Prof. Dr. Pervaram Padmavathi is a Professor in Architecture with specialization in Urban and Regional Planning. She has pursued her Bachelor's degree in JNTU, Master degree in Virginia Polytechnique Institute and State University, USA and Doctoral studies from University of London. She pursued her higher studies with research assistanceship and scholarship from Association of Common Wealth Universities.
She is the first Vice-Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University and introduced several courses related to Architecture and Fine Arts at Bachelor's level. Courses in Interior Design, Digital Techniques for Design and Planning, Animation, Film Making, Television Production etc are some of the specialized courses initiated by her.