Andhra Pradesh Pitched to Become India's Knowledge Capital
New Delhi, India: A workshop on "Andhra Pradesh: India's Emerging Knowledge Capital" was organised at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi by Centre for Strategy and Leadership (CSL) in association with Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA), Government of Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh is building a world-class Knowledge City within its new capital Amaravati with the vision to nurture talent and support innovations. APCRDA is the nodal agency which is developing the state's new capital city of Amaravati.
"Under the progressive leadership of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. N. Chandrababu Naidu the state is working towards developing the right education ecosystem which will support innovations and provide future generations an effective platform to learn and prosper, " said Dr. Sreedhar Cherukuri, Commissioner, APCRDA.
"We are developing a Knowledge City in Amaravati which will be built around education, research and development, skill enhancement and start-ups spread over 8, 547 acres with an estimated population of 4.3 lacs. The Knowledge city is expected to generate employment for more than 1.7 lac people, " said Dr. Cherukuri.