Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Jawarlal Nehru Technology University, Kakinada, India, 1981. Master of Technology in Electrical Power Systems, Jawarlal Nehru Technology University, Kakinada, India, 1984. Postgraduate diploma in Modern Management and Administration, Cambridge College, London, 1995.
Assistant manager Nagarjuna Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd., Hyderabad, 1986—1993, projects head, since 2006. Lead engineer Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation Affiliate, Al Jubail, 1993—1995, senior engineer, 2000—2005, Snamprogetti S.p.A, Milan, 1996—1999. Senior company executive Nagarjune Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd., Hyderabad, since 2006.
Executive member Care and Concern Research Foundation, Vijayawada, 2000—2007. Member National Social Service Organization, Kakinada, 1976—1981. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Institution Engineers India, Institution Engineering Technology, Project Management Institute (correspondent).
Married Sudha Kumari Pappala, December 4, 1985. Children: Pritam Vera Venkata, Kishan Jai.