Visakhapatnam city has achieved yet another milestone at the national level by bagging the top seventh position in the list of smart cities development programs in the country. It is moving towards the completion of more projects and gaining more recognition at the national level.
Visakhapatnam is moving ahead as part of the Smart City mission improving its rank in the development list of smart cities in the country and going ahead with more enthusiasm. The central government has compiled a list taking into account the selection of projects, the manner in which funds are being spent, etc.
Officials said GVMC topped the list and ranked seventh for the first time. On the other hand, the government has plans to lead the city of Visakhapatnam on the path of development. Accordingly, Smart City is working to bring a new charm to the list of new projects.
As part of the Smart City, the government has sanctioned 50 projects worth Rs 1,000 crore under GVMC while 29 projects worth Rs 296 crore have already been completed, work on 19 projects worth Rs. 409 crore is currently underway. GVMC is moving forward with new ideas to provide not only development in a single sector but also education, medicine, health, tourism and infrastructure.
Visakhapatnam was ranked eighth in the list of 2019 smart cities in the country. The AP Smart City Mission is also in a good position as the GVMC projects are being completed one after the other. Visakhapatnam’s reputation is set to grow further as more projects are expected to be completed next year.