Hyderabad: A Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) delegation lead by its Director General Chandrajit Benerjee called on Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy at Secretariat on Wednesday to discuss details of the proposed Partnership Summit to be held in January 2012.
The Summit is being organised by Government of India, Government of Andhra Pradesh and the CII jointly.
Mr Benerjee explained to the Chief Minister about various preparatory steps required to be taken for the ensuing Summit. It was decided to work out focus sectors like Manufacturing and Service so that details of the countries and Industrial Units to be invited could be finalised.
Apart from focusing on business interests, the Chief Minister wanted social issues also to be focused and in this context mentioned about the “Rajiv Education and Employment Mission” being launched in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
The Mission aims at improving the skills of unemployed youth so that they all become employable and the Government of Andhra Pradesh proposes to provide 15 lakh jobs in three years to the youth in coordination with the Industry through this Mission.
The Chief Minister has decided to formulate committees involving Government Officials and CII representatives to work on various modalities.
The CII delegation included CII South Region Chairman BVR Mohan Reddy, Immediate Past Chairman Shakti Sagar, CII AP Past Chairman Harishchandra Prasad, CII AP Past Chairman DV Manohar and CII, South Region Past Chairperson Shobhana Kamineni. Industries Principal Secretary TS Appa Rao, Food Processing Principal Secretary CR Biswal, APIIC MD BR Meena, Industries Commissioner Karikala Valavan and Secretary to Chief Minister KS Jawahar Reddy also participated in the meeting.(INN)