VISITORS

The Institute was visited by many dignitaries. To name a few:

VISITORS FROM ABROAD
S.No.
NAME AND ADDRESS
DATE OF VISIT
OPINION

1

Dr.Daniel John

Consultant,

World Health Ogranisation.

30-05-2000

Very committed & dedicated work. I am impressed. I will try to do my best.

2

Sri Gangadhar Nadella p>

President (TANA)

Canada.

02-01-2001

I am very impressed by the dedicate service, given to the Mentally Retarded Children by the “Dakshinya Team”.

3

Sri Tirumala Rao Tiprneni

(TANA) Canada.

02-01-2001

Very nice program given to the Mentally Retarded Children and appreciate the dedicated effort of the Staff.

4

Sri Surapaneni Lakshmi Narayana

Vice-President (TANA)

Canada.

02-01-2001

I am very much happy to see “Dakshinya” and its excellent project, it was a great memory in my life.

5

Sri J.Venkateswarlu

President

Educational Development Fund

U.S.A.

14-2-2001

I am extremely happy to see the wonderful service given to the unfortunate kids, who are now turned fortunate under the umbrella of “Dakshinya”.

6

Sri Wendy Otness – Nurse

RR2 Box 174 M, U.S.A.

14.02.2001

It is encouraging to see the staff and Management of ‘Dakshinya’ by dedicating themselves to help these special children. God Bless all of you.

7

Sri Christopher Willie – Architect

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

14-02-2001

My best wishes to all the staff and co-ordinators of ‘Dakshinya’. Helping children like these contributes to society and make them to live independently. I personally thank Dakshinya for giving these challenged children a chance without discarding them.

8

Sri Thomas Milver, Teacher

Walker, MN 56404, U.S.A.

14.02.2001

I am happy to see the students with special needs are being well taken care in ‘Dakshinya’. It is difficult, yet rewarding work. I noticed no similarities between our system, in concepts such as Individualized Educational Programme (IEPs) and home visit programme carried out in ‘Dakshinya’.

9

Sri Srirama K.Dasari

III Sarala Lane, Middle town

N.Y.10941, U.S.A

24-07-2001

Dakshinya is doing a good job. Keep it up.

10

Anke Vd Steem

Korte Koe 3 B

3511 RP, Utrecht, HOLLAND.

23-01-2002

It is a pleasure for me to see such a beautiful school for children with special needs. May every day be a joy for them.

11

Anne Rothink

Smaragdh of Utrechi

The Nether Lands

23-01-2002

It is my pleasure to visit a high quality school like ‘Dakshinya’.

12

Sri M.V.N.Murthy, B.E.

Mech. Engineer

Yemen Dairy & Juice Ind. Syc.

P.O.Box 3337, Hodeidah

Rep. of Yemen.

29.06.2002

An excellent institute with dedicated persons and facilities for training handicapped and spastic children. Doing an excellent social service and deserves all encouragement from society. My personal appreciation to the promoters of this and for their hard work.

13

Mr & Mrs. Upali Dharmakirti

56/43, Deveni Rajasingha Mawatha

kandy, SRILANKA.

27.02.2003

It is a great satisfaction to see the staff of this institution is working with a dedication, which is nearly coming from the heart. I wish every body who is innocent to this college with child need who are so unfortunate with mental disability will have all the energy and wisdom and serve for further long time in the future.

It was a great pleasure to see this institute which is giving such blessing tot he parents & children to lead a normal life. I can see the staff so dedicated to the children. Life as we being Buddhists, we believe doing or caring is the sick, is one of biggest blessing to mankind. I can say it is a big merit. May the triple gem bless you all. May this merit help you to overcome this surface or a future lives, Much Merit.

14

Sri. Bulusu Mohan Rajani Battula

15355, NE 66th Court,

Redmond, WA – 98052.

14.07.2003

It is a privilege to see this facility and meet with the effort and the children very inspiry! We hope that Dakshinya would continue for centuries to come. Finally the necessary resomcars all the fine.

15

Sri. Imre Bangha

Lecturer in Hindi,

University of Oxford, USA.

13.08.2003

I am very much impressed by the excellent work done by Dakshinya, by the variety of skills taught and by the dedication of the staff. I am especially happy that the children are taught yoga and their overall development is good hands until they reach a stage where they can be self – violent. I hope the work of the centre will be known in rider and rider aircrew

16

Sri. Srinivas Kavuri, USA

# 1-2-95, Nandana Vanam,

J.K.C. College Road,

Guntur – 6.

