'Thrust would on Industrial development in AP and Telangana', says Nirmala Sitharaman
June 7, 2014 - Hyderabad
The Union Minister for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday was accorded a warm welcome. This is her first visit to Hyderabad after she assumed charge as the Union Minister.
Sitharaman said that the Centre was committed for the development of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and added that more thrust would be given on industrial development in both the States. She added that with the formation of Telangana State, the scope for job opportunities for the local youth have been increased and said that government needed to provide necessary training and skill development.
Speaking to media at the BJP office, she said that the policies of the government will be guided by the election manifesto. The Union Minister said that the BJP will take all necessary steps to bring back the black money in foreign countries. On atrocities on women, she expressed concern and added that the Government would have to take steps to curb them. BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya and other MLAs of the party were present. She would be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday.