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United Nations University ,Tokyo, Japan approved and acknowledged the operation of a Regional Centre of Expertise (RCE-Tirupati) on ‘Education for Sustainable Development’ under the Chairmanship of Prof.R.Ramamurthi. The Foundation is being launched at Orion Hall of Hotel Pai Viceroy on Oct 1st 2015 at 7.30 pm.


Rallapalli Ramamurthi who has been his admirer from the childhood salutes him while conceptualizing the foundation. The money he received from various awards forms the nucleus for the foundation.

Rallapalli Ramammurthi was born on the 27 th day of July, 1936 at Chennai in a traditional Hindu family. 

Prof.R.Ramamurthi General President, Indian Science Congress 2007-08, Formerly-Vice- Chancellor, Sri Venkateswara University, Formerly Prof. of Zoology; Dean School of Biological & Earth Sciences 1990-1992; Honorary Director, Pesticide & Industrial Toxicology Centre, S.V.University; Director, Ramasarma Centre for Research in Aquaculture and Aquatic Biology, INSA Senior Scientist, S.V.University, Tirupati (A.P). 1999-2002, Currently ISRO Honorary Visiting Scientist, S.V.University.

Prof.Dr.Ramamurthi has been associated with book writing projects and surveys relating to Sustainability Science and Eco-Technology. Major interests of approach concern coastal afforestation, sea level changes and bioindicators, restoration of ecological degraded fish and shrimp farms, local awareness of biodiversity and alternative livelihoods.



Dr. Ramamurthi has been the most sought out Research guide for many a scholar. Several Schemes financed by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, University Grants Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Dept. of Environment and forests, Govt.of India, Indian Council of Medical Research, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Dept. of Biotechnology on problems relating to regulation of physiological processes such as growth, metabolism and reproduction relevant to Aquaculture and problems concerning Environmental Pollution due to pesticides and Heavy metals have either been completed or currently in progress.

Prof. R.Ramamurthi has carried out good number of Research and Consultancy Projects. There are major research projects and minor research projects. The research and consultancy have mostly been with societal orientation.

Prof. Ramamurthi Rallapalli has developed association with the academic work of many Universities, Interactions & Collaborative Research Programs have been initiated with the following Scientists institutions in India and also in abroad.

Prof. R.Ramamurthi has been the recipient of many honours and awards from different institutions in India and abroad. He received felicitations from many quarters on many occasions.

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