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Visakhapatnam, a City of Destiny, Port City, Steel City, headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command (ENC), is the largest City in the State of Andhra Pradesh, India and also the third largest City on the East Coast of India, often called as 'The Jewel of the East Coast', popularly known as 'VIZAG', being developed as a 'Smart City'.


Police - 100, Whatsapp No - 9493336633, facebook page - Vizag City Police, Twitter - @vizagcitypolice, Crime against Women - 1091, Crime related information - 1090, Cyber Crime Circle Inspector - Mobile # : 9490617917, email: inspr_cybercrime@vspc.appolice.gov.in, Fire - 101, Ambulance - 108, Electricity - 1912, Railway - 139, GVMC Commissioner's Office: Tel.No: +91-891-2746300, Mob.No: +91-9491889889 Fax No: +91-891-2568545 email: commissioner_gvmc@yahoo.co.in, website:www.gvmc.gov.in - Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL), Mob.no. +91-7729995934 email: visakhapatnamsmartcity@gmail.com, website: www.smartvizag.in - District Collector's Office Tel.No: 2563121, 2526999 email: collectorpeshivizag@gmail.com - Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA) Vice Chairman's Office: Tel.No: 2754189 email: vcvuda@yahoo.com


Pending Projects / Proposals:

International Airport Development.

Anandapuram to Anakapalli 6 lane road NH-16.

Renovation of Kailasagiri.

INS Viraat Hotel / Museum.

Metro Rail.

International Convention Center at Beach Road.

Integrated Sports Complex at Aganampudi.



Events


August 24 to 28 at VUDA Childrens Arena, Siripuram.



Movies

Telugu



Hindi


English




Brand Vizag

Smart City




Projects

Anandapuram - NH16 - Anakapalli 6 Lane Road

Flyover at NAD Kotha Road Junction

Millennium Towers at IT SEZ, Hill No.3

Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project


Renovation of Kailasagiri / Sky Tower project

Renovation of Mudasarlova Park

INS Viraat - Hotel / Museum

Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary


International School @ Adavivaram

International Convention Center @ Beach Road

Integrated Sports Complex @ Aganampudi

International Airport Development




About Visakhapatnam Smart City

Visakhapatnam, a City of Destiny, Port City, Steel City, Cosmopolitan City, is the largest city in the State of Andhra Pradesh, India and also the third largest city on the East Coast of India, headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command, popularly known as Vizag, often called as 'The Jewel of the East Coast'.

Visakhapatnam is a very peaceful & cosmopolitan city. People from different parts of India and various religions of Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Jains, are living together happily. It is a symbol of communal harmony. An ancient Temple, Church and a Masjid built on the same hill in the port area. Visakhapatnam is located on the eastern shore of India, nestled amongst the hills of Eastern Ghats and facing the Bay of Bengal to the East. It is the administrative headquarters of Visakhapatnam District. Visakhapatnam is the largest city, commercial hub and a financial capital of Andhra Pradesh. The city is known for Heavy Industries, Steel Plant, Seaports, Natural Harbour and Shipyard. Visakhapatnam Sea Port is one of the largest seaports in India. The city is the headquarters to Eastern Naval Command of the Indian Navy.

Visakhapatnam ranked 8th place, out of 20 smart cities announced among the 100 smart cities proposed in the Country, is being developed as a Smart City. The aim of the Smart City is to efficiently utilise the available Assets, Resources and Infrastructure to enhance the quality of Urban Life and provide a clean and sustainable environment for living and the main focus on core infrastructure services like adequate clean Water supply, Power supply, Sanitation, Disaster Management, Solid waste management, Waste water treatment, Efficient urban mobility and Public Transportation, Public Healthcare, Education, Affordable Housing, robust IT connectivity, e-governance, Safety, Social security.



IT


IT/ITES/FinTech Companies in Vizag city is believed to have witnessed a 30% rise in the turnover of the IT sector during the 2017-18 fiscal when compared to the ₹ 2,000 crore in the previous year. The ITAAP estimates that the job count will grow to 30,000 within a year. The turnover of the IT sector during the 2017-18 fiscal is ₹ 2,600 cr approx.

Tourism


Visakhapatnam Smart City attracted 2.01 crore Tourists during the calendar year 2017, out of this around 2.00 crore Domestic and 1,03,935 Foreign Tourists. Tourism Department should provide more facilities to attract more number of tourists, with a target of 2.5 crore Domestic and 1.5 lakh Foreign Tourists by the end of year 2018.




About Vizag

City Visakhapatnam
District Visakhapatnam
State Andhra Pradesh
Country India
Population Approximately 22 lakhs
State Government Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ruling in the State of Andhra Pradesh.
Central Government Bharateeya Janata Party (BJP) is ruling at the Center.
Area 682 sq.km.
Civic Body Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) consisting of 72 municipal wards.
Urban Body Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA).
Electricity Andhra Pradesh Eastern Power Distribution Co.Ltd. (APEPDCL)
Literacy Rate 82%
Currency Indian Rupee - sign: ₹ code: INR
Time Zone Indian Standard Time (UTC + 5:30)
STD Code / ISD Code 0891 / 0091 or +91
Religion 90% of the population are Hindus, remaining Muslims, Christians, Jains, Sikhs.
Language Telugu is the official language. Hindi is also popular language, English is also spoken widely among the people.
Climate Summer - temperature vary from 30 to 40 degress C - Winter 18 to 28 degress C