08.07.2004

Task undertaken by Dakshinya is externaly difficult due to the condition of the children. It is very impressive to look at the dedication of the founders and the staff. Keep up the good work and good luck.

17

Shri. Bettena L. Henderson

Jackson, Mississippi,

Jackson State University

United States of America

17.02.2004

Dakshinya is a wonderful facility. I really enjoyed during the quality work and organizing a facility that helps those who are not just the same.

Great work!

18.

Shri. Mandrell D. Browru

48 Ceader Place

Jackson, Mississippi (USA),

17.12.2004

You are doing wonderful work, hope we will meet again in the future.

19

Shri. T.S. Vijayakumar

Bishop

N.M.M. SAJANI

30-12-2004

You are a source of joyful smiles, contentment and light is many lives of desolate parents. The innocent glee on the faces of your words reminder of condesence of God angles.

20

Shri. Pradeep Kumar Pagadala &

Shri. Swadeep Kumar Pagadala

317, Saddlemountain Road,

Colorado Springs,

CO. 80919, U.S.A.

10-02-2005

Dear Mr. Dr. Rao & Team,

We are really impressed with the amount of hardship & hard work you & your team has put together to this noble cause. We pledge and promise to support your cause with our sincere efforts in the future.

"Great Job" - Keep it up"

Good Luck.

21

Shri. Theo Sijberj

Netherlands

13.02.2005

It was a great pleasure to visit your organisation. I receive we must give our care to there who need it. So you do.

Congratulations with this important work.

22

Dr. Prasanna K. Turaka

701, S Warrington Rd,

Desplaines, IL, 60016,

U.S.A.

23-04-2005

It is very interesting to see this institute here in India. This is first time for me to see such a place in India through I am borned and grew up here. Being working as Pediatrician in United States it is very interesting to see the care given to children who in help in many ways. I wish this institute would grow much & more in all regards. I am very happy to visit this place & I will keep in touch. I am happy to give any information about this place at any time.

23

Shri. Lakshman Kalasapudi

208, Parkway Drive,

Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

06-07-2005

I am really glad to see this sort of institution in India. Not many people are willing to do this sort of work and that's what makes this charity special! Good Luck in your endeavours!

24

Smt. Vasundhara D. Kalasapudi M.D.

208, Parkway drive,

Roslyn heights, NY 11577

06-07-2005

I am impressed with your work. I would like to collaborate with your organization in future. Hopefully we can make some difference in the quality of care delivered to this special population. Good luck for your future endeavours.

25

Shri. Nicouen Anoriessen

The Netherlands

03-11-2005

The atmosphere here is very peaceful. It is good to see how you will enjoy helping and caring for the children and visitors! All the Best!

26

Dr. Joseph Vayalumkal, M.D., FRCP©

Mrs. Joyce vayalumkal BSc OT ©

HAMILTON, ONTARIO, CANADA

EDMONTON, ALBERTA, CANADA

25-11-2005

Thank you for your to us and presentation regarding this wonderful institution. We hope that we can contribute in many ways to the functioning of your organization. The children deserve your excellent care and the opportunities you provide.

This is an amazing and inspirational organization. We feel privileged honoured to visit and witness the great work that is being done here. You have understood the needs of these very special children and have done an excellent job building their early skills as well as giving them skills for the future.

27

Rev. Austin K. Smith

17 RHODES AVE,

TORONTO,

ON. CANADA.

20.02.2006

My heart is overwhelmed to see all these mentally challenged children. The wonderful staff members and their dedication is a blessing to see. May God by his grace continue to bless you and provide abundantly for your needs.

28.

Shri.Bonthu.Basavapunna Reddy

11 Thornhill Place,

Maidstone, Kent – ME14 2SF

UNITED KINGDOM

18.04.2006

It’s really great service to mentally retarded children. Thanks to Dr. T.V. Rao for this social cause.

I hope that all the children will settle in their future life.

29

Shri. Rod & Hibby Booley

140, Squires Rd,

Teesdace, Victoria,

AUSTRALIA

20.05.2006

Good Luck to the children

Thank you to Dr. T.V. Rao

30

Usha Venkataraghavan

70, Lahe DM. South

New Fairfield Ct. 06812

19.06.2006

Had a great time visiting you. I am certain we will benefit by this contact.

Good Luck

31

Shri. Rajendar Koltur

Volunteer CNJ ASHA

NJ, USA.

28.10.2006

It gives me an immense pleasure to be associated with Dakshinya, I can proudly say that evey penny we are raising towards ASHA is making difference in lots of lives and thanks to Dakshinya for making this happen.

