In a way, the history of the Parishath is the history of renaissance of Telugu language, literature, arts and culture in Telangana. Dr. Boorgula Ramakrishna Rao, the then Chief Minister observed: “Like the Sun’s rays, the Parishath is spreadng the light of knowledge to every village all over the State.” Truly, the contribution of the Parishath in the advancement of the Telangana is quite remarkable. Today it stands as a pioneering institution with multiple activities worthy of emulation. On completing 50 years of memorable existence, Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Parishath were conducted in Hyderabad with all grandeur on 7-1-1994. The then Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Sri P.V. Narasimha Rao inaugurated the celebrations. The 70th Anniversary function was conducted on a large scale from 23-3-2013 to 26-5-2013. The Government of Telangana provides financial assistance to the Parishath to the extent of Rs.10 lakhs per annum for facilitating conduct of programmes. of Dr. C. Narayana Reddy, a great visionary, the Parishath has been made rapid strides in all aspects. After Dr.Reddy’s demise Prof. Elluri Sivareddy, has been unanimously elected the President of Parishath as well as President of the Trust. Dr. J. Chennaiah, the General Secretary also elected as Trust Secretary. Sri Mantri Rama Rao, Treasurer have been extending their unstinted cooperation for accelerating the progress of the Parishath. The (2015) Executive of the Parishath is as follows :

President :

Prof. Elluri Siva Reddy

Vice-Presidents :

Dr. K.V. Ramanachari, IAS (Retd.)
Dr. Mudiganti Sujatha Reddy

General Secretary :

Dr. J. Chennaiah

Treasurer :

Sri Mantri Rama Rao

Examination Secretary :

Prof. Masana Chennappa

Members :

Prof. Ravva Srihari
Prof. M. Kulasekhara Rao
Prof. S.V. Rama Rao
Prof. N.R. Venkatesam
Prof. G. Chennakesava Reddy
Prof. Ravikanti Vasunandan
Dr. C. Vasundhara
Dr. Tirumala Srinivasacharya
Sri Pandu Rangaiah
Sri M. Narahari
Dr. D. Chandrasekhara Reddy
Sri A.T.V. Krishnamacharyulu
Sri V. Venkataiah

Special Invitees :

‘Padmabhushan’ Dr. K.I. Varaprasada Reddy
Sri Mamidi Harikrishna, Govt. Representative Director of Culture, Govt. of Telangana

Telangana Saraswatha Parishath Trust is as follows

President :

Prof. Elluri Siva Reddy

Secretary :


Members :

Prof. Ravva Srihari
Sri Mantri Rama Rao


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