Vizag steel
Hindustan Shipyard
NTPC-Simhadri Thermal plant
Vizag Port
Naval Dockyard
Dredging Corporation of India
Brandix Apparel city

Andhra Pradesh Government has new industrial policy, which encourage industrialists to come forward and put up industries in the City. With new industries, more jobs and reduces the unemployment in the city.

Every company and authorities related to the city needs to participate in the game. There should be seamless communication between the State Government, Local Bodies and the Citizens.

"One central authority (like, one IAS or one CEO of the city) should be there to look into all the issues and integrate it into one "

Visakhapatnam is an industrial city with many Central and State Government Organisations / Public sector undertakings, Public and Private Limited companies in and around the City.

Government/Public sector undertakings/Major Pvt Sector companies

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) - Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL)
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL)
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) - Visakh Refinery
Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam (NDV)
Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT)
Naval Armament Depot (NAD)
Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL)
Dredging Corporation of India (DCI)
Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant(STPP) - National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
Vizag Thermal Power Plant (VTPP) - Hinduja National Power Corporation Limited (HNPCL)
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)
National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC)
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
Ferro Scrap Nigam Limited (FSNL)
MSTC Limited
MMTC Limited

Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone (VSEZ) Duvvada - Export oriented units

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

Bettonville Diamond equipment p.Ltd
Coromandel Expo pack pvt.Ltd.
Kohima energy private limited
LID Jewellers
L.V. Fingrade
Madras Knitwear Limited
Synergies Castings Limited
World Wide Diamond manufacturing Pvt.Ltd.

Atchutapuram - Special Economic Zone (SEZ)

Brandix India Apparel City has the following 10 manufacturing units apart from three of its own units

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

International Trimmings and Labels
Ocean India
Pioneer Elastics
Quantum Clothing
Ribest Ribbons and Bows (India) Private Limited
Seeds Intimate Apparel
Shore to Shore
S&S Industries
Screenline Printing
Vardhman Yarns and Threads Limited

Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City - Parawada

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

Alkali Metals Limited
Acutus Pharma
Acacia Life Sciences Pvt.Ltd acquired by Biocon
EISAI Pharmaceuticals
Glowchem Industries
Hospira Pharmaceutical
Laurus Labs
Mylan Pharmaceutical
Pharma Zell
Rakshit Drugs
Raks Pharma
SMS Pharma
Smilax Laboratories
Vasudha Pharma
Vishnu Chemicals
Vivin Laboratories
Vegesna Laboratories
Vijayasri organics

Industrial Development Authority - Parawada

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

Beekay Steel Industries Limited
RANAR Agrochem Limited
Simhadri Steels
Tirupati Fuels Pvt.Ltd.

Industrial Development Authority - Autonagar

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

Asian Rubber Products
Asopa Foods Private Limited
Beekay Steel industries Ltd.
Boyapati Industries
Chamundi Industries
DS Engineering works
Flash Forge
Fibre Gripps
Genius filters and systems
Hanuman Engineering works
Hari Chandana Engineering
Indian Rubber Industries
Inox Air products limited
Jami Hydraulics
Kavya Roofing Industries
Lalitha Metals
Lotus Wireless Technologies India Pvt.Ltd.
Madras Hardtools Pvt.Ltd
Metro Polymers
National Engineering Projects and Constructors
Nirmala Industries
Naidu Rubber and Gasket products
PRC plastics
Panchajanya Electrodes
Puravi Electrodes
Pressweld Equipments
Pujitha packing products
Rohan Industries
Raghavendra Rubber products
Sahuwala High Pressure Cylinders Pvt.Ltd.
Simhadri Industries
Sairam Industries
Santhosh Engineering Works
Sapthagiri Food Products
Sree Paints
Sai Polymers
Seera Metal Products
SE gases private limited
Sri Vigneswara Steel industries
Sree Mahalakshmi earth movers
Triton Paints
The godavari gas company
Visakha Wire House
Vizag Poly packaging industries
Vijaya Switchgear controls
Visakha conveyor systems
Visakha Steel gears and spares

