Name                        : Dr. Kuchimanchi Venkata Satya Sarveswara Sairam  (Dr. KVSS SAIRAM- Dr. RAM)
Short Name             : Dr. RAM
Date of Birth           :  7th January 1967
Place of Birth          : Amalapuram, AP State, India


a)  Awarded honorary Doctorate (PhD) from The University of Chicago, Chicago, US in Project Management along with Scientist of the Year-2016.
b)  Ph. D in Agriculture Sciences from Oxford Academic Council, Oxford, UK.
c)  Doctorate Degree (Ph.D) by an International University – Sri Lanka in Business Management .
d)  Master’s in Business Management (MBA) – Specialization Marketing from Indira Gandhi Open University, Delhi, India
e)  Master’s in Business Management (MBA) – Specialization Project Management from Indira Gandhi Open University, Delhi, India
f)  Masters in Environmental Engineering & Technology from Rajeev Gandhi Institute of Environmental Engineering & Technology, Delhi, qualified in 1999.
g)  Graduate in Chemical Technology from College of Technology, Osmania University, Hyderabad and Qualified in 1987.

Industrial Experience:
a)  Served Ion Exchange India Limited for Two years from May 1987 to April 1989 as Process (Chemical) Engineer.
b)  Served Unicorn Organics Limited for two years from May 1989 to June 1991 as Senior Process Engineer.
c)  Served Bharat Starch & Chemicals Limited (Thapar Group of companies) from June 1991 to July 1993 as Senior Process Engineer and Assistant
      Manager (Process Engineering) in Yamuna Nagar, Haryana, India.
d)  Served as Manager to General Manager for Starchem Industries Limited (Gayatri Group of Companies) from July 1993 to August 1995.
e)  Started Prathista Industries as Promoter Director during September 1995 and established Manufacturing facility to produce Organic Plant
      Nutrients and successfully managing day to day operations of Prathista Industries Limited as President for the Company.

Dr. KVSS.SAIRAM (Dr. RAM: 50) is Graduate in Chemical Technology with PG Diploma in Project Management and Masters Degree in Business Administration from Indira Gandhi Open University, New Delhi. Also Masters in Environmental Engineering & Technology from Rajeev Gandhi Institute of Environment & Technology.

Dr. RAM is also having Associate Membership in Indian Institute of Environment, Mumbai, Management Studies Promotion Institute, New Delhi and Association of Carbohydrate Chemists & Technologies – India.

Dr. RAM is a visiting Faculty for few Universities

Dr. RAM is Executive Body (Vice President) in Asian PGPR society

Dr. RAM has 8 years of commendable Industrial experience in Projects and Process Engineering Departments and worked at various capacities in different organizations and gained Rich experience in process optimization and project departments.

After serving few Industries, Dr. RAM started closely held Public Limited Company to establish Fermentation (Bio Technology) based process Industry in 1996. Since then he is a successful entrepreneur as MD & PRESIDENT of PRATHISTA INDUSTRIES LIMITED (www.prathista.com) and effectively managing day to day operations of the Company.

Dr. RAM is responsible for progress of the company Nationally & Internationally for Vertical Growth of Prathista.

Dr. RAM mission is to make Prathista as Indian based Multinational Company by expanding Company activities globally.

Dr. RAM is instrumental in conceptualizing Indigenously developed technologies and established state of the art fermentation facilities to manufacture various Biotechnology products, which find applications in Several sectors.

Dr. RAM also established an In-House R&D center since the inception of the company with a capital investment of 1.80 Million USD which was inaugurated by the Secretary to Govt. of India, Ministry of Science & Technology.

Dr. RAM has conceptualized several Net Working activities for Prathista R&D center with Academia, National Laboratories (Nationally & Internationally) to conduct Post Graduation and Ph.D programs through Partly Research & Partly Paper (PRPP) scheme for working Professionals.

Prathista’s In-House R&D center is enjoying recognition from various Indian Govt. Organizations like Department of Bio-Technology, National labs and Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR) and also with multi-locational academic institutions under PUBLIC-PRIVATE partnership.

Prathista is producing multi-segment Innovative formulations with Eco-Friendly Technology and serving Pharma & Food, Veterinary & Poultry and Agriculture sectors in a humble way. Few of Prathista products are Import substitutes and saving Foreign currency outflow.

Dr. RAM is honored with Scientist of Year – 2015 from Open International Competition “Science & Education”, Oxford Academic Council, UK


Prathista has been Honored with First International Honor Quality Crown Award – 2005
(17th International Quality Crown Award) by Business Initiative Directions, London for the Products Quality Standards.
Unique Second International Achiever Honor has been captured for Business Excellence -2008 from Thai Chamber of Commerce at Bangkok, Thailand.

Best Environmental Protection Company Honor from Pollution Control Board, Andhra Pradesh Province, India for 2008 & 2009 (for two consecutive years).

