Govt. of India | Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone

You do business… We take care of the rest…

Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India


"Visakhapatnam: India's Eastern Gateway to Growth and Prosperity"

Welcome to the “City Of Destiny”, a booming industrial city on the east coast of India, which has been ranked as one of the fastest developing cities in the world. From a small fishing village, the city of Visakhapatnam, popularly known as Vizag, has burgeoned into a bustling Port and industrial city. 

The most conspicuous landmark at Visakhapatnam is the dolphin nose and natural harbour. The strategic position of Visakhapatnam on the Bay of Bengal as an Eastern Gateway for India, provides numerous economic and commercial advantages to investors. 

A Rock Promontory

Having Two Ports

" The Industrial Nexus of Andhra Pradesh "

It has a distinct locational advantage on the east coast with easy access to Southeast Asia, South Asia, Japan and Korea. The city has excellent access by rail, road and air links. 

With abundant natural resources in its hinterland, well developed means of transport, telecommunications, and infrastructure facilities, Visakhapatanam offers unlimited potential for industrial growth. Presence of major industries in the Public and Private sectors viz. oil refinery, zinc, fertilizers, steel, dredging, heavy engineering, ship building, power generation etc., has made Visakhapatnam the commercial capital of Andhra Pradesh. 

Communal harmony, peaceful industrial relations, abundant availability of English speaking professionals and skilled/semi-skilled personnel and the excellent social infrastructure at low cost make Visakhapatnam a right destination for any business venture. 

Andhra University, one of the oldest Universities in India and several affiliated Engineering Colleges, Polytechnics and Industrial Training Institutes provide professionally skilled manpower. Indian professionals working in USA and other countries are mostly from Andhra Pradesh. The city has several star hotels like The Park, Taj Gateway, Grand Bay, Dolphin, Daspalla, Green Park, etc. Modern and state-of-art medical facilities, recreational facilities, educational institutions, long beaches, tourist spots etc., make Vizag an ideal place to live and work. 

The Encapsulate of Vizag –

  • A major industrial center on the East coast of India with excellent Ports. 
  • A bustling city with a population of 2 million. 
  • A cosmopolitan city with peaceful industrial relations. 
  • A very scenic city with moderate weather conditions. 
  • A logistics hub, well connected by road, rail, sea and air. 
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