Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu who is in the US on a five-day visit, delivered a keynote address on ‘Financing Sustainable Agriculture Global Challenges and Opportunities’ at the United Nations (UN). He said a target was fixed by the AP state government to spread natural farming in twenty lakhs acres by 2029. Chandrababu is one of the nine members who delivered the keynote address at the UN conference. On the first day of his visit, he met India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the UN Syed Akbaruddin and explained the natural farming practices of AP.
Chandrababu held discussions with Deep Ocean Exploration and Research (DOER) representatives and invited them to utilise their technology to explore the marine wealth of AP. Responding positively, the DOER agreed to set up an R&D wing to offer marine-related services in AP. The company said it was ready to invest Rs 200 crore to train scientists and technicians in marine technology in AP. The DOER is also keen to make AP as its strategic location on the Eastern coast of India.
Addressing the NRI Telugu Association members at New Jersey Institute of Technology students’ senate, Chandrababu explained the investment opportunities in AP. Underscoring the need to bring TDP to power for another term, the CM told the NRIs to vote in support of the party. The CM said his government prioritized IT and had set up several engineering colleges in AP. He explained how Hyderabad before bifurcation developed as an IT destination due to his initiative in developing cyber towers.