Rt. Hon’ble Baroness Sandip Verma of Leicester, and a delegation from the UK met with our Hon’ble Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu
As part of his three country visit last month the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu was in the United Kingdom on October 24 and 25. As a follow up to this visit a successful meeting Rt. Hon’ble Baroness Sandip Verma of Leicester, and a delegation from the United Kingdom called on him expressing keen interest to collaborate with Andhra Pradesh in areas of infrastructure development, solar technology, education, capacity building and tourism.
At the meeting, CM Naidu reiterated scope for investment across varied sectors offered by the State of Andhra Pradesh. The Baroness expressed interest in collaborating collaborate with Andhra Pradesh, in the areas of infrastructure development, solar technology, education, capacity building, and tourism.
Dr. Geoffrey Clements, Chairman of Commonwealth Infrastructure Partners, also present at the meeting proposed development in solar technology, and facilitation of skill upgradation and training programs. He further added interest in investing in capacity building programs and skill development for the people of Andhra Pradesh.
Ms. Fareena Sajjad, the Business Director of NeoXcraft, expanded on opportunities in future-proof transport systems, and train and evolvement of professional acumen to efficiently use the systems. The future proof transport system will diminish road congestion, air-borne pollutants, wear and tear of roads, improve safety and create a vastly improved transport network towards to evolve a true smart city transport solution.
Also at the interaction was Mr. Amar Kavi, Chairman of Kavi Holding AG, who proposed working for a pilot project in Visakhapatnam, to launch a secure ID system with censors, biometrics and GPS with the company, Fejlette. The Chief Minister assured, “This can be launched with the police as well, and our DGP and Principal Secretary (IT) Ajay Jain can ensure that this project follows through.”
Mr. Suresh Mangalagiri, Executive Director of Advaith Biofules Limited, is keen on setting up a bio-diesel unit in the Special Economic Zone (SEZ), Visakhapatnam.
An Advisory Committee will be formed, to follow up with the proposals, which will be coordinated by Mr. Amar Kavi.
The Chief Minister reaffirmed his interest in international best practices to be consorted in Andhra Pradesh.