Infrastructure

The state has well-developed social, physical and industrial infrastructure and virtual connectivity. It also has good power, airport, IT and port infrastructure. At current prices, Andhra Pradesh’s gross state domestic product (GSDP) was estimated at US$ 92.17 billion over 2015-16. Between 2004-05 and 2015-16,the average annual GSDP growth rate was 10.67 per cent.
Mountain View

The state has a large coast line of nearly 974 kms, temple destinations, lush green forests and spicy cuisine which have led to increase in domestic tourism in the last few years. Andhra Pradesh is one of the largest producers of brackish water shrimps and freshwater prawns and contributes more than 20 per cent to the country’s total marine exports.

AP Infrastructure also comprises network of::
  • Physical / Social Infrastructure
  • Education Infrastructure
  • Health Infrastructure
  • Fiber Connectivity
  • SEZs
  • Shared Infrastructure
  • Water Infrastructure
  • Power and Energy Infrastructure
  • Rural and Urban Development
  • Tele communication and IT Infrastructure
  • Industrial and Electronics Infrastructure
  • Tourism APPARELS AND TEXTILES PHARMACEUTICALS
  • PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE – PORTS
  • IT AND IT-ENABLED SERVICES
  • PETROLEUM, CHEMICALS AND PETROCHEMICALS
  • Ports Infrastructure
  • Smartcity and Amrut
  1. Andhra Pradesh has a 974-km long coastline and the second highest cargo handling port.
  2. The Visakhapatnam port ranks fourth in terms of port traffic. Up to December 2015, the cargo traffic handled at the port was 42.25 million tonnes. However, Vishakhapatnam Port Trust has set a target of handling 60 million tonnes of cargo traffic during 2016-17.
  3. In August 2015, the Government of Andhra Pradesh announced plans to establish 10 new ports in the state.
  4. Bhavanapadu Port, Narsapur Port, Ramayapatnam Port,
  5. Machilipatnam Port, Kakinada SEZ Port (captive),
  6. Meghavaram Port (captive), Nakkapalli Port (captive),
  7. Nizampatnam and Vodarevu and Dugarajapatnam Port are the new upcoming ports in the state.
The AP state also taken an initiative to develop a Shared Infrastructure:

• Shared infrastructure at Zero Cost until they self-sustain
• Physical incubation infrastructure in PPP model
• Infra to include R&D labs, Office spaces, hostels, residential spaces, Innovation Zones, etc.
• Principles of green buildings, green IT, e-Waste management, Walk-to-Work, Cycle-to-Work to be followed while designing facilities
• Creating Common infrastructure such as common testing labs & tool rooms, enterprise software & shared hardware, shared services like legal, accounting, technology, patents, investment banking, other amenities and facilities like individual accommodation, hostel rooms and community for start-ups.