Chandrababu Naidu,
Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

“Andhra Pradesh's vision is to become one amongst India's three best states by 2022, the best state by 2029 and a leading global investment destination by 2050.”

Andhra Pradesh is India’s Sunrise State and the gateway to promising markets and focussed opportunities. Our ideas are big and our vision is global. We have embarked on a journey of double digit growth and are confident of emerging as a developed state by 2029.

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Gouttephone announces Touch Panel manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh.
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Gouttephone announces Touch Panel manufacturing unit in Andhra Pradesh.

Phase I investment to be Rs 504 crores and will generate employment for 300 people, in Vishakapatnam.

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Rockman Industries, part of Hero MotoCorp group, invests in Andhra Pradesh.

APEDB to facilitate the project, which is expected to generate 1600 direct jobs.

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King's college hospital-UK, comes to Andhra Pradesh.

Amaravati to be medical tourism hub. APEDB signs MoU with the Indo-UK Institute of Health, to develop a Medicity at Amaravati.

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About EDB

The board acts as a catalyst to facilitate economic growth, investment climate, reforms, and competitiveness in Andhra Pradesh.

The functions of the Economic Development Board include:

  • Strategic investment planning and promotion
  • Nodal point of contact for investments
  • Mobilisation of resources required for supplementing public and private investment
  • Facilitating inter-departmental coordination
  • Economic and policy research
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Why Andhra Pradesh
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CM Speak

Hon'ble Chief Minister N Chadrababu Naidu delivering his keynote address at Future Decoded, an event organised by Microsoft at Mumbai. He says "Andhra Pradesh to lead the way for digital transformation in India"

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CEO Speak

Mr. J.Krishna Kishore, CEO, Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board explains (APEDB) the USP of Sunrise state of Andhra Pradesh at Make in India summit at Bern, Switzerland during delegation visit from APEDB to induce investors from Switzerland to invest in Andhra Pradesh’s growing economy.

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Keynote Address
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu delivered the keynote address
December 06, 2017

Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board was present at the business seminar held in partnership with Kia Motors Worldwide hosted in Seoul; Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu delivered the keynote address, speaking on Andhra Pradesh’s potential and offerings. Here is an excerpt of his speech. 

Video Message
Executive Vice Chairman's Message - ITServe Alliance Synergy 2017 Conference
November 30, 2017

Here's a video message from Mr. S.P. Tucker, Former Chief Secretary to Government of Andhra Pradesh and Executive Vice Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board urging participants at the ITServe Alliance Synergy 2017 Conference in Houston to work as partners of Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board enabling an evolved IT & ITES ecosystem in AndhraPradesh.

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CEO's Message - ITServe Alliance Synergy 2017 Conference
November 30, 2017

Mr. Prasad Garapati, the Chairman for our IT Taskforce Committee is at the ITServe Alliance Synergy 2017 Conference in Houston, Texas today representing the Government of Andhra Pradesh. The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board is delighted to collaborate with ITServe to drive the growth story of IT and ITES in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Here is a video message from Mr. J. Krishna Kishore, CEO @Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board; to the participants at the event.

Declaration
Amaravati Declaration on Women’s Empowerment
November 28, 2017

Amaravati Declaration on Women’s Empowerment

Our Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu supports women’s empowerment. Launching the ‘Amaravati Declaration' formulating guidelines for women’s empowerment; based on ideas, issues, and problems discussed at the National Women’s Parliament, held in February this year. Earlier this year on women’s day the CM had said “I will be the first one to support reservations for women in Parliament.” The Amaravati declaration aims at the development of women in education, legal rights, health and nutrition, entrepreneurship, research and innovation, politics, social protection, sustainable development goals, social development and digital literacy.

LoI signed
APEDB signs Letter of Intent for a Horticulture Farming Project in Andhra Pradesh
November 27, 2017

APEDB signs Letter of Intent for a Horticulture Farming Project in Andhra Pradesh

Veda AgriProjects Pvt. Ltd. (Veda) signed a Letter of Intent with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board to involve in the activities of agriculture and animal husbandry sectors in Andhra Pradesh. A commitment has been made in terms of investment, technology, planning & design, and equipment into setting up a horticulture farming project in the state. Veda wishes to bring in a proposed investment of INR 600 crores generating 600 direct jobs and 1400 indirect jobs.

Women Entrepreneurship Scheme
Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu encourages cold chain promotion in agriculture
November 22, 2017

Hon'ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu encourages cold chain promotion in agriculture, with the intent of more women entrepreneurs in the state. Ensuring that women are informed about the countless opportunities entrepreneurship has to offer. The Chief Minister said that Andhra Bank would be giving out loans of 25 Lakhs for each group according to the Women Entrepreneurship scheme.

Meeting
Hon’ble Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu meets with South Korean Consul General assuring support for the speedy development of the new Korean City planned at Anantapur
November 21, 2017

Hon’ble Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu meets with South Korean Consul General assuring support for the speedy development of the new Korean City planned at Anantapur

About 37 South Korean companies have proposed to invest approximately Rs 4000 crores, largely in the automobile sector. The investment by the South Korean companies will see approximately 7,000 new jobs being created within the state. The Chief Minister said that APEDB shall coordinate the project to take it ahead. Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board CEO Mr. J. Krishna Kishore participated in this meeting.

