VISAKHAPATNAM: Prof. M. Gangadhara Rao has taken over as the first Vice-Chancellor of newly formed GITAM University here on Saturday.
Prof. Gangadhara Rao held many important positions in Andhra University like HoD of Commerce and Management Studies, Member of EC and Academic Senate, etc. and joined GITAM as director of its College of Management and helped it to secure “A” grade from NAAC.
He was awarded the State Government’s Best Teacher award in 1988.
Rao said, after assuming charge as V-C, he would initiate steps to make GITAM University as one of the top ten universities in the country.