Dr.P.Krishna Rao

A Doyen in the field of education is the chief mentor of Pragati group of educational institutions. His in-depth and valuable experience and expertise in academics is the key driving force in shaping Pragati Engineering College which imparts quality education to the students on par with international standards. He is renowned for his directorial skills and altruistic nature. He is highly committed to deliver the students high quality tuition, while carefully monitoring their academic and social welfare.

Director Management


Mr. M.V. Haranatha Babu

Mr. M.V. Haranatha Babu M.Sc, M.Phil., Director, is well known for his benevolence and dedication towards work. He always strives his best to stimulate students’ natural curiosity and enable ideas to flourish through dialogue and debate.

Vice President



We have come a long way since 1989. Pragati Educational Institutions under Gayatri Educational Society has been imparting quality education for the past 25yrs.Established in 2001, Pragati Engineering College has been a pearl in Pragati group. It’s the students who have made Pragati Engineering college an amazing place. We are proud that we are recognized as one of the best Private engineering institutions in the state. But we have yet a long way to go – dreams to fulfill, heights to reach and responsibilities to carry out. We are in the growing phase and let’s put our hands together to take Pragati to greater heights. I am honored to be a part of this wonderful institute.

Education is to Inspire, not to Instruct



Dr. K. Satyanarayana

Name, Contact No Dr. K. Satyanarayana, 9618787861
Designation Professor of EEE and Principal
Date of Joining the Institution 27.06.2003
Qualifications with Class/Grade PG: First Class with Distinction
Ph.D: Awarded in 2013
Total Experience in Years Teaching: 20 Years
Industry: 04 Years
Research: 06 Years
Papers published in Journals National: 02
International: 38
Papers presented in Conferences National: 04
International: 02
PhD: Give field & University Performance improvement techniques for vector-controlled Induction Motor drives
University: JNTUK
Ph.D guiding :01
PhDs/Projects Guided Master’s level: 14
UG level: 25
Professional Memberships 1. Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education
2. MIE Life member of Institute of Engineers (INDIA)
3. Charted Engineer – Institute of Engineers (INDIA)
Research and Development activities completed 1. AICTE/MODROBS: Rs.11,06,000/- Completed
2.  AICTE/STTP: Rs.1,80,000 /- Completed
3.  AICTE-ISTE Refresher Programs: Rs.2,90,000/- Completed
Awards 1.  BEST TEACHER AWARDEE for the Academic Year 2009-10.
2.  Best   Research   Paper Award   in   2011   in   National Conference held at JNTUK, Kakinada.
3.   Best   Research   Paper Award   in   2020   in   National Conference held at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
FDPs/Workshops Attended  48
FDPs /Workshops organized  12
Interaction with Professional Institutions 1.  Taylor and Francis (Electric Power Components & Systems)
2.  International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology-IJEAT
3.  International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research-IJSER.
4.  International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Modern Education-IJMRME

Vice Principal


Dr. G. Naresh

He did Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from S.R.K.R.Engineering College, Bhimavaram affiliated to Andhra University in 2001. He completed Master of Technology in Advanced Power Systems from J.N.T.U. College of Engineering(A), Kakinada affiliated to JNTU, Hyderabad in 2004. He did Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from JNTUK, Kakinada in 2015. He received JNTUK BEST TEACHER AWARD for the Academic Year 2012-13.

He has more than 17 years of teaching experience which includes 12 years of research experience. He worked in different capacities- Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and presently he is working as a Professor of Electrical & Electronics Engineering & Dean- Administration, Pragati Engineering College, Surampalem, A.P.He is member of College Academic Council and Finance Committee. He discharged several responsibilities like NBA, NAAC, Autonomous Coordinator and Convener/ member in several committees at College/ department level.

His research interests include Evolutionary Computing techniques and their application to Electrical Engineering, Power System Operation & Control, Power System Stability and Energy Management and Conservation. He presented more than 40 research papers in various International and National Journals and Conferences. He is a reviewer of International Journal Computers and Electrical Engineering of Elsevier Publishers, International Journal of Institution of Engineers (India):Series-B and International Energy Journal (IEJ) from Asian Institute of Technology.

  • He secured Best Paper Presentation Awards for his technical papers from JNTU College of Engineering(A), Anantapur, AP, India in 2005 and GIST, Nellore, AP, India in 2014.

  • He is a member of IEEE(USA), ISTE and IACSIT.

  • He visited countries like Malaysia, Singapore, UAE and Nepal.