The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) is planning to soon start the second phase of studies related to developing Vizag as a smart city. The United States Trade Development Agency (USTDA) had come forward to provide financial assistance, following which the first phase of studies was completed and the second phase will be initiated soon.
After suffering the devastating Hudhud cyclone, the financial capital of Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam, also called Vizag, has begun to walk the path of re-establishing itself to make life beautiful for its cosmopolitan mix of people.
When it comes to maintenance of roads in urban area, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) appears to be faring better than its counterparts in other cities. Although the roads at many places have undergone repeated patchwork repairs in Vizag, they are somehow holding through and have not proved hazards to the road-users even during the heavy rain, say residents of the city.
In order to upgrade civic infrastructure and also to implement city beautification projects, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) plans to adopt private participation (PPP) model. Among the projects that may be implemented under the model are desalination plant, streetlighting, multi-level car parking lot, construction of roads, footpaths
Bheemunipatnam or Bheemili's merger with Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation and the initiation of the Vizag-Bheemili Beach Corridor project could well turn Bheemili into a tourist-cum-residential hub in the next half a decade, feel realtors. Bheemili, being the second oldest municipality in the country and also once known for its Dutch settlements, realtors said that Bheemili and a few villages neighbouring it are located in an ideal location as they have the beach to one side and the n
Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) decided to upgrade ground water recharge pits across the city in order to ensure that ground water is conserved for use in summer months. The civic body plans to complete this work by the second week of July. However, some observers raise doubt on the ability of the civic body to complete the work by this time