Prof. G.V. Subrahmanyam, vice chancellor of Potti Sreeramulu Telugu Univer-sity; Dr. C. Narayana Reddy, a scholar, poet and Jnanapeeth awardee; Dr. Viswanatha Pavani Sastry, Dr. Sudha Tenneti, Dr. Kasireddy Venkat Reddy, Dr. Vallampati V. Subbaiah, Dr. Vadepalli Krishna and many others came from India as special invitees.
The dignitaries, who honored these institutions and luminaries were Union Mini-ster of State for Coal
and Mines Dr. Dasari Narayana Rao, Dr. C. Narayana Reddy, New Jersey State Assembly-man Chivukula Upendra, Prof. G.V. Subrahmanyam
, Dr. Sriram Sonty and Vamsee founder president Siromani Vamsee Ramaraju.