Shri K Jayaprakash Rao, PRO, (Public Relations Officer) Aero-nautical Development Agency (ADA), Bangalore, has taken over as Regional PRO for DRDO Bangalore Region. All the DRDO labs/estts located at Bangalore, Mysore, Cochin and Chennai will be represented by Shri Rao for effective media management and building-up the images of the labs/estts .
He is with the LCA Programme as PRO at ADA since 1996.
Shri Rao is armed with MA in Arts, has PG Diploma in Journalism, PR and HRM. He started his career in state daily as sub-editor and later had a stint in a nationalised bank for 13 years as PR person. A National faculty of Indian Jaycees, a State Level Jaycees award winner, Shri Rao has translated the President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's autobiography "Wings of Fire" into Kannada as "Agniya Rekkegalu".
A freelance writer, he is the Vice Chairman of Public Relations Society of India, Bangalore and is engaged in various social activities.