XLRI: Another top B-School for Andhra Pradesh

XLRI, which is considered as one of India’s premier Business Schools, will now be established in Amaravati, the capital of Andhra Pradesh. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu and Director of Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Fr. E. Abraham laid the foundation stone for the new B-School in the capital. 

Speaking at the event, the Chief Minister said that XLRI Jamshedpur has thoughtfully designed world-class infrastructure facilities and has become one of the most reputed national B-Schools.“I'm happy to learn that XLRI has completed 70 glorious years of educating global business leaders. For 70 years, the institution has diligently focused on training future business leaders who can help shape the destiny of India with integrity, competence and commitment,” he added, congratulating the institute’s management for considering Amaravati for another campus. 

“It is a matter of happy coincidence that XLRI is entering into its Platinum Jubilee Celebration year in 2019,” he added. The new XLRI Amaravati campus of is being set up in Inavolu village in Thullur Mandal in Guntur district, covering a sprawling area of 50 Acres. The new campus will accommodate around 5,000 students to provide post-graduate and undergraduate programs in management education.

“It is our belief that in emphasizing value-based management education, we will be grooming business leaders who will serve as catalysts of change and become responsible leaders of tomorrow that will carve the destiny of a new India,” XLRI director said, adding that the XLRI has a special sense of gratitude to the Chief Minister’s Office for the support and assistance. 

With the entry of XLRI into Andhra Pradesh, the state is poised to become a Higher Education Hub with private education institutes such as VIT, SRM University and Amity University, Amrita University, Centurion Institute of Tool Design, and National Institute of Fashion Technology already beginning operations in the state. 

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