About Higher Education Institution
Sir C R Reddy Autonomous College was established in the year 1945 and celebrated platinum jubilee in the year 2020. The college has been providing education to the poor and rural people in and around West Godavari district. The college is working under the jurisdiction of Adikavi Nanayya University, Rajamahendravaram. Our College was reorganized (2f &12B) by University Grants Commission (UGC) in the year 1969. Our Institution is also recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in 1994.
In the 1940s there was a long felt need for a full-fledged college in Eluru, this need was fulfilled when late Sri Rao Saheb Damaraju Venkata Rao, the then Chairman of the Municipal Council, Eluru, took the initiative in 1944. The Municipal Council under the stewardship enlisted the sympathy and support of the philanthropic citizens in and around Eluru and embarked on a collection drive and deposited Rs. 2 lakhs 17 thousand in the Municipal Treasury as an earmarked fund for the starting of the college.
The college was inaugurated on 4th July 1945 by Sir Cattamanchi Ramalinga Reddy, the distinguished educationist and the then Vice-chancellor, Andhra University and the college was named after him “Sir C.R. Reddy College”. The college started functioning as a second grade college with Sri D.S. Subrahmanyam as the Founder Principal. A constitution was adopted for the Governing Body in the year 1947. The name of the College was treated as an institution under Private Management by the Government from 1947. Sri Alluri Bapineedu served as the president of Governing Body for about three decades and was mainly responsible for the phenomenal growth and development of the college he had been a source of strength and inspiration to the management, administrators, staff and students. The college has now become a premier Educational Institution in Andhra Pradesh. Our College has been running with dedicated teaching and committed administrative staff. The college was accredited at ‘A’ level by NAAC, Bengaluru in 2005, 2011, 2017 and 2022 consecutively.
Sir C R Reddy College was accorded the status of Autonomy in the academic year 1987-88. The college was selected as College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) in 2010 by UGC. The college also got an ISO 9001:2015 Certification. At present the college comprises nine sister institutions with professional and post graduate courses. Dr. A P J Abudl Kalam Research Centre with advanced research facilities was started in 2015 which was recognized by Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram.
At present our College is a Private Autonomous College which has been offering 17 UG Programmes including BBA, BCA and B.Voc Programme. 7 PG Programmes including MBA & MCA.
1. Sri Alluri Indra Kumar - President
2. Dr. V V Balakrishna Rao - Vice-President
3. Sri A V Subrahmanyam - Vice President
4. Dr. M B S V Prasad - Secretary
5. Sri Kodali Venkata Subba Rao - Joint Secretary
6. Sri Vallbhaneni Srikrishna - Joint Secretary
7. Sri Ch Janaki Ramayya - Treasury
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