Mr. M.S.Rao holds a M.Phil. Degree in Economics from Arts College, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. He passed M.Phil. degree with distinction and won gold medal in the year 1991. He started his career in Government service in the Directorate of Economics and statistics, Government of Andhra Pradesh in the year 1992. He worked as Assistant Statistical Officer at Mandal headquarters of Piduguralla and Sattenapalle in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh during 1992 – 1996. During his job period, he gained substantial knowledge in collection, compilation and analysis of economic data. His basic interest is in astrology. As he could not devote full time to the pursuit of studies in astrology, he resigned his government job and plunged headlong into the study and research in astrology.
In the year 2000, he established Divine Astrological Research Institute (DARI) in Hyderabad to research in Vedic Astrology. He acquired substantial knowledge in astrology and made accurate predictions for individuals with both Natal and Horary Horoscopes (KP System).
With his rich experience in Astrology, he started a Research Institute to impart education and training in Basic and advanced courses in KP Astrology for beginners and advanced Students.
He published Sayana Panchangam 2011-2012, KP Pechanga 2011-12 and Sri Kharanama samvatsa Panchangam 2011-2012 with accurate Ayanamsa values. He has given simple theory for verification of Ayanamsa values in his Ephemeris 2011-12. This is his unique contribution to Hindu Astrology.