Dr.K.V.Rao is 1976 batch Indian Administrative Service officer of Andhra Pradesh Cadre. He has taken Voluntary retirement in 2007 and joined as Director & CEO of NCC Infrastructure Holdings Ltd. He has brought in innovation and new work culture into the organization that enabled the workforce to give the best for completion of projects on time with utmost quality.
Dr. Rao carries with him a rich and varied experience as a bureaucrat. He was founding Principal Secretary Infrastructure and Investment Department Govt of AP before seeking Voluntary retirement. He convinced the Govt to create Infrastructure & investment Department to develop projects under Public, Private Partnership in various sectors. Dr.Rao has worked as the most successful managing Director of AP Industrial Infrastructure Corporation and AP State Finance Corporation. He was Chairman of A.P. Industrial development corporation, A.P. Handicraft Development Corporation, APCO, A.P. State Trading Corporation, APTEX, A.P. Mineral Development Corporation etc.
Apart from having a long stint in New Delhi as Private Secretary to Industry Minister Dr.Rao has served as Director on several companies like Bharat Petroleum Corporation, AP Paper Mills, Rane Brake Linings etc. He is currently advising various industries in the state informally. Several ministers in the Govt seek his views on various matters.
Dr.Rao had travelled extensively. He has experience in negotiating with multilateral financial institutions like Asian Development Bank, JICA, ODA and World Bank. He is also closely associated with various sports bodies & cultural Associations.
He is an avid reader and has a keen interest in Science. He did his PhD from Andhra University in Bio-mechanics a new discipline. Two Patents are under process in ship designing. He did his Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard University USA.
Dr. Rao is a great motivator of people. Futuristic thinking and Pragmatic approach are the hall marks of Dr.Rao. He has excellent relationship with several bureaucrats, Industrial houses and politicians as they admire him for his ability and helpful nature.