DIPP, Andhra to hold Partnership Summit in January

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and the Andhra Pradesh government will jointly organise two-day Partnership Summit from January 27, 2017, for global and Indian industry to discuss innovative policies and path-breaking strategies, an official statement said on Thursday.

“Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu formally announced on Thursday the Partnership Summit to be held from January 27-28, 2017 in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh,” said the Commerce Ministry in a statement.

The DIPP, in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Andhra Pradesh is organising the 23rd edition of its major international flagship event to discuss new-age policies and innovations in the industry, it said.

On the occasion, Sitharaman said there was laudable economic activity in the state by way of logistics hub, corridors, newer seaports and airports.

Naidu said that the state of Andhra Pradesh was not only competing with other states but also globally in ease of doing business rankings.

Apart from the plenaries, the Summit will host a Make in India virtual exhibition, the Time Awards for Business Excellence, business-to-business and business-to-government meetings and sessions with transformational leaders and social icons.