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As a journalist, Dr.Annavarapu authored more than 400 essays analyzing educational system and providing consulting opinions in Indian weekly magazines e.g. Andhra Jyothi, Swathi, and Andhra Bhoomi and also he worked as a reporter for Udayam. He established fortnightly magazine, VIDYA, for young adults, for which he served as a Chief Editor and Publisher. It covers information regarding career concealing, International Universities and their details for admission, mental health and improvement, competitive examinations and model papers, and personality development. I am very impressed that Dr. Annavarapu has established himself as a journalist, author, educator, publisher, and a researcher. Even though many of his contributions addressed the young minds of a country with a very fast growing economy. I am sure these Personal Development methodologies and Youth Education framework are highly appropriate to the young students of any civilized society, in particular, the United States of America. Dr. Kumar Annavarapu has done a remarkable service to Guru Baba and his devotees by distributing throughout India, the United States and other nations, free of cost, Dr. Annavarapu has done an invaluable service to the devotees of Baba by spreading the information about Baba. Sai Baba’s divine personality seems to have captured the heart of the author and he writes about him with such spontaneity, giving details of the life and miracles experienced from various sources.

Raghu Korrapati , Ph.D., Commissioner (Second Congressional District)

Dr Annavarapu authored a total of 29 books, out of which more than half of them deal with Human psychology and Human Behavior, Personality and Career Development. Most of his researches Contributions are in the area of Youth Education and Career Development, Principally addressing to reestablish the fundamental values within the young ones, such as goal setting, clear vision, determination, persistence, dedication, sincerity, and hard work. These were exemplified throughout his works illustrating the success stories of famous individuals to serve as role models. Psychology and Human Behavior, Personality and Career Development, Most of his research contributions are in the area of youth education and career development, principally addressing to reestablish the fundamental values with the young ones, such as goal setting, clear vision, determination, persistence, dedication, sincerity, and hard work. These were exemplified throughout his works illustrating the success stories of famous individuals to serve as role models. Some of his works i.e. Jeevana Vikasam and Jeevana Vijayam, provided a series of steps for becoming a good leader, as well to prepare a goal oriented individual while pursuing either professional for vocational path achieving a significant value added career in their lives. The personality development methodologies which he advocated include, identifying the goals, improving self-confidence, definition of success and achievement, enjoying the hard work and even selecting of right peers. I am very impressed going through Dr. Annavarapu’ s books, how he emphasized the importance of psychology at an early stage for a child to grow in an adult knowing the real purpose and value of education. The steps he identified in achieving self-confidence, gift of intellect and wisdom which are the fundamental requirements of every individual across the geographical area and the sphere of living.

Dr.Sastri L.Kota, Adjunct Professor, University of OULU Telecommunication Laboratory

Bestowed with extraordinary abilities in various academic fields, and a great sense of devotion to educate the youth of the world through his journals and books. Dr. Kumar Annavarapu is embarking on carrying his mission around the globe. He is contemplating to write several books, in various languages for children and youth, to inculcate in them the aspects of coexistence, and social and religious tolerance. Such books would bring greater peace and harmony to the world in these tumultuous times. Dr. Kumar Annavarapu has many collaborators working with him in USA.

Chari V.Kandala, Ph.D., Research Agricultural Engineer

In sum, Dr. Kumar Annavarapu, as I know, is the first rate professional with an impressive number of original publications with an equally enviable record as a researcher. He bagged several complements from his colleagues and readers for his compassion, patience and insight. They always looked up to him as a role model and source of inspiration. His colleagues always held him in high regard. His innovative writing skills and effective communication practices made the readers to grasp the information presented therein readily and without getting bogged down in technicalities and literary complexity.

Komanduri S. Murthy, Ph.D-Professor and coordinator, Sociology & Behavioral Sciences

As a journalist, Dr.Annavarapu authored more than 400 essays analyzing educational system and providing consulting opinions in Indian weekly magazines e.g. Andhra Jyothi, Swathi, and Andhra Bhoomi, and also he worked as a reporter for Udayam. He established fortnightly magazine, VIDYA for young adults, for which he served as a Chief Editor and Publisher. It covers information regarding career counseling, International Universities and their details for admission, mental health and improvement, competitive examinations and model papers, and personality development. I am very impressed that Dr.Annavarapu has established himself as a journalist, author, educator, publisher, and a researcher. Even though many of his contributions addressed the young minds of a country with a very fast growing economy. I am sure these Personal Development methodologies and Youth Education framework are highly appropriate to the young students of any civilized society, in particular, the United States of America.