Dr. RAM has been honored with several awards by various Reputed Bodies and few of them as under:-
  • RASHTRIYA UDYOG RATTAN AWARD – awarded by Indian Organization for Business Research & Development, Delhi
  • RAJIV GANDHI SADBHAVANA AWARD – Gold Medal with VIKAS RATNA Award – Awarded by International Integration & Growth Society, Delhi.
  • National Achievers Cash Award.
  • National Achievement Award for Quality Excellence.
  • Udyog Rattan award & Excellency award. 
Dr. RAM is instrumental in R&D Innovation to launch Innovative formulation BIO-POTASH (both in Water Soluble & Granulated forms), which has received BEST PRODUCT INNOVATION award from FAPCCI – A.P and the award has been received from Honorable Chief Minister for Andhra Pradesh Province – Dr.Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy
POTASH is one of the major plant nutrients and plays a vital role for Quality of Agricultural produce & BIO POTASH is a substitute for Inorganic/chemical fertilizer and also Import substitute.
Dr. RAM is also instrumental in R&D Innovation for getting BEST R&D INNOVATION AWARD from Honorable Governor of Andhra Pradesh Province, his Excellency Shri. Rameswsar Thakur through All India Manufacturers Association.
Dr. RAM is exchanging MoUs with Dr. April C. Mason, Provost and Senior Vice President, Kansas State University & Vice Chancellor for University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, Karnataka for long term Research Collaborations.
Dr. RAM is exchanging MoU with Vice Chancellor for University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur, Karnataka for long-term Research Collaborations. 
Dr. RAM with Prof. M. S. Reddy, Auburn University, exchanging Memoranda of Understanding between Auburn University, Alabama, USA and Prathista Industries Ltd.
Dr. RAM has been instrumental in organizing the International workshop on FOOD SAFETY & RISK ANALYSIS in Hyderabad from July 6 – 9, 2011 in collaboration with Tuskegee University, Alabama-USA; the University of Nebraska, US Federal Government Agencies of USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) and Foreign Agriculture Services. Dignitaries on the Dice are launching the Souvenir “Prathista at Glance.”
Dr. RAM has been honored with Asia Pacific Excellence Award for Outstanding Individual Achievements & Distinguished Services to the Nation by Hon’ble Shri. Bharat Mohan Adhikari, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Govt. of Nepal at Kathmandu, Nepal.
Dr. RAM has been instrumental in R&D Innovation to launch Innovative formulation BIO-ZINC (both in Water Soluble & Granulated forms), which has received BEST PRODUCT INNOVATION award from FAPCCI – A.P and the award has been received from Honorable Chief Minister for Andhra Pradesh Province – Mr. Kiran Kumar Reddy.
Dr. RAM received the First Prize of National Award for Research and Development from Her Excellency Honorable President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patel at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
Dr. RAM received the Second Prize of National Award for Outstanding Entrepreneurship Performance from Shri Virbhadra Singh, Union Minister for MSME at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi.
Dr. RAM received Third International Award – “Asia Pacific Gold Star Award” from Global Achievers Foundation during International conference being held at Dubai on 18th November 2011.
Dr. RAM has been honored with HONORARY ADVISOR for Department of Life Sciences & Bio-Technology, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu & Kashmir and to provide guidance for Post Graduates & Ph D students.
Dr. RAM received All India Economy Survey Award Council honor as “Shining Image of India” (Media partner – AAJ TAK) – 2011 for his Outstanding Achievements & Distinguished Services to the Nation.
Dr. RAM is instrumental in receiving Excellence in Management award from Madras Management Association for 2012.
Dr. RAM received excellence in Research & Development award from Federation of AP Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FAPCCI) for 2011 from Chief Minister of A.P.
Dr. RAM received National Award for Excellence in Energy Saving Product / services -2012 from Confederation of Indian Industry.

Dr. RAM is instrumental in creating employment for more than thousand people (both skilled & unskilled).
Scientist of the year 2016 award from International Achievers Forum, Chicago, USA during April 2017

Dr RAM received Scientist of the year 2016 award from International Achievers Forum, Chicago, USA during April 2017

 is instrumental in creating employment for more than thousand people (both skilled & unskilled).
Best Emerging Novel Nutrients company Award-2019
Dr. RAM interacting with Agricultural Minister – Mr Niranjan Reddy about CSR activities during Agri awards function held on 27th April 2019.
Best Emerging Novel Nutrients company Award-2019
Dr. RAM is instrumental in developing “Novel Nutrients” and hence Prathista honored with “Best Novel Nutrients company award for 2019” on 27th April 2019 in “Agri awards 2019” and the award was received from Honorable Minister – Agriculture of Telangana state, India

Memberships & Establishments

 is an active member in American Society of Agronomy (ASA), Crop Science Society of America (CSSA) and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA).
Dr. RAM is also a pattern member in Association of Biotechnology and Pharmacy (ABAP) in INDIA.
Dr. RAM is instrumental Prathista success and is responsible for getting the highest recognitions including around 129 as on date national & International awards for Prathista Innovations.

Prathista has been honored with two years “Associate Membership” in Agriculture Skill Council of India (ASCI), Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

Dr. RAM has established “Prathista Farmers welfare Foundation” (a nonprofit making Organization) with a vision to improve living standards of poor farmers and also to encourage & inspire young generation to retain them in their homeland to convert Agriculture as Profit making Industry to arrest suicides of poor farmers.

Dr. RAM is also an active member of Association of Agricultural Scientists of Indian Origin (AASIO) in USA.

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