20.10.2017 : Medtech zone takes its first baby steps. Rs. 1,000-cr. project to come up on 270 acres at Nadupuru. Controversies notwithstanding, the AP MedTech Zone, popularly known as AMTZ, is going ahead with construction for the capital-intensive facilities required for medical devices manufacturing unit with an aim to reduce healthcare cost by at least 40%. The AMTZ, an initiative of the State government to develop a comprehensive ecosystem at Nadupuru on the city outskirts over 270 acres, is taking up construction in five phases with an investment of over Rs. 1,000 crore. "The AMTZ has seen a huge response from the industry and by far is the single largest project to have commitment from 50 companies," an official of the AMTZ told The Hindu . (source: The Hindu epaper vizag city edition dt: 20.10.2017) Read more ...
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. Beach Road is the most frequented spot, both by the locals and the tourists and is one of the most crowded location in the city. (source: The Hindu epaper vizag city edition dt: 16.10.2017) Read more ...
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.