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Delight Chemicals Founder Dr. K.V. Subba Rao Conferred With Honorary Doctorate for Pioneering Leadership & Philanthropic Initiatives

We are thrilled to announce that our Founder and CMD, Mr. Kotha Venkata Subba Rao, the visionary and pioneer in the lime industry, has been honoured with an esteemed Honorary Doctorate from Asia Vedic Culture University. This prestigious recognition comes as a celebration of his outstanding leadership in the lime sector and his remarkable social welfare contributions to society.

As the Founder of Delight Chemicals Pvt Ltd, he has guided the company to unparalleled success, establishing it as a household name renowned for its flagship brand, SURYACEM. Rapidly expanding its horizons, Delight Chemicals now supplies lime products to all 29 states in India and exports to neighbouring countries such as Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. With an extensive dealer network comprising 1 50,000 retail dealers across the nation, the company boasts an impressive portfolio of over 200 products.

A Visionary Leader Par Excellence

Recognizing his immense contributions, Dr. Subba Rao has received numerous accolades at both state and national levels. Among his distinguished honours are the prestigious "UDYOG RATNA" award in 1994, the "BEST EMERGING INDUSTRY" award in 2010 from ZEE TV, and the Best Popular Product Award in the lime industry for 2012 from TV5.

His dedication and commitment to the lime industry have also earned him the title of "RURAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR," bestowed upon him by the then Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri. N. Kiran Kumar Reddy.

A Driven Philanthropist Inspiring Societal Change & Upliftment

Through his success in the lime industry, Dr. Subba Rao has channelled his resources to benefit society in various ways, encompassing employment, education, medical health, food, and spirituality.

Mr. Subba Rao's foundation fully supports a special school for children with special needs, which has been running for 28 years. Thousands of special needs children receive free education, vocational training, and necessities such as food, transportation, training materials, and school uniforms.

His financial assistance has also been pivotal in sustaining the Sri Palnadu Akhilabharata Nityaannadana Sathram Trust, providing meals to hundreds and thousands of needy and destitute individuals each year. Furthermore, his foundation played a crucial role in the renovation and restructuring of the Sri Satya Sai Temple in Piduguralla, enriching the spiritual lives of the community.

Additionally, for the past 16 years, Dr. Subba Rao has been instrumental in offering free medical check-ups and treatment to over 200 individuals weekly from remote villages around Piduguralla. His philanthropic efforts have provided critical healthcare support to those in need.

The Honorary Doctorate is a testament to Dr. K.V. Subba Rao's extraordinary leadership and commitment to societal welfare and his dedication to making a difference in the lives of those less fortunate.

His exemplary contributions inspire and uplift others, leaving a lasting legacy of compassion and service to humanity. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Dr. K.V. Subba Rao for this well-deserved recognition.