Dr. Kavita Daryani Rao is an alumnus from the erstwhile College of Fine Arts and Architecture, JNTU. She graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Architecture, and a Master of Housing from SPA, New Delhi.
She has worked in the University from 1985 in various positions including Head of Department of Architecture and Additional Controller of Exams.
She has conducted research in the field of housing, particularly low-income housing.
She continues to take an active interest in teaching while establishing and contributing to the administration of the Examination Branch of the University.