It was the time a good number of people of Khajipalem and of surrounding villages were moved with great patriotic fervour and they tried to break the shackles of slavery of Mother India. Sri Manthena Venkata Raju was prominent among those great men. He served the mother land not only as freedom fighter but also an MLA for two terms. In honour of his inspiring personality, “Manthena Venkata Raju Seva Samithi” was established with an ideal view of starting an educational institution to provide quality education to the students of this rural area.
A College was thus established under the auspices of “Manthena Venkata Raju Seva Samithi” with large donations was given by the three greatmen of charity Sri Kusampudi Vishnu Vardhana Raju, Sri Kanumuri Venkata Raju and Sri Manthena Krishnam Raju. Therefore the college was named after them as KVR, KVR & MKR College.
KVR, KVR & MKR College was founded in 1981. It has been an Aided institution since 1986. The college has witnessed phenomenal growth of infrastructure and other facilities during the last 34 years in view of the fast changing educational and economic scenario throughout the world. The college has acquired the recognition in the region as the hub of providing excellent education in the field of social sciences, commerce, science, etc. This is the campus in the region that has UG & PG programs in the emerging disciplines of technology. The mission is emancipation of backwardness, poverty and mental constraints of local youth by providing higher education, life skills and personality development. This institution has been striving hard to promote academic excellence, to inculcate human values and social responsibilities and to mould the students as good citizens of India. This institution is affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur. This institution is accredited with ‘B++’ grade in 2007 in the assessment by the NAAC, Bangalore.
KVR, KVR & MKR College was originated by the combined efforts of people of Khajipalem and Surrounding villages with very common mission of providing higher education to the students of this rural area. It has occupied a prominent place in the educational sphere of Andhra Pradesh.
The mission, goals and objectives of this College are geared towards bringing about a society that is based on human values. All-round development is the aim. Within the existing framework, we attempt to provide inputs for intellectual, aesthetic, ethical, and physical formation. We have evolved innovative methods of teaching and tried to inculcate critical, lateral and rational thinking, thereby contributing actively to the formation of the intellectual life of students.
KVR,KVR & MKR College missions towards meeting the growing and diverse educational needs of the community through provision of innovative learning opportunities along with inculcation of values of culture and morality and thus enabling students and employers to build productive careers and to develop itself as a Centre of Excellence in a changing society. The institute offers the following UG & PG programmes.
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Science
Master of Science in Chemistry
In addition, there is a cell for co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to coordinate sports, games, quiz, essay competition, oratory competition and many others. There are several additional units and branches such as Public Information Cell, Placement Cell and so on.
It is the dream of dedicated Board of Governors of Sri Manthena Venkata Raju Seva Samithi, Dr.Manthena Narasa Raju, President of Sri Manthena Venkata Raju Seva Samithi, Secretary Sri. Manthena Venkata Siva Rama Raju and the Treasurer Sri Gokaraju Subba Raju, Co-ordinator Sri M.Krishnam Raju, the Principal Dr. U. Swamulu to create a versatile team consisting of vice principal, programme Incharges and department Incharges who are always responsive to progress and who are ever ready to make any kind of contribution. The result is the innovative development of the college.
Quality Initiatives of KVR, KVR & MKR College :
Follow up & Monitoring
Procedures for all academic and administrative units
Tutorial, Half-yearly, Final Exam Record & analysis
Publications and Paper presentations
Seminars and Workshops from Departments
Organizing Guest Lectures
Peer review for self appraisal
Identifying departmental best practices
Student Feed-back system and analysis
KVR, KVR & MKR College, started with 34 students in 1981, now it has modern facilities and infrastructures with 454 students.
Participation in various competitions.
Conduct of Workshops, Seminars, Guest Lectures and Symposia to enable the students and faculty members to remain abreast with the recent developments in the field of their specialization.
We conduct wide-ranging activities, such as departmental cultural programs, Communication skills Club, NSS, NCC, Red ribbon club, Eco club activities etc.
The college takes special care to develop spiritual values and goals in the youth through lectures, site visits and other extracurricular programmes.
The college management regularly arranges blood donation camps, general medical check-up camps and tree plantation.
The college celebrates all important days of celebrations; these celebrations boost the patriotism and fraternity amongst the students.
The college arranges informative, detailed lectures to create awareness on AIDS, sanitation, hygiene and nutrition among youth and to promote their social responsibility.
Xerox facility, Computers, Audio & Visual Cassettes, CDs, VCDs, Internet are provided by the college.
The rich library with many titles of books, journals and magazines.
Use of Audio Visual aids by several departments for making teaching effective.
The Placement cell helps the students to find a placement in various industries. For training and employment, it conducts the Professional Development Programmes regularly when the students approach their final year.
Academic and personal counseling is offered to the students.
The college have introduced student/ Advisor scheme where each teacher is allotted a group of 20-25 students to counsel for their overall academic development.
Study hours are conducted regularly after college working hours.
An orientation program is organized for newly admitted students to make them feel at home.
Extra/ remedial classes for slow learners are organized so as to boost their confidence and to develop interest in the subject.
The institution has an Alumni Association that will organize meetings at certain intervals. It gives suggestions for the overall development of the college.
On 27-07-2012 smt Panabaka Lakshmi, helping Minister for central Textile & Cotton Ministry inaugurated 100 beds capacity “womens hostel” in our college with UGC grants Rs.25 Lakhs.
On 02-11-2012 Sri K.V.Vishnu Raju garu, Chief Managing Director, Vishnu Educational Society & Anjani Portland Cement, inaugurated “Girls Waiting Hall” in our College. He Donated 18Lakhs for Girls Waiting Hall.
On 28-12-2012 Dr.Gokaraju Gangaraju, President, Andhra Cricket Association, Inaugurated 400 Meters Running Track “outdoor Stadium” & Playground Development(renovation) with Grants of UGC Rs. 40 Lakhs.
On 05-02-2013 Dr. G. Srinivas, Secretary,UGC SERO,Inaugurated class room building with the UGC grant of 8 Lakhs.
On 30-04-2013 Sri. P. Venkateswara Raju Garu, President , Sri Manthena Venkata Raju Seva Samithi, Inaugurated Wooden Flooring “Indoor Stadium” with Grants of UGC 70 Lakhs.