SRK Institute of Technology was established in 2007 under the eminent guidance of the Sri. B. S. Appa Rao. He desired to build a knowledge society for the benefit of students hailing from rural and semi urban regions of Andhra Pradesh. His association with professional courses such as Engineering, Medical and Pharmacy in Andhra Pradesh spans over three decades. He dreams of alleviating the status of educational institutions making them Centers of Excellence on par with IITs and deemed universities. He envisages establishing Research and Development wing for inculcating scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of equity and reform among the student community.
His vision for empowering women is visible in establishing an exclusive technical and professional educational institute for women, Vijaya Institute of Technology for Women and Vijaya Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences for Women.