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Board of Management




Director (Education)


Dr. I V Radha Krishna Murthy was born on 01-07-1940 in Appikatla village of Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. He had his School Education in the same village in Zilla Parishad High School. Later on, he moved to Hyderabad in the year 1965 and joined in Education Department as a Stenographer. He did his Graduation in Vivek Vardhani Collage, Hyderabad, Post-Graduation in Economics in Nizam College, Bachelor of Education Course in Government Comprehensive College of Education, Masab Tank and finally Master of Education in the College of Education Osmania University in the year 1978.

In the year 1975 he was promoted to teaching profession as Lecturer S.C.E.R.T. In the year 1979 he was shifted to the Government Comprehensive College of Education, Hyderabad. He obtained his Ph D Degree in Education from The Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda. In 1983. Dr. Murthy was promoted as Professor in Education and also Principal in the same college. Between 1970 and 1983 he had an opportunity to work as Private Secretary to Sri M V Rajagopal, M.A (Cantab) IAS, Secretary to Government Education Dept., First Vice-Chancellor of JNT University, Hyderabad and as Private Secretary to the Andhra Pradesh Minister for Tourism and Public libraries. He worked as Professor and Head, Dept. of the Curriculum and Textbooks in the State Council of Educational Research and training from 1988 - 1990. During the period he was responsible for developing Curriculum and Syllabus for classes I to X based on National Policy on Education 1986. In the year 1991 he was shifted to AP Primary Education Project Sponsored by the U K Government as Professor H R Department.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh deputed Dr. Murthy in the year 1992 to the University of London to undergo “Advanced course in Textbooks and other learning Materials: Design, Development and Management” in the Institute of the Education for five months. After the training he was posted as Special officer (Textbooks) Government of Andhra Pradesh for developing textbooks for classes I to X. He was promoted as Joint Director of School Education and Officer on Special Duty, Government of Andhra Pradesh in the year 1998. Finally retired from service on superannuation on 01-07-1998.

Dr. Murthy was on the Editorial board of Social Studies Textbooks for classes I to X to which Dr. P Subramanyam IAS Director of School Education was the Chairman. Dr. Murthy was also an Author and editor of about Ten books of B.Ed. and D.El.Ed. Books.

In 2001 he joined MNR Education Group with the generous offer of Sri M N Raju Garu and Sri Ravi Varma Garu first as Principal, MNR College of Education Sangareddy and later from 2002 to 2006 as Principal, MNR Teacher Education College Bachupally, Hyderabad. From 2007 to till date he has been Director (Education) MNR Education Trust.

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