The Chairman of the Board, Dr. Ashok Raju Konduru, an educationist and philanthropist, spearheaded the Siddharth Group of Engineering Institutions to become emerging centres for excellence in Engineering and Management education in a matter of 15 years. His commitment and determination to make Engineering and Management education available to the rural students around Puttur town reflects in the phenomenal growth of student strength in the last 15 years. His dedication to quality infrastructure and education reflects in the accreditation of three courses (SISTK) by National Board of Accreditations (NBA), New Delhi and achieved NAAC “A” Grade.
A strong believer of collaboration and cooperation, Dr. Ashok Raju has played a key role in associating with VIT University and Jawahar Knowledge Center, IEG, Government of A.P. for Training and Placements of the students of his institutions. A recipient of “Educationist of the Year Award – 2008” from the WES, New Delhi, Dr. Ashok Raju aims at preparing the student community to meet Global industry needs and played a vital role in signing an MOU with University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA that enables exchange of students and faculty between the two institutions, joint projects, research, etc. He has played a pivotal role in bringing the chapters of “A.P. State Skill Development Corporation” and “Startup Incubation Center” to the institutions which benefit the students immensely. With his immeasurable achievements and untiring efforts to make a difference in the lives of the students, Dr. Ashok Raju has emerged as an iconic personality among thousands of young engineers as well as education circles in the state of Andhra Pradesh and the neighboring states.