Para Association for Rural Development WE POWER YOUR DREAMS WITH KNOWLEDGE. about PARD Para Padmaja Rani successfully completed her B.Sc. and B.Ed with Maths, Physics, and Chemistry as major subjects. Later on she started “Vinukonda Seva Samithi” with her friends and conducted number of awareness programmes in Guntur and Kadapa districts as her husband Dr. P. V. Lakshmaiah worked in these districts as MPDO, District Project Manager in APRPRP (Velugu) and Project Officer (SSA) and Project Director (WD & CD). Later with her family members and well-wishers she established “PARA ASSOCIATION FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT (PARD)” by merging Vinukonda Seva Samithi in this organization in the year 2001 and worked extensively to mobilize the masses towards different government programmes of centre as well as states. While undertaking mass awareness programmes she understood that some of the officials who are at the head of the affairs are not up to the mark in implementing the government programmes for the welfare and development of the poor and poorest of the poor. Meanwhile her husband was transferred to AP Secretariat as OSD and she took this as an advantage and started free civils coaching for the poor students with the help of her husband Dr. P. V. Lakshmaiah and few faculty members mostly her classmates and got success and solely commercial coaching under the trade name of Dr. Lakshmaiah IAS Study Circle was started in Ashok Nagar, Hyderabad and got excellent results within the short span of 10 years under her directorship now Dr. Lakshmaiah IAS Study Circle had pact with biggest law school in the country i.e. UPES, Dehradun as civils preparation partner for B. A public policy students. Smt. P. Padmajarani is proved as the most successful director for civils preparation and hence govt of AP identified this institute as a nodal agency under NTR Vidyonnathi scheme to give civils and groups coaching to poor Brahmin, Kapu, OBC, SC and ST students from 2015-16 onwards.