CII-Partnership Summit & Sunrise Andhra Pradesh Investment Meet At the valedictory session of CII-Partnership Summit & Sunrise Andhra Pradesh Investment Meet at Visakhapatnam. Governor Andhra pradesh Shri ESL Narashiman, Andhra Chief Minister Shri Chandrababu Naidu, Civil Aviation minister Shri Ashok Gajpatiraju, President of CII Shri Sumit Mazumdar and other dignataries were also at this session at Vishakhapatnam on 12 Jan 2016. PRESS RELEASE The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Ananth Kumar presided over the Valedictory Session of CII-Partnership Summit and Sunrise Andhra Pradesh Investment Meet held at Vishakhapatnam today. Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Union Ministers Shri Ashok Gajapati Raju and Shri Y. S. Chowdhary and President, CII Shri Sumit Majumder were also present Hon’ble Minister Shri Ananth Kumar commended the Chief Minister of the State by calling him as Sun Rise CM of Sunrise State and applauded the initiatives of Government of Andhra Pradesh like interlinking of Krishna and Godavari rivers under Pattiseema lift irrigation scheme and Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor Infrastructure project which passes through the State of Andhra Pradesh. Shri Kumar took the opportunity and requested the investors to follow clarion call of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi ji and support various initiatives of the NDA Government such as Digital India, Make in India, Skill India, Start-Up During this Investment Meet, Hon’ble Minister announced National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) at Vizag and also announced the upgradation of Central Institute of Plastics Education and Training (CIPET) Centre of Vijayawada. This will promote the Government of India’s initiative of Skill India. After upgradation, CIPET Centre will train 5000 students in B.Tech and M.Tech degree as compared to the present 200 students. Shri Kumar also said that steps will be taken to establish Medical Devices Park in Andhra Pradesh which will be a highly technologically equipped park to provide opportunities for investment of 20000 crores. He also stated that he will take up the matter with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for expansion of HPCL and decide the place and model for a Greenfield Petrochemical Complex in the State. Congratulating the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh for his bold initiatives, the Minister assured that the Union Government under the dynamic leadership of Hon’ble Prime Minister would extend all possible support and assistance for the development of the State.