Designing varsity to come up in Vizag
To promote gaming and designing, a special ‘Designing University’ will be established at Visakhapatnam. The UNESCO already entered into a Memorandum...
Amaravati: To promote gaming and designing, a special ‘Designing University’ will be established at Visakhapatnam. The UNESCO already entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the AP Economic Development Board (EDB) on ‘Gaming Digital Learning Hub’, and the representatives from UNESCO met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday at Secretariat, to finalise the project.
The UNESCO team requested Chandrababu Naidu to allocate 100 acres of land for them to promote gaming and digital learning in the State.The delegates explained that future will be on the gaming and the corporate giants like UB Soft, Samsung, Microsoft and others also were ready to establish their offices in Visakhapatnam.
They further explained that within next 10 years, more than 50,000 jobs would be generated in the sector. Out of the total market in the country, AP will capture at least 25 per cent, they opined. Gaming-Digital skill development, gaming-digital teacher training, global certification in digital learning and others will be the part of the hub. Naidu said that AP should lead the country as innovation valley. This would help in building knowledge economy, he added.