Sri. B.S. Appa Rao is an eminent educationist. He was one of the pioneers who brought Engineering, Medical, Pharmaceutical, Management Sciences, Law education to the city of Vijayawada for the first time. SRK Foundation is born out of his benign vision of establishing educational institutions and making them Centers of Excellence on par with IITs and NITs. He desires to establish Research and Development wing for inculcating scientific temper, humanism and the spirit of equity and reform among the student community.