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State–business relations and the performance of the manufacturing sector in Andhra Pradesh

WithG. ALIVELU, K. SRINIVASULU AND M. GOPINATH REDDY

Introduction The developmentalist role of the post-independent state has been a major factor in the industrialization of India. The conscious government policy effort with public investment and the establishment of the public sector enterprises and of economic infrastructure projects have an obvious influence upon the industrial scenario in the states. However, with the recent major change in the industrial policy regime, in the post-liberalization period, the importance of private investment has increased enormously.