Special Correspondent

GUNTUR: State Heavy Industries Minister-designate Kanna Lakshmi Narayana, who will assume office formally on Monday, said that automobile industry sector needed boost in the State and Vijayawada with a strong base had a good potential. At a press conference here on Wednesday for the first time after being allocated Heavy Industries Department in the Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Government, he said that automobile industries need to be brought to the State and along with that aluminium sector would also receive priority during the coming months.