1. Mr. J Groff, CEO of Mobino wants to work with AP to accelerate the digitalisation of money transactions.
2. Joshi foundation asked to collaborate with the Andhra Pradesh skill development corporation
3. CM also invited them to associate with the proposed Energy University that is going to come up in Andhra Pradesh.
4. Dure technologies want Andhra Pradesh to be a zero Tuberculosis State and Amaravati as a zero Tuberculosis city
5. CM asks Electro Paints SA group to make AP their investment destination\r\n\r\n
The Chief Minister held a bilateral meeting with Mr. Diego Salmeron, CEO of LEP Consultants. Mr. Diego Salmeron made a presentation where he mentioned that LEP Consultants AG is a professional consultancy firm specialized in spatial and environmental planning tasks at different levels in an international context. It provides services and products in the field of urban development and sustainable management of resources to fast growing towns and changing regions.
Later, the Chief Minister met representatives from Poyry Group which is a 120 year old company. The group has huge experience with Energy and Infrastructure projects globally.
Mr. J Groff, CEO of Mobino Switzerland met the Chief Minister and gave a presentation on the banking services that they provide.
Mobino is one of the pioneers of FinTech innovation in Switzerland.
Mr. J Groff informed the Chief Minister that he wants to work with India, and Andhra Pradesh, in particular to accelerate the digitalisation of money transactions.
The Chief Minister asked the secretaries to be in touch with Mr. Groff and get ideas on digitization.
Later, the Chief Minister held a bilateral meeting with Joshi Foundation. Its founder Dr. Rajendra K. Joshi was born in India and is a doctor in Switzerland.
They started this foundation and transformed Switzerland in terms of skill development.
The members of the foundation are keen on bringing Swiss practices, knowledge and technology to India.
It may be noted that Joshi Foundation is already working with the Government of Rajasthan on the Bharatiya Skill Development Campus.
The Chief Minister said that he looks forward for a possible collaboration with the Joshi Foundation and asked them to either replicate the work done in Rajasthan in the state or develop a new model especially for Andhra Pradesh.
He pointed out that the foundation can collaborate with the Andhra Pradesh skill development corporation.
“We are providing internet at a very low cost to all the villages in Andhra Pradesh. We are also connecting all schools through our Fibre grid. You can make use of this facility and take forward the foundation initiatives in Andhra Pradesh also,” said the Chief Minister.
CM invited them to associate with the proposed Energy University that is going to come up in Andhra Pradesh with the help of Government of India.
Meeting with Dure technologies
Dure has a portfolio of innovative technology products and solutions in the public health and social development sector. The company provides strategic services to United Nation organizations, national government bodies and related international organizations across several countries in Asia, Africa and Europe.
The group is now engaged in fighting TB. The representative said that 1 in every 4 TB cases in the world is from India.
The group said that they want Andhra Pradesh to be zero Tuberculosis tate and Amaravati zero Tuberculosis city.
Dure is also into cyber security and regulation. Their group has expertise which is now working with Swiss banks.
Chief Minister mentioned that Cyber security is very important especially in the context of digital economy initiatives post demonetization.
The last meeting was held with Electro Paints SA group. They are using latest technology of painting which is eco friendly and the group wants to expand their operations to Asia and is looking at India for starting their units. The Chief Minister has invited them to make AP their investment destination by setting up their unit.
Later, the Chief Minister and the delegation visited the Stadler factory in Bussnang. From the factory, they will travel to Davos.