The Agricultural College, Bapatla, is the second oldest agriculture college in South India. Established in 1945 (affiliated to Andhra University at that time), it offers various courses in agriculture including Ph.D. programme. Last year, B-Tech in Food Science was also introduced. The college is currently affiliated to the Acharya N.G Ranga Agriculture University, has produced several eminent personalities over the years.
The batch of students graduating from the Bapatla Agricultural College in 1970 is special, because 1970 was the “Silver Jubilee Year” of the college. The 1970 batch distinguished itself with several graduates achieving prominence such as Mr Alfred Oliver, Executive Secretary, All India Christian Council; Mr P. Koteswara Rao, Inspector General of Andhra Pradesh Police; Dr M.V.K. Sivakumar, Former Director of the Climate Prediction and Adaptation Branch of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in Geneva, Switzerland; Mr C.R. Swaminathan, Chief Executive, PSG Group of Institutions, Coimbatore; Dr Veerisetty Venkateswarlu, a prominent dentist in Houston, Texas, USA etc., The list of distinguished graduates is too numerous to list here, but more information can be found by clicking on the link below on information on current occupations and achievements of the 1970 graduates
This webpage provides information on the graduates of the 1970 batch, their current occupation, addresses, achievements etc., There are a number of interesting photographs from 1966-1970 showing various activities of the 1970 batch
A first meeting of the 1970 graduates was organized on 27 December 2008 at the Bapatla Agricultural College.
Since then four meetings of the Alumni were organized. Details of these meetings can be found by clicking on the sidebars.
All graduates of the 1970 batch are invited to register by clicking on the “contacts”.