Dr Y.V.V. Appa Rao has been presently working as Principal, S.VK.P  & Dr K.S Raju Arts & Science College, Penugonda, West Godavari District since 01-10-2018. He obtained  M.Sc and Ph,D., from Andhra University , Visakhapatnam and got first class . He has been working in this  college  since 1993 in the capacity of Lecturer in Electronics. To his credit he published several Research papers in National and International Journals of repute. He completed  UGC Minor  Research Project on  Ultrasonic and Viscometric studies of some binary mixtures . He participated in several National and International Seminars. He was nominated by Andhra University , Visakhapatnam and Adikavi Nannaya University , Rajamahendravaram and several autonomous colleges to utilize his services in the Board of Studies.

          He has been invited by other colleges as resource person for Guest Lectures . He served the institute in the capacity of  UGC coordinator, Research Committee Convener and so on.