Nellore railway station to be redeveloped with world class amenities

Ministry of Railways has embarked up o­n the ambitious project of ‘Redevelopment of Railway Stations’ with world class smart amenities and elegant look and feel for all the important railway stations. Nellore Railway station is o­ne of those stations considered for such redevelopment o­n a grand scale. The estimated cost of this project is around Rs. 100 Crore which will be executed jointly by Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) and National Buildings Construction Company Ltd (NBCC).

Source: NBCC

Nellore station will be developed as energy efficient and eco-friendly station by implementing various Green initiatives and Energy initiatives like Green terraces, cellular rain water harvesting, Solar panels, LED lighting, use of energy efficient devices, use of insulation o­n roof top, use of capacitors at load centers, use of high efficiency motors, use of part solar external lighting etc.

Nellore Railway station redevelopment project is an up-gradation project, keeping in view of the expected additional inflow of passengers in the next few years where station complex is integrated with other infrastructure facilities to provide a seamless experience to the passengers by providing world class infrastructure and iconic Architecture, duly utilizing commercial potential of the station.

Nellore city is District Headquarters and the fourth populous district in the State of Andhra Pradesh. It is an abode of famous tourist destinations like Pulicat Lake (second largest brackish water lagoon in India), Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, Ranganathaswamy Temple, Udayagiri Fort, Venkatagiri Fort, Khaja Rahamatulla Dargah etc. The district is also o­n the map of Science & Technology with the establishment of Satish Dhawan Space Centre (Rocket launching Centre).

At present, Nellore Railway station is Non Suburban Grade 3 (A-Category) station and is located in the busiest and important railway trunk route of Vijayawada – Chennai. This station handles 43 pairs of Express Trains and 7 pairs of Passenger Trains every day. The average footfall per day is around 25,000. At present, there are 4 platforms, 4 meters Foot over Bridge, 3 Escalators covering all platforms, 3 Lifts, Booking office with 7 Counters, Enquiry Office, Public address system, Food plaza, Retiring rooms, 3 ATMs, both Upper class and General Waiting halls etc.

 

Salient features and objectives of Redevelopment of Nellore Station

ØElegant structural design taking into consideration structure safety and stability, aesthetics conceived by architect, constructability, ease of maintenance and durability.

ØAn iconic structure with modern state-of-the art-facilities. Integrating both sides of the city i.e., entry and exit o­n both sides of the station.

ØAdditional facilities like retail stores, shopping, hospitality, food-court etc.

ØSpacious circulating area and sufficient provision for drop off, pick up and parking along with congestion free non-conflicting entry/exit to the station premises.

ØGreen buildings with optimum use of natural ventilation & lighting.

ØUser friendly international signage boards understandable by all sections of the society. Multilingual digital signage along with Braille script wherever feasible.

ØAll essential facilities at concourse like catering, small retails, wash rooms, cloak rooms, drinking water, ATM, Pharmacy, Internet etc.

ØIntegration with other modes of public/ private transport systems e.g. Bus, Taxi, Auto-rickshaw etc.

ØImplementation of all the applicable fire & life safety standards like advanced features in Fire alarm and detection system, security system like CCTV cameras, Integrating intrusion detection, access control and video surveillance etc., will be ensured.

ØAn earmarked space for establishing exhibition gallery, which can be given o­n lease to artists and agencies.

ØStalls/retail kiosks for sale of local crafts/arts/products will be established to improve local art & culture.

ØAs per norms, all the facilities for Divyangjan like exclusive parking, rest room, ramp, drinking water, toilets etc will be provided.

ØEfficient water supply system.

ØIn addition, excellent sewage system including waste water treatment plant, soiled, waste and rain water disposal etc., will be implemented.

Source: https://scr.indianrailways.gov.in/view_detail.jsp?lang=0&id=0,5,268&dcd=12216&did=1550234062296FE8530AF82C8B577A5AB04E98610CAAB

 

