Final Design of Amaravati City shortly
The final designs of Amaravati administrative city will be finalized on February 22, and the final design would be submitted to the Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on the same day by Master Architects of London -- Norman Foster.
The Chief Minister conducted a review meeting on Amaravati development from Secretariat and interacted with master architects Norman Fosters on Wednesday. He said that Amaravati should reflect the cultural glory of India and in particularly Andhra Pradesh.
The Chief Minister has entrusted the responsibility to Dr. Parakala Prabhakar (Advisor Communications) to bring all people concerned together in shaping Amaravati as a world-class capital city.
He said that the advice of historians, architects, art directors from the film industry, officials, renowned writers, archaeological experts should be taken into consideration to build the capital city.
He suggested to Dr. Prabhakar that research should be conducted on the diverse and affluent culture and tradition of Andhra Pradesh and that those factors should be reflected in the construction of the capital.
During the video conference yesterday the Chief Minister said that the designs should be innovative and buildings should be world class. He called for effective coordination from project consultants and officials.
The officials briefed the Chief Minister on the vision laid out for Amaravati, the progress it has made after 24 months and targets set for the coming 12 months and for the year 2018.
The officials informed the Chief Minister that universities such as VIT, SRM, and Amruta would come up in Amaravati. Besides one five-star hotel, one four star hotel, four three-star hotels will come up in Amaravati with an investment of Rs 250 crores. Six national and international universities will also come up in the State. Two world class hospitals will also come up in Amaravati with a total investment of Rs. 4000 core.
In addition to the above, the officials said that a convention center would be build to accommodate ten thousand people. Plot allotment to farmers will be completed this year they added. They said a MoU would be entered with NHAI on February 28 for the construction of outer ring road.
The Chief Minister made it clear a sports city should be developed in Amaravati by 2019 to organize national games. The officials said that an international organization came forward to set up Sports management school. The said plans were formulated to develop silparamam, museum, and library in the capital city.