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Boyineni Deva Prasada Rao

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Church  Christian
Successor  Incumbent
Predecessor  K. B. Yesu Vara Prasad
In office  2013-
Name  Boyineni Prasad
Diocese  Rayalaseema
Consecration  2013 by The Most Reverend G. Devakadasham, Moderator, The Right Reverend G. Dyvasirvadam, Deputy Moderator
Previous post  Pastor, Diocese of Rayalaseema, Church of South India

The Right Reverend B. D. Prasada Rao is the present (2013 onwards) Bishop - in - Rayalaseema Diocese of the Church of South India and ex officio member of the Church of South India Synod.


Ministerial formation

Prasada Rao had his ministerial formation at the Andhra Christian Theological College, Hyderabad, affiliated to the nation's first University, the Senate of Serampore College (University), where he studied Bachelor of Divinity under learned faculty, notably, Victor Premasagar and G. Babu Rao, then Old Testament Scholars at the Protestant Regional Theologiate in Hyderabad after which the Senate of Serampore College (University) awarded him a graduate degree under the Registrarship of D. S. Satyaranjan. After serving in parishes in Rayalaseema, Prasad Rao was sent for postgraduate studies to the United Theological College, Bangalore, where he studied Master of Theology degree working out a dissertation entitled The socio-cultural approach to Christian education: Guidelines for a curriculum for youth in Rayalaseema diocese of the Church of South Indiafrom 1987-1989 during the Principalship of E. C. John, a leading Old Testament Scholar. During the successive convocation of the University, Prasad Rao was awarded a degree during the Registrarship of D. S. Satyaranjan. In 1999, Prasad Rao's article, Pastoral Care to the Pastors appeared in the National Council of Churches Review.


In 2013, the Most Reverend G. Devakadasham, Moderator principally consecrated Prasad Rao with other co-consecrator, the Right Reverend G. Dyvasirvadam, Deputy Moderator at the CSI-Christ Church/Cathedral, Kadapa.


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