A P Gives Top Priority for Connecting Capital to All Districts
Vijayawada: The AP Government, which is committed for development of economically vibrant Amaravthi with world-class infrastructure, has kept a special focus on connectivity of the People’s capital to every nook and corner of the state. The CM Chandrababu Naidu directed the authorities to develop necessary road infrastructure to ensure less than 5 hours travel time from capital to any district.
‘Connectivity of the Capital city to the entire state plays a pre-dominant role in the overall economic growth of the state. Even the remotest villager in the State should have easy access to the city. Put special focus for laying the necessary connectivity roads to Amaravthi, especially the Anantapur-Amaravati Greenfield Expressway which connects Rayalaseema to Amaravati’ directed the CM.
The CM who is going to conduct a high level review meeting on infrastructure development in Amaravathi on December 27, today conducted a teleconference in this context, with Minister for MA&UD Dr. P. Narayana, SP Tucker, Chief Secretary to Government B. Sambob, Special Chief Secretary, T, R&B, Lakshmi Pardhasaradhi, CMD/Amaravati Development Corporation, Sateesh Chandra, Special Chief Secretary to CM, Sai Prasad, Prl. Secretary to CM, Ajay Jain, Principal Secretary, Energy, I&I & CRDA, Sridhar Cherukuri, Commissioner, CRDA and issued the above directives.
B.Sambob informed that the proposed 600 km of Amaravati – Anantapur Express Highway is envisaged to be developed as a Greenfield Access Controlled Expressway with 6/4 Lane Configuration at an investment of around Rs.29,000Crs. Ajay Jain informed the Chief Minister that prominent health & educational institutions like VIT, SRM University, Amrita University, Indo U K Institute of Health (IUIH) in collaboration with King’s College, London are being set up and the top international schools have shown keen interest to set up their institutions in Amaravati. -NSS