Sri City, October 23, 2019: Mr. Balli Durga Prasad, Member of Parliament, Tirupati visited Sri City. Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Founder Managing Director, Sri City extended a warm welcome and apprised him on the developmental activities. During the discussion Mr. Ravi Sannareddy drew the attention of MP on some of the specific issues, viz. Setting up of ESI hospital in the vicinity of Sri City, speeding up the works on six-lane widening of National Highway-16 between Tada and Nellore, improving infrastructure at Tada and Sullurupeta railway stations, increasing train frequency between Chennai-Tada and Tada-Nellore, widening of the road from Tada to Sri Kalahasti, etc.,
Terming Sri City as ‘divine’, he appreciated the impact of Sri City on the increased economic activity in the region, Mr. Durga Prasad said that he is particularly happy as the business city, which is home for several prestigious international brands, is situated in his constituency, offering ample job opportunities to people.
Recalling his visit as part of the Public Accounts Committee in 2012, he appreciated the growth of Sri City and complimented the management for developing such a world class industrial park, that emerged as one of the ‘best’ of its kind in the whole country. He assured that all the issues that were brought to his notice will be taken up with appropriate departments for necessary quick clearances and approvals.
Commenting on the visit, Mr. Ravindra Sannareddy, Managing Director, Sri City said, “It is the very first visit of Mr. Durga Prasad as MP, and we consider it as a great honour and privilege to have and him in Sri City. The visit reflects the strong impetus and seriousness of the MP, and his observations and suggestions will be very useful for Sri City’s growth.”
He thanked the MP for giving patient hearing of all the issues and promising to help in this regard.
Mr. Durga Prasad went round the mega industrial park and visited the Foxconn unit, where more than 15000 rural women are employed in three shifts. Later, he visited the Alstom plant and witnessed the train-set being despatched for the Chennai Metro extension project. He felt happy to note that Alstom supplies rolling stock for several metro projects in India, such as Chennai, Lucknow, Kochi, Mumbai, and also exports coaches to Australia and canada.