Padma Bhushan Dr GV Krishna Reddy is the founder chairman of GVK Power and Infrastructure Ltd. He is well known for his social development and environmental sustainability projects.
Eminent entrepreneur and philanthropist Dr GV Krishna Reddy has contributed Rs. 1 crore for the construction of the Bhavya Ram Mandir. Also present on the occasion was his son GV Sanjay Reddy.
Today, GVK Foundation has become one of the most prominent organisations that are actively involved in taking up social causes.
Dr. GV Krishna Reddy basically comes from a village background of Kothuru in Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh and has seen the suffering of poor people. He always felt that he should help in improving the health, education, and basic facilities that would benefit a large number of needy underprivileged individuals and social institutions. Thus, the GVK Foundation came into being with this objective of supporting the underprivileged in our society.
A healthcare arm of the GVK Foundation, GVK EMRI that has been providing a free 108 Emergency Response Service across 15 states and two union territories for decades through a unique Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model.
Today, it runs over 14,000 ambulances, employing around 50,000 people, and providing free emergency ambulance services to over 850 million people. Moreover, through GVK Foundation, he has been supporting the education of underprivileged children of the society. Through the Foundation, he has been supporting promising tennis players in Hyderabad and has been sponsoring tricycles to divyangs.
Influenced with by the ideals of the Constitution of India, Dr GV Krishna Reddy believes that socio-economic empowerment is the basis for any country to develop holistically. He also maintains that providing a decent living environment to every individual is the responsibility of every Indian.