24 March, 2019

Regional Centre



Assistant Regional Director


Sh. Dharmarao Gonipati completed Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) from Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh and Post Graduation and M.Phil from Central University of Hyderabad and he was awarded with University Medal for the year 1998. He was a recipient of UGC Junior and Senior Research Fellowship at the Department of Telugu, University of Hyderabad for his Doctoral Studies in Modern Telugu Poetry. His research paper in M.Phil is the first research on Dalit Poetry in Telugu Literature. He is recipient of Acharya C. Anandaramam Award for his work in the area of Telugu Fiction. He worked as a Lecturer at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada and later joined as Assistant Regional Director of IGNOU in the year 2006. He joined Regional Centre, Koraput as the Assistant Regional Director on 01.05.2006. During his tenure as Assistant Regional Director, he has been engaged in Admissions, Examinations and other student support services. At the Regional Centre, besides day to day functions, he has also been engaged in the translation projects of IGNOU Study materials of PGDRD and DDT programmes undertaken by Koraput and Hyderabad Regional Centres respectively. He served at Koraput till November 2012 and got transferred to Regional Centre, Vijayawada. He has again been posted at Koraput in 2014 and continuing. Presently he is looking after the Evaluation Section of Regional Centre apart from other administrative responsibilities.


IGNOU Regional Centre,
District Agriculture Office RD,
Behind Panchayat Bhavan,
Orissa - 764020