Center to invest 3030 Cr in higher education in AP

nit-tadepallegudemUnion Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani laid the foundation stone of National Institute of Technology (NIT) at Tadepalligudem in West Godavari district.

Speaking she said, Center to invest Rs.3030 crore in higher education in Andhra Pradesh . For NIT an investment of 300 crore is been made for construction, for temporary purpose Vasavi Engineering College premises will be used . NIT has 480 seats and classes will begin in August last week. 700 crore investment will be pumped for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Tirupati. .870 crore would be invested in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), coming up near Tirupati.680 crore in Indian Institute of Management, Visakhapatnam.

Venkaiah Naidu, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, union Minister of State for Science and Technology Y.S. Chowdary, state ministers, MPs and state legislators attended the function.