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Andhra Pradesh, the eight largest state in India, is endowed with natural resources and mineral wealth and boasts of the second longest coastline in the country. The State has thirteen districts with a population of 4.9 crore (as per 2011 census). With a strong government mandate, pro-people and proactive administration and visionary leadership, the State is poised to capitalize on its business friendly policies and robust physical, social and industrial infrastructure. This will enable the State to tap into strategic opportunities for development. Given the strong focus of the Government of India on initiatives such as *Make in India, *Skill India, *Digital India, and *Smart Cities, the country is set to attract increased focus of global businesses and development institutions to support it in its journey towards development and prosperity for all. The state of Andhra Pradesh is well-positioned to leverage these tailwinds, coupled with the positive sentiment within the country. The expectations and aspirations of citizens in conjunction with the State Governmentâ€™s desire to drive innovation and enhance delivery, creates significant opportunities to trigger new and innovative enablers for good governance.
The Swarnandhra Vision 2029 envisions transforming Andhra Pradesh to be among Indiaâ€™s three best states by 2022 and a developed state by 2029. The Andhra Pradesh government has constituted seven missions, as part of its "Vision 2029" for facilitating inter-departmental synergy and optimising public/ private investments by providing an effective planning and delivery mechanism. The thrust of the mission approach would be to assist departments on pre-identified, specific, growth-promoting, large social and economic infrastructure projects which require inter-departmental Realization of Vision 2029 Primary Sector Mission Knowledge and Skill Development Mission Urban Development Mission Infrastructure Mission Industry Sector Mission Social Empowerment Mission Services Sector Mission INDUSTRY MISSION DOCUMENT 05 synergy. The seven missions are - Primary Sector, Social Empowerment, Knowledge; Skill Development, Industry, Infrastructure, Urban Development and Services Sector. This document focuses on the Industry Sector mission which aims to substantially increase the share of industrial sector in GSDP for accelerated economic development and to make the State a leading destination for both domestic and global investment.
INDUSTRIAL SECTOR OVERVIEW Industrial development promotes higher capital formation, raises standards of living and provides employment opportunities for equitable development. Hence, the Government of Andhra Pradesh has accorded top priority to industrial 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, enhance inclusivity, foster innovation, create employment opportunities and improve exports. Andhra Pradesh, over the years, has established a strong presence in agro and food processing, textiles, chemicals & petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, metallurgy, electronics and electrical engineering sectors
OVERALL TARGET FOR INDUSTRY MISSION
Milestones set by the state for achieving Swarnandhra Vision 2029 The State is poised to become a developed state by 2029-30 with a per capita nominal income in excess of USD 12,746 (as per the World Bankâ€™s definition of High Income Countries). A double digit growth rate of 12 percent would be required to meet the target of per capita income of USD 16,500 by 2029-30. Shifting the Growth Trajectory To achieve the level of development envisioned in the Vision 2029, the State will have to shift from the current annual GSDP growth rate of 7 percent to a higher trajectory of double digit growth rate of 12%.
INDUSTRY MISSION OBJECTIVES
The Andhra Pradesh Industry Mission has the following key objectives:
a) Assist in achieving strategic outcomes as enshrined in the Swarnandhra Vision 2029
b) Ensure sustainable and inclusive industrial growth
c) Be among the Top 3 states in terms of industrial investments by 2022
d) Be the most preferred logistics hub and Indiaâ€™s gateway to East and Southeast Asia by 2029
e) Enhance the quantum and quality of skilled manpower and create significant employment opportunities
f) Increase the contribution of manufacturing to GSDP from 9.95%(2013-14)to 15% by 2020 and Increase the contribution of industries to GSDP from 20.7% (2013-14) to 25% by 2020
g) Attract investment to the tune of â‚¹2 lakh crore by the end of 2020
h) Create employment opportunities for an additional 10 lakh people by the end of 2020
i) Operationalise Industrial Corridors such as Vishakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC), Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC), Petroleum, Chemicals & Petrochemicals Investment Regions (PCPIR), National Investment & Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs) and various Special Economic Zones (SEZs)
j) Enhance productivity of all industrial sectors
k) Manage externalities and address interdepartmental issues
l) Enhance inter-departmental synergies to multiply project outcomes and reduce time lag
m) Seamlessly coordinate with other missions, grids and programmes to enhance mission outcomes
n) Optimise public and private investments by providing effective planning and delivery mechanisms o) Build a conducive ecosystem for catalysing investments in Industry Mission Functions p) Enhance the quantum and quality of skilled manpower and create significant employment opportunities q) Institutional development and capacity building r) Streamlining planning and delivery mechanisms.
FOCUS INDUSTRIAL SECTORS
HIGHLIGHTS OF INDUSTRIAL & SECTOR POLICIES
Industrial Development Policy 2015-2020 In line with the focus on Industrial growth as an enabler to overall development of the state, Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development Policy 2015-2020 aims 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 policy focuses on creating a conducive eco-system enabling industries based in Andhra Pradesh to be innovative and competitive on a global scale. The Industrial Development policy targets to:
a) Increase the contribution of manufacturing in GSDP from 9.95% (2013-14) to 15% by 2020
b) Increase the contribution of industries to GSDP from 20.7% (2013-14) to 25% by 2020
c) Attract investments to the tune of â‚¹ 2 lakh crore by the end of 2020
d) Create employment opportunities for an additional 10 lakh people by the end of 2020 The stateâ€™s strategy to meet the states targets is predicated on the factors mentioned below