First phase of AP capital to be readied by 2018: Babu


The construction of Andhra Pradesh capital is taken on a prestigious note by the state government and they are leaving no stone unturned to make it a world class capital. It is a known fact that the laying of foundation stone ceremony will be held on October 22 and in this regard, the CM on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invite him to the ceremony. Later speaking to the media persons, Chandrababu announced that the PM has agreed to attend the event. He also stated that the first phase of the capital is likely to be wrapped by 2018.

Modi will also be inaugurating the new terminal constructed by Airport Authority of India on the same day in Tirupati. This terminal was constructed at the cost of Rs 170 crore.

According to the CM, Amaravathi would be a ‘blue and green capital’ comprising water front for 20 to 25 kilometres and it would be one of the best capital cities in India with. The authorities are also planning to implement water taxis for the transportation purpose.

The October 22 ceremony will be a massive event with many national and international guests to attend the event. The cabinet and CRDA officials are working day and night to make it a historic event with all the traditional rituals.

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