Sri City or Satyavedu Reserve Infracity Pvt. Ltd.[3] is an integrated business city (township) and special economic zone located in Tirupati district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Sri City
Pulicat Lake from Sri City
Pulicat Lake from Sri City
Sri City is located in Andhra Pradesh
Sri City
Sri City
Coordinates: 13°33′28″N 80°01′46″E / 13.557673°N 80.029489°E / 13.557673; 80.029489
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictTirupati district
 • Total69.88697 km2 (26.98351 sq mi)
 • Rank24
 • Rank414
 • OfficialTelugu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Inaugurated on August 8, 2008 by then-Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy, Sri City forms part of Satyavedu and Varadaiahpalem mandals of Tirupati district. It is located along the NH16[4] of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is spread over 7500 acres, and includes a multiproduct Special Economic Zone (SEZ), a Domestic Tariff Zone (DTZ), a Free Trade & Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) and an Electronics Manufacturing Cluster.



It is situated between north latitudes of 13°29’50" & 13°34’40" and east longitudes of 79°57’30" & 80°02’50",[5] at an average elevation of about 20 meters above MSL (66 ft) in Tirupati district of Andhra Pradesh. It is alongside NH 5 which forms part of the Golden Quadrilateral.[6] A creek (Karipeti Kalava) flows through Sri City passing through a number of lakes on the way to joining Pulicat Lake north of Tada. There is a state forest on the western boundary. The Telugu Ganga project carrying Krishna River water to Chennai passes along the western boundary of Sri City.



Telugu is the official and most-spoken language. The educated populace also speak English and are bi-lingual.[7]



Sri City forms part of Satyavedu and Varadaiahpalem Mandals of Tirupati District. It is part of the Satyavedu constituency for the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly and the Tirupati constituency for the Lok Sabha. As per 2011 census the total population of the Satyavedu constituency is 2,77,010,[8] with a literacy rate of 78.98, well over national rate of Literacy in India which stand at 74.04%.[9]

Social organizations


Special Economic Zone

SriCity Business Centre

The integrated township includes various zones: Industrial, Residential, Educational, Commercial and Recreational.

The Industrial Zone includes a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for Export Oriented Industry and Domestic Tariff Zone (DTZ) for Domestic Industry. It is a business destination for global companies to establish Manufacturing, Services and Trading operations in India.[11]

The SEZ is administered by Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (APIIC)[12] & Industrial Area Local Authority (IALA). The Government appointed officer controls the planning and building approval processes. A Commissioner appointed by the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce, administers the (SEZ) area.

The SEZ was designed by Jurong Consultants, Singapore,[13] taking into account future dimensions of expansion.[14]


Sri City Map with distances

Sricity is located in close proximity to Asian Highway 45. The Tirupati Airport is the nearest airport (82 km)[15] Tada and Arambakkam railway stations are nearest railway stations to Sricity.[16][17] Chennai Port and Ennore Ports are the nearest port to the town.[18] While, Krishnapatnam Port is located 100 km (62 mi) to the north of Sri City.[18]

See also



  1. ^ "Sri city".
  2. ^ "SEZ Benefits in India". Archived from the original on 14 May 2017. Retrieved 8 March 2016.
  3. ^ "SEZs in AndhraPradesh | Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation". Archived from the original on 18 April 2021. Retrieved 11 February 2019.
  4. ^ [1] Archived 14 September 2008 at the Wayback Machine Tirupati MP also pointed out that Sri City was in close proximity to NH16 & 2 International Airports – Chennai and Tirupati.
  5. ^ [2] Sri City, Andhra Pradesh-Source-Google Maps
  6. ^ "Places to visit near sriharikota (Shar) | About Sriharikota | shar Icons". Archived from the original on 30 March 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2011. Places to visit near Sriharikota (SHAR) | About Sriharikota-Source-Website on Sriharikota Range (SHAR)
  7. ^ [3] People from different states like Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha work in Sri City
  8. ^ "WELCOME TO CENSUS OF INDIA : Census India Library". Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  9. ^ Demographics of India, 2001 Census
  10. ^ "SEZ India - Customers, Clients, Special Economic Zone, VRV, Venture, Busanaremaja Agracipta, EURA, BFG, Free Trade Zone, Industrial Park, SEZ". Archived from the original on 9 May 2015. Retrieved 25 April 2016.
  11. ^ [4] Multi-product SEZ at Nellore-Source-Financial Express
  12. ^ [5] Archived 12 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine SEZs Assisted by APIIC-Source-Andhra Pradesh Industrial Infrastructure Corporation
  13. ^ [6] Sri City Master-planned by Jurong Consultants, Singapore – Source – Site Selection Magazine Online
  14. ^ [7] Sri City SEZ eyes Rs 20,000-cr turnover-Source-The Hindu Business Line
  15. ^ "Set up Nano car project in Sathyavedu SEZ". The Hindu. 31 August 2008. Archived from the original on 14 September 2008. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  16. ^ "TADA/Tada (3 PFs) Railway Station Map/Atlas – India Rail Info". India Rail Info. Retrieved 24 January 2016.
  17. ^ Train Arrival Timings Sullurupeta/
  18. ^ a b Special Economic Zones in India: Recent Developments and Future Prospects, Sri City distance from Chennai, Ennore and Krishnapattnam Ports, refer Page 8-Source-Indian Institute of South Asian Studies, National University of Singapore [8] Archived 11 October 2010 at the Wayback Machine