The State authorities on Saturday modified the title of the Telugu Akademi as ‘Telugu and Sanskrit Akademi’ below Rule 2 (vii) of the Telugu Akademi Rules, and included Special Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary / Secretary of the School Education Department as ex officio member of its governing physique.
Besides, the federal government appointed V. Muralidhara Sharma, Vice-Chancellor of National Sanskrit University, Tirupati, as the University Grants Commission nominee on the Akademi’s Board of Governors. It additionally nominated D. Bhaskar Reddy, retired professor within the Department of Chemistry, Sri Venkateswara University, Rajakumar Nerella, astro counsellor and trainer in astrology, M. Vijayasree, retired affiliate professor in Telugu from JKC College, Guntur, and Kappaganthu Ramakrishna, lecturer in Telugu at S.R.S.V. B.Ed. College, Vijayawada, as members of the board.
Review choice: Pawan
Meanwhile, Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan demanded that the federal government assessment its choice to vary the title of Telugu Akademi as it could lose its id.
He sought to know what prompted the federal government to vary the title, and in what manner it could assist in the event of Telugu language.