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CRDA releases master plan draft notification for AP capital

Andhra-Pradesh-Government

Vijayawada : Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) has released a master plan draft notification for both the new capital and capital region of Andhra Pradesh.

CRDA has sougth objections, modifications and also suggestions for the draft notification, released on its website late last night, within a period of 30 days.

People can also meet the officials to submit their objections and suggestions either at CRDA office in Vijayawada city or its sub-offices at Guntur, Tenali, Mangalagiri and Tulluru. The public may also send their objections and suggestions either by post or by e-mail.

The capital region is of 8,603.32 sq kms which consists of 54 revenue mandals (tehsils) in both Guntur and Krishna districts and the capital city has only 217 sq kms.

CRDA has made some modifications to meet the local conditions, in the master plan provided by the Singapore government in July to the AP government.

The capital city has been divided into nine small areas as dedicated to government, financial, tourist, knowledge, health, electronics, media, justice and sports activities.

In the draft master plan, CRDA has stated that the priority has been given to protect natural resources, ecology, water tanks, canals and rivers.

PTI