Dr. K. Sreenivasarao has been the secretary of the Sahitya Akademi since February 2013. He has been worked at the Sahitya Akademi for more than 25 years. In his long and illustrious career, Dr. Rao has been closely associated with various Indian literary and cultural organisations. He is a sitting member of the Press Council of India, the General Assembly of Indian Council for Cultural Relations, the Raja Ram Mohan Roy Library Foundation, the General Council of Sangeet Natak Akademi and has also served in the Rashtrapati Bhavan Literary Committee. He is a recipient of Delhi the Telugu Akademi Award for 2011.