The Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Mr. N Chandrababu Naidu unveiled the master plan for the new and fast upcoming SRM University, AP – Amaravati, which is set to commence programs in engineering from August of this year.
Practical and Application oriented learning at SRM
“SRM is embracing a new method of learning, not seen before in India. We will emphasize practical and application oriented learning via projects and lab courses rather than monologues that are the typical feature of our classrooms. We would like to create a world-class environment for our students here at SRM University, AP – Amaravati; and we want to help them create tomorrow”, says Dr. P Sathyanarayanan, President of SRM University, AP –Amaravati.
To help them in this endeavor SRM University, AP - Amaravati has brought in many multinational institutions. Perkins + Will, a reputed international architecture firm with many decades of experience is conceptualizing the design of the university.
Construction of the University by the Shapporji Group
This will be constructed by the eminent Shapoorji Pallonji Group. Aiding them in the recruitment of senior administrative and academic members are international search firmsPerret Laver and Society, who specialize in the higher education space.
SRM University, AP – Amaravati is currently establishing partnerships with reputed international universities from the US, the UK, and Singapore. With support from these international institutions, there will be a significant focus on both pure and applied research in areas of renewable energy, space technology, IoT, blue economy, nanotechnologies, and much more.“Developing research led universities is fundamental to the progress of the state and the nation. We aim to do just that by bringing solutions to the problems that plague today’s world”, says Dr. Narayana Rao, Pro – Vice Chancellor of SRM University, AP – Amaravati.This university is aimed to become first integrated interdisciplinary institutions offering courses in Engineering, Management, law, medical sciences, pure sciences and liberal arts.
Inauguration of SRM University by the Honourable Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Additionally, SRM University, AP – Amaravati, along with the Chief Minister of AP, is launching an incubation center “SHRISTI” – SRM Habitat for Research; Innovation in Science; Technology for Industries to make its university a hub of innovation of development. SHRISTI aims to create 100 companies and generate 10,000 jobs in next 10 years. This innovation center will provide customized build-up space and research infrastructure with supporting services.