VISAKHAPATNAM: As many as 73 industries which have been a problem for the residents of Thokadu village will be shifted to Tunglam.
District collector Pravin Kumar told the officials of district industries centre (DIC) to make arrangements for shifting the industries soon.
At a meeting held in the collectrate on Monday, DIC general manager A Ramalingeswar Raju gave a power point presentation, explaining the things to be implemented for the shifting industries and on the allotment of lands for new companies.
After the construction of wall at Gangavaram port, there were issues with the approach road of Pendagantyada industrial corridor. As per the information given by the committee constituted with Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation, APIIC, industries, port and other officials, the collector was asked to take up land survey immediately.
The collector also asked the officials concerned to gather details of the unemployed youth to provide them work for two days in a week through employment exchange programme in the surroundings of Achtyutapuram Special Ecomomic Zone (SEZ). On problems faced by some industries, he asked the officials to respond to the issues.