Major Recognitions during 2015-16Our College has achieved the rare distinction of being selected for three prestigious Schemes of the Union Government and for one significant academic recognition by our State Government during this academic year, as under:
1. ‘A’ Grade College: Our College has been recognized on 24th November 2015 as one of the 19 “A-Grade Colleges” by the Commissioner of Collegiate Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh, based on key performance indicators, out of total 1209 Degree Colleges in our State of Andhra Pradesh.
2 Community College: As per the University Grants Commission communication in August 2015 our College was selected under Community College Scheme with a grant of Rs.40 Lakhs.
3. SAI STC Centre: Our College has become the first College in both the Telugu- States to have been approved as an adopted Extension Centre of the Sports Authority of India Sports Training Centre on 7th December 2015. A total number of 23 trainees have been allotted to our College for training in the disciplines of Athletics and Volleyball.
4. 50-bedded Sports Hostel: A 50-bedded Sports Hostel has been sanctioned to our College by the University Grants Commission with a grant of Rs.75 Lakhs and a grant of Rs.10,00,000/- for Equipment in this academic year under the Scheme of Development of Sports Infrastructure and Equipment (XII Plan).
5. Star College Scheme:
With profound joy and gladness, I announce that the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi, has selected our College under Star College Scheme to extend financial support of Rs.84 Lakhs to six of our Science Departments viz. Botany, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Zoology, Chemistry and Physics. Ours is the first and only College in both the Telugu states so far to have been selected under this Scheme.
6. Telugu Wikipedia Digital Resource Centre, sponsored by CIS-A2K, Benguluru, a Wikipedia organization, was established in our College, with a sponsorship amount of Rs.1,90,000/-, and it was inaugurated on 13th January 2016 for strengthening the e-Content development.