Maharaj Alak Narayan Society of Arts and Sciences (MANSAS) is an Educational Trust

with an altruistic approach was established in 1958 in the name and in hallowed memory of his father by Dr. (late) P V G Raju, Raja Saheb of Vizianagaram. By establishing the Trust, Dr. P V G Raju brought education from prefatory to post graduation under single umbrella sacrificing even his Royal Palace which is now glorifying as "Citadel of Learning".

The Trust is a charitable one published under Section 6 a (1) of A.P Charitable and Hindu Religious Institutions and Endowment Act 30 of 1987 and registration properties were approved by the Assistant Commissioner, Endowment Department Anakapalli in his R.Dis.No.B 4/4025/72, dated 19-5-1973



The Trust has made an uncompromising contribution to the nation by presenting the stalwarts like Sri V.V. Giri, former President of India, Prof. Swami Gnanananda, a renowned nuclear scientist, Major K.V.Krishna Rao etc
Objectives of MANSAS

To promote and advance the cause of education in general and in particular higher education in Arts, Literature, Science, Medicine, Engineering, Agriculture, Pharmacy, Technology, Industries, Oriental Studies, Music and other fine arts.

Salient Aspects
  • Patronages 12 Educational Institutions, First Institution was started in the year 1857
  • Caters to educational needs of more than 15000 students
  • Has 1800 employees for providing academic & logistic services
Royal Legacy

Royal Lineage

Trust offers KG to PG level education in Arts, Sciences, Law, Pharmacy, Humanities Education, Engineering and Management and presently houses 12 Educational Institutions along with MVGR College of Engineering.