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Modi lays foundation stone for Amaravati, says Andhra will lead an economic revolution

Narendra Modi in Tirupati today laid the foundation stone of Shri Venkateswara Mobile and Electronics Manufacturing Hub, the country's first mobile manufacturing electronics cluster.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tirupati today laid the foundation stone of Shri Venkateswara Mobile and Electronics Manufacturing Hub, the country's first mobile manufacturing electronics cluster.

Narendra Modi shakes hands with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu at the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Amaravati'- the new capital of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. (Source: PTI)

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The government is determined to strengthen tourism sector-related infrastructure as the industry has the capability to provide livelihood to the poor people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today.

Narendra Modi handing over soil from Parliament complex and water from Yamuna river to the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu at the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Amaravati'. (Source: PTI)

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The Prime Minister said Public-Private Partnership (PPP) models are also being followed to increase hotel accommodations in the country.

Narendra Modi performing the Pooja rituals at the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Amaravati'- the new capital of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu is also seen. (Source: PTI)

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The Airports Authority of India has spent Rs 191 crore to build the new Garuda-shaped terminal which can handle code 'D' and code 'C' types of aircraft with link taxi, apron and associated infrastructure, AAI said in a statement here.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performing the Pooja rituals at the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Amaravati'- the new capital of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu and other dignitaries are also seen. (Source: PTI)

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The new steel and glass integrated terminal building can handle 500 domestic and 200 international passengers at a time and has a peak-hour handling capacity of 700 passengers built over an area of 16,500 sq m plus 5,500 sq m of basement.

Narendra Modi, M. Venkaiah Naidu, N. Chandrababu Naidu and other dignitaries performing the Pooja rituals at the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Amaravati'. (Source: PTI)

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It has 18 check-in-counters, four immigration counters, four baggage conveyors for arrival and one for departure, three baggage claim carousels, two VIP lounges, and parking for 250 cars, an official release had earlier said. (Source: PTI)

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Narendra Modi unveiling the plaque to lay the foundation stone of 'Amaravati'- the new capital of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu and the Chief Minister of Telangana, K. Chandrashekar Rao and other dignitaries are also seen. (Source: PTI)

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The Hub is expected to create more than 10,000 jobs within a year and contribute at least 5 per cent of the all-India target of 15 lakh jobs by the year 2019, a press release by Indian Cellular Association had said earlier.

Narendra Modi waves at the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Amaravati'- the new capital of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, E.S.L. Narasimhan, Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu and the Chief Minister of Telangana, K. Chandrashekar Rao and other dignitaries are also seen. (Source: PTI)

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Foxconn has already started operations in Andhra Pradesh for manufacturing brands such as Xiomi and Gionee.

Narendra Modi addressing at the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Amaravati'- the new capital of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. (Source: PTI)

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Other important brands like Micromax, UTL (Karbonn) and Celkon would be starting their manufacturing operations soon, the release further said.

Narendra Modi is being briefed about 'Layout Plan of Amaravati City' - the new Capital of Andhra Pradesh during its foundation stone laying ceremony on Thursday. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu is also seen. (Source: PTI)

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Narendra Modi raises hands with Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu and the Chief Minister of Telangana, K. Chandrashekar Rao at the foundation stone laying ceremony of 'Amaravati'- the new capital of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, E.S.L. Narasimhan and Union Minister for Urban Development M Venkaiah Naidu are also seen. (Source: PTI)