Public/Private Limited companies

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

Andhra Cements
Andhra Ferroalloys
Andhra Petrochemicals Limited
Alufluoride Limited
Coromandel International Limited
Divis Laboratories Ltd.
Dr.Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
Essar Steel
East India Petroleum Limited
Hetero Drugs Limited
Hindustan Coco-Cola Beverages Pvt.Ltd.
Krebs Bio-Chemicals
LG Polymers India Pvt.Ltd.
Rain Calcining Limited
Sarda Metals & Alloys Ltd.
Sri Vijaya Visakha Milk Producers Co.Ltd (Visakha Dairy)
Vijay Nirman Company Pvt.Ltd.
Vizag Seaport Limited

Shipping, C&F, Stevedoring, Sea Food & Transport companies

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

A.V. Bhanoji Row
Ahmed S. Moloobhoy & Sons Pvt. Ltd
American President Lines Ltd.
Amma Shipping Agency
Anand Transport
APL India (P) Ltd.
Apurbo & Co.
Arya Offshore Services Pvt.Ltd.
Arya Offshore Services Pvt.Ltd.
Asreen Engineering Works
Assocaited Electric & Marine Products
Atlantic Shipping Pvt. Ltd.
B. Nagaraju & Co.
B.K. Lifting Tackles Mfrs. (P) Ltd.
Balailal Mookarjee & Co. (P) Ltd.
Balaji Marine & Civil Engg. Works
Balaji Mookerjee House
Bharat Marine Corporation
Binny Limited
Bothra Shipping Services Pvt.Ltd.
Brothers Refrigeration (P) Ltd.
Butterworth Shipping & General Trading Pvt. Ltd.
Chow Gule Brothers
Coastal Overseas
Coastal Trawlers Ltd.
Compass Shipping & Trading Pvt. Ltd.
Continental Transport Agency
Continental Warehousing Corporation Ltd
Coromandel Shipping Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
D.S. Narayana & Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Delta Oceanic Services Pvt.Ltd.
Docking & Engg. Co. (VSP) Pvt.Ltd.
Duraflex Services & Construction
E. Krishna Rao
E.C. Bose & Co. (VSP) Pvt. Ltd.
East Coast Marine Engineering
Essar Shipping Ltd.
Essemm Intraport Services (P) ltd.
Esskay Shipping Services Private Limited
Eersun Marine Trade Private Limited
Everett (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Excel Enterprises
Fair Max Shipping & Transport
Five Stars Shipping Company Pvt. Ltd.
G.R. Enterprises
Gangi Reddy Shipping
Garuda Pattabhiramaiah & Co.
G.Pattabhi Ramayya Shipping Private Limited
Gordon Woodroffe Ltd.
Grand Trading & Logistics (India) Private Limited
Gurudana Carriers & Shipping Ltd
H.K. Benerjee & Co.
H.V. Manufacturing AGencies
Hari Sri Krishna Engg. Works
Howrah Friends Electric Co. Pvt. Ltd.
India Docking Engg. Works
Indo Marine
International Shipping Corporation
Integral Trading & Logistics
J.M. Baxi & Co.
J.P. Engineer
Jayalakshmi Sea Foods Pvt.Ltd.
Jayalakshmi Traders
Jyothi Shipping Agencies
Kaanha Shipping Pvt. Ltd.
K. Ramabrahman & Sons Pvt. Ltd.
K.G.R. Exports
Kamakshi Shipping
Karamchand Tharpar & Bros (C.S.) Ltd.
Khushi Ram & Co.
Lalitha Sea Foods Pvt. Ltd.
Larive & Company Pvt. Ltd.
Leemuirhead Ltd.
Links Cargo Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
Links Founta Plaza
Lotus Marine Services Pvt.Ltd.
Marine Aids 'N' Appliances