Meeting
Chief Minister meets with Singapore Delegation for the second Joint Implementation Steering Committee Meeting
November 21, 2017

Chief Minister meets with Singapore Delegation for the second Joint Implementation Steering Committee Meeting

The Chief Minister met with Singapore’s Minister of Trade and Industry S. Iswaran in the Secretariat on Friday. The meeting included discussions regarding Singapore’s involvement in the development of the city of Amaravati, solid waste management projects, district cooling systems and skill development programmes. In this second meeting of the Joint Implementation Steering Committee, the Chief Minister said that the relationship between Andhra Pradesh and the Singapore government has largely contributed to the planning of the capital city, and he was grateful for the continuous cooperation from their side.

Setting up business
Phoenix Group from Dubai to set up $50 Million rice mill in Andhra Pradesh
November 21, 2017

Phoenix Group from Dubai to set up $50 Million rice mill in Andhra Pradesh

A global agricultural and food company, Phoenix Group headquartered in Dubai, plans to set up a rice mill with an investment of $50 million (Rs. 325 crores) to process 250,000 of non-basmati rice per annum at Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. Gaurav Dhawan, Chairman, Phoenix Group, told Business Line that the company has already identified the land required for setting up the rice mill and is in talks with the State government for completing the formality.

LoI signed
November 10, 2017

APEDB signs letter of intent for a container freight station and logistics park in Andhra Pradesh.

NDR Infrastructure Private Limited and APEDB CEO Mr. J Krishna Kishore yesterday, signed the LoI for a container freight station at Vishakhapatnam. The proposed investment was for 100 crore in two phases with 70 direct and 200 indirect jobs overtime. An LoI was also signed between APEDB and Simhapuri Farmers Agri Parks Private Limited, for an Integrated Logistics Park in Donakonda Mandal, Prakasam District. The investor proposed 400 crore in investment with 250 direct and 500 indirect jobs.

MoU signed
November 03, 2017

Mr. J. Krishna Kishore CEO Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) is attending the World Food India 2017 from November 3-5 in Delhi along with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu and other ministers from the state of Andhra Pradesh and representation from across India.

MoU signed
October 23, 2017

Mr. J. Krishna Kishore, CEO, APEDB, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Al-Arfaj Group Holding Company (AGHC), wishing to formalize direct investments into the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. A company incorporated under the laws of Kuwait with its head office at Fortuna Sotogrande Alto, is into setting up a Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal in the state of Andhra Pradesh with a capacity of 10 Million tons per annum in 2 phases.

CRDA Act
October 23, 2017

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has enacted its Capital Region Development Authority Act, 2014 (Act.No.11 of 2014) for the declaration of the New Capital Area and establishment of the APCRDA (Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority) for the purpose of all end solutions, from Planning to Promoting and Securing the Planned Development of the Capital Region and Capital City Area, for the State of Andhra Pradesh.

Taskforce constituted
October 23, 2017

The IT & Electronics Taskforce was constituted to primarily develop the proposed integrated IT city in Visakhapatnam. It comprises of expertise from the sector and other representatives from Government of Andhra Pradesh. The recent task force meeting headed by Mr. S.P. Tucker, Executive Vice Chairman, APEDB, in Vijayawada points out to an approximate demand per investor to be 10,000 sq.ft. space and entails the ability to generate Employment to 125 people which could also generate about 5000 crore in revenue to government of Andhra Pradesh .

Taskforce constituted
October 23, 2017

The expansion in India’s GDP translates directly into growth in the transportation & logistics sector, there being a ~2x relationship between growth rates of GDP and the transportation & logistics sector. A Taskforce on Logistics and Transport is being commissioned to strengthen the logistics and warehousing ecosystem of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Industry experts, professionals and key Government officials form the core component of the taskforce.

MoU signed
October 22, 2017

Mr. J. Krishna Kishore, CEO, APEDB, had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Aviation City LLP, a company under incorporation in the jurisdiction of UAE with its head office at Dubai, for the development of an Aero-city Hub; an aviation city project with a proposed investment of 5.5 Billon USD and also with 15,000 direct jobs and 5,000 indirect jobs in about 10,000 acres working in three phases, in Andhra Pradesh.

MoU signed
October 22, 2017

APEDB had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bin Zayed Group, a company incorporated under the laws of UAE with its head office at Downtown Dubai. Investors expressed interest in the Infrastructure Projects in Andhra Pradesh such as roads, ports, airports etc. With a proposed investment of 2 Billon USD and also with direct jobs and more in auxiliary industries, APEDB looks up to its investor for a colossal alliance.

Our Blueprint for Growth
Conducive Business
Environment

Andhra Pradesh, ranked 1 st in Ease of Doing Business by the World Bank, provides a conducive environment for businesses to operate and prosper.

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Integrated Infrastructure
Masterplan

Andhra Pradesh is determined on creating a world class infrastructure, providing excellent connectivity, and augmenting state’s power generation capacity.

