Speaking at a conference along with Singapore Minister Eswaran, AP Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said that the capital city Amaravati would be constructed with all the amenities required for the 1.3 Crore population in the capital region. Singapore’s Second Minister for Trade and Industry S. Iswaran handed over the master plan for Amaravathi, ‘People’s Capital of Andhra Pradesh’ to Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu here on Monday, saying it would be a “very liveable city”.
Addressing the media along with the Chief Minister after submitting the master plan, Mr. Iswaran termed it a “blueprint for Andhra Pradesh State to develop the capital city”. He said it was also a “green and blue plan”, allowing the use of green spaces and other natural assets with emphasis on public transport and taking advantage of the abundant water resources.
He said the master plan envisaged generating a great deal of economic activity in the capital. According to the final plan, the capital region comprises 7,420 sq.km, a central planning area of 854 sq.km and the capital city of 217 sq.km.
The Chief Minister also announced that the capital city would generate employment and would be made rich with international standards.