Telugu organisation in the US said it will raise funds for building Amravati.Telugu Association of North America (TANA) President V Chowdary Jampala said the organisation would accept donations from its members in the US and Canada.Chowdary also announced that TANA will accept donations from all non-resident Telugus who are interested in contributing to the development of Amaravati and to the new 'My Brick - My Amaravati' campaign. And the amount collected will be handed over to the government of Andhra Pradesh along with a list of all donor.
My Brick-my Amaravati web site, however, is not yet enabled to collect funds from people outside India. TANA earlier raised $300,000 (Rs. 2 crores) to the relief of victims of cyclone Hudhud.Donations can be made from the web site www.tana.org/donate by selecting 'Capital Development Fund - AP' from the drop-down box. It is estimated that each dollar of donation counts towards 6 (six) bricks.