17.10.2017 : ANSR to set up major facility in city. Cabinet clears allotment of 10 acres for Rs. 500-cr. project. Lalith Ahuja's ANSR Consulting will invest Rs. 500 crore over six years to transform Visakhapatnam into a world-class destination for global in-house centres (GIC) at sea-facing Rushikonda. The State Cabinet cleared the proposal to allot 10 acres of land to the leading consulting company, which has a huge facility in Bengaluru. The land was earlier earmarked for construction of Signature Tower which was subsequently dropped. The company has agreed to provide job opportunities for 5,000 people by constructing a built-up area of five lakh square feet and setting up an accelerator. (source: The Hindu epaper vizag city edition dt: 17.10.2017) Read more ...
16.10.2017 : 'The hunter' likely to add to parking woes on Beach Road. Chief Minister to inaugurate TU-142, located close to Kursura, tomorrow. Post their decommissioning from the armed services, the hunter (TU-142) and the hunter (INS Kursura), rest close by, with only Beach Road separating them. Both TU-142, Indian Navy's long range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft that is nicknamed as the Bear by the NATO, and the INS Kursura, one among the first four Type 641 or Foxtrot class Russian submarines procured by India, have been converted into museums. (source: The Hindu epaper vizag city edition dt: 16.10.2017) Read more ...
13.10.2017 : Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project : Pre bid meeting for development of VMRP on an innovative PPP model held on 12th October, 2017 at Visakhapatnam. The Pre-bid meeting was attended by major private developers, manufacturers, investment companies such as Adani, Afcons, L&T, Tata Realty, IL&FS Rail, Essel Infrastructure, Siemens, Alstom, Hyundai, Mitsui, Prasarana group, Ansaldo, Bancor-Investments and others showed keen interest to participate in the project based on the innovative PPP model. Based on the requests made by the private developers, it has been decided to extend the date for submission of pre-bid queries. Extension of date of receipt of revised / additional pre bid queries - Date : 23rd Oct,2017 - Time : 5:30 pm. (Data Source: Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation website - amrc.co.in)
BREAKING NEWS: INS Kiltan commissioned into Indian Navy by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, at Eastern Naval Command in Visakhapatnam on 16.10.2017. (source: ANI)
Railway Zone : Visakhapatnam as Headquarter new Railway Zone to be formed, which is pending since long time.
Simhachalam Devasthanam Lands : Issue of lands in the Five Villages belongs to the Simhachalam Devasthanam to be resolved at the earliest, which is pending since more than 20 years.
Development of infrastructure at IT Parks Hill No. 1 & 2 and IT SEZ Hill No.3, Madhurawada to repair the 100 feet road from Midhilapuri VUDA Colony to IT SEZ Junction beach road, construction of median, development of greenery on the median, construction of footpaths. Recently installed Central LED lighting system. Also provide a CCTV surveillance system in IT SEZ Area, transportation facility bus shelters, canteen facility.
Construction of Foot over Bridges (FOBs) / Subways for Pedestrians crossing the busy roads at Madhurawada, Hanumanthawaka, Isakathota, Maddilapalem, Dabagardens, Jagadamba, Dwarakanagar, Siripuram, Gopalapatnam, Gajuwaka, Lankalapalem Junctions.
Construction of a Flyover at Hanumanthawaka Junction. GVMC/VUDA officials to appoint a consultant for preparation of DPR for a Flyover at Hanumanthawaka Junction. Population of Vizag Smart City is growing up rapidly by reaching nearly 25 lakhs, government should construct flyover at Hanumanthawaka Jn.
Construction of a Flyover at Gajuwaka. GVMC/VUDA to appoint a consultant for preparation of DPR for a Flyover at Gajuwaka, starting from Old Gajuwaka till New Gajuwaka police station.
Construction of Passenger Jetty for Sea Tourism near Coastal Battery beach. Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) may explore the possibility of construction of a jetty near coastal battery exclusively for Sea Tourism. For development of sea tourism, to start with two Small Luxury Boats to be introduced, one will run from Coastal Battery to Bheemili and another one from Coastal Battery to Yarada/Revupolavaram.