Visakhapatnam Smart City

On 12 January 2016, several US representatives held discussions with GVMC Special Officer and Principal Secretary, Municipal Administration, Karikal Velaven on the detailed project report for the smart city. USTDA Representative Mehnaz Ansari, Financial attache Jinu Koola, US Aid Development Credit Authority Stephen Matzie, senior Advisor for Innovation and Partnership Nehal Sanghvi and Political and Economic Specialist Siba Prasad Tripathy participated in the discussions. Municipal Commissioner Pravin Kumar, Director of Town and Country Planning V Raghu and Chief City Planner D Venkaratnam also participated in the meeting.