The Cabinet has given nod to the provision of funds of Rs 420 crore for the first phase expenditure towards establishment of the Central Tribal University.
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved setting up of a Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh. "Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh" will be set up in Relli village of Vizianagaram District as provided under the Thirteenth Schedule to the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 (No. 6 of 2014).
The Cabinet has given nod to the provision of funds of Rs 420 crore for the first phase expenditure towards the establishment of the Central Tribal University.
Prakash Javadekar, Union Human Resources Minister, tweeted, "Central Tribal University at Relli, Kottavalasa Mandal, Vizianagaram Dist will help in overall development of this backward region of Andhra Pradesh."
"The new Central Tribal University at Vizianagaram would start functioning from academic yr 2019-20 with student strength of 250. It would move up to more than 4,000 students in the next 7 years," Javadekar said in another tweet.