32

Shri. Chigurupati Vara Prasad Lions past international Director,

VIJAYAWADA

25.11.2006

Visited Dakshinya Institute on 25.11.2006. This is a great service to disabled people. This institute will be a source of inspiration for many new institutes required to hold disabled people at various places. I congratulate the organizers of this institute for their noble service and I personally appreciate Dr. T.V. Rao for his practical approach in the filed of service

33

Shri. Madhava Turumella

17D Stanley Avenue,

Wembley HAQ 4JQ

28.03.2007

It is a pleasure witnessing such wonderful work. Please do keep it up.

34

Reinhelde Vanvelk – Hamelt Belgium

07-03-2008

My honest gratitude to the founder of this institute!! Dr. T.V.Rao is doing a great job. Staff and teachers really “love” these unfortunate children. My best wishes to all members and children. I will definitely come back….

35

Maaihe Hof Veldhoven,

The Netherlands

07-03-2008

A very inspiring visit! My greatest respect to the founder and staff, for all the love and patience you all give these very special children.

36

Yopine Bodoel, Hanne Jansen Daiien Bulghardr, Jolien Coninclex,

Belgium

07-03-2008

We have a lot respect for you, guys! The way you deal with these children is really admiring! Keep up the good work. When you see those children smile, you know that this smile is real!

37

Francis T.I Love of Calvarey Chowanncl r (po) Pin: 680503. Trissur (DT), Kerala.

18-05-2008

May God bless you. all your attempts, We will pray for this work.

38

Bhaskar Venkateswaran Asha Chennai.

20-06-2008

Excellent , inspiring work ! Very professionally run organization& a group of dedicated staff.

39

Amrita Goswami Save the children

Hyderabad.

17-07-2008

Visited the Dakshinya Special School as an initial part of our partner visit. It was very inspiring to interact with all the staff members and the parents of all the children accessing the school. It was good to learn that there have been changes in the lives of the wonderful children here. All the very best for all future endeavors. Thank you.

40

Jeff, Debby, Lauren Matt Mpls,MN U.S.A, 763-780-1002

Minisory.

30-07-2008

You are doing great work here. Very nice facility . God bless you.

41

Dr.Ihrahim Khaleel 28 Abbotts Drive –Wembley

Muddkesex –Hao3SD

16-12-2008

This institution is and asset for this Society. All of us have responsibility to support it.

42

Dr. JANAIAH KOTA & His Family

POST DOCTORAL SCIENTIST,

NATIONWIDE CHILDREN HOSPITAL

COLUMBUS, OHIO (USA) 43205

01-07-2009

This Institute management & Staff doing excellent job to support & help various mentally disabled students. Everyone says we should help the ignored kids but when it comes to practicality very few people can do such kind of job. Dakshinya is doing such wonderful job. We all should support them & their effort by providing financial assistance.

43

SWARNA MARRI,

15919 HURSTFIELD POINTE Dr, CYPRESS TX 77429.

14.02.2013

We are glad to be part of this organization and help the unfortunate children through the girl seout organization. We are really appreciating the kindness of the management & staff. We love to visit whenever possible.

44

C.R.Kumaraswami,

Assessor, Resource-Alliance,

New Delhi.

18.07.2013

Truly amazing work to empower persons with intellectual disability.

Wishing Dakshinya all the very best.

45

THE HANS FOUNDATION Sukanya Das & Jagrity Sharan

Programme Managers

29.01.2014

Dr. T. V. Rao’s dream vision services are well brought and put in practice. The team is an asset. Truly happy to see and experience the life – transforming effects.

Sri Dakshinya is bringing in these wonderful children and people with disabilities.

We extend our heartiest wish for the for those good things to happen to all of you.

46

Maaihe Hof Veldhoven,

The Netherlands

07-03-2008

A very inspiring visit! My greatest respect to the founder and staff, for all the love and patience you all give these very special children.

47

Yopine Bodoel, Hanne Jansen Daiien Bulghardr, Jolien Coninclex,

Belgium

07-03-2008

We have a lot respect for you, guys! The way you deal with these children is really admiring! Keep up the good work. When you see those children smile, you know that this smile is real!

48

Francis T.I Love of Calvarey Chowanncl r (po) Pin: 680503. Trissur (DT), Kerala.

18-05-2008

May God bless you. all your attempts, We will pray for this work.

49

Bhaskar Venkateswaran Asha Chennai.

20-06-2008

Excellent , inspiring work ! Very professionally run organization& a group of dedicated staff.

50

Amrita Goswami Save the children

Hyderabad.

