Beautiful springs, mouthwatering sweets and juicy mangoes conjure up the mind when we talk about Vijayawada
or Bezawada. The second-largest city of Andhra Pradesh, Vijayawada
is the headquarters of Vijayawada
mandal in the Krishna district of the state. Located on the banks of the Krishna and overlooking the Bay of Bengal with the Indrakeeladri Hill forming a stunning backdrop of the city on its west, this commercial capital of Andhra Pradesh is famous for its beautiful temples, Buddhist shrines and the renowned Prakasam
The bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh and the much-highlighted blueprints of a new capital in Amaravati have propelled many entrepreneurs and developers to invest in Vijayawada
real estate and its hinterland, where the new capital will come up.
With the Chanderbabu Naidu government in the state contemplating to introduce a new policy to sanction all approvals for any real estate project under a single window, like the one already implemented in the industrial and tourism sectors, Vijayawada
real estate is all set to reach giddy heights and the Properties in Vijayawada
will be on everyones wish list.
The city is well-connected to several parts of the country through the national highways 9 and 5. Benz Circle
is where these two highways intersect while the National Highway 16 passes through the city and makes it a part of the Golden Quadrilateral Project undertaken by the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). The APSRTC bus network operates a robust fleet in the city and there is a planned BRTS system on the anvil. The Vijayawada
railway station is the busiest in the city while the airport is located at Gannavaram
. Plans are afoot to expand the airport to make a provision for landing of bigger aircraft and also the night-landing facilities. Vijayawada
is a Pilot Solar City listed under the solar/green cities scheme of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
The work on the proposed Metro rail project for Vijayawada
will commence shortly. The upcoming projects include the six-laning of Vijayawada
-Gundugolanu Section of NH 5 that will cover Guntur
, Krishna, and west Godavari districts. Also, the four-laning of the Vijayawada
Road is also under way. The expansion of the Gannavaram
Airport is also under way. All these efforts would surely give a fillip to the Vijayawada
real estate scene.
Homes and Living
Key localities in Vijayawada
, Undavalli, Nunna
, etc. Benz Circle
, one of the busiest junctions, is the famous landmark on the Bandar Road
and is a prominent name in the Vijayawada
real estate. The Benz Circle
and surrounding areas are currently witnessing a huge demand and offer fabulous returns. Average prices have shot up over the last few months and a similar trend is being witnessed in Gannavaram
, located around 6 kilometres away from the city centre, is also home to multiple affordable housing projects which are being built by reputed developers.The upcoming areas are Kanuru Road
, Sanath Nagar
, Konduru and Gollapudi
As per the 2011 Census, the population of the city is 10,39,518. There are 5,27,307 males and 5,12,211 females. The average literacy rate in the city is 82.59 per cent. The sex ratio is 997 per 1,000 males. The child sex ratio, on the other hand, is 951 per 1,000 boys. The city'spopulation is expected to reach 2.5 million by 2025.
The Municipality of Vijayawada
(Bezawada) was constituted on April 1, 1888, and was upgraded as a selection grade municipality in the 1960. The municipality was upgraded to a corporation in 1981. The total area of the corporation is 61.88 sq. km. The city is divided into 59 political wards. An elected body headed by the mayor performs the administration of the corporation. Properties in Vijayawada
can be registered online at its municipal corporations portal and hence making the buying and selling in Vijayawada
real estate an easy affair.
Industry and Employment
The agricultural and industrial sectors have always flourished in the city and it is also a big transportation hub. Commercial trade, industries, tourism, agriculture and transportation are major industries operating in the city. The city is famous for its agricultural product-processing industry along with hardware, consumer goods, automobile body manufacturing and small-scale industries. Renewable energy sources using biodiesel are promoted in the city. Virginia tobacco, cotton and turmeric are major industries in the city along with oil, rice and dal mills.
There are two well-equipped industrial estates in Vijayawada
at Auto Nagar and other near Kondapalli. The Jawahar Lal Nehru Auto Nagar Industrial Estate is one of the Asias largest auto industry hubs. The industrial estate in Kondapalli suburb is base to more than 800 industries. The Kondapalli Estate houses thermal power plants, Andhra Pradesh Heavy Machinery and Engineering Limited (APHMEL) factory among others. It is also a hub for storage, bottling and transportation of petroleum products of all major companies like BPCL, HPCL, IOC etc. So one can assume that the Properties in Vijayawada
promise good returns.
In the near future, sectors like health care, education, retail, automobiles, entertainment will create the most jobs in Vijayawada
. Therefore, we can conclude that the Vijayawada
real estate will gain further momentum and will be at the forefront to drive the growth story of the state.
has always been a patron of the arts, culture and literature. The city hosts several events and festivals throughout the year. The Victoria Jubilee Museum offers rare insights into paintings, sculptures and artefacts dating back to the 2nd and 3rd centuries.
7 Days at Pinnamaneni Polyclinic Road, 5 to 10 at Pinnamaneni Polyclinic Road, Idly & Idly at Auto Nagar, Brindavan Colony Chat Corner, R.R.Durbar are some of the popular food joints in the city. There are several other attractions, including the Prakasam
Barrage, the heritage bridge running over the Krishna River, Gandhi Hill, Rajiv Gandhi Park, Bhavani Island, Dr B R Ambedkar Park, Mogalarajapuram Caves, Kondapalli Fort and the Lord Narasimha Temple. The city is home to numerous educational institutions and has a vibrant sporting culture as well.