• State Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Confederation of Indian Industry
Andhra Pradesh, the eight largest state in India, 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 is poised to capitalize on its business friendly policies and robust physical, social and industrial infrastructure. Andhra Pradesh is poised to be among India’s three best states by 2022 and a developed state by 2029.

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has accorded top priority to industrial and infrastructure growth and intends to position the State as the most preferred destination for investors by providing favourable business climate, excellent infrastructure, good law and order and cordial industrial relations. The Government has introduced various investor-friendly policies for different sectors to facilitate availability of resources, provide conducive industrial environment, develop state-of-the art infrastructure, foster innovation and create employment opportunities.

Andhra Pradesh has already made an impact through its investor-friendly initiatives by being ranked as the 2nd best state in the country on Ease of Doing Business as per a report by World Bank. The State has put in place a Single Desk Portal to provide all clearances/approvals within 21 working days to set up an industry in the state.

The State has focused on setting an enabling platform through quality power, developing industrial land banks and skilled resource base across the State. Andhra Pradesh is the 1st state in South India to offer 24X7 power to industry and is heading towards achieving a total installed capacity of about 29,000 MW by 2019 (present installed capacity is around 10,222 MW)

The State has also created one of the largest industrial land banks in the country. Currently, over 300,000 acres of industrial land bank is available, and the focus in on further adding 700,000 acres, with total planned land bank of 1 million acres.

Andhra Pradesh plays host to two large Industrial Corridors – Visakhapatnam – Chennai Industrial Corridor and Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor, which is expected to bring in USD 2 billion investments. A third Industrial Corridor from Bengaluru-Kurnool is planned, thereby ensuring that all 13 districts in the State are covered.

The State is also developing a greenfield capital city in Amaravati covering 217 sq km of capital city area and 7420 sq km of capital region area. Amaravati is planned to be developed as a "futuristic" world-class city with expected population of 13 million by 2050.

Andhra Pradesh is India’s Sunrise State and is on the path of immense growth. We welcome you to join us on this journey and make Andhra Pradesh your business.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the development of India, partnering industry, Government, and civil society, through advisory and consultative processes.

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has over 8,500 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 200,000 enterprises from around 265 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.

Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.

As a developmental institution working towards India’s overall growth with a special focus on India@75 in 2022, the CII theme for 2017-18, India@75: Inclusive. Ahead. Responsible emphasizes Industry's role in partnering Government to accelerate India's growth and development. The focus will be on key enablers such as job creation; skill development and training; affirmative action; women parity; new models of development; sustainability; corporate social responsibility, governance and transparency.

With 67 offices, including 9 Centres of Excellence, in India, and 11 overseas offices in Australia, Bahrain, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Iran, Singapore, South Africa, UK, and USA, as well as institutional partnerships with 355 counterpart organizations in 126 countries, CII serves as a reference point for Indian industry and the international business community.
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