Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu, on Thursday, inaugurated the Millennium Towers at Rushikonda in Vizag. The towers are expected to foster the government’s plans for establishing the city as an IT hub.
Sharing the news, IT Minister, Nara Lokesh wrote, “Hon’ble CM Sri NCBN inaugurated the iconic Millennium towers in Vizag yesterday. The towers will be a landmark in the region boosting IT prospects immensely.”
The sea-facing Millennium Towers include two towers- Tower A and Tower B. The Tower A has 10 floors and two of them will be used for parking lots. Reportedly, the officials have earmarked 1.5 lakh sft exclusively for the same. Tower-B, on the other hand, would be consisting of eight storeys and will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 55 crores, it was earlier reported. The second tower is expected to be ready by September this year.
It may be noted that a G.O was issued to allocate 1 lakh sft built-up space in four floors to Conduent Technologies for six months without any charge. The company, which is headquartered in New Jersey, offers digital platforms for businesses and governments and operates in close to 40 countries. Conduent is expected to provide employment to about 5000 people in a phased manner.
During his visit to the city on Thursday, CM Naidu also laid the foundation stones for Bhogapuram airport and Data Park Centre.