K.V.Chalam,MD, PhD, MBA, FACS-Professor and Chairmen

His educational background, leadership qualities and desire to serve to fellow citizens are an asset to any society. As a journalist as an author, as an expert in the area of youth education, he has contributed immensely. A quick look at his resume convinces any one that here is an extraordinary man seeking to contribute to the welfare of the community. His dedication to the goals he set for himself, along with his spiritual and educational qualifications, would encourage any community to offer him warm welcome. He is a goal setter and hard worker.

Dr. P. Venugopala Rao, Associate Professor of Physics

…laudable, the service of Dr. Kumar Annavarapu…in the fields of literature… etc and contributed his self to the enlistment of depressed minds, through his inspiring books. "Undoubtedly, this… and personality molder will embark upon… mighty and sublime missions of enlightening the youth and guiding their life path.

Ramesh Gude, Software Solutions Group, Atlanta, U.S.A.

Dr. Kumar Annavarapu has an extensive educational background with a Ph.D.from respected University in India, Sri Krishnadevaraya University, in Anantapur, India. His graduate work covers sociology, history and commerce. As a part of his educational outreach. Dr. Annavarapu founded a magazine. "Vidya", which means 'education' in Sanskrit through this magazine, he has been educating the youth of India and other countries for the past fifteen years, not only in academic areas, but in areas of personal and spiritual development and religious tolerance and understanding. Dr.Annavarapu has given invited lectures in German, the United States, and Singapore. He is a member of several professional journalism associations.

Prof. P.K.Raju, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

As regular readers of your Magazine "Vidya" past few years we follow every issue. We appreciate your efforts for providing in-formative articles and interviews of eminent personalities.

Satya Murthy VS, President , Singapore Telugu Association

…An upright and knowledgeable journalist… Over 25 years worked with main stream media… started a magazine on ‘Vidya (Education’… and career development…. Has good writing skills and contributed over 100 articles on education in many popular dailies… Member AP Union of working journalists… affiliated to India Journalists Union (IJU) recognized by the International Organization of Journalists (IOJ).

Srinivas K.Reddy, Secretary General Indian Journalists Union (IJU)

Education is the manifestation of the perfection already in man. It is to equip oneself for the struggle of life, to bring out strength of character, a spirit of philanthropy and the courage of a Lion” – Swami Vivekananda. Dr. Kumar communicating with youth through one and only one of its kind educational and employment fortnightly magazine in the regional language Telugu i.e. Vidya has ignited the young minds and stood for these ideals and constructive ideas enunciated by Swamiji. Dr. Kumar’s contribution to reach the unprivileged rural youth, who study in their mother tongue Telugu, is immeasurable. He has uplifted knowledge, train them to face the competitive examinations-where no other educationist had ever ventured. Hats off to Dr.Kumar for his selfless service to the youth. His books and journal is the quintessence of quality in education. Personality development, positive thoughts with inherent divinity for building up a strong character. Dr. Kumar is so simple and unassuming that he does all this unconsciously, and never by pretending and trying.

C.V.Subba Rao , Secretary, Center For Paper Research & Evaluation.

Dr Kumar Annavarapu is a leading personality development writer in Telugu language. I know Dr. Kumar for the last one and half decades as a journalist, scholar, writer, editor of Vidya Magazine and a carrier counselor for the youth. His writings are of great help to the youth from rural areas and from the weaker sections of the society. He has pleasing manners and amicable temperament and with his sterling qualities he will be able to perform any higher responsibilities with devotion and dedication.

M. Tirumala Kumar, Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals)-v

As I personally know Dr. Annavarapu Kumar, I do not hesitate to state that he is a selfless personality, a well-wisher of the people in general, kind to help the needy, and ready to spend his savings on spreading he divine spirit of Saibaba. He not only spreads the inspirational writings about Shirdi Saibaba but also prints them in a rich quality precision involving huge expenditure and markets them very effectively throughout the world.

Dr. K. Lakshminarayana, IAS-Commissioner, Dept. of Technical Education

Dr. Kumar is the shining example that the intelligent man is one who has successfully fulfilled many accomplishments, and is yet willing to learn more. He also learns from the past, watch the present and create the future.

