Kommineni Veeriah Chowdary
Late Shri Veeriah Chowdary was born to an uneducated small scale farmers in a village with no electricity and school. His parents visioned a better life for their children and encouraged them to focus on education. He walked several miles each day to attend school while he was also helping the parents at the farm and was very driven and hardworking. Encouraged by his mom, he went on to become first engineer from his village, starting his career as asst engineer with his sheer hard work and perseverance,
He went up the ladder very early on in his career. In the days and age of bureaucracy in government sector, he became MD for Allwyn refrigerator division, beating all odds with his no nonsense work ethic. He helped several new comers and was known for his integrity. He was a great son, brother, husband and father. Like a shooting star which burns itself brightly, spreading light to all, he passed away too soon at 48. But till today, he stands as a role model to his family and to many people.