Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation

( A Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Undertaking )

Major Projects

  • Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) Scheme supports creation of world-class infrastructure for attracting investments in the Electronics Systems Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) Sector. It was notified on 22nd October 2012 and the guidelines for operationlization of EMC Scheme were issued on 15th April 2013. EMCs scheme supports grant assistance for setting up of both Greenfield and Brownfield EMCs.
  • To promote investment in the Information Technology (IT) / Information Technology Enabled Services (ITES)/ Electronic Hardware Manufacturing (EHM) units, the Government of India had notified policy on Information Technology Investment Regions (ITIRs) in May 2008. ITIRs will be self contained integrated township to accelerate growth of IT/ITeS/EHM industry. As per the policy, minimum area of 40 sq km should be delineated for ITIR. Out of the total delineated area, 40% should be earmarked for processing zone and remaining area for non-processing zone. Processing zone would comprise of Information Technology/ Information Technology Enabled Services and Electronic Hardware Manufacturing Units, along with associated logistics and other services and required infrastructure.
  • Non-processing area, to include residential, commercial and other social and institutional infrastructure
  • The State Government would play the lead role in setting up of the ITIR.
  • The Government of India (GoI) has announced a National Manufacturing Policy, 2011, with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP to 25% within a decade and creating 100 million jobs. As per the Policy, “NIMZs will be developed as integrated industrial townships with state-of-the art infrastructure and land use on the basis of zoning; clean and energy efficient technology; necessary social infrastructure; skill development facilities, etc.”
  • In pursuit of taking forward the GoI initiative, Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) proposed to develop NIMZs at Chittoor and Prakasam Districts for which In-principle approval was already accorded by GoI. APIIC engaged IIDC Limited (An IL&FS Group Company) for preparation of TEFS Report Cum Development Plan and Final application and the same were submitted to Govt. for final approval. The Salient features of these NIMZs are as below.
Location/Mandals Falls within Valmikipuram (Vayalpad),
Kalikiri and Gurramkonda mandals,
Chittoor Dt.
(Close to Chennai – Bangalore Industrial Corridor – CBIC)
Falls within Pamaru and Pedacherla Palli mandals,
Prakasam Dt.
(Falls in Vizag-Chennai Industrial Corridor – VCIC)
Extent Proposed 12818.51 acres
(51.875 / 5187.467 ha))
14,231 acres
(57.59 / 5,759 ha.)
Est. Project Cost
(External & Internal Infrastructure)
Rs. 11,693 Cr Rs. 10,859 Cr
Economic Benefits (Expected) Investments : Rs. 40,000 Cr
Employment : 1.92 Lakhs
(Direct & In-direct)
Exports: Rs 20,300 Cr
Investments : Rs. 43,7000 Cr
Employment : 2.5 Lakhs
(Direct & In-direct)
Exports: Rs 24,000 Cr
  • PPP for Regional Integrated Development Enterprises (PRIDE) scheme promoted by the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Government of India aims to provide an infrastructure enabled backbone in a secure and connected area for attracting businesses, manufacturing, as well as for people to live and work. The goal is development of modern, cost competitive and world class business centres of excellence which can become hubs for a well spread economic growth across the country.
  • In pursuit of taking forward the GoI initiative, Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) proposed to develop PRIDEs at SPS Nellore, Kurnool (within proposed Kurnool Mega Industrial Hub) and Prakasam (within proposed Donakonda Mega Industrial Hub) Districts. APIIC engaged IIDC Limited (An IL&FS Group Company) for preparation of Project Report, Site Master Plan and application documents. The documents for Nellore PRIDE project have already been submitted to DEA, GOI for approval and others are under progress. The Salient features of Nellore PRIDE project are as below.
Details Nellore Pride
Location/Mandals Falls within Ozili mandal, SPS Nellore Dt.
(Falls in Vizag-Chennai Industrial Corridor – VCIC)
Extent Proposed 3728.22 acres (1508.76 ha)
Est. Project Cost
(External & Internal Infrastructure)
Rs. 4762 Cr
Economic Benefits (Expected) Investments : Rs. 17,000 Cr
Employment : 93,000
(Direct & In-direct)
Exports: Rs 8,000 Cr