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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'.

Current Issue : Railway Zone For Visakhapatnam

Proposed / Pending Projects :

IT Incubation Tower at Siripuram.

Visakhapatnam International Airport Development.

Anandapuram to Anakapalli 6 lane road NH-16.

INS Viraat Hotel / Museum.

International Convention Center by LULU group at Beach Road.

Integrated Sports Complex at Aganampudi.


Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project-3 Corridors-Total 42.550 Kms & Project cost is Rs.11,900 cr (estimated).

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


Latest News

22.06.2018 : CM asks Navy to put restrictions at airport on hold. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has asked the Naval authorities not to talk on restriction of civilian flights at Vizag Airport till he (the Chief Minister) held another review meet on the issue in the next 15 days. Mr. Naidu held a review meeting with the Navy officials at the airport here on Thursday in view of the proposal of the Navy to restrict civilian flights from November 1. (source: The Hindu e-paper vizag city dt: 22.06.2018) Read more ...

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Current Issues

Railway Zone : Govt. of India should announce new Railway Zone for Andhra Pradesh with "Visakhapatnam as its Headquarters" at the earliest, which is pending since more than two decades. The new Railway Zone consists Waltair, Vijayawada, Guntur and Guntakal divisions and the name of the new railway zone may be "South Coast Railway".


IT Incubation Tower : No news since June, 2017 on the proposed IT Incubation Tower at Siripuram in Visakhapatnam Smart City, a joint venture project of VUDA and STPI, with 3 basements and 8 floors. Project completion period will be 18 months and the estimated Project cost is Rs. 62.7 crores, No of IT units: 40-50 approx. Employment generation to 5000 people approx., exports target Rs. 200 crores.


INS Viraat Hotel & Museum : No news on INS Viraat Project since February, 2018. The Andhra Pradesh Government had submitted a detailed project report in February 2018 on conversion of decommissioned aircraft carrier INS Viraat into a museum and hotel-cum-convention centre and it was under the consideration of the Ministry of Defence, according to Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre.


Visakhapatnam International Airport Development : Development works like Expansion of existing Terminal Building. Expansion of existing runway - Existing runway is 10030 ft and they want to expand another 300 ft and Construction of 3 more Aerobridges, which are pending since more than 3 years. International Cargo facility - Upgrade the facilities at the cargo terminal and Proper infrastructure to handle large volumes of International cargo.



City Operations Center of Integrated Command and Communication Centre (ICCC)

CM, Mr. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the Integrated Command and Communication Centre (ICCC) at GVMC office premises on 26.02.2018. Smart city initiatives should also include integration of data and convergence adopting best practices, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said. Interacting with officials after inaugurating the City Operations Centre of Integrated Command and Communication Centre on Monday, he said the real time governance practices should be integrated with those of RTG at the State-level.


Smart Poles in Smart City


50 Smart Multi Utility Poles will come up across the smart city under the Smart City project.

Features of the Smart Poles.
1. Telecom Antennna
2. LED Lights - For an energy efficient city
3. Public Wi-Fi - For a digitised city


Features of the Smart Poles.
4. Surveillance Cameras - For a secure city
5. Public Address System - For a connected city
6. Environmental Sensor - For a healthy city
7. Emergency call box - For a safe city



Brand Vizag

Smart City


IT

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 as against 1.78 crore Tourists during the year 2016 (1.77 crore Domestic and 85,607 Foreign Tourists). Andhra Pradesh / Visakhapatnam Tourism Department should develop tourist places in and around the city by providing 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.

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 city can boast of providing 20,000 jobs in the IT and IT enabled service sector and the ITAAP estimates that the job count will grow to 30,000 within a year. The ITAAP is planning for organising a mega IT festival in the city to showcase the investment potential of Visakhapatnam . The turnover of the IT sector during the 2017-18 fiscal is ₹ 2,600 crore approximately.

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

ICC @ RK Beach Road

ISC @ Aganampudi

INS Viraat - Museum


IT Park at Kapuluppada

Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) - IT Park works are being carried out at Kapuluppada near Madhurawada IT Valley.



About Visakhapatnam

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'. From a small fishermen village, Visakhapatnam is being developed as a Smart City. Visakhapatnam ranked 8th place, out of 20 smart cities announced among the 100 smart cities proposed in the Country.