Chief Minister N\u00a0Chandrababu Naidu today said his government's aim is to make\u00a0Andhra Pradesh one of the top three states in the country by\u00a0the year 2022 in terms of overall development.\u00a0He was speaking after unfurling the national flag and\u00a0reviewing the ceremonial parade at the independence day\u00a0celebrations here.\u00a0"Our aim is to make AP one of the top three states in\u00a0the country by the year 2022 in overall development and the\u00a0number one state by 2029," the chief minister said. He elaborated his government's vision of transforming\u00a0the state into a happy Andhra Pradesh.\u00a0The development will be measured in terms of happiness\u00a0(of people) as well, he said.\u00a0"We have also come out with a Vision 2050 when AP\u00a0should emerge as the top destination in the world," Naidu\u00a0added. He listed out the various schemes being implemented\u00a0for the welfare of the people and the development of the state\u00a0despite the\u00a0 hardship caused by bifurcation.\u00a0"We have been consistently registered double digit\u00a0economic growth rate in the last four years. This year, our\u00a0economic growth rate is over 11.7 per cent, one of the best in\u00a0the country," Naidu said. Ever since the state's bifurcation in June 2014, the\u00a0government has organised Independence Day functions in\u00a0different districts with Srikakulam in north coastal Andhra\u00a0Pradesh today becoming the fifth.\u00a0The Chief Minister presented Indian Police Medals and other awards to police personnel. He also gave away awards to meritorious government\u00a0staff.\u00a0Chief Secretary Dinesh Kumar, Director General of\u00a0Police R P Thakur, Ministers K Kala Venkata Rao, district\u00a0Collector Dhananjaya Reddy and others were present.