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.LEARN MORE
Design of the new secretariat coming up in Amaravati is finalised.
Foster+ Partners to come up with an action plan for its implementation in six to eight weeks.LEARN MORE
APEDB signs a landmark three way MoU with UNESCO & HRD MINISTRY.
GoAP, UNESCO MGIEP & Ministry of HRD to join forces for a unique gaming hub, transforming Vishakhapatnam into a Tech-enabled Education Center.LEARN MORE
Andhra Pradesh to be the first state in India, to get breakthrough FSOC technology.
X collaborates with GoAP to bring Free Space Optical Communication Technology to India.LEARN MORE
APEDB makes significant strides in U.S.-Andhra Educational Collaboration.
Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) to establish a mega-university from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in Amaravati in the near future.LEARN MORE
Hon'ble Chief Minister meets with the Mayor of Busan, South Korea.
Hon'ble Chief Minister thanks Mayor of Busan on the courtesy extended to the delegation during his visit and requested the Mayor to visit Andhra Pradesh as the state's guest.LEARN MORE
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
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"PLAY VIDEO IN FULLSCREEN
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.PLAY VIDEO IN FULLSCREEN
APEDB signs a landmark three Way MoU with UNESCO & HRD MINISTRY
It was an excellent day for the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board as we signed a landmark three Way MoU. Andhra Pradesh Government, UNESCO MGIEP & Ministry of HRD to join forces for a unique gaming hub, supporting Nara Chandrababu Naidu's vision of transforming Vishakhapatnam into a Tech-enabled Education Center. Refer to the news video link for reference in detail.
Andhra Pradesh Economic Development board (APEDB) was there at the Excon 2017, Bengaluru; the largest Construction Equipment Exhibition in South Asia. The aim of our participation was showcasing, Andhra Pradesh's pioneering initiatives to promote, building and construction material investments, into the state. Currently Andhra Pradesh has 14 Smart Cities, a high-speed rail from Visakhapatnam to Chennai, Sea Ports, a Greenfield international Aerotropolis center, and major solar parks. Team APEDB met with industry leaders and garnered support from Mr. Anant G Geete, Union Minister for Heavy Industry & Public enterprises during the event.
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.
On Day II thanks to Mr. Kang Buwon, VP Busan Port Authority, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu toured the largest port in Busan, South Korea. The Port of Busan is a Metropolitan City that includes four modern ports, international passenger & 6 container terminals Busan, South Korea. Pusan New Port owns and operates container terminals at the Pusan port. The major industries in the Port of Busan include shipbuilding, electronics, steel, automobiles, ceramics, paper and chemicals.
On Day 1 in Seoul our Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu along with Vikram Doraiswami, Ambassador of India to Republic of Korea met with 16 Korean associates & vendors of KIA Motors to gain deeper understanding of their concept, investment, & employment generation intent in our state of Andhra Pradesh. Representatives from Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation and Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board were present. Keep tracking the CM's trip here with us at the APEDB.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Nara Chandrababu Naidu along with high level ministers from GoAP including APEDB CEO Mr. J. Krishna Kishore met with Hwang Kag-Gyu, President & CEO of LOTTE Corporation Ltd, a conglomerate Head Quartered in South Korea. Mr. Naidu elaborated on Andhra Pradesh's food processing units, mega food parks and proximity to ports for import of specific raw materials making it conducive for LOTTE and similar players to invest in the state. It was further decided that a joint working group will be set up to support Lotte with Indian Ambassador to Korea Mr. Vikram Doraiswami leading the efforts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Andhra Pradesh, ranked 1 st in Ease of Doing Business by the World Bank, provides a conducive environment for businesses to operate and prosper.LEARN MORE
Andhra Pradesh is determined on creating a world class infrastructure, providing excellent connectivity, and augmenting state’s power generation capacity.LEARN MORE
The vision of Andhra Pradesh for growth is pivoted on 3 pillars of 7 missions, 5 grids, and 5 campaigns.LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
Sets up largest beverage plant in the country.LEARN MORE
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
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"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
“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
“Singapore is honoured and privileged to play a part in Amaravati’s evolving strategy”Mr. S Iswaran
Minister for Trade and Industry, Singapore Government
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China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC) to invest USD 250 million in a mega solar manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh
CETC Renewable Energy Technology Company, an ancillary of China Electronics Technology Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) to set up a Mega Solar Manufacturing Plant in Andhra Pradesh, Chittoor.LEARN MORE
Andhra Pradesh sets a regulatory framework for direct selling in the state
The Government of Andhra Pradesh has notified the direct selling guidelines putting in place a predictable regulatory environment for the direct-selling industry in India. This notification would result in policy pragmatism, ease of doing business and will be a major boost to the Rs. 10,000 crore direct-selling industry in India.LEARN MORE
The Government of Andhra Pradesh, UNESCO MGIEP the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board join force to transform Vishakhapatnam into a Knowledge Hub & Technology enabled Education Center
The first day of the international Ed-Tech conference Transforming Education Conference for Humanity (TECH) began with the announcement of a strategic partnership between the Education Ministry of the Andhra Government, the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) and the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) to develop the state into a hub of Games for Learning.LEARN MORE
X collaborates with government of Andhra Pradesh to bring breakthrough free Space Optical Communication Technology to India
To boost Andhra Pradesh’s digital infrastructure to an enviable modernity with breakthrough technology, the APSFL a fully owned company of Government of Andhra Pradesh and X Development LLC, known as X, Alphabet's moonshot factory that works on new cutting edge technologies, co-signed a landmark agreement earlier this year.LEARN MORE
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India is now the centre of attraction for the world economy and very much on the path to become driver of global economy. Andhra Pradesh is at the forefront of Indian growth story. Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, in partnership with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, the Government of India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) are organizing the 24th edition of the Partnership Summit from 24th-26th February 2018 in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
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