Smt. M. Ramadevi was instrumental in changing the face of SITS through various reforms and policies. The institute owes its status as one of the top engineering colleges in the country to her persistent efforts. A major source of inspiration to the folks at SITS, she is a firm believer in gender equality and strives for social change.

An active member of various educational societies and welfare organisations, such as the Tirupati Regional Science Center, District-wide Scouts and Guides, she is also the recipient of the prestigious Bharath Gaurav Award among other honours.