17-07-2008

Visited the Dakshinya Special School as an initial part of our partner visit. It was very inspiring to interact with all the staff members and the parents of all the children accessing the school. It was good to learn that there have been changes in the lives of the wonderful children here. All the very best for all future endeavors. Thank you.

51

Jeff, Debby, Lauren Matt Mpls,MN U.S.A, 763-780-1002

Minisory.

30-07-2008

You are doing great work here. Very nice facility . God bless you.

52

Dr.Ihrahim Khaleel 28 Abbotts Drive –Wembley

Muddkesex –Hao3SD

16-12-2008

This institution is and asset for this Society. All of us have responsibility to support it.

53

Dr. JANAIAH KOTA & His Family

POST DOCTORAL SCIENTIST,

NATIONWIDE CHILDREN HOSPITAL

COLUMBUS, OHIO (USA) 43205

01-07-2009

This Institute management & Staff doing excellent job to support & help various mentally disabled students. Everyone says we should help the ignored kids but when it comes to practicality very few people can do such kind of job. Dakshinya is doing such wonderful job. We all should support them & their effort by providing financial assistance.

54

SWARNA MARRI,

15919 HURSTFIELD POINTE Dr, CYPRESS TX 77429.

14.02.2013

We are glad to be part of this organization and help the unfortunate children through the girl seout organization. We are really appreciating the kindness of the management & staff. We love to visit whenever possible.

55

C.R.Kumaraswami,

Assessor, Resource-Alliance,

New Delhi.

18.07.2013

Truly amazing work to empower persons with intellectual disability.

Wishing Dakshinya all the very best.

56

THE HANS FOUNDATION Sukanya Das & Jagrity Sharan

Programme Managers

29.01.2014

Dr. T. V. Rao’s dream vision services are well brought and put in practice. The team is an asset. Truly happy to see and experience the life – transforming effects.

Sri Dakshinya is bringing in these wonderful children and people with disabilities.

We extend our heartiest wish for the for those good things to happen to all of you.

57

Shri. Mandrell D. Browru 48 Ceader Place

Jackson,

Mississippi (USA),

17-12-2004

You are doing wonderful work, hope we will meet again in the future.

VISITORS FROM GOVERNMENT OFFICERS
S.No.
NAME AND ADDRESS
DATE OF VISIT
OPINION

1

Sri C.Bhanu Prasad,

M.R.O., Vigilance & Enforcement,

Guntur.

26.01.2000

I congratulate the Governing body of Dakshinya Institute for the Mentally Handicapped and the Teachers of this Institute for imparting good instructions to the Mentally Handicapped Children.

2

Sri Sai Babu,

Regional Vigilance & Enforcement Officer,

Guntur.

26-01-2000

I am very happy indeed to associate with the children of this institute on this Republic Day Celebrations (26-1-2000). My self and officer of our vigilance enforcement congratulate, each and every one behind this organization, doing this great Yeomen service for the cause of handicapped children.

3

Smt Vanajakshi

Co-ordinator, DPEP

Guntur.

26.04.2000

I am very much impressed by seeing the different activities at Dakshinya Institute for the Mentally Retarded Children.

4

Dr.Daniel John

Consultant,

World Health Ogranisation.

30-05-2000

Very committed & dedicated work. I am impressed. I will try to do my best.

5

Sri Ch.Yesu Ratnam

Mayor, Guntur Municipal Corporation,

Guntur.

13.06.2000

I am glad to find dedicated & committed person at “Dakshinya”. I know that it is not that easy to deal with mentally retarded children. I wish & pray that you should get the maximum support from all corners of the world.

6

Sri Anil Kumar Singhal, I.A.S.,

Joint Collector,

Guntur.

20.06.2000

It was a pleasure and good fortune to visit “Dakshinya” and understand, the good spirit, motivation, dedicated and hard work that lies behind this social and moral work. I am pleased, that the centre has really dedicated and motivated staff and hope that God will give the strength, courage and necessary support. For each dark sight, he will arrange to find a light.

7

Sri M.Caleb, M.A.,

Executive Director,

Addl. Incharge Welfare Department.

Guntur.

15.08.2000

I am extremely happy to be part of Dakshinya on 53rd Independence Day Celebrations. The efforts of the staff and management deserve all praise and appreciation. The children seem very happy. I hope God guides this Institute in their entire future endeavor.

8

Sri Kilari Rosaiah,

Vice President

Indian Chamber of Commerce,

Guntur.

15.08.2000

Patience is the main criteria, for the service organization. It is seen in at here. “Dakshinya” is excellent, personal care is every where. I hope God bless all of you, particularly, who are in this noble cause, and congratulate the staff.