P. Purnachandra Rao,M.Com.,Principal(Retd.) Indian Institute of Management & Commerce

Apart from shouldering the responsibilities as the chief editor of the magazine Dr. Kumar has authored more than 28 books and published hundreds of editorials, write-ups, essays and anthologies. His spiritual insights as the devotee of Sai Baba of Shirdi, Maharashtra, India, he has contributed a great deal in spreading the message of Sai Baba through a dozen, books on the life and teachings of Sai Baba, authored by him.

M.R. Narayan , M.A.-Dy. Development Commissioner(Retd.) Karnataka State Civil Service, Life Member, Gandhi Peace Foundation

Dr. Kumar Annavarapu has created history by establishing an educational periodical “Vidya” 16 years back, promoting all aspects for students like education, career guidance and personality development. It is highly circulated fortnightly (45 thousand) as per Indian Standard.” Having higher academic qualifications Mr. Kumar has emerged as a young educationalist, Columnist and prolific writer. He authored nearly 29 books on H.R. Personality development and competitive examinations by which many students are benefited.

Dr. N.Gopi , M.A.(Telugu), Ph.D. Prof. Of Telugu, Former Vice-Chancellor, P.S.Telugu University, Former Dean Faculty of Arts, Osmania University, Hyderabad-7

Dr. Kumar Annavarapu has attended many International Conference in different Nations and presented on different types of themes in Conferences, recently he got invitation from Heidelberg University. Germany presented a paper on "Indian Journalism"
Dr.Kumar Annavarapu has written more than 400 Essay analyzing Educational topics in Andhra Jyothi Weekly, India (AP’s most reputed weekly). He has also written more than 100 articles in Swathi Weekly and has written more than 200 essays in Andhra Jyothi Daily News Paper. He has started his career as a Reported in the Media in 1986. He got so many awards and rewards like, Eminent Research Scholar, Best writer award from Delhi Telugu Academy and Madras Telugu Academy, Ananda Lahari Dasabdhi Utsav Award.

Dr. Arjun Rao Kuthadi , M.A., Mphil., Ph.D-Associate Prof. In History, O.U.

Dr Kumar Annavarapu has written more than 400 essays analyzing educational topics for 7 years in Andhra Jyothi weekly, India (AP’s most popular weekly). He has also written more than 100 articles in Swathi weekly and has written more than 200 essays in Andhra Jyothi Daily. He has started his career as a Reporter in the newspaper media in 1986. Some of his awards include Eminent Ph.D Research Scholar award in 1990, best writer award from Delhi Telugu Academy, 2002, Ananda Lahari Dasabhi Utsav Award 2005, Best writer award 2009, from Madras Telugu Academy.” Dr. Kumar Annavarapu is a member of American Asian Journalist Association, San Fransisco, USA. He is also a member of All India Newspapers Editors Association, New Delhi, Member of World Association of Newspapers and other bodies. I wish him all the best in his personal and professional endeavors

Prof.V.Shekhar , M.Com., MBA., Ph.D-Dean, Faculty of Management, Osmania University, Hyderabad

I do not hesitate to state that Dr. Annavarapu Kumar is a self-less personality, a well wisher of the people in general, kind to help and needy. Multitasking capacity, personality he published many writings about Shirdi Sai Baba and also distributed and market them very effectively throughout the world. Dr. Kumar reflected in his diversified activities with missionary zeal and can truly be described as man for the seasons.

Prof.P. Chenna Reddy , MA, MTM, PhD-Director, Dept. of Archaeology and Museums, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, Gunfoundry

Mr. Kumar’s literary and academic attainments are highly impressive. One would wonder how Mr. Kumar could achieve so many academic qualifications on various subjects. His attainments are not limited only to secular aspects of life, but his insight into spirituality is immense. He has written several books on Sri Shirdi Sai baba, which would easily make a library on spirituality. In my considered view, Mr.Kumar richly deserves to be awarded with encomiums for excellence in service to the less privileged section of the society.

Justice J.Eswara Prasad , Former Judge, High Courts of A.P. & Karnataka, Former Chairman, Special Court, Land Grabbing Prohibition, A.P., Former Chairman, Appellate Tribunal for forfeited properties

His literary Works on success and magazine “Vidya” founded by him started showing the results in a subtle manner. Now it has created a movement of optimism and path finding for the youth. Information, counseling & guidance material in the magazine and literary works is creating men of courage and equipping them to become perfect human beings.

