Awards: Students: 2016 Prathibha Awards in Civil Course Y. Yeswanth Naidu Faculty: 1) AP State Best teacher award-2017 Mr J.V. Suresh Babu, HOS, ECE 2) CVS Krishna Teja’s Charity’s national Best Teacher award- 2017 Mr J.V. Suresh Babu, HOS, ECE Free Coaching Free coaching is being offered for POLYCET & ECET (FDH) exclusively for the students from rural areas by the faculty after college hours even before it was made mandatory by the CTE. Many students got good ranks and one of our students got a state 31st rank in ECET (Civil, Hall ticket no:1110450 Publications Students: ‘Model of Airlift Pump’ Mr Shaik Malik Basha -Journal of Polytechnics in Andhra PradeshVol-1 issue-1 Jan-June 2017 Support from External Agencies The Institute seeks support from NGOs, Alumni & Industries under CSR activities. Rural Development Trust (RDT) extended support for establishing Drip irrigation and play ground development. Awareness Camps Conducted various programs inviting experts to the Institution viz., Cashless Transactions, Legal, Banking , Gender Sensitivity, Anti-ragging, Health Awareness, Blood grouping camp, International Yoga Day,, Energy conservation etc., Academic Excellence Meet Organized Academic Excellence Meet: Two-day Awareness camp for students from Rural Government schools of nearby villages in collaboration with GAMESA Renewable Pvt. Ltd., Dr K. Lakshminarayana, IAS(Rtd) Director, APSSDC & Sri KS Rama Rao, RDO Kalyandurg addressed the students. Vanam Manam (Green Campus Activities) The program Vanam-Manam is being practiced as a continuous activity involving the students, faculty, office staff and also external agencies. The focus is more on the survival of plants than the no. of saplings