9

Sri A.C.Naidu

Prohibition & Excise Superintendent

Guntur.

26.01.2001

Being a brother of Mentally Handicapped sister. I felt very happy being honored as Chief Guests in view of Republic Day Celebrations. I felt “Dakshinya” as a temple of little Gods. The Staff and atmosphere surroundings “Dakshinya” are very nice.

10

Sri L.Kasiviswanath /

AGM, Vysya Bank

Ring Road, Guntur.

12.02.2001

The first impression on my visit to ‘Dakshinya’ is memorable and the name “Dakshinya” indicates a lot. The plan of the building and project is superb.

11

Sri K.Sree Devi (C.I)

Kattevaram (P)

Tenali (M), Guntur Dt.

27.02.2001

I am very happy to see the service done at ‘Dakshinya’. It is very nice and needful for the society. My heartful greetings to the Director & Management of Dakshinya.

12

Smt.K.Swaroopa Rani

Project Director

Dist. Women & Child Dev. Agency, Guntur

27.06.2001

Dakshinya is running with sound administration. Infrastructure facilities are very nice and impressed me a lot. The staff working is very active and dedicated towards the children with special needs. May God Bless the institution and children.

13

Sri S.G.R.Prakash, Audiologist

Audiologist, NIHH

Secunderabad.

30.06.2001

Personally visited Dakshinya. The organisation is doing well for the rehabilitation of the children with Mental Retardation.

14

Sri K.R.Surya Narayana

President, APCT NGO’s Assn.

Hyderabad.

04.07.2001

Fortunate to visit ‘Dakshinya’ which appears to be a real temple.

15

Sri H.L.N.Dora

Deputy Commissioner (CT)

Vizianagaram.

08-07-2001

I congratulate ‘Dakshinya’ Founder and his team for doing such a fine work for the welfare of Mentally Retarded Children.

16

Dr.K.Visveswara Rao, M.D.

Professor – Pathology, G.M.C.

Guntur.

28-07-2001

I felt very happy in the Dakshinya campus. High discipline is maintained by the faculty members and doing wonderful services for the Mentally Retarded individuals.

17

Sri B.Ashok, Asst. Prof.

Dept. of Vocational Training, NIMH

Secunderabad – 7.

18-9-2001

‘Dakshinya’ is doing very impressive and dedicated services, for the, children with mental retardation. May God give enough strength to the team of Dakshinya and bless the children with Mental Retardation.

18

Prof.P.Chinnappa Reddy, Prof. & Director

Dept. of Physical Education & Sports

Sri K.D.U., Ananthapur – 515003.

20-9-2001

I am fortunate to visit Dakshinya an ideal place for children with special needs, very much impressed, with the commitment of service, under taken by this trust. The service done to these special children will be addressed by the supreme, who gave us the births.

I wish you all success in your endeavor.

19

Sri B.Rama Krishnaiah

Dy.Commissioner (CT)

Guntur – II.

02-01-2002

I felt a purposeful time is been spent in this institute. Service to these children is true service to God. May God bestow his blessings and strengthen the special children & staff of Dakshinya in their endeavour.

20

Sri ML Daryanani

Director, (Naradasa Vidyalaya Samithi)

07-01-2002

The love and affection shown by staff members of ‘Dakshinya’ inspired me a lot. May the almighty give the courage to the faculty for serving these children.

21

Sri S. Pulla Rao

Deputy Commissioner (Income Tax)

Guntur

12-02-2002

Today my heart felt rejoiced after seeing ‘Dakshinya’. I congratulate the management for the dedicated service they are rendering to the institute.

22

Sri A.K.Karunakaran

Secretary

Tamilnadu State Amalthu Boxing Association

CHENNAI – 600 003.

02.03.2002

I congratulate the management for doing wonderful service to the Mentally Retarded children, is very good. The arena is kept clean and well maintained.

23

Sri K. Ravi Sankar Babu

State Bank of India

GUNTUR.

22.03.2002

I felt very happy for visiting a temple like “Dakshinya”. The premises and education activities going are very much encouraging. I pray God to shower his blessings on these children.

24

Sri R. Naga Bhushana Rao

Branch Manager

State Bank of India, GUNTUR.

22-03-2002

I am very happy to visit “Dakshinya”, where a lot of service is rendered to there deserving children. I convey my hearty congratulations to Sri T.V.Rao & his team members for their excellent service extended to these children. I wish all the success.

25

Sri M.Bullaiah

Addl. Secretary

Women & Child & Welfare Department

A.P.Secretariat, HYDERABAD.

