Department of Physical Education

The department of physical education in D.S GDC(W), Ongole started on 15-07-1985 with sri C.Kondala Rayudu, Physical Director till 27-07-1989. Sri K.Koteswara Rao took charge of the department on 27-07-1992 and worked till30-06-1993. Further V.Basavaiah took charge on 16-06-1995 till 24-10-2000.Sri P.Venkateswarlu ,Physical Director worked as Physical Director from 25-10-2000 to 30-09-2004. Then Sri G.Sai Suresh worked from 20-10-2004 to 02-09-2015.During the above period college teams participated in ANU intercollegiate tournment in games like Handball, Powerlifting and Athletics.


To foster a lifelong love for physical activity and well-being, where every individual embraces the benefits of a healthy lifestyle, personal growth, and social development through quality physical education.


  • To Instill the importance of physical fitness and well-being, encouraging students to make healthy choices that last a lifetime
  • To Foster teamwork, leadership, and collaboration skills through cooperative activities and team sports.
  • To create a nurturing and motivating environment that encourages a passion for physical activity, wellness, and self-improvement.


  • To develop an understanding of the importance of sports in the pursuit of a healthy and active lifestyle at the college and beyond.
  • To provide a wide variety of creative and sporting activities to develop each student’s potential.
  • To develop an appreciation of the concepts of fair play, honest competition and good sportsmanship


  • Students will be able to participate fully in the competitive, recreational and leisure opportunities offered outside the college environment.
  • They will develop self-esteem and self-confidence through positive sporting experiences.

Infrastructure Available

12 stations multi Gym with other individual stations like butterfly, thread mill, bicycles, abking, tabletennis table 200meters track volleyball courts-2, kho-kho- court, kabaddi courts-2, ball badminton court and hand ball courts and kho-kho courts are available for practice.


  • The Department is playing major roll in providing infrastructure to college.
  • Department of physical education is providing opportinity to players to excel their performance by giving good coaching facility.
  • Department of physical education is encouraging and guiding the students to go for Higher studies and employment.

Achievements From 2015 to till date

Inter district participation —56

Inter district medals—13
A.P University medals -05

A.N.U inter collegiate winners:

1.Volleyball-5 times Continuously
2. kabaddi-2 times

A.N.U inter collegiate runners:

1.Volleyball-2 times
2. kabaddi-2 times

Inter University -34

i. Volleyball
ii. kabaddi

Staff Achievements

  • Organized Acharya Nagarjuna University Inter collegiate  at volleyball tournament-3 times  during  2018-19, 2019-20,2021-22
  • Organized Acharya Nagarjuna University women volleyball team coaching camps-2 times
  • Acted as coach cum manager to Acharya Nagarjuna University women volleyball team-2 times
  • Acted as coach to prakasam district men & women teams participants in Andhra Pradesh inter district championship.
  • Serverd as secretary prakasam district volleyball Association from 2010 to Aug 2021 and organized Andhra Pradesh interdistrict championships five times in this period.
  • Served as subject expert to select physical Education personal in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ongole. Navodaya, Ongole. T.R.R.Govt. Degree College,Kandukur & K.R.K.Govt. Degree College,Addanki
  • Participated in number of  National & international seminars and Faculty Development Programmes.
  • Published two articles in peer reviewed journals.

Students Achievements


1.Regular practice in various games (volley ball, kabaddi, hand ball, kho-kho, athletics) will be done under our supervision.
2. Coaching camps for inter collegiate teams in the above games will be conducted.
3. I am the convener for the college discipline committee and look after discipline with the help of the principal.
4. Purchase of sports equipment is done.
5. I have been conducting regularly intramural competitions every year in different games and sports and distribute prizes on college anniversary day.
6. Various registers and records has been maintained .
7. I developed play fields leveling with red earth worth of Rs20 lacks with the help of Sri Damacharla Janardhan Rao M.L.A,Ongole.
8. Our department organized “Acharya Nagarjuna University intercollegiate women volley ball “ tournaments 4 times 2016-17,2018-19,2019-20 and 2021-22.
9. I had been serving as selection committee member to Acharya Nagarjuna University intercollegiate women volley ball teams for the last 10 years.
10. I Dr.G.Dhanunjaya Rao have been working as secretory, Prakasam Districts volleyball Association since 2010 till date.
11. I Dr.G.Dhanunjaya Rao worked as organizing secretary for A.P Junior and Youth volleyball men &women inter district championship in the year 2017-18 and 2019-20.

Present Working Staff

1Dr.G.Dhanunjaya RaoPhysical DirectorB.A,M.P.Ed,M.Phil,Ph.D,NET36View

Student Progression to Higher Education

  • Our students secured good ranks in APPECET like 1st, 2nd, 29th,35th etc.
  • One of my volleyball player secured M.B.A seat in sports quota.

Student Progression to Employment

  • One of our old student secured job in postal department through sport quota in August 2022.
  • Some of our old players are working as physical Education teachers in Government and private institutions on contract basis.
  • Telugu Association of North America sports sponsered Rs.10,000 to our college Kabaddi player Ch.Bangaramma.


  • M. Anjaneyulu, G. Dhanunjaya Rao, 2020, Presented a paper titled “Physical activity among people – Impact on health”, at International Virtual Conference on “Digital Teaching, Training & Coaching – An Approach to Physical Education & Sports Sciences”, and Published in  International Journal of Health, Physical Education and Computer Science in Sports, Volume 39 ,Issue 1, ISSN 2231-3265. To know more click here
  • Dr. G. Dhanunjaya Rao, Dr. M. Anjaneyulu, 2020, Presented a paper titled “Analysis on The Effects Of Endurance Exercise Training on Plasma HDL Cholesterol Levels Depend on Levels of Triglycerides”, at Two Day International E-Conference on “Trends Issues and Development of Physical Education and Sports”, and Published in  International Journal For Innovative Research In Multidisciplinary Field, Special Issue : 17 July – 2020, ISSN: 2455-0620. To know more click here 


            I Dr.G.Dhanunjaya Rao personally sponsering Rs.500/- per each inter university  & natinal representatives every year.