Why Kakinada is called as Educational Hub of Undivided East Godavari?

Kakinada is called as Educational Hub of East Godavari District
Kakinada is called as Educational Hub of East Godavari District

Along with the industries, employment generation, and business opportunities, The quality of Education and Educational facilities provided by the Institutions plays a pivotal role in the development of any city.

In these terms, Our Kakinada City undoubtedly sits on top by providing quality education in East Godavari District. From the early days, Our Kakinada is serving as significant education destiny in the state. Also, it has a rich Literacy (81.23%) and cultural heritage passed on through generations

There are several people who got well settled in India & abroad who got educated in our Kakinada. Movie Stars, Celebrities, Industrialists, Employees, Philanthropists, etc are also among them. Kakinada is an educational hub, meeting the growing educational demands of the state. Several professional colleges in and around the city offer courses in engineering, medicine, information technology, and management at the graduate and postgraduate levels. The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada offers engineering courses and has a business school, and Rangaraya Medical College is one of the most reputed medical colleges in the state.

From, past three decades have witnessed huge growth in number of residential Schools, International schools which are offering quality education. Kendriya Vidyalaya, Kakinada was recently established in year 2014. There are also several professional colleges in and around the city offering courses in Under Graduate & Post Graduate in Engineering, Medical, Information Technology, Law, Hotel Management etc.

If we speak about the education in City, the First and foremost institutions that comes into the mind are..

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada famously called JNTU-K,

was originally ‘The College of Engineering, Vizagpatnam’ at the time of its establishment in 1946. It is now a sprawling campus of 110 acres, green with mango trees in the fast developing Port city.

This college became a constituent of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University w.e.f 02-10-1972 through an act of legislature along with other sister institutions under the control of the then Director of Technical Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Earlier, it was affiliated to Andhra University. In the year 2003 the college has become autonomous.

Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada is a topnotch, one of the top Medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana states. Founded in 1958, Rangaraya Medical College is one of the old and premier Government Medical colleges in Andhra pradesh,  It is affiliated to Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences. It is the home to several world class & most reputed Doctors who got settled in India & Abroad.

Dr. Datla Satyanarayana Raju and Dr. M. V. Krishna Rao had been dreaming of starting a private medical college to cater to the students of coastal Andhra Pradesh, and particularly Godavari districts. They founded and registered the Medical Education Society on 16 April 1958. The objects were of promoting Medical Education, Research and Relief through voluntary effort. They started collecting donations assisted by I. Joga Rao, P. V. N. Raju, K. Chandra Rao, A. Perisastry, B. Venkata Raju and P. R. Hari. Read Full History of RMC Here.

Currently RAMCOSA A student alumni that operates as a nonprofit organization that serves Rangaraya medical college and hospital by encouraging support for its development and advancements by providing various facilities and development works like providing scholarships to the merit students of RMC, maintaining the infrastructure & facilities etc. by raising funds from its old students who got settled as doctors.

Pithapur Rajah’s Government College (Autonomous), Kakinada,  Famously called as PR College and It is founded in 1884 by Sri Rajah Rao Venkata Mahipathi, Gangadhara Rama Rao, Bahadur, Making it one of the Oldest Colleges in India.

It was started as a middle school in 1853 and later became a College providing Intermediate, UG & PG courses. Sri Peddada Rama Swamy worked as principal Initially. Famous personalities like Devulapalli krishnasastri, P V Narasimha Rao, Ushasri ,etc., were students the students of this college.

Andhra University Postgraduate Centre,  (Now, affiliated to Aadikavi Nannayya University)  established in 1977. The university is located on a 50.93-acre (20.61 ha) campus in Thimmapuram, 6 KMs from Kakinada Town Railway Station.

“Recently Central & State govt have proposed to set up Reputed universities like Logistics University (Check the progress here ), Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)opened in a temporary campus at JNTU-Kakinada & Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP) got sanctioned land for the permanent campus buildings at Kakinada SEZ (KSEZ).”

There are hundreds of Educational Institutions in the city that includes Govt. and Private maintained, Some the oldest and reputed schools in the city are PRG School, CBM, Mc Laurin High School, Muncipal Corporation High School, St Anns Aided Girls high school,, MSN Charities etc.

Popular Schools In City: Kendriya Vidyalaya Kakinada -CBSE, NCERT (Central Govt.), Green Field International School, Lakshaya International School,  Aditya Public Schools, St.Josephs Jkpur, Ashram Public school, Akshara School, Little Woods, Apex School Jkpur, St.Anthony’s, Bhashyam, Sri chaitanya, Kakinada Public school, Tagore Convent school, Mohan Convent school, Lotus National school, Ravindra Bharathi Group, Dr.KKR, Sri Prakash, Narayana, Durga prasad Jkpur, saranya,  Sama-Jkpur etc.,

Popular Colleges In City: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological UniversityAditya Engineering/pharmacy/pg College,PR Government College Kakinada ,IDEAL College of Arts and Sciences, pragathi Engineering College,Aditya Degree college, Rajiv Gandhi,Vsl Engineering and degree , Chaitanya Engineering and degree Colleges, KIET, Pydah etc.,

“These are enough to say why Kakinada is called as Educational Hub.. City is constantly meeting the growing educational demands of the people. Above mentioned institutes are professional colleges in and around the city offer courses in engineering, medicine, information technology and management at the graduate and postgraduate levels etc.”

Did you studied in any of the Institutions mentioned above? Great.. Share us your experiences below in the comments section.:D

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