Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University - Kakinada Vice-Chancellor Allam Appa Rao on Thursday dedicated the Ramanujam birth centenary award he had received to the students on JNTUK.

In his response to the felicitation arranged by the team of directors of the JNTUK to mark the receipt of the award from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during the inauguration of the Indian Science Congress session in Chennai recently, Prof. Appa Rao said that there was no dearth of human resources in all the eight districts that come under the purview of the JNTUK, but the only initiative required was to encourage students towards academics and guide them properly to achieve heights in their respective careers. He said that the JNTUK was developing as student-centric University.