3 Lakh Bricks for Amaravati in a single day
NRIs based in North America Bay Area extending their helping hand to AP’s next capital, Amaravati by purchasing about 3 Lakh e-bricks in a single day. This was followed by a call given by IT Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy who is on a visit to US.
Palle is in US to participate in Oracle Open World, an IT summit, in San Francisco, appealed to the IT companies and NRIs to make investments in Andhra Pradesh. He met the top officials of Oracle Corporation, Intel and other firms. Interestingly, the state government did not enable NRI payments option in My Brick – My Amaravati website till date.
But the NRIs are donating through NGOs and transferring the bricks to the cause. The initiate launched by the state government to promote participation of people in the development of the new capital, is overwhelming. By Tuesday afternoon, the website alone is showing nearly 35 Lakhs of bricks donated.