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Vice Pres­i­dent of In­dia Venka­iah Naidu and Chief Min­is­ter N. Chan­drababu Naidu would for­mally in­au­gu­rate VIT-AP on Nov. 28. VIT-AP was con­structed in 200 acres al­lot­ted by the state govern­ment in Amar­a­vati re­gion. The con­struc­tion has fin­ished in 11 months in 3.21 lakh sq. ft. Two newly-con­structed blocks on the cam­pus are named af­ter former Pres­i­dent of In­dia Dr. Sarvepalli Rad­hakr­ish­nan, free­dom fighter and Nightin­gale of In­dia Saro­jini Naidu. “The event is a land­mark in not just VIT’s history, but also in AP’s history as VIT be­comes the first pri­vate uni­ver­sity to start classes in not Amar­a­vati alone but in en­tire AP. As many as 630 stu­dents from 24 states of In­dia are study­ing in VIT- AP” said G. Viswanathan, founder and Chan­cel­lor of the Uni­ver­sity told in a press con­fer­ence here on Satur­day. This Uni­ver­sity is of­fer­ing the cour­ses in B. Tech (Com­puter Science, Elec­tron­ics and Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Com­puter Science and En­gi­neer­ing with spe­cial­i­sa­tion in Net­work­ing & Se­cu­rity, Elec­tri­cal and Elec­tron­ics, Com­puter Science and En­gi­neer­ing with spe­cial­i­sa­tion in Data An­a­lyt­ics and Me­chan­i­cal En­gi­neer­ing). This is in ad­di­tion to a five-year in­te­grated M.Tech. Soft­ware En­gi­neer­ing (en­try af­ter 12th stan­dard) and PhD.

VIT-Amar­a­vati cam­pus in­au­gu­ra­tion on Nov 28

The first phase of the pres­ti­gious, VIT-AP, Amar­a­vati, cam­pus is ready for in­au­gu­ra­tion. Vice-Pres­i­dent M Venka­iah Naidu and Chief Min­is­ter N Chan­drababu Naidu will in­au­gu­rate the aca­demic block and hos­tel block at 10.30 am on Novem­ber 28 near

Inavolu vil­lage of Amar­a­vati. The Andhra Pradesh govern­ment has al­lot­ted 200 acres land in two phases for the con­struc­tion of the VIT cam­pus. The first phase of the uni­ver­sity is now ready due to speedy con­struc­tion of multi-sto­ried build­ings in a record time of 11 months. Ad­dress­ing a me­dia con­fer­ence at a ho­tel here on Satur­day, vi­cepres­i­dent of VIT-Amar­a­vati, Sekar Viswanathan, said the aca­demic block has been named af­ter a teacher and former Pres­i­dent of In­dia Dr Sarvepalli Rad­hakr­ish­nan and it was built in an area of 2,11,000 square feet with five floors. The hos­tel block has been built in 1, 11,000 square feet area with nine floors. Sekar said the con­struc­tion works of two build­ings be­gan in Jan­uary 2017 and have been com­pleted in a record time of only 11 months. He in­formed the to­tal con­structed area was 3, 22,000 square feet. He said two new blocks would be ded­i­cated to the na­tion by Vi­cePres­i­dent M Venka­iah Naidu and Chief Min­is­ter N Chan­drababu Naidu in the pres­ence of Min­is­ters, MLAs, MLCs, of­fi­cials and other dig­ni­taries on Novem­ber 28. He an­nounced that VIT be­comes the first pri­vate uni­ver­sity in the State to start classes not only in Amar­a­vati, but also in the en­tire AP. He said 630 stu­dents from 24 States of In­dia are study­ing in VIT-AP, Amar­a­vati. He fur­ther said B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D cour­ses are of­fered in var­i­ous dis­ci­plines. He an­nounced the VIT has 33 years of rich history and hoped the Uni­ver­sity would achieve ex­cel­lent re­sults in Andhra Pradesh. He in­formed that ad­mis­sions to the B.Tech de­gree pro­grammes are through VIT En­gi­neer­ing ex­am­i­na­tions, VITEEE, Which is com­mon for all the four VIT cam­puses i.e. Vel­lore, Chen­nai, Bhopal and Am­ra­vati. He added.

V-P, Naidu to in­au­gu­rate VIT build­ing

Vice-pres­i­dent M Venka­iah Naidu and Andhra Pradesh Chief Min­is­ter N Chan­drababu Naidu will in­au­gu­rate the newly-con­structed build­ing of VIT Uni­ver­sity- Amar­a­vathi cam­pus on Novem­ber 28.Ad­dress­ing a press con­fer­ence on Satur­day, Vel­lore In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy (VIT) Uni­ver­sity Vice-pres­i­dent Sekhar Viswanathan said that the Vice-pres­i­dent and the Chief Min­is­ter would in­au­gu­rate the newly con­structed two blocks, which were named af­ter as Dr.Sarvepalli Rad­hakr­ish­nan Aca­demic block and Saro­jini Naidu hos­tel block, at 10:30 am on Novem­ber 28 He said that the state govern­ment had al­lo­cated 200 acres of land for the VIT Uni­ver­sity cam­pus in Amar­a­vati and two kilo­me­ters away from the Sec­re­tar­iat com­plex. He also de­scribed the in­au­gu­ra­tion of VIT cam­pus in AP as a land­mark not only in the VIT history but also AP history as VIT is the first pri­vate Uni­ver­sity to come up in the cap­i­tal Amar­a­vati. Viswanathan also said that 630 stu­dents from 24 states were purs­ing higher ed­u­ca­tion at the VIT Amar­a­vati cam­pus. Vice-chan­cel­lor Dr. Sud­hakar said that the key fea­tures of the VIT Uni­ver­sity Amar­a­vati cam­pus were in­clud­ing ap­pli­ca­tion ori­ented aca­demics, en­gi­neer­ing clin­ics to im­ple­ment and in­no­vate and also manda­tory in­tern­ship ex­pe­ri­ence in the in­dus­try. He also said the VIT Uni­ver­sity had adopted three vil­lages Sekhamuru, Ai­nav­ole and Ve­la­ga­puri to take up de­vel­op­ment ac­tiv­i­ties.

Sri M. Venka­iah Naidu, Hon'ble Vice Pres­i­dent of In­dia

Sri N. Chan­drababu Naidu, Hon'ble Chief Min­is­ter of AP

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