Padmavibhushan for Nara Chandra Babu Naidu
Padmavibhushan for Nara Chandra Babu Naidu
Naidu played a crucial role in reshaping Hyderabad as a world class happening city with global recognition. On November 1998, Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated the HITEC City by opening the iconic 'Cyber Towers', a landmark building in IT Hyderabad. In anticipation of the growth of technology in the future, his government mainly concentrated on providing planned trunk infrastructure, be it buildings, roads, safety and resilience, transportation, telecommunications, IT parks and five-star hotels for the delegates meetings and accommodation and the HITEX International Convention and Exhibition Center
Naidu created a platform of entire new Metropolitan city to the west of Hyderabad city named it 'Cyberabad' with providing the requirements ready and Welcome, We are open for business with showing plug and play office space model for attracting global and domestic enterprises while giving a pathway for jobs creation with more than two lakhs contribution in all related major industries. Naidu once coined the slogan "Bye-bye Bangalore, hello Hyderabad" to further this aim and his government allotted lands and laid the foundations for major IT parks like L&T Infocity Ascendas Park, Cyber Gateway, Raheja Mindspace Madhapur IT Park, and CyberPearl IT Park to partake in the IT industry boom. Naidu, at a press conference, discussed his plan to develop the state of Andhra Pradesh by making the major cities showpieces for foreign investment, especially in "key sectors such as information technology, biotechnology, healthcare, and various outsourcing services" and gave a brief power-point presentation to Bill Gates that convinced him for the establishment of Microsoft Corporation Research and Development (R&D) in Hyderabad, the company's second largest research and development campuses of Microsoft outside united states, which leads to a significant milestone for Hyderabad a turning point as the next information technology hub.
Naidu in discussion with students as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Naidu also established the Pharma City to the north of Hyderabad and promoted Genome Valley to leading multinational pharmaceutical companies like Novartis Pharma India, Shantha Biotechnics, Biocon, Biological E. Limited, Jupiter Biosciences, and also requested other global IT companies like IBM, Dell, Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Mahindra Satyam, CA Technologies, HSBC, Tata Consultancy Services(TCS), Wipro and Oracle Corporation to move to Hyderabad, making presentations to global CEO's and convincing them to invest and setup offices in Hyderabad.
According to several national and international survey reports has mentioned that Hyderabad became a IT Hotspot of India in 2002 and Hyderabad became ranked number one in the city competitiveness compared of major cities in India to attract businesses. The economic reforms and new policy initiatives taken by the Naidu Government in creating HITEC City provided a boost to Hyderabad’s urbanisation and with big tech industry jobs in hand has increased consumer purchasing power that leads to spawned massive developments of real estate gated residential apartments, food and restaurants, intelligent business offices, cinema, and shopping malls around the city areaand Naidu efforts instrumented HITEC City as India’s first and largest cyber city while today Cyberabad is one of the biggest technological revolutions of Hyderabad which emerged as the backbone of Telangana state's economy.
Recreational Activity ZoneEdit
In 2000, Naidu Government declared a special development area, surrounding the Hussain Sagar Lake with covering the area of 900 hectares (SDA) was formed for the purposes of tourism, eco-tourism, and theme park development. This special purpose authority has been named as Buddha Purnima Project Authority (BPPA). The Authority under urban landscape development has identified seven major tourism development pockets for beautification and enhancement around the Hussain Sagar Lake. These selections of development included such projects as the creation of NTR Memorial and Gardens, Lumbini Park, Laserium a laser show project, Necklace Road, Peoples Plaza have become star attractions of the twin cities for both local and nonlocal tourists.
