• Dr. P. Jayarami Reddy, the Director of the College, is a rare combination of a popular teacher, a famous researcher and an able administrator. To a great extent GPREC owes its name and fame to this stalwart academician. Under his stewardship, discipline and academic excellence have become the hallmarks of GPREC. He is one of the Triumvirate of GPREC (1.Sri G.Pulla Reddy, the Founder Chairman 2. Sri R V Seshacharlu, the Founder Treasure 3. Dr.P.Jaya Rami Reddy, the Director) who have meticulously prepared the frame work for the development of the institution and put a vibrant system in place. He is the longest serving(22 years) Principal/Director of an engineering college in Andhra Pradesh. It is not surprising that Dr.Jaya Rami Reddy’s name has become synonymous with GPREC.

Dr. Jaya Rami Reddy has a brilliant academic career. After obtaining his BE in Civil Enginering from the then Government Engineering College, Anantapur(now JNTU, Anantapur), he did his ME in Hydraulics Engineering and Ph.D in Water Resource Engineering from the then Regional Engineering College, Warangal(now National Institute of Technology, Warangal). He received the Nawab Ali Jung Gold Medal for securing the highest aggregate in ME of Osmania University in 1971. He has published over 20 research papers in National and International Journals in the areas of Hydrology and Water Resources. He is the author of some popular books in Civil Engineering, namely A Text Book of Hydrology, Stochastic Hydrology and Civil Engineering(Objective Type). He has guided several M.Tech students and three Ph.D students.
He served his alma mater, REC, Warangal by being on its faculty of Civil Engineering for nine years from 1971 to 1980. He is still remembered for his contributions to the development of NBKR Institute of Science and Technology, Vidyanagar during its formative years, where he headed the department of Civil Engineering for nine years from 1980 to 1987. At the invitation of Sri.G.Pulla Reddy, Dr.Jaya Rami Reddy joined GPREC in 1987 and has been serving the institution since then. He worked as Prof and Head of Civil Engineering Dept from 1987 to 1991. He took over from his teacher, Dr.T.Sanjeeva Reddy, as Principal the of the institute in 1991 and served the institute in that capacity till he became the Director of the institute in 2007. In recognition of his services to engineering education, he received the most befitting “Best Teacher Award” from the Government of Andhra Pradesh in 1994.
He is actively associated with quite a few Professional Bodies. He is the Life Fellow of Institute of Engineers (India), Life Member of Indian Association of Hydrologists, Life Member of Indian Water Resources Society, Life member of ISTE. He is the Founder President of Kurnool Technical Forum. He is the Member of Academic Senate, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur and Member, Board of Studies, Civil Engineering of JNTU, Hyderabad.
Besides thousands of successful alumni of this college who are well placed all over the globe, who hold Dr.Jaya Rami Reddy in high esteem, there are over 25 senior faculty of the college who have been groomed by him, and serving as Principals of Engineering Colleges, who acknowledge Dr. Jaya Rami Reddy’s influence in their administration



Dr.B.Sreenivasa Reddy received his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad in 1998. After obtaining masters degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, he joined the faculty of Mechanical Engineering of GPREC 1989 and has been serving the institute since then. He headed the department of Mechanical Engineering as a professor from 2000 and 2007. He served the institute as Dean, Academics and Administration from 2006 to 2007. He took over as the Principal of the college after Dr.Jaya Rami Reddy became the Director of the college in 2007.
Dr.Sreenivas Reddy is known to be a hard task master and represents the youthful exuberance of the institution. Groomed and nurtured by Dr. Jaya Rami Reddy, he has been working hard to take the institute to new heights.
Dr. Sreenivasa Reddy’s teaching and research interests lie in the areas of thermodynamics, energy power and heat transfer. He has published more than 30 research papers in several national and international journals and conferences and has guided 4 M.Tech and 3 Ph.Ds