Visakhapatnam : Visakhapatnam, the largest city in Andhra Pradesh known for heavy industries, steel plant, seaports, refinery, natural harbour and shipyard and one of the largest seaports in India, will lead the Smart City movement in the country, Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has said.
He highlighted the role of public relations in smart cities when the office-bearers of the Public Relations Society of India , who are in Visakhapatnam to shape up the 39th All India Public Relations Conference on the theme of “Smart Cities, Smart Communication”, met him on Wednesday.
Naidu emphasised the need for collective efforts to move forward in the direction of Smart City Mission. He said: “Not just smart cities, my vision is to make smart villages and smart towns too, thus making a smart State by taking smart decisions using smart technology and with the help of smart manpower.”
HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao, Agriculture Minister S Chandrasekhar Reddy, Collector Pravin Kumar, I&PR Commissioner S Venkateswar, National President of PRSI Ajit Pathak, Vice-President of PRSI US Sarma, secretary Visakhapatnam chapter PLK Murthy and national council member BV Vijaya Prasad were also present.
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