The Minister of Industries, Infrastructure, Investment & Commerce, Information Technology and Handlooms & Textiles, Government of Andhra Pradesh Mr. Gudivada Amarnath recently paid a visit to Sri City wherein he addressed a CII roundtable.
Addressing the gathering of CXOs, the industries minister reiterated the government’s emphasis on promoting trade and business and in providing all possible support to Industry.
‘Under the dynamic leadership of Mr. Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy the state has emerged as an ideal destination for investments. With the new Industrial Policy, we are aiming to create an inclusive and balanced regional development, promote startup culture and ensure skill development,’ said the minister.
Highlighting the importance of creating world class infrastructure and creating an enabling atmosphere for companies in doing this Mr Amarnath said ‘Our thrust is to improve the economy and provide employment opportunities to the youth.
The new policy lays emphasis on fast-tracks clearance of projects to ensure their early grounding. Our government has been investing on a priority basis to set up excellent logistic infrastructure in the state. We will take feedback from the CII and address the issues as early as possible”.
Convening the meeting Ms. Priyamanjari Todi, Chairperson, CII-Tirupati Region said that the intent is to bridge the understanding between industry and the Government through deliberations.
Dr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City hailed the minister’s visit to Sri City and thanked the government’s whole hearted support provided to Sri City. “It is the very first visit of the Minister to Sri City falling on the 4th anniversary of the present Government, and we consider it as a great honour and privilege to have him here.
The visit reflects the strong impetus and seriousness of the government on industrial development, and his observations and suggestions will be very useful for Sri City’s growth.”
Mr Sannareddy further appreciated the AP government in creating an enabling environment for businesses and industries to thrive in Tirupati district. Mr. Praveen Kumar, Vice Chairman & MD, APIIC & Commissioner of Industries, Mr. Lanka Sridhar, Advisor to AP Government, and other officials were present.