Hyderabad : Dr. B. R. Ambdkar Open University and Prof. G. Ram Reddy Memorial Trust together organised Prof. G. Ram Reddy Memorial Lecture on the occasion of his Birth Anniversary, 04-12- 2017.
Dr. R. V. Vaidyanathan Ayyar, IAS( Rtd) Former Secretary, Ministry of Culture & HRD, Govt. of India was the Chief guest and he delivered a lecture on “Contributions of Prof. G. Ram Reddy to Higher Education ”.
He emphasised on the leadership qualities of Prof. G. Ram Reddy for his vision and contribution in the distance learning and education. He lauded Ram Reddy for his Institutional par excellency in establishing Andhra Pradesh Open University ( APOU), IGNOU and NACC.
He hailed Ram Reddy as the chief architect of distance education in India. On this occasion Prof. Yatindra Singh Sisodia , Director, Madhya Pradesh Institute of Social Science Research was invited and he was bestowed with “ Social Scientist Award” for his remarkable contributions. He gave a lecture on “Decentralised Governance and people’s participation:
Experiences from Central Indian States”. Prof.K. Seetharama Rao, Vice Chancellor of BRAOU, presided the programme and Prof. Hara Gopal , secretary of Prof. G. Ram Reddy Memorial Trust and Prof. V. S. Prasad, former VC of IGNOU, BRAOU graced the occasion along with Smt. Prameela Ram Reddy, Registrar Prof C.Venkataiah, Academic I/c Director Prof A.Sudhakar.