General Body

Life Members  – Life Members – Any resident Indian (or a Person of Indian Origin as defined by the External Affairs Ministry) who pays over a period of time a sum of Rs. 5,00,000, ($10,000 USD) or Non-Resident Indian who pays US$ 20,000 and whose application for membership as a life member is accepted by the Board of Directors.

Sri E. Rammohan Rao
Smt E. Vandita Rao
Sri Ch. Shyam Sunder Reddy
Sri E. Vidya Sagar Rao

Founder Members – Founder members are members for life. Upon retirement, they can nominate anyone to take their founder position.

Sri K. Shasidar
Sri D. Arjun Rao
Sri Gopal Agrawal
Sri K. Madhusudan
Sri E. Madan Mohan Rao
Sri E. Uttam Kumar
Sri Ananth Pai
Sri Durga Prasad

Corporate Members – These are corporate bodies, trusts, societies approved by the RDF Board, which pays 5 Lakhs ($10,000 USD) for five year membership.

Kapil Education Trust
Orient Black Swan

Patron Members  These are individuals whom the Board of Directors (Executive Committee) consider to be eminent in fields that match RDF’s objectives and also individuals that offer infrastructure on lease or as a gift to the RDF. Patron Members serve a term of two years, after which they are categorized as an Honorary Member. Patron Members serving on the Board as a Director or seeking re-election as a Director also serve a term of two years with each re-election.

Sri. G.V.S. Prasad

Sri. Sridhar Chari

Smt. Deepika Rao