|DIRECTOR’S – PROFILES
Dr. Boppana Satyanarayana Rao
Chairman / President, Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions
Dr. Boppana Satyanarayana Rao is the Chairman of Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions. Familiar to many as
Dr. B. S. Rao garu, he is a household name among the student and parent community of Andhra Pradesh.
Dr. B S Rao garu studied Medicine after high school, at the Guntur Medical College. He went on to do his MRSH from UK and practiced in England for a few years before moving to Iran. The urge to make the academic lives of the children of Andhra Pradesh better, prompted him to move to his home state in 1986.
The Man and the Visionary
The year 1986 saw the inception of Sri Chaitanya Girls Junior College in Poranki, Vijayawada. A noble thought that transformed the lives of lakhs of students over the next few years. The vision was to equip the students of the Telugu speaking state academically to make a mark in the coveted professional institutions – IIT, AFMC, NIT, AIIMS etc. The last 23 yrs. witnessed the growth of Sri Chaitanya as the single largest educational institution in Asia at the Intermediate level.
Landmark Decisions – a humane touch
Dr. Jhansi Lakshmi Bai
Some of his landmark decisions that add a human touch to the professional sphere are – to extend scholarships to students from economically weaker sections, and the decision in 2009, to extend free education to 100 children of farmers who committed suicide on account of bleak financial circumstances take a leaf out of any charity book.
Secretary / Correspondent, Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions
Dr. Jhansi Lakshmi Bai is the Secretary / Correspondent of Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions.
Dr. Jhansi Lakshmi Bai, or Doctor Madam garu as she is fondly called, studied Medicine from the Guntur Medical College, Andhra Pradesh. She has supported Dr. B. S. Rao garu in his Medical practice and subsequent shift to the field of education.
Nurturing Integrated Academic Programmes
Her sharp insight into the educational needs of students after high school, and her exceptional intellectual propensity aided her to design the integrated academic programme, LEO, that paved the way for countless students to secure top ranks in EAMCET and make it to prestigious Engineering and Medical colleges of the state.
The backbone of Sri Chaitanya
Mrs. Sushma Sri Bopanna
Dr. Jhansi Lakshmi Bai garu continues to be the inspiration behind the phenomenal growth and expansion of Sri Chaitanya Group. Leading by example she has always aspired for excellence in the professional sphere. She believes in taking challenges head on and has held the mantle of designing multifaceted academic programmes to simplify a student’s efforts to crack the entrance examinations and secure a seat in professional colleges in both the Engineering and the Medical streams.
Director – Academics, Sri Chaitanya Junior Colleges
Mrs. Sushma Sri Bopanna is the Academic Director of Sri Chaitanya Junior Colleges.
Academics and Work Experience
Mrs. Sushma who had done her schooling from Atkinson – Vijayawada, stepped out of Sri Chaitanya Junior College and spent the next few years studying B. Tech. – from the prestigious B I T S – Pilani. She went abroad to the US to pursue her Master’s in Information Systems.
A fighter to the core, blessed with the spirit to think differently and think ahead of her times, Mrs. Sushma started her professional career in 1998 as a Software Developer – with American Electric Power, Tulsa Ok – United States of America. She served as an Administrator with three M N Cs based in the US. After gaining rich professional and work experience with Williams Communications and in the Software Division of First Health, Phoenix Arizona – United States of America, Mrs. Sushma quickly blended with the Sri Chaitanya system as Chief of the Academic Planning in 2007.
Mrs. Seema Boppana
Mrs. Sushma is the chief architect of ICON. She also scripted the unparalleled success story of Sri Chaitanya in IIT-JEE and EAMCET in 2008 and 2009. She continues to design various academic programmes at the micro-level for students of Intermediate, in order to make the lives of even average students better and professional.
Director – Academics, Sri Chaitanya Techno Schools
Mrs. Seema Boppana is the Academic Director of Sri Chaitanya Techno Schools.
Academics and Work Experience
The younger sibling now holds the academic reins of Techno Schools. She completed her schooling from Atkinson, Vijayawada and moved to the USA , after pre-university studies, in order to pursue higher education. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science in 2006, majoring in Management and Marketing, while studying Computer Science as Minor.
Ms. Seema Boppana gained her initial work experience as Administrative Director of Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions. In 2008, she translated the dream of Sri Chaitanya Techno Schools into reality. Inheriting the legacy of academics from the Chairpersons, she designed a path-breaking curriculum for the students at the primary, middle and high school levels in collusion with the academic experts from the IITs and the NITs.
Mr. Y L V Sridhar
Ms. Seema gave shape to ‘techno curriculum’ that has a unique frame work which would evolve an analytical mind in the child. The hall mark of the path-breaking curriculum was the concept of ‘self-learning through practical interactive sessions’ in the class-room. The advantage a student would gain from the new method of learning was to comprehend, discern and apply a concept – all at the same time.
Director – Administration / Finance, Sri Chaitanya Junior Colleges
Mr. Y L V Sridhar is the Administrative / Finance Director of Sri Chaitanya Junior Colleges. Mr. Sridhar looks into the financial administration of the institution..
Academics and Work Experience
Mr. Sridhar completed his Bachelor’s in Engineering from Wayne State University and Master’s from Northern State University, USA. He has more than a decade's experience in Financial and IT sectors. He was in chrage of Acquisition and Merger in Cavalry, playing a key role in developing the $10 million company to a billion $ company. He is among the brains behind Uni-Global Technologies, a software consultancy in the USA.
He is primarily responsible for the application of IT in Sri Chaitanya Educational Institutions. Diffusion and sharing of the more important academic and administrative information, including reports are now possible at the click of the mouse. All information pertaining to Sri Chaitanya is now centralised.
Mr. Sricharan Veeramachineni
Director – Administration / Finance, Sri Chaitanya Techno Schools
Mr Sricharan is the Administrative / Finance Director of Sri Chaitanya Techno Schools.
His primary responsibility is to look into the administration, and day to day functioning and development of
Sri Chaitanya Techno Schools.
Previous Work Experience Education
Mr. Sricharan comes from a Commercial Real Estate background. He has worked for Lubert Adler Real Estate Private Equity in Singapore where he was part of the team responsible for investing in South East Asia. Before that he was in Vornada Realty Trust’s (NYSE: VNO) Acquisitions and Capital Markets group in New York where he focused on acquiring Retail Properties, such as Malls and Shopping Centres across the country. At Vornado he was responsible for closing over $700 million of transactions.
Mr. Sri Charanís primary and secondary schooling was from Vijayawada and Hyderabad after which, he moved to the US for Bachelor’s of Science in Business Management from Georgia Institute of Technology. He completed his Post Graduate Programme in Management, from Indian School of Business. Mr. Sricharan’s areas of concentration were in Strategy & Leadership and in Finance.