Madduri Rajya Sri did M.A. in
English Literature from Presidency College, Chennai and Post Graduate
Diploma in Higher Education from Bombay University, Mumbai. She
was a Gold medallist in Telugu in B.A., She has been working as
the Head of the Department in English in Nagarjuna Junior College,
Hyderabad. She hails from a Publishers’ family M. Seshachalam
& Co. She is the daughter of Late Sri M.N.Rao, the founder
of Andhra Pradesh Book Distributors and a doyen of Telugu publishing
and EMESCO fame.
Smt. Rajya Sri edited
nearly 300 EMESCO novels and prepared back page matter. She contributed
most thought provoking articles and short stories to Pustaka Prapancham,
Eenadu and other periodicals. She aptly translated number of books
from Telugu to English and vice-versa. She interviewed many popular
personalities and published the interviews in Magazines.
Popular among her translations
are Alice in Wonder Land. A Cry from the Heart and Varka Children’s
magazine. Publishing Manual-edited by her was acknowledged as
the reference book in most of the publishing institutes. She also
edited the famous book named, Inside Story of Indian Railways.
She translated short stories of Smt. Govindarajula Sita Devi.
Her book on Grammar entitled Apt English Grammar is widely followed
by students of all ages.
She has also specialised
in internet publishing. Her valuable contributions in Telugu Bhakti
Site are globally adored
by international Telugu Community.
She was inspired and
enthralled by the lecture of Sri.Manthena Satyanarayana Raju on
Natural Life Style. She readily volunteered to take up the translation
work of Arogyame Anandam. Her translations of Arogyame Anandam
and Aaharam Aalochana are in a very simple and easy to understand
style. This altruistic service to international followers of Natural
Life Style is real yeoman work.