VGTM Urban Development Authority (abbreviated:VGTM–UDA) (also known as Vijayawada Guntur Tenali Mangalagiri Urban Development Authority) is an urban planning agency in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It was formed in the year 1978 and covers Vijayawada, Guntur, Tenali, Mangalagiri and its surrounding areas.
|Type||Urban Planning Agency|
|Jurisdiction||Government of Andhra Pradesh|
|Parent agency||Government of Andhra Pradesh|
VGTM–UDA is spread over an area of 1,954 km2 (754 sq mi) and was expanded to 7,063 km2 (2,727 sq mi) in 2012. The region constitute thirteen urban local bodies, three municipal corporations (Vijayawada, Guntur, Mangalgiri&Tadepalli) and eight municipalities (Gudivada, Nuzvid, Jaggayyapet, Tenali, Sattenapalli, Ponnuru, YSRTadigadapa, Kondapalli) and two Nagar panchayats (nandiagam, Vuyyuru).
It was dissolved to form a new authority in the name of Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority.
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