Industry Manufacturing, Micro, Small, Medium

There are about 84 large and medium industries working in the district with investment of Rs.3,979.18 crores, providing employment to 17,985 persons. The main activities are refined oil manufacturing, cement, Lead Extraction, Fatty Acids etc. Vijayawada City has a big industrial estate which manufactures plastic, stainless steel articles and aluminium works, oil engines, paints etc. The Andhra Pradesh Heavy Machinery Engineering industry established with a paid-up share capital of Rs. 2 crores at Kondapalli town in Ibrahimpatnam mandal produces machinery required for papers, cement, textile and leather industries. Besides this, the Jawahar Autonagar, Patamata, the only one of its kind in India in the entire country and the R.T.C. (Road Transport Corporation) regional workshop at Vidyadharapuram, for repairing old buses are the important industries in the district.