The Government of Telangana state has Given GO for Renaming of Andhra Pradesh Police Academy, Hyderabad, as RBVRR Telangana State Police Academy Hyderabad.(Raja Bahadur Venkatarama Rami reddy Telangana Police Academy) with immediate effect.
The GO said that AP State Police Academy was renamed as “Raja Bahadur Venkat Rama Reddy (RBVRR) Andhra Pradesh Police Academy” in the past. Director General of Police of Telangana State has written to the government stating that as per the discussions held in the meeting on July 1, with the Chief Secretary, it is proposed to again rename the Academy as “RBVRR Telangana State Police Academy”.
About Raja Bahadur Venkatarama Reddy
Raja Bahadur Venkatarama Reddy (August 1869 – 1953) was the first Hindu to be made kotwal of Hyderabad as in the late 19th and early 20th century, during the Islamic rule of the Nizams, the powerful position of kotwal of Hyderabad was held only by Muslims.
His tenure lasted almost 14 years and commanded a great respect among the public for his outstanding police administration. Raja Bahadur Venkatarama Reddy was the Kotwal (police commissioner) of Hyderabad city between 1920 and 1934, and widely popular among people for his progressive and educational initiatives.
He was the force behind many educational institutions not only in the city, but outside too. He established hostels for men and women, and strove for girls’ education by starting the Reddy Women’s School which later graduated to the well-known Reddy Women’s College in Narayanguda.
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RBVRR Telangana State Police Academy
RBVR Telangana State Police Academy
Himayat Sagar, Hyderabad,
Telangana, India 500 008
Tel : +(91) 40-24593100, 24593380, 24593201 / 24198802
Fax : +(91) 40-24198802,24593201
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