Vijayawada Industries


The Vijayawada Industries plays the most dominant part in the economy of the city. In fact the Vijayawada Industries contribute much to the industrial scenario of the state of Vijayawada. The industrial scenario of the city is dominated by the agro based industries. Agro based industries in Vijayawada comprises units like:
  • Oil Mills
  • Rice Mills
  • Dal Mills
  • Solvent extraction plants

Armed with excellent industrial infrastructure, the two industrial areas of the city house numerous manufacturing plants and factories. These two industrial estates are:
  • The Industrial Estate at Kondapalli. It is only 16 Kilometers from the heart of the city. It covers an area of 439 Acres with 620industrial plots.

  • The Auto Nagar Industrial Estate. Lying in the eastern fringes of the city, it is very close to Patamata. Covering an area of 340 Acres, the estate provide shelter to many small and medium industrial units.

The city also boasts of some other industrial areas like the one near Kanuru. Vijayawada has also got the advantage of the Super Thermal Power Station situated near the city. Apart from agro based industries, other major industries in Vijayawada are:
  • Automobile industry
  • Textile Industry
  • Industries producing consumer goods
The city has almost 2500 units of small scale industries and nine large and medium manufacturing plants. More than 1800 people are involved in these industries.

Last Updated on: 9/05/2013