarjuna University. Has been the Visiting Fellow of University Grants Commission. Resource Person and Peer Team Member of NAAC, Bangalore.