The Rishi Educational Institutions are functioning under the able stewardship and guidance of Sri P.Vaman Rao. He is a Graduate in Political Science, Philosophy and English Literature from Osmania University and Senior Journalist in “The Hindu” from 1946 to 1969. He was Director of Information of Public Relations, Firms and Tourism and Joint Secretary, AP Government in 1969. He joined Sirpur Paper Mills Ltd. as Sr.Executive in 1974 and subsequently became Director, Corporate Affairs and currently its non-Executive Director. Sri Vaman Rao is a Chairman of the Company’s Audit Committee and Investors’ Relations Committee and Member of the Remuneration Commite.
Sri Vaman Rao is very much interested in Education and Culture and he has been associated with various Educational, Social and Cultural Organizations including Birla Archaeological and Cultural Research Institute, Sarvodaya International A.P. Chapter, Public Relations Society, Andhra Pradesh Chapter, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Hyderabad, Kalasagaram, Indian Institute of Economics and Nizam College Old Boys Association. He is the Editor of English Monthly “New Swatantra Times”, which is being published for the last
25years in memory of his father-in-law, Khasa Subha Rao, who is a great Journalist and Freedom Fighter.Sri Vaman Rao is recipient of several awards from Professional and Cultural and Educational Organizations including the prestigious award from Madras Telugu Academy, Dr.Dandi Lakshmaiah Award and former Prime Minister, Sri P.V.Narasimha Rao “Gold Medal” for life time achievement as “Ideal Editor”. He was also honoured by the then Chief Minister and Governor of united Andhra Pradesh for his yeoman and credible service to the empowerment of women through RISHI Group of Educational Institutions.