Marine Corporation of India
Marine Electronics & Electrical Services
Maruti Transports
Merilyn Shipping & Transports
MGM Anand Transports
Monship Agency Services
Ms. Coastal Trawlers
Navabharat Ferro Alloys Ltd.
Navbharat Corporation
Navship Marine Services Pvt. Ltd.
Nekkanti Sea Food Limited
Nilachal Shipping Pvt. Ltd.
North East Shipping Company
Oceanic Enterprises
Orissa Stevedores (P) Ltd.
Orisons Overseas Pvt. Ltd.
OSPL Pvt. Ltd.
P.V. Ramana Murthy Sons
Pace Sea Foods
Parekh Marine Agencies Pvt. Ltd.
Patel Engineering Works
PBL Transport Corporation (P) ltd.
Peters & Prasad Associates
Poseidon Logistics Pvt. Limited.
Prathyusha Associates Shipping Pvt.Ltd.
PUY Vast Maritime India Pvt. Ltd.
R.E. Shipping
Radha International Agencies
Raghavendra Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd.
Ramesh Chandra & Co. Pvt. Ltd.
Rao & Reddy
Reddy Shipping Services Pvt. Ltd.
Reliable Stevedores Private Limited
Ripley & Company Limited
Roy & Chatterjee (P) Ltd
S.F. Marine & Industrial Stores
S.G. Sambandan & Co.
S.K. Chakravarthi & Co.
S.K. Sarawagi & Co. (P) Ltd.
Sai Shipping Agencies
Sanco Trans Ltd.
Sandhya Marines Ltd.
Santosh Enterprises
Sarat Chatterjee & Co. (VSP) Pvt. Ltd.
Sareen Engineering Works
Saroja Steel Syndicate
Satyanarayana Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
Sea Traders Pvt. Ltd.
Sealand Service Inc.
Seaways Shipping Services Pvt.Ltd.
SGS India Limited
S.G.Sambandan & Co.
S.K.Sarawagi & Co. Pvt. Ltd
Shaw Wallace & Company Ltd.
Shree Krishna Shipping Corporation
South Indian Corporation (Agencies) Ltd.
Southern Air Conditioning Marine Service
Sravan Shipping Services
Sree Sai Kiran Marine & Engineering works
Sri Krishna Shipping Corporation
Sri Lakshmi Engineers & Fabricators
Sri Sai Shopping Agencies
Sri Shirdi Sai Shipping Services
Sri Sudha Marine
Sri Valli Shipping & Transport
Sri Sai Shipping Agencies
Srinivasa Transports
Streak Shipping
Suvarna Rekha Marines Pvt. Ltd.
Syamala Shipping Services
The Calcutta Shipping & Marine Engineering Co. (P) Ltd.
The South Indian Export Co., Pvt. Ltd.
Trans World Shipping Services (I) Pvt. Ltd.
Universal Cargo Inspection Agencies
Ushodaya Shipping Pvt. Ltd.
V. Dhana Reddy & Co.
V. Venkateswara Rao & Co.
Varun Sai Shipping & Cargo Agency
Venu Shipping Agency
Victory Marine Base Ltd.
Villavarayar Sons
Vilsons Shipping Pvt. Ltd.
Visakha Ship Repairing Works Pvt. Ltd.
Vizag Marine Consultants
Vizag Mercantile Agency
Yeduguri Seafoods Ltd.

Inspection Agencies / Testing Laboratories

Company's Name

Tel / Mob

Email / Website

SGS India Private Limited +91-0891-6697300 / 302 / 303
German Testing Major - TUV SUD - Vizag (Food lab) +91-0891-6567000
Bureau Veritas India +91-0891-2502467

New Projects / Proposals / Expansions

NTPC New Plant

NTPC expansion - proposed 4000MW plant with a project cost of ₹ 24000 crore in an area of 1200 acres by National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) at Rambilli & Atchutapuram mandals.

