Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress Party general secretary and Rajya Sabha MP V Vijaya Sai Reddy has said that Andhra Pradesh government is planning to increase the number of districts from 13 to 25 in the state.

"The three capitals have been announced in a bid to bring development in all the districts. Chief minister's ambition is to increase the number of the districts in the state to 25," Vijaya Sai Reddy said at an event on December 21.

The Rajya Sabha MP was participating in the birthday celebrations of YSRCP chief and chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the party headquarters in Visakhapatnam.

"He said that Jagan Mohan Reddy is a man who has always served the public without any ambitions for power," Reddy said.

He also lauded the decision to declare Visakhapatnam the executive capital as 'historic' and said that the city will become an IT hub soon. "The state government is planning to make the port city as the executive capital for Andhra Pradesh," the leader said.

Reddy also spoke about the job opportunities, women security and the newly-enacted Disha Act.