Mindi

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Mindi (disambiguation).
Mindi
మింది
Neighbourhood
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Vishakhapatnam
Government
 • Body Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 530012
Vehicle registration AP - 33
Nearest city Visakhapatnam
Sex ratio 3:1 /
Literacy 84%%
Lok Sabha constituency Visakhapatnam
Vidhan Sabha constituency Gajuwaka

Mindi is a suburb in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India with a population of around 7000. Most of the people are state and central government employees and their families.

Location[edit]

It is located 18 kilometres (11 mi) from the city of Visakhapatnam and 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the town of Gajuwaka. It is well connected by roads.

History[edit]

The village was once a major Panchayithy[clarification needed] and later merged with Gajuwaka Municipality (ward no. 2) when the latter was created and then again merged with the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (ward no. 65) (GVMC) along with the rest of Gajuwaka Municipality.

Industries[edit]

There are several state and central government organisations in and around the place.

  1. Bharat Heavy Plate and Vessels - will be part of BHEL[clarification needed]
  2. Hindustan Zinc Limited
  3. Visakha Dairy
  4. Vizag Airport

A few private industries are also located here.

Festivals[edit]

Every year. Sankranthi, Dussehra and Vinayaka Chaviti are grandly celebrated here. Apart from the yearly festivals, the Durga Devi festival is celebrated very grandly every four years.

Politics[edit]

Compared to other areas, the people are highly active in politics. The village was dominated by Communists, both CPI and CPM.shri Gudivada malla rao garu CPI has completed 12 yrs as surpanch of this village. Later most people switched to the Indian National Congress when the late Shri G Appanna garu became the 1st MLA from the Pendurthy constituency.after his son sri G.gurunadha rao garu also became MIA,M.P,and also as educational minister.in this village most 90% of people belongs to KAPU(TELAGA) caste.

Schools[edit]

  1. Mindi ZP High School - one of the biggest schools maintained by the GVMC
  2. Mindi Ideal School - private school
  3. Giri Talent School - private school

Hospitals[edit]

There is a homeopathy hospital. For normal hospitals, people mostly rely on hospitals maintained by the companies for which they work.

Transport[edit]

buses are coming from city as 38A, 63 and also other buses are available at BHPV on national highway. vizag airport is very close.