Sri City, September 26, 2019:- Mrs. R.K. Roja, MLA, Nagari and Chairperson, Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) visited Sri City on Thursday evening. Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City accorded a warm welcome and gave a detailed presentation on the world-class integrated business city. Highlighting its unique features, he summarised the impact of Sri City on the economic development of the region, which was considered ‘backward’ till recent past.

Mrs. Roja evinced keen interest and quizzed on different aspects of Sri City. Appreciating the initiatives taken by the Sri City management in developing such a mega industrial park in a backward region, she expressed happiness as several industries have already invested in Sri City and offering livelihood to more than 50,000 people. She mentioned that Sri City stands as a testimony to the farsighted vision of Dr. Y.S Rajasekhara Reddy, who had inaugurated Sri City during his tenure as Chief Minister of AP.

Commenting on the visit Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy said,”It is an honour to have Mrs. Roja with us. This is her very first visit to Sri City after assuming charge as the APIIC Chairperson. Her observations and suggestions are very encouraging.”

Following the briefing session Mrs. Roja went round the campus and observed the blooming industrial activity. She visited the production units of Rising Star Mobile (Foxconn Group) and Hunter Douglas. Mr. Josh Foulger, MD, Rising Star Mobile gave a warm welcome and took her round the assembly lines and explained. Mrs. Roja addressed the gathering of women employees and expressed happiness to see young girls employed in large number. She appreciated management of the company for creating ample job opportunities for women. She was very happy to know that women employees, who hail from different parts of the state, are producing smart phones of famous brands.

Mr. IL Ram, Zonal Manager, APIIC was present during the visit of the APIIC Chairperson.