New Delhi (India), May 15: Prof. Ramamurthi Rallapalli is a bio-environmental scientist of international repute and was also the former Vice-Chancellor of SV University and the president-elect of the Indian Science Congress in 2008. As a bio-environmental scientist, academic administrator, sports enthusiast, and promoter of education, women empowerment, and spirituality, he has had an ocean of experiences to share with the public. Having a grip on so many fields, Prof. Ramamurthy Rallapalli has authored his book, Musings and Memoirs of a Vice Chancellor: Through Science, Environment and Society.
The memoir is a nostalgic journey of the author as he reflects on his life and the various encounters he has had. The book also recounts the multiple life teachings he has received over the past years. His contributions to the field of science are well-known, and he also shares his experiences in education and research in India and the US. The book has accounts of the Professor’s attempts to reform the educational system and his skilled administrative governance.
Apart from his academic pursuit, the professor is also a staunch supporter of women’s empowerment and spirituality. The book is not simply a nostalgic narration of Prof. Ramamurthi’s life events. It is also a reflection of the knowledge he has gained from his world travels.
Musings and Memoirs of a Vice Chancellor: Through Science, Environment and Society is a highly recommended reading for people interested in the life of a vice-chancellor and the challenges that come along with it. It also provides a unique perspective for those who desire to walk the life of a leader, no matter their background. Get your hands on a copy because it is sure to inspire you.