As an initiative for the development of Visakhapatnam as a Smart City, students of universities are working on innovative ideas.
Andhra University has recently signed a MoU with University of California, Berkeley, on setting up of a Centre for Open Innovation with focus on development of Smart Cities.
The expert team from Berkeley made a survey in the city and prepared a comprehensive report and modules to develop the city in terms of traffic management, transportation, pollution and disaster management.
Students of departments of Civil Engineering and Architecture teamed up with civic authorities in the beautification drive and to improve the structural positions of the buildings.
Environmental experts of the University, which is set to sign a collaborative agreement with Singapore Institute of Managements, are making a survey on the impact of environmental pollution on the Port city.
The students have made a survey on the development of open spaces, transportation system and improving of waste disposal.
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