Atchutapuram - GeographicalPosition:
Ø Atchutapuram is amandal headquarter in Visakhapatnam district of AP, Located at 42 km to southof Visakhapatnam City, along the coastline.
Ø Its neighborhoodareas are Kurmannapalem, Steel Plant, Parawada, Anakapalli & Yalamanchili.
Ø It is 18km from Steel Plant and 15km to Yalamanchili.
Ø It is located on 200feet State Highway from Kurmannapalem (NH5) to Yalamanchili(NH5)
APIIC SEZ @ Atchutapuram :
Atchutapuram came up into discussion in theYear 2005, when the State Government declared an SEZ in 20,000 acres, whichwill be the Asia’s Biggest One, extent-wise. Already Giants like Bradix,Pilklington etc have started production there, along with 20 other majorcompanies like Anjaneya Alloys, Southern Online Bio, Nagarjuna Agrichem etc.APIIC has already spent around Rs.350 crores in this Multi-product SEZ forInfrastructure facilities like Roads, Drains, Underground Electricity etc. Thecurrent employment in this SEZ is around 40,000 and the estimated direct andindirect employment in the coming 5 years is 5 lakhs.
Atchutapuram - Other Major Projects between Steel Plant to Yalamanchili
ü Steel Plant
ü Gangavaram Port
ü Simhadri NTPC – AtParawada
ü BAARC – in 7000acres near Atchutapuram
ü Pharma City –Between Parawada & Lankelapalem in 2250 acres
ü Tourism Project atKondakarla AVA – Near Atchutapuram
ü Hinduja Power Plant– At Vada Cheepurupalli
ü Eastern Naval BaseCampus – in 3000 acres at Raambilli
ü Coastal CorridorExpressway from Atchutapuram to Kakinada –170kms along the Coastline
ü Maritime Universityin 400 acres
ü The Visakhapatnam Industrial Water Supply Project – AtParawada