Andhra Pradesh - India’s Sunrise State
Andhra Pradesh is strategically located in the southeastern coast of India and is a natural gateway to East and South East Asia. The State has abundant natural resources (barytes, limestone, bauxite, and a number of minor minerals), fertile land, 4 major and 17 minor rivers, extensive canal system and conducive agro-climatic conditions. The State is also blessed with the second longest coastline of 974 Kms. With Visionary leadership and proactive administration, the State has recorded a CAGR of 11.61% in 2016-17. Some of the key achievements include:
▷  ‘State of the Year (2017)’- Award by CNBC
▷  Ranked No 1 in India in Ease of Doing Business ranking by World Bank in 2016
▷  Amongst top 3 states in attracting private sector investments
▷  Amongst top 3 states in Business Investment Potential, NCEAR State Investment Potential Index, 2017
▷  Golden Peacock Award to Hon’ble CM for Global Leadership in Public Service & Economic Transformation
▷  National Energy Conservation Award 2017 for the best State Designated Agency
▷  AP Single Desk Portal (for granting industrial clearances in 21 working days) designated as a best practice by World Bank
▷  Visakhapatnam ranked 3rd under Swachh Bharat’s ‘Swachh Survekshan’ 2017
▷  Top State in Marine Exports

24X7 power to all
Domestic, Industrial &
Commercial consumers
7 hours power to
Agricultural consumers
9.81 % T&D losses in
AP-one of 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 a single location in
commissioned in
Kurnool(1000 MW)

2.17 crore LED bulbs
distributed in AP

Target to set up 14 ports by
2029 & 12 airports by 2020
Deep draft ports with
cumulative capacity of
250MMTPA; plans to
increase to 750MMTPA
Set to emerge as a ‘logistics
hub’ of global repute
Development of 888 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
City based on ‘Walk to Work’
USD 6 billion planned
investment over 10 years
8 industrial & economic
anchor sectors identified
as growth drivers
Ms P Hema Malini
Confederation of Indian Industry
Mantosh Sondhi Centre
23 Institutional Area, Lodi Road
New Delhi 110003
Ph: 91 11 24629994-7 Extn. 402; 45771021(D)
Email: hema.malini@cii.in
Mr Vikash Parekh
Confederation of Indian Industry
Visakhapatnam Zonal Office
3B, 4th Floor, Rednam Alcazar, Rednam Gardens,
Opp. SBI Main Branch, Visakhapatnam-530002
M: 9963484455
Email: Vikash.parekh@cii.in