The Record for Memorising Randomly Given 207 Words and Phrases and recited them from Last word to First ( 207 to 1) without missing the order and without skip any word was achieved by Master N V Pydi Purna Chandar at Rotary Community Hall, Near NCS theatre, Kottagraharam, Vizianagaram on 26 June 2016. Prior to this he achieved 10/10 Grade in tenth class exams. He encouraged his elder brother Nanda Kumar to get a world record in Rubik Cube solving. Purnachandar had proved his memory at Puduchery Central University before Lt Governor Kiran Bedi and won the laurels of elite gathering and created several world records. Andhra University Vice Chancellor Gollapalli Nageswar Rao felicitated both the siblings and their father NVS Suryanarayana and mother HIma Bindu at his chambers.
New Dean of Academic Affairs – M V R Raju
Prof MVR Raju, Professor of Psychology, has assumed charge as Dean of Academic Affairs of Andhra University. Prof G Nageswara Rao, Vice-Chancellor, handed over the appointment order to him. He is also Director, Centre for Psychological Assessment and Counselling and Faculty Dean Yoga and Consciousness, Academic Senate member, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He has 31 years of teaching and research experience. His areas of Specialization include stress and mental health, Special children and counselling.