APIIC vacant industrial lands, plots and sheds in Nellore district

apiic nellore
Vacant Properties Summary for NELLORE Zone Property Wise
Sl.No IP Name No. of Plots No. of Sheds Area(Sqm) Area(ACRS) Land Rate in Rupees per Sqm Remarks Purpose of Industrial Park Cost Fixation Proceedings reference
1 EPURU (UDL) 1 0 40309 09.96 511 Valid from:26-08-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/2018-19/06-08-2018
2 IP (Auto Nagar) Atmakur 1 0 35209 08.70 270 Valid from:04-02-2019 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/2018-19/31-01-2019
3 IP AKKAMPET (No Road) 1 0 17443 04.31 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
4 IP ATTIVARAM 51 0 562721 139.05 1285 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
5 IP Amancherla 1 0 475928 117.61 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
6 IP Ananthavaram 15 0 51794 12.80 1148 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM no.FW/cost/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
7 IP BALLAVOLU 1 0 842060 208.08 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
8 IP GRADDAGUNTA 1 0 196644 48.59 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
9 IP JATLAKONDURU 1 0 54433 13.45 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
10 IP KOTHAPATNAM 1 0 2172754 536.91 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
11 IP NAIDUPET 137 0 2129633 526.25 1478 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
12 IP NAIDUPETA UN-DEVELOPED LAND 2 0 364230 90.00 1478 Valid from:04-05-2016 to 31-03-2017 ORS GENERAL IOM NO: Fw/Cost/G1/Land cost/2016-17 Dt:04.05.2016
13 IP NAKKALAKALVA KANDRIGA 10 0 201910 49.89 834 Valid from:20-05-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/Cost/G1/Land Cost/2018-19/14-05-2018
14 IP PANTAPALEM 1 0 173900 42.97 553 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
15 IP PUDI BLOCK-B (UDL) 2 0 126510 31.26 1532 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL FW/COST/2018-19
16 IP Pudi (Expn.) 1 0 15217 03.76 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL
17 IP RAMDAS KANDRIGA 2 0 150913 37.29 351 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/cost/G1/Land cost/PF & IC 2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
18 IP SARVEPALLI 1 0 29867 07.38 490 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
19 IP THAMMINAPATNAM 3 0 4111227 1,015.93 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
20 IP VENKATAREDDYPALEM 1 0 304213 75.17 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
21 IP YERUR TANK 1 0 81952 20.25 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
22 2 0 7690 01.90 610 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
23 2 0 153948 38.04 555 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
24 IP_KRISHNAPATNAM 1 0 1743205 430.76 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
25 IP_MAMBATTU PHASE-I 4 0 30496 07.54 1076 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
26 IP_MAMBATTU PHASE-II 2 0 311862 77.06 975 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
27 IP_PYNAMPURAM 1 0 1266185 312.89 314 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
28 IP_TADA 34 0 85056 21.02 2986 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
29 IP_VENKATACHALAAM 1 0 700 00.17 2986 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
30 Kothapalli Koru Gunta UDL 4 0 257593 63.65 433 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
31 MSME Park Amancherla 336 0 108592 26.83 1480 Valid from:17-11-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/2018-19
32 MSME Park Kothapalli KoruGunta 213 0 73234 18.10 1182 Valid from:17-11-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/2018-19
33 MSME Park, Bodduvaripalem 227 0 80791 19.96 1491 Valid from:17-11-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/2018-19
34 SEZ NAIDUPETA 32 0 4491465 1,109.89 1478 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 SEZ LEASE IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
35 Textile Park Venkatagiri 1 0 202027 49.92 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL
36 UDL Amancherla 3 0 1168248 288.69 0 Price Yet to be Fixed ORS GENERAL IOM No.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN REV/2018-19
37 WOOD COMPLEX NELLORE 1 0 2054 00.51 7917 Valid from:01-04-2018 to 31-03-2019 ORS GENERAL IOM.NO.FW/COST/G1/LAND COST/GEN-REV/2018-19,DT.01-04-2018
1099 0 22122013 5,466.57

 

India’s first brood stock multiplication center launched in Nellore

BMR Group of Nellore has setup the India’s first brood stock (mother prawn) multiplication center in Nellore. This move could transform the aquaculture industry in India, the unit will produce pathogen free brood stock helping us achieve self-sustainability. Till date most aqua firms rely on imports for imports for disease-free brood stock.

BMR Group

BMR Group Chairman Beeda Mastan Rao, who first brought the L Vannamei prawn species to India, has setup the plant at Chennayapalem in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, in collaboration with Blue Genetics of France and Mexico.

Andhra Pradesh state accounts for 70% of India’s shrimp exports with an annual turnover of Rs24,000 crore. The brood stock center would further strengthen the state’s dominance in the sector.

Flamingo Festival 2018 starts on 7th Jan

Flamingo Festival 2018 is a three day event to welcome and celebrate the arrival of migratory birds, especially Flamingos. The annual Flamingo Festival is celebrated at the bird sanctuary at Nelapattu, Pulicat lake and the nearby Sullurupet town in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Various migratory birds including Flamingo come to this part of Andhra Pradesh. This festival attracts tourists from all over the world.

Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary is one of the largest Pelicanry in South-East Asia with more than 1,500 Pelicans breeding an average every year.

The Festival will take place in 4 locations

Sullurpeta (Main Stage – Stalls & Entertainment)

Nelapattu (Stalls & Entertainment)

Atakani Thippa – Pulicat (Stalls)

BV Palem – Pulicat (Stalls – Entertainment – Boat Riding)

Highlights

Photography Competitions

Gala Night

showcasing local talent

Celebrity Performer

Carnival

Exhibition

Food Courts

Bird Sanctuary Tours

Trip to Sriharikota Space Centre

Source: http://flamingofestival.com/

 

Krishnapatnam Port to host 9th International Youth Sailing Competition of India

AP State level sailing championship was held today at Krishnapatnam Port, Nellore for the first time under the aegis of Navayuga Sailing Academy. State level sailors and some trained locals participated  in the competitions.