23.03.2002

A great work done to a class of human beings, who deserve very much all care and service. I liked this institute and learnt a lot from Sri T.V.Rao Garu & his team. This fantastic work with great commitment from Founder, principal & teachers will go a long way.

26

Dr. T.R.Prasad

Cabinet Secretary

Govt. of India, NEW DELHI.

14-04-2002

You are doing outstanding of work ! please keep it up.

27

Smt. P.V. Caroline

Senior Lecturer in Home Science

Govt. College for Women,

GUNTUR.

24-07-2002

Teachers are very pleasing and giving good guidance to Mentally Retarded Children at Dakshinya. Vocational wing is very good. Children are very active in making and packing the items.

I wish the management body, Teachers & Students to get best blessing and progress in coming years.

28

Sri. P. Kamaraj

National Institute for the Mentally Handicapped,

Manovikas Nagar, Secunderabad.

11.08.2002

Excellent support provided to the persons into Mental Disability

29

Sri. A. Venkateswara Rao

NIMH, Secunderabad.

11.08.2002

We already knew about Dr. T.V. Rao’s commitment and Dakshinya’s good work. The visit is just to get confirmed the work this is big done by Dakshinya. Excellent!

30

Sri. V. Shankar Kumar

NIMH, Secunderabad

11-08-2002

What we knew about Dakshinya through our NIMH it is excellently individualized and doing wonderful service to the Nature by lively challenged people.

31

Sri. C. Siddesawar

NIMH, Secunderabad

11-08-2002

The services provided to the Mentally Challenged People is very excellent. The Vocational Training and the Respite Care to the MR persons are no doubt which are excellent.

32

Sri. P. Ummar Khan

A.Y.J.N.I.H.H. (SRC)

Secunderabad

14.09.2002

This is my personal visit to this institution. I shall guess the gesture of the management and their vision to bring the “Dakshinya” is one of the best in it’s nature in the country.

33

Smt. Girija Jagannath

Commissioner,

Income Tax Dept.,

Vijayawada

16.09.2002

Visiting this temple of companion and human endeavour against Nature’s odds, will be an unforgettable experience for me.

I wish the institution success and congratulate all the members.

33

Smt. Girija Jagannath

Commissioner,

Income Tax Dept.,

Vijayawada

16.09.2002

Visiting this temple of companion and human endeavour against Nature’s odds, will be an unforgettable experience for me.

I wish the institution success and congratulate all the members.

34

Sri. K. Narasimha Rao, B.Com FCA.,

Chartered Accountant

2/12, Brodipet,

GUNTUR

04-10-2002

It is a unique experience to visit and witness the excellent humanitarian service to the children suffering from various handicaps related to the human brain. The institution and its organisors deserve every appreciation and encouragement.

35

Dr. D. Sudhakar

Psychiatrist, Guntur Government Hospital (GGH),

Guntur.

06-10-2002

I have been touch DAKSHINYA since 1997 as a postgraduate in Psychiatry. It is one of my memorable experience to visit a place where life eternal. My hearty congrats to the management & staff for the progress & uplift of this organisation.

36

Sri. K. Ramakrishna Rao

District Collector,

Guntur.

04-04-2003

By visiting “Dakshinya” I had a feeling of visiting a “sacred temple”. I wish them to continue this good work.

37

Sri. N. Ratna Raju

Joint Commissioner (CT)

Dy. Commissioner (CT) FAC, Vijayawada – 2.

01.08.2003

A good samaritan’s deed. May God bless “Dakshinya” absolutely.

38

Sri. Rayapati Sambasiva Rao

Ex. M.L.A.,

Guntur.

15-08-2003

I am really impressed the way the teaching especially training the boys & girls.

I have seen the boys, the development taken place in this institution.

I wish the school develop in future and able by best in the state.

39

Sri. G. Siva Rama Krishna

Treasurer

The City Accountants Welfare Association,

Guntur.

15-08-2003

It’s a very good institution for mentally handicapped children.

40

Sri. Shaik Jamaruddul

Secretary,

The City Accountants Association,

Guntur.

15-08-2003

I felt very happy on seeing this institution. I feel it is a noblest – service by the NOBLE to the innocent human beings. I pray God to make the Founder and give the happy and bless the staff with wealth, health and happiness.

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Smt. C. Vijaya Neelagirija

Lecturer Government College for Women,

Guntur.

20-08-2003

This institution is a real blessing for the created children of God and the people who have thought of finding this institute may be congratulated and may God almighty give them prosperity and generous heart to continue the same service and may give inspiration to all others to help these children with care and affection.

