Smart City Activity
22.11.2016 – Smart city plans getting ready – Request for Proposals for various smart city projects for implementation in the area-based development (ABD) approach will be called soon, Municipal Commissioner M. Hari Narayanan has said. The proposals would include smart schools, 24×7 water supply public toilets, cycling tracks, bus stops and footpaths, he told reporters in an interaction here on 21.11.2016. GVMC has selected an area of around 1700 sq km for development as a part of the smart city project.
International Airport Expansion
Flyover @ NAD Kotha Road
Metro Rail Project
Integrated Sports Complex
Signature Towers @ Hill No.3, IT SEZ
IT Incubation Tower @ Siripuram
Mega Convention Center
Vistadome Rail Coaches
The inaugural Digital Summit 2016 will be held from December 12th-17th in Vizag Smart City. The event will take place at multiple venues provided by Andhra University and Miracle Software Systems. For more details visit www.miraclesoft.com/digitalsummit
Livein Adventures – Mob#: 9703784560
Balaji Drive in Cinema – stblcineworld
Parasailing at Saagarnagar Beach
Speed Boating at Rushikonda Beach
Hub For Youth (HFY) – Go Karting @ Mangamaripeta Beach
Inox Cinemas – CMR Central, Varun Beach and Chitralaya Mall & Mukta A2 Cinemas – Visakhapatnam Central
For online ticket bookings visit inoxmovies.com or in.bookmyshow.com and for Tele Booking contact Tel.No. 2555100.
For online ticket bookings visit muktacinemas.com or in.bookmyshow.com and for Tele Booking contact Tel.No. 2707007.
12.12.2016: VIMS Director clears the air on privatisation. Plan to make the hospital autonomous on the lines of NIMS and SVIMS. Ever since the foundation stone for the Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS) was laid by the then Chief Minister of united Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, the institute has been mired in one controversy or the other. Read more The Hindu e-paper article published on December 12, 2016.
11.12.2016: Week-long A.U. alumni fete begins. HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Saturday inaugurated the week-long Andhra University Alumni Meet celebrations. Inaugurating the celebrations, Mr.Srinivasa Rao called upon the old students of the university to come forward and support their alma mater to help develop it into a world class university. Read more The Hindu e-paper article published on December 11, 2016.
10.12.2016: CM to inaugurate VUDA Children Theatre. It can accommodate 1,000 people, says Baburao Naidu. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate VUDA Children Theatre on December 17. Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao, after a visit to the theatre at Siripuram here on Friday, accompanied by VUDA Vice-Chairman T. Baburao Naidu, said the theatre was constructed at a cost of Rs.22 crore. It can accommodate 400 persons on the ground floor and 600 on the first floor. He complemented the VUDA for its completion of the Central Park, Telugu Heritage Centre atop Kailasagiri, and Health Arena providing various amenities to people. Read more The Hindu e-paper article published on December 10, 2016.
09.12.2016: Samata Express renamed to promote brand Vizag Steel. Railway Minister flags off the train. The Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), corporate entity of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, has chosen the Visakhapatnam-bound Samata Express to promote its brand Vizag Steel. The Vizag Steel Samta Express has been emblazoned with eye-catching Vizag Steel promotional visuals across its entire length. Read more The Hindu e-paper article published on December 9, 2016.
08.12.2016: CM likely to inaugurate FinTech Tower on Dec 17. One lakh square ft of area will be allotted to leading players. A building acquired from an IT company on rent by the State government at Cyber Valley of Rushikonda in the city is named as FinTech (financial technology) Tower. Read more The Hindu e-paper article published on December 8, 2016.
07.12.2016: The second edition of the CII Partnership Summit with focus on ‘Sunrise Andhra Pradesh’ will be hosted here in association with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion under the Ministry of Commerce and the State Economic Development Board on January 27 and 28. Read more The Hindu e-paper article published on December 7, 2016.
Pending Policy Decisions
New Railway Zone to be formed – Vizag Smart City as Head Quarters
Regularisation of Simhachalam Devasthanam Lands of 5 Villages
Smart City Project, Aim & Mission
Developing Visakhapatnam as a Smart City by Government of India under 100 Smart Cities Project, Government of Andhra Pradesh with the help of Government of United States of America (USA), Department of Commerce, United States Trade Development Agency (USTDA) and United States Exim Bank.