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', is being developed as a Smart City.


Brand Vizag



Pending Projects / Proposals / Under Construction:

International Airport Redevelopment.

Anandapuram to Anakapalli 6 lane road NH-16.

Redevelopment of Kailasagiri / Sky Tower Project.

INS Viraat Hotel / Museum.

Metro Rail.

International Convention Center at Beach Road near RK Beach.

Integrated Sports Complex at Aganampudi.

International School at Adavivaram.

Redevelopment of Mudasarlova Park.

Redevelopment of Kambalakonda Wildlife Sanctuary - Eco Tourism Park.

Flyover at NAD Kotha Road.

Millennium Towers at IT SEZ, Hill No. 3, Madhurawada.

Redevelopment of ZOO Park.

Redevelopment of Beaches.

Government Dental College.



Movies







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



Redevelopment of Kailasagiri - Sky Tower

Redevelopment of Mudasarlova Park

INS Viraat - Hotel / Museum

Kambalakonda Eco Tourism Park


International School @ Adavivaram

International Convention Center @ Beach Road

Integrated Sports Complex @ Aganampudi

International Airport Redevelopment




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.



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




Smart City

Developing Visakhapatnam as a Smart City by Government of India under 100 Smart Cities Project with the help of Government of Andhra Pradesh.

The aim of the Mission 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 will be 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 system, Education, Affordable Housing, robust IT connectivity, e-governance, Safety, Social security. Smart City needs Smart Citizens too, Smart City needs to be Safe City as well for citizens live a smooth life.

1.   24/7 Water supply

2.   24/7 Power supply

3.   Solar power

4.   Underground Drainage & Sanitation

5.   Greenary & Cleanliness

6.   Affordable Housing especially for the poor - slums free

7.   Underground LPG pipelines

8.   Underground electricity cables

9.   Pollution free environment

10.  Prevention / Solution for Beach erosion

11.  Solid waste management

12.  E-Waste treatment

13.  Waste water treatment

14.  Disaster Management

15.  Law & Order

16.  Cyber Security

17.  Safety & Security of Citizens

18.  Judiciary

19.  Robust IT connectivity and Digitalisation - Wifi / OFNC

20.  e-governance and Citizen participation

21.  Urban mobility and Public Transport

22.   Health

23.   Education

24.  Social & Food Security

25.  Playgrounds & Parks

26.  Cycling Tracks

27.   Multilevel Parking

28.  Footpaths for pedestrians

29.   Footover Bridges

30.   Subways for Pedestrians

31.  Repairs/laying new roads and provide LED street lighting

32.   Signage

33.  Widening the roads


Projects proposed in Visakhapatnam, which have been shelved / no progress;

  • Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR).
  • Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) at Gurrampalem near Pendurthi.
  • IT Tower at Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone (VSEZ), Duvvada.
  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER).
  • IT Incubation Tower at Siripuram, joint venture of VMRDA and STPI.
  • PetroChemical complex at Nakkapalli.
  • NTPC Simhadri Plant expansion at Pudimadaka.
  • IT Signature Tower at Hill No.3, IT SEZ, Madhurawada.
  • LNG Terminal at Gangavaram Port.
  • Indian School of Mines (ISM) at Annavaram village, Bheemili.





  • 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 Office: Tel.No: +91-891-2746300, Mob.No: +91-9121223377 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 Metropolitan Region Development Authority (VMRDA) Metropolitan Commissioner Office: Tel.No: 2754189 email: vcvuda@yahoo.com