Hyderabad, March 4 (INN): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will be addressing Japanese delegates on Thursday between 10 am and 12 am at a seminar on “Expanding Technology Cooperation for Smart Community in Andhra Pradesh” organized by New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) and Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI), government of Japan.
The Chief Minister will elaborate on the investments opportunities in the capital region apart from the government’s single-desk, 21-day clearance system. That apart, he will also talk about the smart technologies and the scope for establishing smart communities.
Given that Andhra Pradesh has great potential to attract investments in the renewable energy sector, the Chief Minister will highlight the opportunities for Japanese firms in solar, wind energy and other sectors.
Hiroshi Kuniyoshi, Executive Director of NEDO and Ken Sasaji, Executive Director, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Government of Japan will deliver the welcome address.
Later, Akio Isomata, Minister, Embassy of Japan in India will address the gathering following which the Chief Minister will make a presentation and interact with Japanese delegation.
The Chief Minister will also be explained about the smart community activities in Japan and will listen to case studies where smart community projects have been implemented in Japan.
Dr. Hiroyuki Ishida, visiting Fellow, Institute of Energy Economics, Japan(IEEJ), Junichi Sono, Deputy Director of Kitakyushu city, Misaki Kaneko, Toyota city, Satoshi Kurimoto, Energy Specialist, South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and representatives from Fuji Electric, Hitachi, NEC Corporation, NTT Communications, THE Power Grid Solution, Toshiba, Bank of Tokyo, Hitachi Zosen Corporation, ITOCHU Corporation, NGK Insulators, Sumitomo Electric Industries, Shimizu Corporation and Toyota will be part of the seminar.