British MPs release “South India – A Dream destination for business” report at British Parliament, London during the UK South India Business Meet 2015 of British South India Council of Commerce
The six regions of South India i.e Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Pondicherry, Telangana and Tamil Nadu has a combined GDP of over $300 billion and when put together are among the top 30 economies of the world, contributing over 22 percent of India’s GDP and 28 percent of India’s employment. It is projected that South India in the next five years i.e. by 2020, will become $1,200 billion economy. You find this and many more interesting information in the supplement, “South India- A dream destination for business” report that was released by British MP’s Virendra Sharma MP, Ranil Jayawardena MP and Angela Rayner MP at UK South India Business Meet 2015, which was held at British Parliament, London on 5th November. The report was published in collaboration with India’s leading international affairs magazine, The Diplomatist magazine.
UK South India Business Meet 2015
UK South India Business Meet 2015 was the 13th business meet of the business meet series, which British South India Council of Commerce has been hosting at the British Parliament, London over the last few years. Through this event, British South India Council of Commerce showcased the business opportunities in the Southern part of India which includes Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Pondicherry, Telangana and Tamil Nadu as well as showcased some of the potential collaboration that can be explored between companies in UK and India in areas of education, smart cities and technology. This event was also meant to encourage Indian businesses to pursue opportunities in the UK. In addition to the presence of the 3 British MPs, the business meet was attended by Telangana MP Mr. Boora Narsaiah Goud, Telangana IAS officer Mr.Venkatesham Burra, Tamil Nadu Tourism Commissioner Mr.Har Sahay Meena IAS and a number of small businesses from UK and South India states.