M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates VIT-AP University in Amaravathi

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 30 Nov 2017 15:09:16


 

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Vice-President of India M Venkaiah Naidu along with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the VIT-AP University academic and hostel blocks (Vellore Institute of Technology-AP University) at Amaravathi, the new Capital of Andhra Pradesh.
While delivering the inaugural address, the Vice-President said, education is not only for employment but also for enlightenment and empowerment. He further said, the destiny of a country is shaped in the class room.


“VIT-AP University has created its brand equity in a short period. Good educational institutions are the prime feature of good cities,” Naidu said and added that India has always valued education and Andhra Pradesh is pioneering as an educational hub in the country. “The purpose of education is for emancipation, enlightenment, empowerment, empathy and employment, building character and making an ideal human being,” he added.


Venkaiah Naidu opined that everyone should carry forward their inherited values and culture towards the development of a vibrant society.. Naidu further emphasized that economic disparities and social evils should be eradicated. Irrespective of caste, colour, creed, religion and sex, people should come forward to unite together for the development of the nation.
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N.Chandra Babu Naidu said, VIT-AP University is established in Amaravathi with the aim of providing excellent learning experiences.


He said, VIT-AP is marching towards making AP as a ‘Knowledge Hub.’ On the occasion, the Chief Minister thanked each and every farmer who gave away their lands for the construction of a new capital.
Without the support of farmers land pooling of 33,500 acres would not be possible, he added.