Trina Solar Company

China's Trina Solar, in collaboration with Indian company Welspun Renewables, of Mumbai based Welspun Group, would be setting up a solar panel photovoltaic cells manufacturing plant in Atchutapuram SEZ with an investment of ₹ 3000 Crore and employment generation of around 3000 people.

Asian Paints

22.06.2016 : The company has decided to revise its plans of setting up of the plant with a maximum capacity of 500,000 kiloliters per annum.

31.05.2016 : Asian Paints selects Jacobs Engineering to contract Vizag plant. Asian Paints Ltd (APL) has awarded contract to the US-based Jacobs Engineering Group Inc to contract its proposed ₹ 1,750-crore decorative paints plant in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. As per the contract, Jacobs Engineering will provide engineering services for a greenfield paints plant.

Asian paints is going to set up a manufacturing facility near Pudi village, Atchutapuram SEZ with a capital cost Rs. 1750 crores. The Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC) is allotted 110 acres of land at Pudi village, Atchutapuram to Asian Paints for their manufacuturing facility. Asian Paints has already started work on soil investigation at the site of the proposed manufacturing facility, which is being setup with an investment of around ₹ 1,750 crore. The manufacturing facility will produce 4 lakh KL per annum of paints and is expected to be one of the biggest plants of Asian Paints in the country with direct employment generation of around 700 people. Asian Paints has already appointed agencies for soil investigation and started collecting data. Subsequently, they will have to obtain the terms of reference from the Union ministry of environment and forests," an APIIC official said, adding that subsequently the company will have to go for environmental impact assessment (EIA) studies. He said it will take about one year for Asian Paints to obtain all approvals from the environment ministry before the construction work on the plant actually begins.

Texport Industries Pvt.Ltd.

Texport Industries Private Limited is going to set up a textile manufacturing company in Brandix Atchutapuram SEZ with a capital cost of Rs. 101 crores and employment generation to the 2000 people, knitting mill & garmenting project. The Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued a GO on 11.01.2016.

HPCL Expansion Project

16.11.2016 : Work is going on in full pace on the HPCL Visakh Refinery Modernisation Project to increase capacity from 8.33 to 15 million tonne per annum with bottom upgradation to produce BS VI fuels with an outlay of Rs 20,928 crore. The environmental clearance and consent to establish for the project have been received. Licensor selection and basis design and engineering packages are under progress.

24.08.2016 : HPCL board gives nod for Visakh Refinery expansion - The Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) board has given the go ahead for expansion of its Visakh Refinery in the city. The project envisages expansion of capacity from the current 8.33 mmtpa (million metric tonne per annum) to 15 mmtpa and is expected to bridge the product gap between the refining and marketing volumes of HPCL. According to HPCL, the project would involve a total capital cost of Rs 20,928 crore and would have bottom upgradation facility that will improve distillate yield on total refining capacity and thereby improve the GRM (gross refining margin). According to sources, the construction phase of the project is expected to take around 48 months.

State-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) is looking to nearly double the capacity of its existing refinery at Malkapuram in Visakhapatnam with a total investment of Rs 17,000 crore. Under this expansion plan, it would increase capacity of Visakh Refinery to 15 million tons per annum (MPTA) from the existing 8.3 MPTA by the financial year 2019-20. The new investments will also go into residue up-gradation with slurry cracker besides helping the company produce products confirming to Euro V/VI emission norms. State-run HPCL has received the environmental clearance to expand its refinery at Visakhapatnam Smart City in Andhra Pradesh from 8.33 million tonne per annum to 15.0 MTPA. The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC), under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, in its meeting held last month cleared the Rs 18,400 crore expansion plan.

Electrical Transmission Line Tower - Spare Parts Manufacturing

Proposal for Electrical Transmission Line Tower (TLT) spare parts manufacturing company to be set up in Visakhapatnam in an area of 50 acres with a total capital cost Rs. 330 crores in a first phase which is to be completed in a period of 16 months. First phase capacity 1.2 lakhs tonnes per annum and in the second phase 1.8 lakhs per annum. This is a joint venture project of Vizag Steel Plant and Power grid corporation of India with 50:50 partnership and they are going to appoint a consultant for this project.

