y u people not think about andhra is safe??????????????not only vizag a.p lo unna a city safe ga ledu.this shows the regionalism o f ur vizag people
bcoz ramagundam ntpc ......vijayawada vtps and durgatemple ....tirupati.....and rajahmundry road cum rail bridge are also in hitlist......
I would discuss safety of rest of andhra in a seperate thread, but not in "Evolving Metropolis, Is Vizag
becoz, vizag the only city having very important installations like oil, gas, petrochemical and deffence establishments but the entire other parts of state does not have the same except volatile hydewrabad and ISRO and Manuguru heavy water project . that'sall. power projects are not so danger even vizag district is having 2 power projects like simhadri, NTPC
and seleru 1000MW hydro project...
state motam ettu poina parledu........kani vizag matram emi kakudadhu anukune regional pichi unavadivi nuvvu
State mottamu khchitanga nasanam avuthundhi.. vizagki amaina ayithe.. asalu vizag gurinchi aematram teliyakunda chese immeture posts chese spell bound please have the details...
Vizag is the head quarters of eastern naval command controlling, maintaining and protecting the coast from chittagong(Bangladesh) to kanyakumari. any attack on vizag will leave not only andhra entire east coast will be in problem. Vizag has such important naval installations..
1.INS Circars(HQ of eastern command controlled by Vice admiral, india has two very power ful naval commands viz.western at mumbai and eastern at vizag)
5.INS Kalinga(Vizag supplied more than 2000 military trucks of ammunation to kargil war including war tanks)
7.INS Dega( it has more than 12 sesnas, 25 helicopters fro continuous surveiliance of coast)
Naval arms depot(Vizag has manufacturing fecilities from bullet to torpedos)
Machine center( All war ship engines are over hauled here at vizag)
DGNP( Director general of naval projects sit here)
Submarine manufacture yard(Vizag is india's submarine base submarines are built, repaired here)
Naval dock yard( Vizag has huge dock yard fecilities which maintain naval war ships, repair, construct and maintain of all naval war ships)
Naval science &Technological laboratories, india's premier design center of naval ammunation)
Vizag has 7.5 million tonnes crude capacity refinery by HPCL, Mind u Mumbai has only 4.5 million tonnes of crude capacity refinery by HP.
In 1997 sep 14th in HPCL there was an accident and mind u there were more than LPG spheres and half of them got fire and each one sphere if bursts will wipe out entire district henmce entire population from gajuwaka and south city has been evacuated, luckily all safety valves of spheres were opened and fire was localised.
Vizag has prestigious in asia's only 70000MT LPG cavern, please know what is meant by cavern it is a monolithic stone of 2 acres surface rea with 250 mtrs depth in dolphins nose hill has been made cavern by making stone into a storage tank and LPG is stored in it. It is owned,maintained by Total fina, france and HPCL, It is SALPG pvt Ltd, HP is constructing another cavern for 5000MT crude storage in vizag. LPG cavern costed 2860 crores and crude cavern work started 4 months back with an outlay of 5000 crores.
Vizag has two gas pipe lines from vizag to secunderabad via rajahmundry, viziawada, suryapet and ghatkesar, in which rajahmundry, viziawada and suryapet are intermediate storing,boosting stations.
the petrol, deisel, Kerosin, superior kerosin for aviation,naptha,Natural gas and LPG are being supplied from vizag to above places to avoid road transport of petroleum products. out of two pipe lines one is dedicated to LPG, Naptha and natiural gas(owned,maintained by Gas authourity of india) and other is for products (owned, maintained by HP)
In the vicinity of HP there is coromandel fertilisers which stores highly dangerous liquid sulphur, ammonia and vedantha's Hindustan zinc stores more Acids like Sulphuric and hydro choric. Andhra petro which is just neibour to hp makes auxaulic acid, which is considered as rocket fuel.
In the same area india premier ship yard, India's no.1 port for the last seven consequent years vizag port, BHPV, Vizag steel, NTPC and several chemical, petro chemical industries besides pharma city, PCPIR site, APSEZ where more than 10 high investement industries are getting ready for inauguration in dec 2008 besides HPCL 's 31000 crore 15 million tonnes new refinery is under construction.
U tell me now if u donot get cooking gas, kerosin,petrol, deisel, SK for ur/shamshabad airports, fertilisers for agriculture what would be the AP picture in india and if vizag is attacked defence wise u people have to die in black out nights. please donot utter single word more on vizag in future if at all u utter it will be ur idiosy.