Government of Andhra Pradesh Passes Order for Establishment of 30 Skill Development Colleges and 1 University

One college will be established in each of the 25 parliamentary constituencies, one each will be set up in IIITs across the state and one will be set up in Pulivendila, CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy's constituency.

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The government of Andhra Pradesh has reportedly passed an order and afforded administrative sanction to the State Skill Development Corporation for the establishment of one skill development university and 30 skill development colleges across the state.

According to reports, one college will be established in each of the 25 parliamentary constituencies, one each will be set up in IIITs across the state and one will be set up in Pulivendila, Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy’s constituency.

The budget laid out, including non-recurring and recurring expenditure, has been proposed at Rs 1,211.65 crores (capital expenditure) and Rs 173.88 crores (annual average operating expense over the Year 3 to Year 8).

Each skill college will have a capital expenditure of Rs 20 crores. For the operating expenditure, funds from the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gramercy Kaushal Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana and other schemes of the Government of India will be utilised.

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