Kerneos India Technologies

Ground-leveling work of the Kerneos India Technologies calcimum aluminate binder manufacturing facility is also underway Atchutapuram mandal. The plant, with an investment of Rs 120 crore, is spread over an area of 20.55 acres and will have a production capacity of 30,000 tonnes per annum of calcium aluminate binders in the first phase at Pudi village. The company had chosen the site due to easy access to two ports, Visakhapatnam and Gangavaram, and other advantages. They said the company was having 11 plants in the World and the Pudi plant would be the twelfth, the First in India. The plant, a highly automated one, would generate 100 jobs directly or indirectly.

Export Inspection Agency Laboratory

Foundation stone laid for the permanent building of the office and laboratory complex of sub-office of Export Inspection Agency at green industrial park of APIIC at Gambheeram, Visakhapatnam.

Andhra Med Tech Zone (AMTZ) - Medical Devices Manufacturing Park

20.08.2016 : Vizag to emerge as hub for medical devices: Naidu - Stone laid for medical devices park, the first of its kind in the country. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Friday said Visakhapatnam would become a hub for manufacturing medical devices by attracting 200 to 300 units with an investment of Rs. 25,000 crore to Rs. 30,000 crore to create 25,000 jobs. He was speaking after laying the foundation stone for India’s first medical devices manufacturing park at Nadupuru in the Peda Gantyada mandal near the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant. Andhra Med Tech Zone Limited, a company floated by the government, will execute the project.

17.08.2016 : AP Transco to set up Asia's largest industrial substation for the proposed Andhra Med Tech Zone (AMTZ) in Vizag Smart City. This Med Tech Zone, which exclusively houses manufacturing units of medical equipment and is said to be South Asia's first dedicated medical devices manufacturing park is expected to draw very large volumes of electricity. The Park will comprise state-of-the-art facilicites such as specialized laboratories, warehousing and testing centre. The state government has earmarked about 226 acres for near Nadupuru vilage in Pedagantyada mandal for AMTZ and about 10 acres for was allocated to the Transco for this sub-station.

11.06.2016 : 204 acres allotted for Medtech Zone, Survey No. 176 at Nadupuru Village, Pedagantyada Mandal. Construction of boundary wall, electricity connection and other facilities will be provided soon said District Collector.

02.06.2016 : Andhra Med Tech Zone (AMTZ), a company established under government of Andhra Pradesh has finally received approval for funding by the state cabinet on 1st June, 2016 for setting up Asia's first dedicated Medical Device Park at Visakhapatnam Smart City in an area of 226 acres. Andhra Pradesh Government has also issued appointment orders for Dr Jitendar Sharma, head of health technology department at National Health Systems Resource Centre (NHSRC) under the Union Health Ministry and Advisor - Health and Medical Technology to Government of Andhra Pradesh to be the chief executive officer for the AMTZ project. The park will provide modern state of art common facilities such as specialised laboratories, warehousing, testing centre apart from 100 to 150 independent manufacturing units, each in a built-in ready to use area of 0.5 to 1 acre each.

Govt of Andhra Pradesh has issued orders on 20.01.2016 for setting up a Medical Devices Technology Manufacturing Park. We have been importing 78% of devices from foreign countries for our needs till now, by setting up this plant our imports will be reduced and we also get the equipment for less price. The Govt also forms a committee in the name of special purpose vehicle and the committee will be headed by Govt Chief Secretary as Chairman, Medical Secretary as Vice Chairman and the members are Chief Secretaries of Industries, Finance, Municipal & Urban Administration, Drug Control DG, Adviser of health department and the Secretary of the Committee is Commissioner of Family Welfare Department.

