The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has been awaiting approval from the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation to rezone the land in the city for commercial development under the public private partnership model.
Our mission aims at efficiently utilising the available assets, resources and infrastructure to enhance the quality of urban life, says M Hari Naryanan, Municipal Commissioner, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC).
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