Dr. Ramineni Foundation awards for year 2008 were presented today at a function organized at Taj Deccan, Hyderabad. Justice Jasti Chalameshwar Rao, Chief Justice of High Court, Assam, was the guest of honor. Senior BJP leader M. Venkaiah Naidu, MAA president Murali Mohan, senior actress Jayasudha Kapoor were the guests.
Visishta Puraskaaram was conferred on Dr. Kota Harinarayana (Raja Ramana Fellow), former VC, University of Hyderabad. Recipients of the Visesha Puraskaarams were KVV Mallikarjuna Rao (Founder and promoter of Vetapalem Library), CV Rajagopala Rao (Veteran journalist) and Smt. Ramaprabha (senior actress)