An incubation and innovation centre will soon be set up at Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh. The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu is all set to take Andhra Pradesh to a new level. He said that now is the time to make the change. The current ranking of Andhra Pradesh in the education sector is 5 and the Chief Minister aims to take the state to rank 1.
He said that it is very important to improve the standard of the education system in our country. For that to happen, it is very important to bring some of the major reforms. He said that he wants the youth to be skilled enough in the latest technologies, that will help the state to grow on the whole. He also said that it is very important for the state to do well when it comes to education as it helps in the industrial development. He said, “There is no other way but to improve the standards of education in school, college and universities.”
He was addressing the Vice Chancellors at a review meeting on education, where he said, “An institute of incubation and innovation centre would be set up in Amaravati to train the students in entrepreneurship skills. Innovation chapters would be set up in high schools and incubation centres in all the districts.” He also said that Andhra Pradesh should gear up towards this and compete with the silicon valley when it comes to start-ups, innovation, and incubation.
The CM appreciated the efforts of the students of Rayalaseema university for their involvement in soil testing and drought mitigation programmes. He also motivated the engineering students to involve themselves in the process of civil development. He asked other universities to take examples of such universities and work towards their goal.
He directed the officials to make sure that students in primary school are provided with proper transportation. He also said that his ultimate goal is to make sure that every house has at least one computer literate.