CRDA clears proposal for AG Office in Amaravati
Amaravati: The Accountant General (AG) Office for Andhra Pradesh would come up in the new capital, Amaravati. The AG Office, staff quarters and the other required buildings would all come up in one place in the new capital city. This too would be located close to the Central government offices complex in the capital.
The AP Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) had cleared the proposal to give suitable land for the AG Office which would have 2,039 officers and employees. The office complex requires around 2 lakh square yards. The officers and the employees too would require residential quarters, which would also come close to the location.
The APCRDA commissioner Dr Cherukuri Sreedhar, had agreed to give the required land for construction of the AG Office complex and residential colony in Amaravati. Dr Sreedhar met Principal Accountant General of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, L Tochhawng, at the APCRDA office, when the latter visited Amaravati on January 11. The construction of AG Office complex and the housing quarters for the officers and employees would start in the next couple of months.
Dr Sreedhar thanked the Principal Accountant General for visiting the capital to seek arrangements for the land allocation and establishment of the AG Office in the new capital. He also honoured the Principal Accountant General with a shawl on his maiden visit to Amaravati.
The Principle Accountant General also made a visit to the capital area along with the CRDA officials and for on-the-spot study of the location. Tocchawng expressed confidence that the AG office for Andhra Pradesh would start working from the new capital shortly.
Deputy Accountant General Anish, CRDA Additional Commissioner V Ramamanohara Rao, Economic Development Director Y Nagi Reddy were also present during the visit.