Sagi Rama Krishnam Raju Engineering College (SRKR): A Top-Tier Workplace Empowering Educators & Fostering Student Success

 Sri S.R.K. Nishant Varma,   Secretary Cum Correspondent

Sri S.R.K. Nishant Varma

Secretary Cum Correspondent

A n educational institutes’ excellence lies in its blend of academic achievement, vibrant campus culture, and a commitment to fostering an environment where both students and faculty thrive. Faculties today seek colleges that provide not only a stimulating academic atmosphere but also opportunities for research, professional development, and innovative teaching methods which leads to their advancement alongside the students. A supportive administration, state of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body also contribute to an enriching academic experience for faculty members making the institution a sought after career opportunity. Furthermore, the presence of collaborative research initiatives, interdisciplinary programs, and engagement with real-world issues make a college stand out in the eyes of faculties both existing and future. Such an environment nurtures intellectual growth and encourages faculties to excel in their teaching and research pursuits. It's within this context that Sagi Rama Krishnam Raju Engineering College (SRKR) emerges as an exceptional institution for educators, offering a dynamic blend of academic innovation, research opportunities, and a nurturing community that makes it an ideal place for faculty to flourish.

Built to Impart Quality Education
The institute’s foundational journey is just as inspiring as its principles today rendering it a preferred place for working. Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju, a prominent figure in the realm of contractors, laid the foundation for Prasad & Company(Project Works). Confronting the perpetual lack of skilled engineers during the implementation of philanthropic ventures of constructing the instrumental Nagarjuna Sagar Dam in Andhra Pradesh spurred him to conceive an institution capable of bridging this gap and drive progress. Thus, S.R.K.R. Engineering College emerged as a beacon of learning in a rural setting.

Established in 1980, the college has remained steadfast in its commitment to delivering top notch technical education. Over 43 years, it has produced around 25,000 proficient technological professionals, poised to make global contributions. The institution, guided by the visionary legacy of its founder, Sagi Ramakrishnam Raju, and led by President S. Prasad Raju, maintains an unwavering pursuit of excellence. Nestled across 30 acres, the expansive campus features cutting-edge infrastructure, well-equipped labs, and an extensive library. Boasting a highly accomplished faculty, dedicated to cultivating successful professionals, the college adopts a student-centric approach that fosters an optimal learning environment.

The institution provides a comprehensive range of academic offerings, encompassing 12 undergraduate, 6 postgraduate, and 8 Ph.D. programs across various Engineering and Technology disciplines. This dedication
to educational quality is underscored by the introduction of innovative courses in emerging areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning, Computer Science, Business Systems, and Information Technology, including specialties like IoT and Cyber Security with Blockchain Technology.

Inspiring Innovation
The AICTE IDEA Lab at S.R.K.R. Engineering College functions as a dynamic catalyst, enabling students to transform innovative concepts into tangible prototypes. This platform, accompanied by guidance and resources for entrepreneurial ventures, showcases the college's commitment to fostering a thriving ecosystem of innovation. "The Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC), facilitated by the Atal Innovation Mission, promotes collaboration among students and community members, fostering entrepreneurial initiatives. Complementing this, the MSME Business Incubation Center and the i-Hub dedicated to Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Start-Ups enhance the college’s innovation landscape. Through strategic collaborations with prestigious institutions like IIT Madras, IIT Bombay, APSSDC, and CISCO Networking Academy, the Technology Centre not only amplifies technological growth but also demonstrates the college’s dedication to nurturing a culture of innovation and global competitiveness. This diverse array of innovation hubs creates an environment where faculty can thrive as educators and researchers", shares Nishant Varma, Secretary Cum Correspondent.

Boasting a highly accomplished faculty, dedicated to cultivating successful professionals, SRKR adopts a student centric approach that fosters an optimal learning environment

Furthermore, the Water and Environment Technology (WET) Research Centre is an innovative initiative dedicated to pioneering research in water and environmental challenges. With a diverse range of focus areas, the center investigates crucial aspects including drinking water analysis and treatment, wastewater analysis and treatment, industrial contamination, potable water security, probiotic applications, and real time monitoring of microbial contaminants in water distribution systems.

SRKR's Srujana Vatika
SRKR’s Srujana Vatika is a reverent initiative, a dynamic space dedicated to the preservation and celebration of India's rich cultural and intellectual heritage. In a rapidly evolving global landscape, this endeavor underscores the institution's dedication to nurturing the essence of Indian traditions and wisdom. Srujana Vatika provides an immersive platform for not just students, but also the faculty, and the community to delve into India's profound cultural, philosophical, and knowledge reservoir. By fostering an appreciation for the profound wisdom embedded in Indian traditions, it harmoniously merges modern education with time less insights.

Recognizing that facilitating students successful careers is a significant stride, the Training and Placement Cell at S.R.K.R.E.C., led by experienced faculty, diligently focuses on students' placements. Through soft skills and technical training, foreign language courses, and preparation for GATE, GRE, and IELTS exams, the college enhances students' readiness for the professional realm. Interaction with industries via seminars, industrial visits, and expert-led training programs equip students for industry demands. Collaborations with German universities for internships, Nano Masters courses, and Employability Master’s Programs underscore the college's commitment to both student and faculty success.

The institution's unwavering commitment to comprehensive student development has positioned SRKR as an attractive choice for esteemed educators. This environment offers educators the satisfaction of witnessing their contributions translate into successfully employed students in addition to personal career growth.