Modi ji’s NEP-2020 initiative will be the backbone of development of young India says Union Minister of State for Education, Annpurna Devi

The Central University of Andhra Pradesh hosted an insightful discussion on the book “Modi@20: Dreams Meet Delivery” on Thursday, 4th August at the JNTU Incubation Centre in Ananthapuramu. Speaking on the occasion, Smt. Annpurna Devi, Hon’ble Union Minister of State, Ministry of Education, Govt. of India said, “the Prime Minister’s twenty-year long journey so far, first as the Chief Minister of Gujarat and then as Prime Minister of India is a study of how he utilized his experience as a common man to bring to focus the governance’s orientation for the betterment of its people”.

She said that the Prime Minister was well versed in all areas of governance and is eager to utilize it for the betterment of the country. Modi Ji initiated the New Economic Policy -2020, which is the backbone for developing young India at an intellectual level. She complimented the Central University of Andhra Pradesh for taking up NEP-2020 and implementing it effectively. It was also rightly pointed out that in pursuit of technology, the history and the roots should not be forgotten by the coming generations. The Hon’ble minister also focused on how Smt. Shobhana Kamineni, who wrote a chapter in the book, had observed the importance the Prime minister has given to the women. She stated that, “this is a government which is focusing not on development of women but on development by women”.

Shri. A.S.Kiran Kumar, Padma Shree awardee and former Chairman ISRO as well as Smt.Shobhana Kamineni, Vice-Chairperson Apollo Hospitals, were the guests of honour on the occasion.

Earlier, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Prof.S.A.Kori welcomed and introduced the guests and briefed the gathering on the achievements of the university since its inception. Shri. A.S. Kiran Kumar enlightened audience on the keen interest the Prime Minister has towards utilizing science and technology for the effective administration as well as development of many sectors including agriculture. He also said the Prime Minister focused on the importance of sustainability over development irrespective of costs. He commended the Vice Chancellor while saying that it was institutions like this that implement the ideas of great visionaries like our Prime Minister.

Smt. Shobhana Kamineni, Vice-Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals, speaking on the occasion said that she was very impressed with the way the Prime Minister was very keen in the development of women and also in recognizing their contribution towards nation building through both the organized and unorganized sectors of the economy.

The discussion ended with a question-and-answer session where questions posed both by students and faculty were answered very comprehensively by the chief guest as well as the guests of honour. A vote of thanks was given by the Dean, Prof G. Ram Reddy

Hon'ble Minister of State, Ministry of Education, GoI, Smt. Annpurna Devi addressing the gathering
Guest of Honour, Shri AS Kiran Kumar, Padma Shri awardee and former Chairman, ISRO and Hon'ble Vice Chancellor of Central University of Andhra Pradesh, Prof. SA Kori interacting with the audience.
Guest of Honour, Smt. Shobana Kamineni, Vice-Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals addressing the gathering
The gathering including Students, Faculty and staff of CUAP

Central University of Andhra Pradesh conducts Seminar on Glory of Telugu Literature as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

Central University of Andhra Pradesh, Ananthapuramu organized a seminar on “75 years of Indian Independence – the glory of Telugu literature” under the leadership of Vice Chancellor Prof. S.A. Kori. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, distinguished speaker, former Vice Chancellor of S.V. University, Padmashri and Moorthydevi Awardee, Prof. Kolakaluri Enoch, said that this is the right time to rededicate ourselves and pledge towards making India into a developed and prosperous nation without disparities in all aspects of lives. He called on everyone to place society higher than the self to realize the true essence of independence. The seminar was presided over by Prof. Bavaiah and Prof. Kennedy. The event was well attended by all the faculty and students of the University. The seminar was organized by faculty of Telugu.


Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Prof.S A Kori met Hon'ble Minister of Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Region of India, Shri G Kishan Reddy in New Delhi and appraised him of the development and progress of the Central University of Andhra Pradesh and the rapid strides it is taking in academics. It is to be noted that CUAP offers a course in Tourism and Travel Management. Shri P. Murali Manohar, Member - Executive Council of CUAP accompanied the Hon'ble Vice Chancellor.


The Central University of Andhra Pradesh, Ananthapuramu organised a Workshop on "Internalization and Institutionalisation of National Education Policy -2020: Role and Responsibility of the Teacher on Saturday 2nd July at its interim campus. In this context Hon'ble Vice Chancellor Prof. S.A. Kori, addressed the faculty and others about the efforts made by the University in implementing National Education Policy 2020. Prof. VVN Rajendra Prasad spoke to the participants about the current education scenario, guidelines of NEP 2020 and the contribution of a teacher to Higher education. Prof G. Ram Reddy, Dean in Charge welcomed the guests - Dr Rajendra Joshi and Dr. Padmavati fom CESS, Bengaluru, who were conducting the workshop.

International Yoga Day Celebrated At CUAP

Central University of Andhra Pradesh celebrated International Day of Yoga (IDY 2022) at the Transit Campus in Ananthapuramu. Speaking on the occasion, the Honorable Vice Chancellor, Prof. S. A. Kori greeted all the participants on the auspicious occasion and said that Yoga is for Body, Mind and Soul. He emphasized that through practicing Yoga one can lead a disciplined life by inculcating spirituality. He said that one can keep body, mind and soul pure by practicing yoga daily. He further added that the faculty members, non-teaching staff and students should allocate at least 10 to 15 minutes daily for practicing Yoga. Prof. G. Ram Reddy, Dean-in-Charge, Central University of Andhra Pradesh, faculty, non- teaching staff and students participated in the Programme. The participants witnessed the live programme addressed by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi ji before performing Yoga. Mr. Kummara Naresh, the Programme Coordinator cum yoga demonstrator said Yoga along with good food and diet habits lead to good health. He asked everyone work on their diet plan and also take an oath on this special day to spend adequate amount of time for Yoga.