The Transit campus of the Central University of Andhra Pradesh (CUAP) was on Sunday inaugurated by Union Minister Prakash Javadekar in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Speaking at the inaugural function, the Union Minister of Human Resource Development said the Andhra Pradesh government has earmarked land to the extent of 491.30 acres at Janthaluru village in Anantapur district for establishment of Central University of Andhra Pradesh.
“All the new institutions started in Andhra Pradesh by the Centre will have full funding.
Till now Rs 3,000 crore have been sanctioned for these institutions,” he said according to a release by the University of Hyderabad here, which is mentoring the Central University.
“We want Central University of Andhra Pradesh to excel in teaching, research and innovation in the years to come under the mentorship of the University of Hyderabad,” Javadekar said.
This University would be developed as an institution of Higher Learning with stress on churning out employable graduates, he added.
Andhra Pradesh Minister for Human Resource Development Ganta Srinivasa Rao were among other dignitaries present at the event, the release added.
The IT Business Incubation Centre at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological (JNT) University in Anantapur has been identified as Transit Campus of the Central University for three years.
The CUAP would be moved to its own building in Jantaluru village upon completion of its construction work, it said.