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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister tour to Davos – Day 3

CM invites Wipro to be active partner in e-pragati During the meeting with Wipro Chairman AzimPremji, the Chief Minister invited Wipro to become an active partner in e-pragati, in efforts to make Andhra Pradesh a digitally-progressive state. He said: “I wish to make e-pragatia model for the entire country. Our state's egovernance solutions will expedite development process and empower people with the use of technology in building a brighter, vibrant and a Digital Andhra Pradesh.” AzimPremji, who came along with his son RishabPremji, enquired about other digital initiatives in Andhra Pradesh. The Chief Minister explained about the fibre connectivity and e-pragati. He has also explained the state government’s flagship Smart Andhra Pradesh programme. CM invites Philips to energy efficiently light up Amaravati  During a meeting with Ronald de Jong, Board member of Philips, the Chief Minister asked them to come with proposals to energy efficiently light up Amaravati and

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister tour to Davos – Day 2

Tata Sons proposes iconic investment in AP Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Sri N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday met with Cyrus Mistry, Chairman, TataSons, who proposed to make an iconic investment in the State.The Chief Minister had a series of meetings and interactions on Day 2 of Davos Summit. The Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Sri RanilWickramasinghe, during his meeting, invited the Chief Minister for dinner during his stay in Davos to have a detailed meeting. Naidu and Mistry discussed possible areas of collaboration in the state. During their interaction, Cyrus Mistry proposed to make an iconic investment in Andhra Pradesh. During the interaction, the Tata Sons Chairman recollected his association with the state and talked about his love for Andhra food and culture. Meeting 1: CM asks for best practices in urban development and living Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Sri N. Chandrababu Naidu began his day with a session on “Future of Urban Development and Services.”He was

Chandrababu Naidu all set for WEF meet

Seeks to build Brand AP image Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu is leading a State delegation to World Economic Forum's 46th annual meeting to be held during January 20 to 23 in Davos, Switzerland. After recently setting the stage of flow of investments with the CII Partnership Summit in Vizag earlier this month, the WEF meet at Davos is another effort at building Brand AP. Building on “Brand AP”, the Chief Minister mission at the event, where heads of state and CEOs take part, is aimed at projecting Andhra Pradesh as an ideal investment destination. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan, are among those invited from India to attend the Summit. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister is the only State head who has been invited. For the WEF event on the “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” the Chief Minister will take part as a special guest and attend the session along with ministers of other countries and CEOs

What is the theme of Davos 2016?

Over 2,500 leaders from business, government, international organizations, civil society, academia, media and the arts will participate in the  46 th  Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum  in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, on 20-23 January. The theme of the Meeting is “Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution”. Earlier Industrial Revolutions advanced human progress through new forms of power generation, mass production and information processing. Building on a ubiquitous and mobile internet, smaller, cheaper and more powerful sensors, as well as artificial intelligence and machine learning, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is distinct in the speed, scale and force at which it transforms entire systems of production, distribution, consumption – and possibly the very essence of human nature. “There are many challenges in the world today, and I feel that one of the most intense and impactful will be shaping the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’ – driven by the speed, the br

Who's coming to Davos 2016?

Over 40 heads of state and government, as well as 2,500 leaders from business and society will convene at the  46th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, from 20 to 23 January in Davos-Klosters , Switzerland, under the theme, Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution . Critical current challenges, such as  security ,  climate change  and  “new normal” global growth and commodity prices,  are among the issues on the agenda. The Co-Chairs of the Annual Meeting 2016 are:  Mary Barra,  Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, General Motors Company;  Sharan Burrow , General-Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC);  Satya Nadella , Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation;  Hiroaki Nakanishi , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Hitachi;  Tidjane Thiam , Chief Executive Officer, Credit Suisse; and  Amira Yahyaoui , Founder, Al Bawsala and Global Shaper. "The Fourth Industrial Revolution refers to the fusion of technologies across the physica

AP Branded Bus in Davos to Attract Investments

A bus branded with ‘Make Andhra Pradesh Your Business’ posters run on the streets of the Davos city in Switzerland ahead of the 46th World Economic Forum annual summit Ahead of the 46th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Summit, Andhra Pradesh government has come out with an innovative campaign on the streets of Davos to attract investments to the reorganised State. Building on the tremendous success achieved at the recently held CII Partnership Summit in Visakhapatnam, the State government has now begun undertaking a unique initiative to project the might of the reorganised AP as an investment destination bringing it to the doorstep of the Western world. Executed with startling visuals - the state government has branded a special bus with ‘Make AP your Business’ posters. According to a press release by the AP CMO, it is the first time AP has branded a bus in Davos to make the State, “investors’ port of call”. The special vehicle is making rounds in the c