AP Investment Destination

Andhra Pradesh offers a model for progressive Economic Growth and Development for the developing nations. AP was recently ranked 1st and identified as an ‘Aspiring Leader’ for investor-friendly ease of doing business setup.
Andhra Pradesh provides a cosmopolitan environment with good quality of life at comparable costs

Mountain View

Why Business is Fast growing in Sunrise state AP :
  • Investor-friendly policies and responsive administration
  • 3rd longest coastline in the country with a length of 974 kms
  • Gateway to East and South East Asian economies
  • Home to leading integrated business cities – Sri City & Ramky
  • 300 tourist locations and more than 7 million visitors every year
  • Richly endowed with natural and human resources
  • Large NRI base of AP origin spread across the world
  • 24 hour supply of quality power
  • Conducive business and regulatory environment
  • A diversified industrial set up
  • Well-connected road, rail, water and air network
  • Large consumer base
1. STRATEGIC LOCATION :

Natural advantages like long coastline and deep draft ports will enable linkages with major markets in South East Asia. Direct shipping calls from South East Asian economies to AP ports vis-à-vis ports in west coast will save transit time of around 2 – 3 days. Accelerated industrialization in the region, agglomeration of cargo from distant hinterland centers and increased connectivity will create windows of opportunity.

2. RICH NATURAL RESOURCES AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, POULTRY DIARY & MARINE SECTOR
  • Has 6 agro-climatic types and 5 different soil types
  • Around 2 million hectares is the area under crop production
  • Agri export zones and mega food parks developed to promote the sector 1st in the production of oil palm, citrus, spices, tomato, chillies and turmeric
  • 2nd largest producer of cashew, silk and mangoes Leading producer of cash crops like tobacco, groundnut, oil seeds, cotton, sugar and jute 22% of diary sectors processing capacity in the organized sector in India
  • Amongst top ten states in milk production 50% of India’s exports in the marine sector Value of fish/prawn produced is 2nd largest in the country
3. MINERALS
  • Mineral store house of India
  • Nellore has a large Mica belt covering an area of 1,000 sq. kms.
  • Amongst the top few states in the country with large limestone reserves.
  • World’s largest single deposit Grey Barytes in Mangampet, Kadapa Dist.
4. STRONG WORKFORCE
  • Large, highly skilled and accessible workforce with competitive wage brackets
  • Student capacity of 344,551 across disciplines
  • Set up 41 skill development centers in the past 2 years
  • Many national and state promoted schemes for skill development
  • Sector specific colleges providing abundant skilled labor
  • Progressive Labor Reforms :Lowest number of labor disputes in south-India
  • First state to have made amendments to the Contract Labor Act by defining core and non-core activities Ranked 6th amongst Indian states in terms of labor and business relations
5. PREFERRED TOURISM DESTINATION:
  • Tourist spots distributed across the state
  • Emerged as the most famous tourist destination with 20% domestic tourists share
  • Registered 35% sector growth
  • Foreign tourist share grew by 11%
6. URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE:
  • Infrastructure supporting 30 urban thriving centers
  • 7 non-major ports and 1 major port; 2 out of 4 ports in India with capability to handle cape-size vessels in AP with immediate rail connectivity
  • A world-class capital city in Guntur/ Vijayawada region
  • 3 mega cities and 14 smart cities
  • Institutions across all levels of education and home to some of the best academic institutions
  • Major hospitals across the state providing world-class healthcare
  • Metro rail projects coming up in Visakhapatnam, VGTM and Tirupati
  • Bus Rapid Transportation System (BRTS) in 2 cities – Visakhapatnam & Vijayawada
  • Naturally, ecologically, culturally and religiously rich and diverse variety of tourist destinations
  • Combined AP has been ranked 4th best state in India in legal structure and security
  • Disaster management projects under implementation
7. INFRASTRUCTURE
  • Tremendous natural gas wealth in the KG Basin
  • India’s LNG gateway from the east with 2 LNG terminals under development
  • Inland Water Transport under development to aid cargo movement
  • Extensive road and rail network across the state
  • 1 international and 5 domestic airports
  • Supported by centre’s “power for all” scheme for 24×7 reliable and quality power
  • Good potential for solar and wind energy projects