Prof. Dr.P.Sudershan Reddy , MD., D.C.H-Prof.& H.O.D.Pediatrics, Osmania Medical College & Superintendent: Institute of Child Health, Niloufer Hospital, Hyderabad

Dr. Kumar has unsaturated quest for knowledge, innovation, creativity with emphasis on socio-economic and cultural development of the society at large. His multifaceted personality is reflected through his multi-dimensional activities with utmost concern for personality development and creative abilities of the youth and in particular the students’ community pursuing higher studies in colleges and universities.

Prof. Dr.R.KrishnaRao , President, The Institute of Children’s Literature and Research, Hyderabad, SRC-SPACE Premises

The recent issue that was published as American Special – given us much more information about the American educational Institutions, American Society. Hope you would have put so much of efforts to gather and publish all this information.

K. Chandramouli , I.A.S.-Commissioner, Panchayati Raj & Rural Employment.

Dr. Kumar is a young educational counselor committed to the mission of spreading the information about educational opportunities through continuous publication of a fortnightly magazine “Vidya” (= Education) in Telugu language. Dr. Kumar continues to edit and publish ‘Vidya’ as the Chief Editor from Hyderabad, which has established readership of about 4.5 Lakh (Four lakhs fifty thousand) among the youth in Andhra Pradesh, India. It serves the youth giving the best information regarding Education, Employment with Career Guidance and Personality Development.

Prof. Madabhushi Sridhar Acharyulu , -LLM., M.C.J., Ph.D- Author, Columnist, Faculty & Coordinator, Center for Media Law and Public Policy, Center for Intellectual Property Rights, Center for Human Resource Development. Nalsar Universtiy of Law, Hyderabad, National Academy of Legal Studies and Research University, Justice City

His articles published in various leading Newspapers and magazines are very much inspiring to the youth. His books on ‘Personality Development’ are quite useful for developing positive attitude and improving optimistic outlook towards life.

M.N.Rao , MNR Educational Trust

An embodiment of the maxim, “Service to man is service to god”, Mr. Kumar is an eminent journalist, noted personality development author, social activist and a writer. To introduce this literary genius is indeed an honor to me. Committed to serve the public and blessed by Lord Sai of Shirdi, Dr. Kumar has taken up numerous social service activities and associated himself with a number of service organizations. Various international organizations and Universities inviting him to deliver speeches and seminars is a mark of his influence in his literary field Dr. Kumar is indeed a multi-faceted personality and a genius.

Dr. V.Kamakshi Prasad , Prof.Computer Science & Engg., School of Information Technology, JNTU

I have no hesitation to say that I and my family, like thousands of others, have been greatly benefited by his publications and writings which inevitably leave an indelible influence on the readers. He has also been promoting spirituality as part of his empowerment programmed so as to inculcate the true ideals and values among the youth for not only leading a meaningful life but also for serving the society. I deem it a great privilege to know him personally.

D.A.Somayajulu , Deputy Chairman, Agriculture Technology Mission & Advisor to Govt. of A.P., General Administration Dept

Dr. Kumar has to his credit through his own books on personality development, creativity in addition to valuable editorials, write-ups, articles and evaluative narrations catering to the felt needs of not only the general public but also the intellectual segment of the academics at large.31. K. Ramamurthy Naidu- Member, UGC, Govt of India, Hyderabad-34, India.

N.V.L. Nagaraju , General Secretary, Delhi Telugu Academy

It is my pleasure to introduce Dr. Kumar Annavarapu, a noted Journalist, prolific writer, personality developer, who has developed a novel magazine called ‘Vidya’ which enlightens youth very much in the country. The famous magazine ‘Vidya’ has been very popular among the young readers of Andhra Pradesh as he has been playing a very crucial role in molding their attitude towards a constructive and optimistic future. Dr. Kumar started his career as an journalist and contributed many articles to various Telugu news papers and magazines through which he has become very popular in the state of Andhra Pradesh. His famous books on personality development are really the torch bearers for the depressed youth.

K. Ramamurthy Naidu , Member, UGC, Govt of India

Dr. Kumar… received the holy blessings to serve the public by various activities. It is needless to say that Dr. Kumar Annavarapu is a many-faceted personality and a genius, in the real sense of the word….”I firmly believe that Dr. Kumar will leave no stone unturned in his Herculean task of enlightening the public.

Mungara Koteswara Rao , -An Eminent Writer, Tenali

The recent issue that was published as American Special – given us much more information about the American educational Institutions, American Society. Hope you would have put so much of efforts to gather and publish all this information.

Gollapalli Suryar Rao , -State Minister, Government of Andhra Pradesh

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