In Gnanabheri programme, organised by ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP), at Andhra University (AU) College of Engineering, Vizag, Chandrababu lauded the efforts of students and encouraged them to become rulers of their own destiny. A B.Sc. second year student, Tulasi, stole the hearts of everyone on stage, with an excellent speech on dedication and hard work. She said that she desired to become and IAS officer. Chandrababu, who was visibly moved by her courage, announced a fixed deposit of Rs. 5 lakh in her name.