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Smt. T.D. Vimala

Lecturer in Psychology,

Government College for Women,

Guntur.

20-08-2003

This institute is doing lot of service to the mentally handicapped children, especially to the depressed parents. Awareness among the public is still needed to encourage this type of institute. I congratulate the founder and the team of teachers who are committed for this course.

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Shri. Ravi Prasad Padi

Divisional Operations Manager

Guntur Division (Railways),

Guntur.

15-08-2004

Wishing the Independence Day, the services rendered by the Dakshinya for the Mentally Handicapped Children commendable & appreciable.

I appreciate Dr. T.V. Rao, the men behind this noble service.

I cannot forget feelings experienced in this short time.

Hoping for the continuous of this noble cause.

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Sri. S. MD. Yousuf

Dy. Director

O/o. Commissioner

Disabled Welfare Dept., Hyderabad.

13-10-2004

Visited the institution along with Asst. Director, Disabled Welfare, and Guntur. This institution is well maintained with all infrastructure and resource teachers. I felt very much happy to see this institution.

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Sri. Babu . A, I.A.S.

Assistant Collector, Guntur.

28-10-2004

Visited the institution on the inspection of Joint Collector, Guntur. A noble job done in the conviction and dedication. Keep up this spirit and they will come yard way. Best wishes to all the clients and staff of this institution

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Dr. L. Govinda Rao

Director,

N.I.M.H., Secunderabad.

30-10-2004

Dakshinya is a model centre in the intellectual disability area. They have set standards in direct delivery system. If others wish, practices at Dakshinya will help build capacities in their centre. National Trust programmes have been successfully implemented by them. They are into HRD and R + D, which should now become their focussed activity for development and growth. I hope, Dr. T.V. Rao will succeed.

A special mention of the Founder, Dr. T.V. Rao is essential. He has the quality to render quality services. A true Leader!

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Shri. Mandrell D. Browru

48 Ceader Place

Jackson, Mississippi (USA),

17-12-2004

You are doing wonderful work, hope we will meet again in the future.

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Shri. T. Sree Rama Murthy, APC,

DPEP. Guntur.

17-12-2004

Dakshinya doing a great service to the Mentally Challenged Children. May God give strength and support to continue this.

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Smt. Parveen Sulthana

Junior Lecturer, in CPM

Guntur

22-12-2004

Dakshinya school doing a good job and service for the mentally handicapped children. I wish all of them to the staff to have more strength in doing this services in future also with God help. I wish all of them good luck.

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Shri. V.N. Vishnu, I.A.S.

Vice-chairman,

VGTM - UDA, Vijayawada.

30-12-2004

I am very much impressed by the yeoman service rendered the 'Dakshinya' for the betterment of the living conditions of the mentally handicapped children. I wish the institute all the good luck & God's grace in the future.

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Shri. Chukka Yesu Ratnam

Mayor

Guntur Municipal Corporation,

Guntur.

30-12-2004

'Dakshinya' is doing meticulous service for mentally retarded children. I congratulate Dr. T.V. Rao and this team for their benevolent service to the organisation.

I wish that every kind heart should come forward to help the organisation.

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Shri. D. Rama Rao

Municipal Commissioner

Guntur.

30-12-2004

Under the able guidance of my friend and Founder & Chairman of Dakshinya, I hope for an addition of more and more good services. To attain this, I pray to God to provide necessary confidence & patience to Dr. T.V. Rao

With Best Wishes.

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Shri. V.Sarveswara Naik

Joint Director

Planning, Research, Evaluation & Monitoring Division,

Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment,

Govt. of India, New Delhi.

09-02-2005

I have visited the "Dakshinya" on behalf of the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment to look into the activities for the welfare of the Mentally Retarded Children. I have observed that the organisation has developed very good infrastructure facilities to take care of MR Children.

I appreciate the work undertaken by Dr. T.V. Rao for the well being of such children. He has sacrificed his Govt. Job to undertake the welfare of children. He made tremendous efforts to set up this big institution. There is a great need to support his cause. Govt. of India should recognise his services and fully support the organisation.

I wish all the best to him and his supporting staff of the organisation.

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Shri. K. Kempaiah Dy. Director (South)

National Association for the Blind (NAB)

India, C A Site No.4, Jeevanbima Nagar,

Bangalore - 75.

20-04-2005

I had a wonderful experience visiting Dakshinya. I think, in a very short period of less than 10 years, the institution had grown in to a well-established, recognised institution rendering valuable services for the persons with mental retardation.

