The faculty of Biology was introduced right from the inception of the College. The department of Biology was started only with two staff members – Sri G Srirama Murthy, a famous and experienced Lecturer in Botany, and Sri DV Rama Sarma, an equally qualified lecturer in Zoology faculty.
When Sri G Srirama Murthy left the College, a highly qualified, well experienced lecturer Sri Nidumolu Venkateswara Rao was inducted as lecturer in Botany. At the same time, Sri G Rama Joga Rao was appointed as lecturer in Zoology when Sri D V Ram Sarma left the College to join in Andhra University for research work.
The department of Zoology was first created in 1960 after the introduction of UGC scales of pay and Sri G Rama Joga Rao was made the first Head of the Department on 21.06.1964.
Ever since the creation of the department with its experienced staff, it has been striving for excellence in teaching. In the process, Sri N Salmon Raju was appointed as demonstrator in Zoology, who later left for PG Courses in Andhra University and proved himself as a great researcher and was awarded PhD. Now Sri Salmon Raju is in USA as retired faculty member.
Later, Andhra University selected Sri Rama Joga Rao, Head of the Department, as a member of the Academic Council, and the University has also recommended Sri Y N College to CSIR as a center for field research in Vasista Godavari Estuary, a virgin area. Zoology laboratory was suitably equipped to do research work.
Several scholars of Marine Biology did their research work in Zoology department. Dr. ABS Murthy, Principal of this College worked for Doctoral programme in our laboratory and secured PhD.
Sri G Rama Joga Rao worked for his research project on Plankton production in Vasista Godavari Estuary with the encouragement given by the management of Sri YN College. He was awarded MPhil for his project. Sri Joga Rao acted as IN charge Principal of the college for the some time.
Sri GVGRK Bhaskar Rao served the College in various capacities – as lecturer, head of the department and IN charge Principal. Sri K V Rama Rao, retired lecturer in Zoology, was an experienced lecturer and has contributed well for the development of the Department of Fisheries.
Late Dr. RV Rama Sastry, a renowned lecturer in Zoology, participated in National Seminar conducted in Delhi.
Sri P V Narasimham, who retired as head of the Department of Zoology, secured his MPhil degree and participated in several workshops and seminars. He got BGL and BL degrees, Diploma in Environmental Management and Diploma in Cyber Laws. He was taken as editor of Telugu Academy for Zoology text book in Telugu medium for Senior Intermediate students.
Sri N. Sita Rama Rao, retired Head of the Department and Vice-Principal, an M.Phil. awardee assists in research activity of the department and in all aspects for the development of College.
Dr. KVCS Appa Rao, old student of this institution appointed as a lecturer in Zoology on 1st March, 1981. He was awarded MPhil in 1990 from Andhra University. He was awarded PhD in 2003 under FIP UGC programme. He attended five seminars and two workshops and presented papers. He was promoted as Head of the Department of Zoology and developed the Zoology Department. He was promoted as Principal of this College on 1st April, 2014.
Dr. NHK Durga Prasad, appointed as a adhoc lecturer in Zoology Department on 1st July, 1985, and confirmed as a lecturer in Fisheries 1st April, 1991. He is old student of this institution. Presently Reader and Head of the Department of Zoology. He attended 7 seminars, 2 workshops and presented research papers in national and state wide seminars. He was actively served for the College as Member Secretary of Academic Council and Convener for Examination Committee.
Dr. PYV Satyanarayana, appointed as a adhoc lecturer in Zoology Department on 09th October 1996 and worked up to 2006, who later left for engineering colleges to teach Civil Engineering and Environmental sciences. He also appointed as Principal in Sri Y N Diamond Jubilee Junior College and Principal in Sri Y. N. College of Education. He was awarded M. Phil in 1991 from Andhra University with Distinction. He was awarded Ph.D. in 2016 in the Department of Environmental sciences, Andhra University. He attended 7 seminars, 3 workshops and presented research papers in National and State wide seminars. He got M.A (Eden.) from Andhra University and B. Ed from Annamalai University. He was appointed as Head of the Department of Zoology & Fisheries from 28th Sep. 2021 and assists research activity and contributing well for the development of Zoology and Fisheries Department.
Ms. KSSVN Lakshmi appointed as a adhoc lecturer in Zoology Department on 27th July 2016. She was actively served for the Department and charged as HOD for 1 year and conducted field trips for student development programmes. She was also attended various Workshops, Seminars, Webinars and FDP’s.
Sub Lt. Sunitha. G, old student of this institution appointed as a lecturer in Zoology Department on 28th June, 2018. She attended various Workshops, Seminars, Webinars and FDP’s. She was actively worked as a care taker for the NCC Senior Wing ( Navy) for 2years. She has conducted and supervised various NCC activities. She has completed her PRCN Navy SW – 04 from 26th July to 23rd October 2021 and awarded as ANO on 25-10-2021. She was actively working for this institution as a lady ANO.
Ms. Ch. Durga Bhavani appointed as a adhoc lecturer in zoology Department on 2nd December 2020. He is old student of this institution. He also published a paper in international journal.
Thus, the department of Zoology has been functioning for academic excellence in all areas of professional pedagogue and silent research work. All these achievements were possible on account of excellent support given by management and staff other faculties particularly department of Botany and Chemistry with whom the department has interdisciplinary discussion.
Present Faculty Members and Experience:
Dr. P.Y.V Satyanarayana, M.Sc;M.A(Edn);M.Phil;Ph.D – HOD of Zoology & Fisheries
Dr. N.H.K Durga Prasad, M.Sc;M.Phil;Ph.D – Honarary Reader
MS. K.S.S.V.N Lakshmi, M.Sc
Mrs. Sub Lt. Sunitha Gurram, M.Sc;B.Ed
MS. Ch. Durga Bhavani, M.Sc
Felicitation To Dr. A P V Apparao by Dr. P Y V Satyanarayana, Head of the department of Zoology and Fisheries & Colleagues
Felicitation To Dr. Ram Mohan Rao by Dr. P Y V Satyanarayana, Head of the department of Zoology and Fisheries & Colleagues
Guest lecture to the Students by Dr. Ram mohan rao
Guest lecture to the Students by Dr. A P V Apparao