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Mission and Grid
Based Growth

The vision of Andhra Pradesh for growth is pivoted on 3 pillars of 7 missions, 5 grids, and 5 campaigns.

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Amaravati
The People’s Capital

This ‘futuristic’ greenfield city is bound to put Andhra Pradesh in the league of developed states and brings enormous investment opportunities to the world.

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Partners
PEPSICO

PepsiCo

Sets up largest beverage plant in the country.

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Leaders Speak
Manu Kumar Jain

We are very thankful to Andhra Pradesh Government who has been very supportive of our Make in India plans in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh.

Manu Kumar Jain
Managing Director,
Xiaomi India
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Mr. Ratan Tata

"I can say for sure the future of AP is going to be great with the kind of plans, resources and leadership it has".

Mr. Ratan Tata
Chairman Emeritus of TATA Sons and
Chairman of TATA Trusts
Shinzo Abe

“We are hopeful of improving and strengthening our relations with India and Andhra Pradesh in various sectors like trade and commerce, infrastructure, technology, agriculture, automobiles, etc.”

Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister of Japan
Mr. S Iswaran

“Singapore is honoured and privileged to play a part in Amaravati’s evolving strategy”

Mr. S Iswaran
Minister for Trade and Industry, Singapore Government
Monthly Newsletter
OCTOBER 2017: ISSUE : 2
SUNRISE
Andhra Pradesh

Stay updated on all the latest developments in the Sunrise state of Andhra Pradesh.

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The Economic Development board of Andhra Pradesh (APEDB) takes a progressive step towards integrated and holistic development of the state with The Korean Cluster Project
December 05, 2017

The Economic Development board of Andhra Pradesh (APEDB) takes a progressive step towards integrated and holistic development of the state with The Korean Cluster Project

The Economic Development Board of Andhra Pradesh took yet another step in fulfilling the Chief Minister’s vision of setting up a South Korean City in the state.

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Hon'ble Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates Real Time Governance State Center
November 26, 2017

Hon'ble Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates Real Time Governance State Center

Andhra Pradesh has always been at the forefront of implementing e-Governance across sectors. Our focus is to make Andhra Pradesh the best state by 2029 in terms of the quality and number of e-services in India. The Andhra Pradesh Government is determined to incorporate Information & Communication Technologies (ICT), to improve governance and ensure that the benefits of ICT should reach out the citizens of the state.

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Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board offers overview of the state's investment potential to South Korean delegation.
November 23, 2017

Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board offers overview of the state's investment potential to South Korean delegation.

The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board hosted a meeting with a South Korean Delegation from Gwangju and Jeonam provinces. The GJRI (Gwangju Jeonam Research Institute) is a Government supported organization for the two states.

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Hon'ble Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Emphasizes Sanitation on World Toilet Day
November 19, 2017

Hon'ble Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Emphasizes Sanitation on World Toilet Day

Health and sanitation for all is a human right and key to achieving sustainable development goals. November 19 is World Toilet Day 2017. This World Toilet Day the United Nations organization reiterated the theme from World Water Day earlier this year on wastewater management.

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Upcoming Events
CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT
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EXCON 2017
12th - 16th December 2017
Venue: BIEC, Bangalore
APEDB Stall: A 49 Hall 3

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is organizing Excon 2017 which is scheduled to be hosted in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Presently in its 9th edition, the International Construction Equipment and Technology Trade Fair is supported by the Indian Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association (ICEMA) as Sector Partner for the event. APEDB, the one stop investment destination for the Government of Andhra Pradesh, will be there to interact with investors at Stall No. A 49 Hall 3. Come see us there and be a part of the Sunrise Andhra Pradesh growth story!

ELECTRONICS
NEPCON
17-19 January, 2018, Japan

Launched in 1972, NEPCON JAPAN has grown together with the Japanese & Asian electronics industry. Consisting of 7 shows specialised in essential areas for electronics manufacturing and R&D,the show has furthermore, added exhibitions for promising applications such as Automobiles, Wearable devices, Robots, and Smart factories.

AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE
Aerospace & Defence MRO - South Asia Summit 2018
18-19 January, 2018, New Delhi

Aerospace & Defence MRO South-Asia: where policy makers, regulators, industry leaders, industry experts and the gamut of MRO & aviation industry converge to define the aviation maintenance industry.

AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE
Asia Defence Expo & Conference Series (ADECS) 2018
30 January, 2018, Singapore

Asia Defence Expo & Conference Series (ADECS) is a leading defence and military exhibition focussed specifically on trends and opportunities within the Asia Pacific region. It attracts key local government officials with the wider defence industry, giving the opportunity to over 50 companies to showcase their latest technologies, solutions and systems.

TOURISM
HIFI - Hotel Investment Forum India
5-6 February 2018, Mumbai, India

Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) is India’s most important hotel investment conference. It is the annual meeting place for the leaders in the Indian hotel and tourism industry to discuss important trends, network, identify new opportunities, and do deals through a combination of plenary sessions, breakout panels, and interactive workshops.

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