Hon'ble Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's US Visit Day 6
Hon'ble Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu met Dr.Lloyd B.Minor, MD. Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine.
Hon'ble Chief Minister said he always admired Stanford University for its academic excellence and he strongly believes that only education will change the future of society. "Andhra Pradesh will be a knowledge state and we would like to have Stanford as our knowledge partners",he added.
Dr Lloyd said that they are specialist in precision care and they want to change the very nature of healthcare to one of personalised care focused on keeping people healthy.
Later Hon'ble Chief Minister presented a coffee table book to Dr Lloyd, titled "The Sunrise State Andhra Pradesh", published by Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board(APEDB).
Hon'ble Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu meeting with Ms. Jennifer Johnson , the President and COO of Franklin Templeton.
Ms.Jennifer in her opening remarks said that their journey with India has been very comfortable and that they are looking for right opportunities for expanding their operations.
When Ms.Jennifer enquired about the high end talent, the Chief Minister said "all over the world for every four IT professionals , one is Indian and out of every four Indians, one is from the Sunrise state of Andhra pradesh, this indicates that Telugus are the best and brightest from the global talent pool.
She suggested that Andhra Pradesh and Franklin should together create a Fintech development fund and indicated that Franklin is ready for expansion and they will make a decision on the location soon.
The Chief Minister said that through Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project, government is determined to provide internet connection to every home.
Franklin Resources Inc. is an American holding company that, together with its subsidiaries, is referred to as Franklin Templeton Investments; it is a global investment firm founded in New York City in 1947 as Franklin Distributors, Inc. It is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BEN, in honor of Benjamin Franklin, for whom the company is named, and who was admired by founder Rupert Johnson, Sr.