The Department of Biotechnology of DR.V.S.KRISHNAGOVT DEGREE COLLEGE VISAKHAPATNAM ANDHRA PRADESH was established in 1997. Sri T Showry the then Principal of the college was instrumental to obtain permission from the commissioner of collegiate education Govt. of Andhra Pradesh on 07-03-1998. Dr Rekha Kandula is the present head of the department of Biotechnology.
Dr.V.S.Krishna Govt Degree College is the first college in the state of Andhra Pradesh to introduce Biotechnology at undergraduate level.
The department offers B.Sc. course in Biotechnology. All the basic infrastructural facilities needed for conducting teaching programme in different areas of Biotechnology have been developed in the department with wellequipped laboratories.
So far 34 batches of students have completed their B.Sc. degree course and several of them qualified in various state, national and International level eligibility tests for M.Sc. entrance exam and are working in several institutions and industries.