AP Assembly Building To Come Up In 160 Acres At ₹1,125 Crore
Amaravati: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has cleared the land allocation for the Government Complexes to come up in Amaravati. The Chief Minister, who has cleared the allocation of land for the StartUp for the Singapore Consortium for the development of core capital, had now cleared the land allotment for the government city. It’s estimated cost is ₹1,125 crore.
The master designers who have conducted a workshop in London from May 12 to 16 are now ready to place their designs before the government for review on May 22. The State government, after its review would place it before the people for their own review and suggestions, before finalizing them. The officials of the AP Capital Region Development Authority who have participated in the workshop discussed at length on the buildings, transportation and water system for the new capital.
The new Assembly complex of the government would come up 160 acres of the land and would be iconic tower. The Assembly building would have the buildings for the offices of the Heads of Departments and Secretariat. The new Secretariat building would come up with 8 to 10 floors providing over 5 lakh sft. The offices of the Heads of Departments too would have to be spacious using the latest designs, the Chief Minister said.
The Chief Minister has also directed the officials to pay special attention to the transportation in the new capital. He wanted them to examine the possibility of having common ticket for the people which they could use in the buses, metro or the inland waterways to reach the new capital. He had directed them to have electrical buses in the capital and walking system to reach every office should be less than a five minute walk after alighting the transportation facility.