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Talks with Chief Minister Naidu of Andhra Pradesh, India

December 1, 2014

On November 28, NEDO President, Dr. Kenji Kurata spoke with Mr. Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, India, during his visit to Japan. The state of Andhra Pradesh has a smart city plan, and the two discussed the possibility of using smart community technology promoted by NEDO as part of that plan.

In addition, NEDO and the state of Andhra Pradesh agreed to cooperate in the field of smart communities, and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by Takashi Nakayama, Executive Director and Dr. D. Sambasiva Rao, Principal Secretary to Government of Andhra Pradesh, Infrastructure & Investment Department, with the attendance of Yoichi Miyazawa, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, President Kurata, and Chief Minister Naidu.

  • Scenes of the signing
    Signing of Memorandum of Understanding