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 completed her Ph.D. in the field of housing.
She has worked in the University from 1985 in various positions including Head of Department of Architecture, Additional Controller of Exams and Director of Evaluation.
She continues to take an active interest in teaching while establishing and contributing to the administration of the University.