“Every high school should have an innovation chapter; every university should have an innovation chapter. What is innovation, what we are doing differently,” Naidu said.
Supporting his statement he added that from the largest IT companies to service provider giants, the companies have got their current status only due to innovation in their respective sectors.
He said innovations like utilising power infrastructure to carry fibre lines is applied by the state government to reduce costs.
The Andhra Pradesh CM said that in order to improve student faculty ratio (SFR) in higher education, the state government has taken steps like establishing premier national institutes and attracting private sector investments into higher education sector.
“Besides this, we have setup a 25-member State Knowledge Advisory Board with eminent educators, industrialist and academicians from across the globe to help formulate and implement a road map for higher education in the state,” he added
Naidu was addressing an event organised by FICCI.