The Government of India (GOI) has envisaged the development of
five industrial corridors along dedicated freight corridors connecting the key metropolitan
economic hubs of the Country.
The National Industrial Corridor Development and Implementation Trust (NICDIT) is an apex body that will oversee integrated development of all industrial corridors across the country. NICDIT will implement all the five proposed industrial corridors, together covering 15 States..
The Chennai Bangalore Industrial Corridor (CBIC) along Chennai – Bengaluru – Chitradurga (around 560 km) will have an influence area spread across the three states - Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It is expected to boost commerce by enabling quicker movement of goods from East Asia to the ports in South India. The CBIC is set to have a direct impact on 47.5 million population creating competencies with other Asian Economies.
The CBIC, in Southern India along which industrial nodes are currently in planning and at design stage – namely, Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, Tumkur in Karnataka, and Ponneri in Tamil Nadu. The strategic location of the Krishnapatnam Industrial Node along with connectivity to the existing port makes it a very attractive investment destination due to its locational advantage.
The Krishnapatnam node under CBIC resonates with the industrial development strategy adopted by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. The vision of the state is outlined progressively for three horizon years
is in Nellore District, about 10 km from the Krishnapatnam Port. It is located about 20 km east of NH-16 and presently connected through existing state highways/ district / village roads to NH-16. In the North site, the total area covered including land parcels available for development, water bodies, roads, existing developments/ activities etc., is around 12,798 acres. The area available for development is around 10,480 acres.
is in Chittoor District located at about 60 km south-west of Krishnapatnam Port. It is about 2 km south of NH-71 and presently connected to NH-71 through existing district / village roads.
The development of the two nodes will be phased. The North Node site is proposed to be developed in three phases, with the area that includes maximum area under APIIC ownership in Phase 1