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RIL seeks AP support to set up submarine cable landing station

Press Trust of India  |  Amaravati 

Ambani-headed Industries (RIL) has sought the government's support for setting up an international submarine cable landing station (CLS) at Visakhapatnam, an said today.

mooted the proposal for setting up the CLS during his two-hour meeting with N Chandrababu Naidu at the Secretariat here tonight.

The CLS will connect the to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Myanmar, south-and onwards.

No further details of the proposed project were revealed because of "strategic reasons", the said.

RIL has also proposed to set up state-of-the-art telecom and infrastructure on a 10-acre site "to propel AP into a data superpower", he said.

The Indian industry behemoth has also come forward to set up an on a 150-acre site near Tirupati to produce mobile and electronic set-top boxes.

"Besides this, proposed to promote clusters of educational institutions like and diploma colleges in the vicinity to create employment right after education. "will also develop a workmen housing corridor in the vicinity of Tirupati Growth Corridor. Financial aspects of these projects have not been disclosed yet," a senior present at the meeting said.

Reliance will also set up a 150 MW solar power plant and data centre on its own site near Samalkot in district.

After the meeting, Naidu drove to his riverfront residence at Undavalli and hosted dinner.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 21:50 IST