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UGC grants Rs 255 cr to AP educational institutions

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on March 27, 2015 Published on March 27, 2015

The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released Rs 255 crore for upgradation of universities and other educational institutions in Andhra Pradesh.

The 160-year-old Rajahmundry Government College, an autonomous institution, has been granted Rs 55 crore to be upgraded to university.

The UGC had also sanctioned Rs 20 crore each for Andhra University, Sri Venkateshwara University, Acharya Nagarjuna University and Sri Krishnadevaraya University for a face-lift.

Further, Rs 12 crore has been sanctioned to Pathapatnam college in Srikakulam and Cheepurupalli college in Vizianagaram. In addition, 48 colleges were granted Rs 2 crore each, according to a release.

Published on March 27, 2015
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