(The) approach towards the Smart City Plan for Vizag revolves around the vision of creating - "A Resilient and Healthy Metropolis for People". The city of destiny is envisioned to become a leader in sustainability, healthy living, equality and innovation.
The Area Based Development (ABD) focuses on the core theme of “Prevention is better than cure” and proposal aspires to address key issues that emerged out of citizen engagement. The Inspiration behind ABD smart solutions includes: building upon the ongoing initiatives within the city, such as speed limit cap, vehicle free zones initiatives by GVMC and Andhra University, beach beautification and shorefront restoration project to enhance tourism potential.
With a view to enable an intelligent, data driven and people centric smart city, the pan city proposal of Vishakhapatnam is a single proposal that combines effective e-governance with enhanced disaster management system. Being closely interconnected sectors it ensures e-services, effective city administration and emergency services.