The Port is also playing host to Yachting Association of India (YAI) Senior and Youth National Championships from December 21 to 25 where as many as 500 sailors are expected to take part. Besides the port is also hosting International Youth Sailing Competition of India from December 27 to 31 in which 250 sailors from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Iran, Germany, UK and Hong Kong are taking part. In the first leg of the Asian Sailing Federation Youth Cup 2017-18, 150 sailors from across the world will be representing nine countries, including India.

Link: http://www.iiregatta.in/en/

 

Nellore Rottela Panduga 2017 Dates Announced

rottela panduga nellore

Rottela Panduga (Rotiyaan ki eid or Roti Festival) will be observed from 1st to 5th October 2017 in Nellore as a state festival.

Rottela Panduga is an annual three-day urs(festival) held at Bara Shaheed Dargah of Nellore in Andhra Pradesh, India. The annual state sponsored event is observed in the month of Muharram as urs of 12 martyrs whose mortal remains are buried in the compound. Women who visit the shrine, exchange their rotis (flat indian breads) at Nellore Tank (Swarnala Cheruvu) in fulfillment of their wishes.

Nellore snooker player Pandurangaiah going places

Ranked as No. 2 snooker player in India, the 27-year-old E. Pandurangaiah of Nellore gave a tough fight to the former world champion Shaun Murphy in the qualifying round of the Indian Open world ranking snooker tournament on 12th Sep.

Earlier, he shot into limelight with his stunning performance in the senior nationals final where he lost to the champion Pankaj Advani in February this year. 

Pandurangaiah lost his father when he was young and his mother (Venkatamma) brought him up working as an attendant in a Nellore. He had to discontinue education after second standard. Pandu learnt playing snooker 15 years back while working in a snooker parlour in Nellore. He started his professional career in 2008 and bagged 5 state championships and 14 runner-up trophies.

He now works with South Central Railways (SCR) and gets trained at the RRC club under coach S Simhachalam. Known as Pandu to his friends, Pandurangaiah is now aiming for a gold medal in the upcoming Asian Games.

http://cuetracker.net/players/pandurangaiah

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT – IITTM South, Nellore

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT, also known as IITTM is an autonomous organization of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. IITTM is one of the premier Institutes in the country offering education, training, research and consultancy in the field of tourism, travel and allied sectors.

IITTM was established in 1983 and presently IITTM campuses are located at Gwalior, Bhubaneswar, Goa ,New Delhi and Nellore. IITTM is a founder member of UN-ESCAP promoted Network of Asia-Pacific Educational and Training Institute in Tourism (APETIT). It offers two-year Post Graduate programmes approved by AICTE.

IITTM Nellore

IITTM Nellore center is the gateway to tourism education and research and training in south India. With the proven track record of supporting and guiding the tourism industry IITTM is poised to play the role of nerve centre of Tourism education in southern region. IITTM offers BBA and MBA programs in Travel & Tourism Management. Their MBA Programme offers a specialization in Tourism & Cargo Management. The programmes help the students to explore the opportunities in the areas of Tour Operations, Tourism Marketing, and Air & Shipping Cargo Management.

Contact:

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT
GOLAGAMUDI, NELLORE- 5242320 ,
(NEAR VENKAIAH SWAMI TEMPLE).
Tel : 0861 – 2353199
Fax: 0861 – 2353299
Mob : 9866274850
Email id : iittmnlr@gmail.com

Website: http://iittmsouth.org/

NALCO and MIDHANI to setup an aluminium alloy plant in Nellore

Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (Midhani) of Hyderabad is in the process of setting up an aluminium alloy plant in Nellore district. The Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation Limited (APIIC) is said to have identified about 110 acre land near Bodduvaripalem, in Kodavalur mandal, 21 km from Nellore City. The plant will serve the aluminium alloy needs of defense and aerospace industry.

This will be the first defense manufacturing facility outside Hyderabad and the organisation is planning to invest between Rs 2,500-Rs.3,000 crore on the facility. The Midhani plant will be a joint venture with the public sector Navaratna company National Aluminium Company (Nalco).

The aluminium alloy plant will provide direct employment to 500 and indirect employment to several thousands.

 

Our Venkaiah Naidu is the next Vice President of India

Mr Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu of Chavatapalem village in Nellore district has been elected as the next Vice President of India. He will be taking office on 11th August.

A proud moment for Nelloreans and an exhilarating news for Chavatapalem villagers. Read more about Mr Venkaiah Naidu on Wikipedia.

Photo courtesy: Wikipedia (By Geospatial World – IMG_8722, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=61108648)