EISAI Pharmaceuticals Expansion

27.04.2016 : Eisai Pharmaceuticals India Pvt. Ltd, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Eisai Co. Ltd of Japan, has embarked on expansion of its Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) unit with an investment of Rs.40 crore. The company, which has its production unit at Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City, Parawada near here, will increase its API plant capacity from 30 tonnes in 2009 to 100 tonnes by constructing another block and increasing the capacity of warehouse by year-end.

Pharma City between Atchutapuram and Nakkapalli

03.05.2016 : According to projections of Pharmexcil, North Andhra poised to emerge as a major destination. With no space for expansion at the Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City (JNPC) developed by Ramky and State Government in PPP mode at Parawada, plans are afoot to set up second Pharma City between Atchutapuram and Nakkapalli in Visakhapatnam district.

Hareon Solar Company

31.05.2016 : Chinese solar photo-voltaic cell manufacturer Hareon Solar is planning to set up a facility to manufacture solar PV cells in association with the Dalmia Group. APIIC allotted 33 acres of land at Lalamkoduru in Rambilli mandal with an estimated project cost of ₹ 1188 crore and direct employment generation of around 1162 people and indirect employment to another 1500 people and also the company representatives had entered into an agreement with the Government. Govt of AP has issued a GO on 23.05.2016 regarding various incentives being offered to this industry.

Mega Food Park

Srinivasa Hatcheries is planning to set up a mega food park for processing egg, meat and horticulture products near Nakkappalli area in Visakhapatnam District. Egg powder, which has a huge demand abroad, is expected to be the focus area for the park.

Hindustan Coca-Cola Company

14.06.2016 : Govt.of Andhra Pradesh has issued a GO No. 82 regarding allotment of 100 acres to Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Company at Krishnampalem Industrial Park, Rambilli Mandal in Visakhapatnam District, for setting up their Plant with a capital cost of Rs. 1375 crore, which will generate employment to approximately 3800 people.

04.06.2016 : Hindustan Coca-Cola Company is going to set up their unit at Rambilli mandal in Vizag Smart City, with an estimated project cost of Rs. 1375 crore in an area of 100 acres, which generates direct employment of around 3800 and indirect employment to another 4000 people. Andhra Pradesh State Cabinet has taken a decision to allot 100 acres to the company during the Cabinet meeting held on 1st June, 2016.


23.07.2016 : Foundation stone laid by Chief Minister, Mr. Chandrababu Naidu.

04.07.2016 : Pepsico Plant near Lalamkoduru Village, Rambilli Mandal in Visakhapatnam District. Govt.of Andhra Pradesh has allotted 10 acres of land, Non SEZ lands plot no. 30 to Pepsico near Lalamkoduru Village, Rambilli Mandal in Visakhapatnam District, for setting up their Plant with a capital cost of Rs. 100 crore, which will generate employment to approximately 600 people.

MSME Technology Centre

23.07.2016 : Foundation stone laid by Union Ministers, Mr. Kalraj Mishra, Mr.Venkaiah Naidu and Chief Minister, Mr. Chandrababu Naidu.

MSME Technology Centre at Pudi near Achyutapuram will come up with an estimated cost of Rs.110 crore, for which 20 acres have been allotted. This is a very big development to give a fillip to investments in the MSME sector. The Centre will be well-equipped for conducting quality checks as per accredited institutes like NBL and BIS with training facility in high-tech as well as traditional trades, material and products. It will have facilities for energy audit and environment management.

Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER)

The construction work on the Centre for Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) being set up by Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering & Research (SAMEER) has been launched at Gambheeram on 24.05.2016.

SAMEER, a Central Government Organisation is going to set up at Gambheeram near Madhurawada, in an area of 30 acres.

Union IT, Electronics and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad laid the foundation stone on 18.02.2016 for the Society for Applied Microwave Electronics Engineering and Research (SAMEER) centre to be set up at Gambheeram in Vizag Smart City in an area of 30 acres at a cost of Rs. 80 crore. It is a research institute under my ministry which undertakes high-end research in electro-magnetic interference and related areas and such research has many defence as well as civilian applications.

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