Smart Andhra Pradesh Foundation (SAPF)
The Government of Andhra Pradesh initiated the Smart Andhra Pradesh Foundation (SAPF), under the visionary leadership of Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu. SAPF is an independent body with an eminent advisory board comprising corporate and social development leaders.
SAPF aims to promote the Brand Andhra Pradesh with a focus on an inclusive sustainable society. The development initiatives under SAPF include the following.
- Network engagement with individuals, institutions, and donors
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
- Engagement with resource agencies and knowledge tanks
SAPF promotes philanthropy for knowledge-sharing, support, and channelizes resources effectively. SAPF is a state nodal agency to facilitate, network, and advocate the Smart Village-Smart Ward program, fostering community development. As part of this initiative, 20 non-negotiable indicators have been identified and achieved in several villages of Andhra Pradesh, S. Uppalapadu being the first among them. SAPF acts as a catalyst to establish a responsible and accountable ecosystem of doers and donors.