The Andhra Pradesh State Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said that nearly 14 million smartphones should be manufactured for distribution in the state. He also said that the state government is planning to distribute a smartphone to each family in Andhra for ease of living. Andhra Pradesh state government made the announcement in a press release from the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister’s office in the Amaravati that Chandrababu Naidu Distributes Smartphones to Household. However, it did not reveal any further details on how it plans to execute this decision.
The release also added that Andhra Pradesh had topped the Ease of Doing Business ranking by the National University of Singapore. Maharashtra secured the second position while Delhi ranked third in the ranking after a study conducted by a team of researchers led by Dr. Tan Khee Giap, co-director, the Asia Competitiveness Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore.