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Krishna University

Krishna University was established in 2008 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh under the knowledge commission Act. No.4 of 1991, Krishna University officially got its legal notice for Higher Education on 25 June 2008 at Machilipatnam. The Official headquarters of Krishna University is in Andhra Pradesh (AP). On 2008 dated 23 April, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Dr. Y Rajasekhara Reddy, laid the foundation of the University. A Committee headed by Prof K. Viyyanna Rao visited Machilipatnam to check or inspect the various measures and essential things needed to establish a university.

Significance of the Emblem of Krishna University

Krishna University

Krishna university opted for the emblem carved here because it has various significance like it symbolizes the spirit of self-righteousness. The name Krishna is used here to symbolize a feeling of "Blackness" from where the Perfect or the Positive energy and divinity of the whole Universe can be visualized. The light shown here symbolizes the energy of light that is absorbed into "Krishna," which demonstrate cosmic consciousness.

The lighthouse shown in the emblem emblematizes the pathfinder, and the light beam emerging from it represents the positive energy extracted in several forms and distributed among the common people. The emblem also symbolizes the historical Geographical location of Krishna University, viz. Machilipatnam is an ancient port city that has existed since the 3rd century BC.

The water at the lower end of the emblem emblemizes the principle of veritable life to transform ignorance into ultimate knowledge. The Purna Kumbha that is shown in the emblem emblemize and recalls the prototype of ancient Amravati Sculpture that represent the Santana (increase), Sasya (fertility), and samriddhi (plentitude). The emblem also indicates that human beings are part of mother earth and that if nature thrives, the whole of humanity will vanish.

The open book at the lower end of the emblem signifies the feeling of endless knowledge and the dharma chakra beyond it. The Dharma chakra symbolizes the Gautam buddha's valuable lessons on Dharma and Karma; the fish attached to the Dharma Chakra symbolizes the blue revolution in the Krishna district, which is blessed with India's largest freshwater lake kolleru.

The leaves on both sides of the emblem symbolize the green revolution in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh, also known as the Rice bowl of Andhra Pradesh.

Courses Offered by Krishna University

Krishna university is a state university and among the top universities in the country, which offers almost all courses in different branches like

  1. Arts, Humanity and Social Science.
  2. Commerce
  3. Computer application and Information Technology
  4. Education
  5. Engineering and Architecture
  6. Hospitality and Tourism
  7. Law
  8. Management and Business Administration
  9. Media, Mass Communication and Journalism
  10. Pharmacy
  11. The University provides a variety of science courses.

Notable Alumni of Krishna University

  • Ravi Teja:Ravi Teja is among the notable alums of Krishna University; he is an Indian actor who mainly works in the Telugu film industry and is among the highest-paid actors. In his interview, Ravi Teja mentioned many times that the University plays a vital role in his acting journey by motivating him to participate in the youth fest, cultural programs, and street plays.
    Krishna University
  • Parakala Prabhakar:Parakala Prabhakar is an Indian political economist and social commentator. He has served in the position of communication advisor, and between the years 2014 to 2018 also get a rank in the cabinet minister of the Andhra Pradesh government; Parakala Prabhakar also presents a current affair discussion program on the official Television channel of Andhra Pradesh. When asked by Parakala Prabhakar about the role of the University in his life, he commented that the professor at Krishna university played a key role in his success as the professor at Krishna university were very knowledgeable and supportive. Their way of explaining the topics was outstanding.
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  • Y. S Rajasekhara Reddy: Y.S Rajasekhara Reddy is one of the notable alumni of Krishna university Andhra Pradesh and is also famous as he is the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Y. S Rajasekhara Reddy, also known as YSR, and was the 14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
    Krishna University

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