Congratulations are due to Dr. T.V. Rao and his team of dedicated workers. I wish them all success in their future endevaours. Best of Luck

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Dr. V.R. Prasad

Corporation Bank,

Guntur

05-08-2005

Excellent work. Dedication of your staff, devotion of the founders and sacrifices of all the concerned people to humanity can be observed at one place called "Dakshinya" at Guntur.

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Dr. D. Phani Bhushan

Dy. Superintendent,

Guntur Govt. Hospital,

GUNTUR.

27.09.2006

It is always a pleasure to be associated with ‘DAKSHINYA’. It reminds me my duty to contribute to the might of the people associated with “helping the helpless”.

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LT COL K.V. Ramana OFFg Commanding Officer

25(A) NCC, BN, GUNTUR

22.11.2006

Visited Dakshinya in connection with social service activity done by NCC cadets organized on the eve of NCC Day Celebrations. The school is being managed very well by the management. Happy to have interacted with the specially handicapped children

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Shri. A. Sridhar Babu, MDO

29.01.2007

Love to see my friends very closely. I certainly visit this frequently.

I love to work with you.

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Shri. S. Md. Yousuf Dy. Director,

O/o. Commissioner, Disabled Welfare

HYDERABAD, A.P.

26.03.2007

Visit the organization on 26.03.2007 well maintained. This is one of the best institution in A.P.

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Mr. J. Bhaskara Rao CI, DSB, Guntur

05-09-2007

“Visited “Dakshinya” Institute for Mentally Handicapped. Since its initiation, I know the activities of this organization. It is a greater service to the society and help hand to the needy people. I wish towards success and to reach the Goal set.”

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Mr. S. Raghava Rao CI of Police

Tenali Urban

30-12-2007

Visited the institution on the eve of the 9th Death Anniversary of Kum. Madhavi Latha. I whole-heartedly appreciate the project taken up of Sri T.V. Rao garu. I wish him a good success in his career. God bless his all future projects.

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Dr. N. Uma Jyothi, M.D 6/2 Arundel Pet, Guntur

26-01-2008

I had heart full feeling for this school and the management. I pray God to help in running the institution forever and lot of helping hand.

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Mr. Subhash Bondade Assistant Manager

NABARD, Hyd.

28-03-2008

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Smt.Anitha Rajendra IAS State Commissioner, Disabled Welfare

Hyderabad. Andhra Pradesh

25-04-2010

Dedicated and committed Management of Dakshinya is what makes if special hope they continue in their service of serving the most invulnerable sector of the society

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Smt. VIJAYA LAKSHMI LECTURER IN NIEPMD,

CHENNAI.

04.07.2011

Excellent work by a good and dedicated team of professionals and parents. Many persons with disabilities have become independent in life. May god bless them all to continue this good work.

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Smt. Nandini Rawal

Project Director

Blind People’s Association

2011

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Sri. Priyatam Singh,

Deputy Chief Commissioner,

MSJ & E, New Delhi

2011

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Sri Miryani,

Asst. Director, Diabled Welfare

Hyderabad

2011

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Sri Kesava Reddy

Asst. Director

Guntur

2011

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PHYSIO THERAPIST

NIEPMD, ECR CHENNAI.

08.07.2011

Visiting Dakshinya was a good experience especially running vocational training centre and making Persons with Disabilities (PWD) independent in vocational aspect so that they can live independent life and contribute to family …. Nation

My best wishes to all Dakshinya family members for bright and prosperous future.

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K.T.AJIT,

DY. GENERAL MANAGER,

STATE BANK OF INDIA

GUNTUR ZONE.

13.02.2012

All the very best to all those who are behind this most humane enterprise. Happy to associate in a very limited way with you and support you

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B. JAYAKAR A.G. Audit Team

Principal Account General

A.P., Hyderabad

25.11.2013

Today audit Team visited the organization i.e. Dakshinya school for Mentally Handicapped, Guntur.

School building and classrooms are spacious and clean. Faculty is well qualified and treat the children as their own children. Management mainted the organization very well and mobilizing the required funds.

We are appreciating the management doing such a noble service to the mentally challenged children. Further we hope that the organization may continue in the service of humanity in future also.

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VANUKURI SRINIVASA REDDY
VGTM, UDA Chairman

26.01.2014

It is very happy to celebrate 65th Republic Day Celebrations at Dakshinya Institute for the Mentally Handicapped. We wish that India should be the best among the countries of the world and we all do hard work to make it great.

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K. Atchuta Ramaiah,
AD (DW), Guntur District, A.P.

08.12.2014

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