Andhra Pradesh, India’s Sunrise State, is a gateway to growing markets and promising opportunities. It is endowed with rich natural resources & mineral wealth and boasts of the second longest coastline in the country. With visionary political leadership, strong government mandate and proactive administration, the State has mapped its 2029 vision blueprint with a global outlookand a target to beamongst the best three states in India by 2022. Andhra Pradesh’s growth trajectory has been on the rise, with the State being the fastest growingState in India with 10.99% GSDP growthin 2015-16. The State has received many accolades over the past 2 years:
No. 1 on Ease of doing Business by World Bank – Government of India (October 2016)
Top State in attracting private sector investment by RBI (September 2016)
No. 1 in implementation of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Programmes by World Bank (October 2016)
Top State in the ‘infrastructure’ category by India Today (November 2016)
Leader in marine exports
GSDP growth rate of 12.26% in Q1 2016
Single Desk Portal to provide all clearances / approvals within 21 working days to set up an industry in the State rated as a
     best practice by World Bank (September 2015)
24X7 power to all Domestic, Industrial & Commercial consumers
7 hours power to Agricultural consumers
9.98% T&D losses in AP - amongst the lowest in the country
18 GW Renewable Energy Capacity by FY 21-22 – 10 GW Solar and 8 GW Wind
Four large solar parks in AP with 4,000 MW capacity: Anantapur - I &II , Kurnool, and Kadapa
World’s largest solar park at Kurnool (1000 MW getting commissioned in April 2017)
2 crore LED bulbs distributed in AP
Target to set up 14 ports by 2029& 12 airports by 2020
Set to emerge as a ‘logistics hub’ of global repute
Development of888 km of Inland Waterways
Potential to develop Coastal Employment Zone
Planned to be developed as a "futuristic" world-class city with expected population of 13 million by 2050.
217 sq km of capital city area and 7420 sq km of capital region area
USD 6 billion planned investment over 10 years
8 industrial & economic anchor sectors identified as growth drivers
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Ms P Hema Malini
Confederation of Indian Industry
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Confederation of Indian Industry
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