Rajahmundry poised for development
Rajahmundry is acclaimed as the birthplace of the Telugu language.its grammar and script evolving from the pen of the city-born poet Nannaya, also called \'Adi Kavi\' (the first poet) of Telugu, along with Tikkana and Yerrana who translated the Sanskrit version of Mahabharata into Telugu.
With the new capital of Andhra Pradesh to be located in and around Vijayawada, the government of Andhra Pradesh is focussing on development of two and three tier cities and since the twin Godavari districts had voted heavily in favour of TDP, the Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has decided to see that cities like Rajahmundry get a philip in terms of development.
Rajahmundry being centrally located and well connected by road, rail and air is poised to emerge as a major industrial hub, particularly in terms of agro based industry. In fact the State government is determined to give new thrust to agro based industries and feels that Rajahmundry is the best choice as it is on the banks of River Godavari and is less prone to disasters.
Rajahmundry is acclaimed as the birthplace of the Telugu language.its grammar and script evolving from the pen of the city-born poet Nannaya, also called 'Adi Kavi' (the first poet) of Telugu, along with Tikkana and Yerrana who translated the Sanskrit version of Mahabharata into Telugu.
Kanduuri Veeresalingam a social reformer and the author of ‘Rajashekhara Charithra’, the first Telugu novel was also from Rajahmundry. Hence, the city is also known as the Cultural Capital of Andhra Pradesh. Asia's second largest road cum rail bridge is on the River Godavari connecting Kovvur and Rajahmundry on the Howrah Chennai main line.
In the backdrop of this scenario, Rajahmundry is poised to be one of the smart cities which the AP government is planning and has tremendous potential for growth and is poised to become an important destination for big investments even in terms of real estate.