The Andhra Pradesh Government accorded administrative sanction for Rs. 450 crore for setting up an IIIT in Kurnool with an intake of 5,000 students, reveals Collector of the district.
While attending the foundation laying ceremony of the capital city the Collector mentioned the development projects that are in the pipeline for the district including an Urdu university at Kurnool, a 1,000 MW solar park, four-lane roads from Nandyal-Giddalur and from Kurnool-Atmakur to Amaravati.
The collector also announced his contribution for 1,000 e-bricks and Kurnool MLC Silpa Chakrapani Reddy for one lakh e-bricks for the capital ceremony on the occasion.
ZPTC members, mandal presidents and MPTC members also said that they would donate their honorary pay amounting to Rs. 20 crore and one-month salary for the construction of the capital.
The Collector, MLC Silpa Chakrapani Reddy, former Minister K.E. Prabhakar, and SP A. Ravikrishna and others participated in the event.