Leader’s Vision

“Andhra Pradesh’s vision is to be amongst India’s three best states by 2022 and a developed state by 2029.”

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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The Growth Story of Andhra Pradesh
1 st
overall rank in
Ease Of Doing Business in India by World Bank
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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The Growth Story of Andhra Pradesh
1 st
overall rank in
Ease Of Doing Business in India by World Bank
News and Updates

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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The Growth Story of Andhra Pradesh
1 st
overall rank in
Ease Of Doing Business in India by World Bank
News and Updates

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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The Growth Story of Andhra Pradesh
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overall rank in
Ease Of Doing Business in India by World Bank
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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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.

Taskforce constituted
October 23, 2017

The Pharma Taskforce which comprises of experts from the sector, meets at regular intervals to understand the current scenario of the sector and find ways to better the situation. The recent taskforce meeting headed by Mr. Srinivas Lanka established three major focus points; Fermentation-park, Pharma-park and APCARL.

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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CANEUS inks an MoU with APEDB to establish a Center of Excellence on Space Sciences and Technologies
November 16, 2017

CANEUS inks an MoU with APEDB to establish a Center of Excellence on Space Sciences and Technologies

CANEUS International, a reputed organization in the field of satellite and space technology has today signed a tripartite agreement with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) and the Andhra Pradesh State Skills Development Corporation (APSSDC) to establish a Center of Excellence on Space Sciences and Technologies for Development (CoE4SSTD) in Hindpur, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh.

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Electric Mobility Stakeholders Meet’ deliberate on EV Policy for Andhra Pradesh and addresses the mobility of tomorrow
November 14, 2017

Electric Mobility Stakeholders Meet’ deliberate on EV Policy for Andhra Pradesh and addresses the mobility of tomorrow

The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) and key stakeholders of the electric mobility value chain today held an ‘Electric Mobility Stakeholder Meet’ to articulate the vision and identify key themes and growth engines that will drive electric mobility in Andhra Pradesh. This meet will also enable the government of Andhra Pradesh to develop a policy for electric mobility.

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APEDB drives electronic manufacturing in Andhra Pradesh. Signs MoU with SAVI Research Inc.
November 09, 2017

APEDB drives electronic manufacturing in Andhra Pradesh. Signs MoU with SAVI Research Inc.

The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Savi Research Inc. where the investor committed to mutual cooperation in infrastructure and industrial development in Andhra Pradesh via investment.

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APEDB enables industrial development in Andhra Pradesh. Signs MoU with Biometronic Technology Pvt Ltd.
November 09, 2017

APEDB enables industrial development in Andhra Pradesh. Signs MoU with Biometronic Technology Pvt Ltd.

The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Biometronic Technology Private Limited committing to mutual cooperation in infrastructure and industrial development in Andhra Pradesh via investment.

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Upcoming Events
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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The 1st Israel International Cybersecurity Seminar (IICS)
November 19 - 24, 2017, Israel

The seminar is hosted by SIBAT - International Defense Cooperation of the IMOD - Israeli Ministry of Defense, the C4I Corps of the IDF, and the National Cyber Directorate. Will be instrumental in providing Cyber Security Framework (CSF) to support the State's APCERT, e-Pragati, AP Fibre Grid Programs.

BIOTECHNOLOGY AND PHARMA
CPhI India 2017
November 27, 2017, Mumbai

CPhI India 2017 is India's largest and leading pharmaceutical exhibition, which brings together more than 1,200 exhibiting companies and over 50,000 pharma industry professionals from 120+ countries. CPhI India represents the pharmaceutical ingredients sector and its key players.

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