Andhra Pradesh may be home to some prestigious companies soon going by the interest evinced by their top representatives. Textile giant Welspun Group has come forward to explore opportunities for setting up textile manufacturing plant in the State. Company Chairman B.K. Goenka who interacted with Mr. Naidu on the growth potential of textiles and apparel industry in the State indicated that a team from the company would soon visit Andhra Pradesh.
Dr. Roland Busch, member of Managing Board, Siemens expressed interest in setting up a power grid simulation and transport planning system in the State. Given that Siemens is a leading pioneer in urban infrastructure, smart grids, transport, signalling, Mr. Chandrababu Naidu invited their assistance for building Andhra Pradesh capital Amravati. During their meeting, the Chief Minister elaborated on 'Smart Village – Smart Ward' programme and how his government was keen on implementing international best practices for building world-class cities.