Smart City Vizag
Visakhapatnam, a City of Destiny, Port City, Steel 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, often called as 'The Jewel of the East Coast', popularly known as Vizag, is being developed as a SMART CITY.
Visakhapatnam is India's 3rd Cleanest City as per Swachh Survekshan Survey 2017, initiated by the Union Ministry of Urban Development under Swachh Bharat Mission.
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 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 also needs to be Safe City as well for citizens live a smooth life".
22.07.2017 : Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL) invites "Request for Qualification(RFQ)-cum-Request for Proposal(RFP) for Retrofitting of Existing Sewerage System & Reuse of Treated Sewerage through Public-Private Partnership (PPP) on Design, Build, Finance, Operate & Transfer (DBFOT)" under Implementation of the Smart City Mission in Visakhapatnam. For details visit gvmc.gov.in - Smart Cities mission - Projects (Source: GVMC website).
Friday (21.07.2017) New Movie Releases.
20.07.2017 : An eco-tourism hub in the making. Tourism corporation developing a host of facilities at scenic Kondakarla Ava. The scenic Kondakarla Ava, one of the largest freshwater lakes in the country that is located at a distance of around 50 km from the city, will soon be developed into a major eco-tourism hub by the AP Tourism Development Corporation with amenities like watch tower, wooden cottages, cafeteria and washrooms apart from boating and live fishing activities. (Read more... source - The Hindu e-paper Visakhapatnam Dt: 20.07.2017).
17.07.2017 : With Vizag finally getting a direct flight connection to Colombo, the Buddhism circuit of the region is expected to get the much-needed boost. It is not just the seamless stretch of beaches and the azure Bay of Bengal that make Vizag one of the important tourist spots in the country. The region’s Buddhist roots that are a reminder of a significant past of the region that needs to be revisited and protected. Among the several visitors to the region, (Read more... source - The Hindu e-paper Visakhapatnam Dt: 17.07.2017).
Visakhapatnam is well connected with most of the places in India & around the World by Road >> more
In Visakhapatnam, there are many Government hospitals and Private Super speciality hospitals >> more
In Visakhapatnam there are two prestigious universities one is ANDHRA UNIVERSITY >> more
There are many beautiful Tourist places, Hotels, Shopping malls, Inox movies in and around Visakhapatnam >> more
There are many pending proposals / projects in IT, Tourism and Industries sectors. >> more
IT Sector needs further push in Vizag Smart City - The city which registered increase in IT exports >> more
Andhra Pradesh Government has new industrial policy, which encourage industrialists >> more
Government/ Private schools, colleges give importance to the Sports & Games by providing >> more
Metro Rail Project
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 prominence of the city got highlighted once again when it figured during Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi's US tour to develop it as a Smart City.
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.
Inhabited mostly by fishermen’s communities in earlier times, Visakhapatnam today is the largest city in the present Andhra Pradesh. With industrial and port-based trade and economic activities, the city is a driver of growth for the state. It used to be known by the name of Vizagapatam until the 1930s and 1940s. According to archaeological records, Visakhapatnam was built around the 11th century CE, and the control over the city changed hands between the Chola Dynasty and Gajapati kingdom until it was conquered by the Vijayanagara Empire in the 15th century. Later, it went into the hands of Mughals in the 16th century. By the end of the 18th century, it had come under the French rule, the control was passed on to the British in 1804, and it remained under the British rule until independence got in the year 1947.
After independence, the city developed into one of the country’s chief ports and became the headquarters of the Eastern Naval Command. Also, Visakhapatnam is a popular tourist destination in South India.
Apart from port-based trade and economic activity, the presence of a number of large public-sector enterprises like Vizag Steel (RINL), BHPV, Vizag Shipyard and HPCL make the city a predominantly industrial one. Formed in the year 1931, Vizagapatam Chamber of Commerce and Industry is one of the oldest chambers of commerce in India.
Visakhapatnam Port & Gangavaram Port
VSEZ, APSEZ, Aganampudi Industrial Park, Brandix Apparel city, Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City.
Madhurawada IT SEZ at Hill Nos. 2 & 3 & IT Park at Hill No. 1 Ghambeeram IT SEZ. Kapulauppada IT Layout.
Araku valley, Borra caves, Ananthagiri Hills, Tyda jungle bells, Dallapally, Chaparai waterfalls, Kothapally waterfalls, Lambasinghi, Yarada beach, Gangavaram beach, Light house and Kanaka durga temple at Dolphins nose Hill, Devipuram, Punyagiri, Kondakarla lake, City Central Park, RK beach, Submarine Museum, VUDA children arena, Visakha Museum, Vuda Park, Lawsons bay beach park, Lumbini park, Tenneti park, Kailasagiri, Health arena foot hills of kailasagiri, Telugu museum atop Kailasagiri, Mudarsarlova Park, Simhachalam Temple, Sagarnagar beach, Bavikonda buddhist heritage site, Thotla konda buddhist complex, Thotlakonda Beach Park, Bojjanna Konda, Pavurala Konda, Rushikonda Beach, Indira Gandhi Zoological Park, Kambalakonda wildlife sanctuary, Red sand Hills, Bheemili beach and light house.
Bhabha Atomic Research Center - research facility, National Institute of Oceanography.
Andhra University, Andhra Medical College, GITAM University, Damodaram Sanjeevaiah National Law Univeristy (DSNLU), Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE).
Visakhapatnam International Air Port.
Visakhapatnam City railway station & Duvvada Railway station.
APSRTC Complex, Dwarakanagar main bus stand, Maddilapalem Bus Depot, Madhurawada Bus Depost and Steel Plant Bus Depot.
Apparel, Pharma, Fertilisers, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Polymers, Ferro Alloys, Steel, Cement, Thermal Power Plant, Sea Food.
Hindustan Shipyard, Vizag Steel Plant, HPCL Refinery, GAIL, BHEL, NTPC Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant, Dredging Corporation of India.
KGH, VIMS, Apollo, Care, Sevenhills, Pradhama, NRI, Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital, Pinnacle, Krishna Hospital,