Cyberabad Development AuthorityEdit
Hitex venue entrance road to Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) built by the Naidu Government as a convention hub in 2003, a similar look like a representation of Charminar 
While the process of restructuring the metropolitan boundaries was underway, re-configuration and delimitation of space for special purposes was also taking place. Following Vision 2020 policy suggestions, his government prioritised the development of high-tech enclaves in Hyderabad as a way to spark IT-driven growth. In 2001, the Naidu Government declared the creation of Cyberabad Development Authority (CDA) as a special enclave for the location of IT firms; research institutions and allied services around the existing ‘HITEC City’ area in Hyderabad. In conjunction with the name Hyderabad, this new cyber enclave has been named ‘Cyberabad’. The CDA covers an area of 52 km2 in the western periphery of the city covering townships of Madhapur, Gachibowli, Kondapur, Manikonda, and Nanakramguda with also having a separate cyberabad metropolitan police commissionerate and the CDA was conceived as a self-contained enclave providing premium infrastructures, such as gated residential housing, intelligent buildings, shopping malls, and transport facilities among others. The master plan of the CDA was characterised by mixed land-use with more than 25% of the total land area for residential purposes and more than 32% for software industries. Along with residential and software industries, the CDA includes Indian School of Business, University of Hyderabad, the Indian Institute of Information Technology, a sports complex and a golf course. The creation of the CDA paved the way for the development of special enclaves meant for special purposes. Further, to provide global connectivity to the elite digeratis, a premium expressway was built to connect Cyberabad with the newly built international airport
Hyderabad Airport Development AuthorityEdit
To achieve the desired growth trajectory and to leapfrog toward an information society, the state required heavy investment in premium Infrastructure for global connectivity. Therefore, in 1996, the Naidu Government initiated the construction of a new greenfield international airport at Shamshabad, 21 km southwest of Hyderabad’s city centre. To promote the planned development of the area around the international airport, the Naidu Government declared a special development area and called it as Hyderabad Airport Development Authority (HADA). HADA covers around 458 km2 in the south-western periphery of the Metropolitan. The master plan of HADA prepared in 2003 covering 458 square kilometres for the promotion of an International Airport surrounding with ancillary economic activities such as a cargo hub, aviation engineering hub, free trade zone, luxury hotels, residential apartments, and other additional services to make the enclave a growth centre. The region is being connected to the core of the city by radial roads and by an expressway link to Cyberabad. A Hyderabad Metro train link has also been proposed and the construction is underway. As part of the first phase of development, the international airport has been completed and inaugurated in March 2008 along with a luxury hotel. The second phase of development includes Cargo complexes and industrial zones.
MMTS - Multi-Modal Transport SystemEdit
Falaknuma - Hyderabad First Multi-Modal Transport System(MMTS) in India Launched by Naidu Govt and SCR as Joint project at Secunderabad Junction in 2003
In 2003 MMTS was first started in India under Naidu Government and Andhra Pradesh now Telangana is the first state to have a multi-modal transport system (MMTS), integrating the railway infrastructure with road network in hyderabad. The first phase was flagged off with the first MMTS train at Secunderabad railway station by the Deputy Prime Minister L. K. Advani  and second phase of MMTS was inaugurated by Naidu while six-coach local trains to run from Secunderabad-Lingampalli and Hyderabad-Lingampalli for 29 km and Secunderabad- Falaknuma section (15 km) was also brought under the network. As a joint project between Andhra Pradesh state and Indian railways for development of urban rail services covering 43 kms and 26 stations.spreading support for people who had to Commuter rail daily for work.
Hyderabad Metro RailEdit
Naidu quickly attracted potential investors with IT and Biotechnology policy, a 600 square-kilometer enclave like "Geome valley" the 30 kilometres north of the Hyderabad but the initiatives has not sufficient and Naidu put substantial effort to upgrade the city's transport network already suffering rising congestion and travel delays under the impact of rapidly increasing ownership of car and motor-cycles with 10% per annum. After MMTS, a much larger prestigious railway initiative was taken by Naidu Government to develop a metro to serve the city as a whole, beginning with the center and a few main access corridors where the Hyderabad Metro rail project has come into existence and first steps for the project has come in the same year 2003 where the Hyderabad Multi-Modal Transport System local trains were launched and in 2003 the Union Ministry of Urban Development approved nod for the construction of Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, directing the DMRC to conduct a survey of the proposed lines and to send DPR, while this mega project has been delayed for a decade by the successive Congress governments with the cancellation of bids and land acquisition and finally the construction begin in May 2012 with L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad Ltd has completed the proposed metro project lines in the year 2020.
In his tenure by end of the financial year 2003–04 software exports from Hyderabad reached $1 billion. and the state rises up from deficit revenue state to surplus revenue state in annual budget and it becomes the fourth-largest exporting city in India. By 2013–14 exports had grown by more than ten times, employing about 320,000 people directly working in this IT & ITES fields in Hyderabad alone.