Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said that the construction of the administrative city in Amaravati should start from the November 1.
Amaravati to be a great spiritual destination, says Chandra babu Naidu.
Vijayawada: Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said that the construction of the administrative city in Amaravati should start from the November 1. At a review meeting here at a CM’s Camp Office on Wednesday, Mr. Naidu said the speed at which work is progressing now is not sufficient & said that work must be completed well within the time so as to provide the form to the capital city.
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The Chief Minister said that only after starting the construction of the government complex, will the capital city assume the shape. He said that some women have come forward to begin a craft village on 10 acres of land in the Amaravati and have added that all artisans will be brought together & the crafts village made into an attractive tourist destination. “Amaravati will also be the great sacred spiritual destination. The TTD Venkateswara Swamy temple, Iskon temple, mosque, churches will be built,” said the Chief Minister.
He suggested that the uniformity must be maintained in the construction of buildings and also other structures &that the architecture should highlight the state’s art, culture & Buddhist art and the architecture. During a review, the Chief Minister went through the presentation made by the construction group Mckinsey in which Target 2018 concept was shown.
Mr. Naidu directed all the officials to focus on sand, bricks, gravel & the other construction material needed. By utilizing the resources available at locally Rs 3,000 crore can be saved, said CRDA Commissioner Ch. Sreedhar. He also added that to meet the massive demand for sand during construction, a site to dig out sand has been identified in Krishna river catchment area. The Chief Minister instructed the officials to store the sand dig out in the Krishna region.
“I am directing the collectors of Krishna & Guntur to ensure that there is no violation of orders on sand mining & transportation. By storing the sand mined here we can provide a same to locals for construction activities on nominal prices,” said chief minister. He advised that they look for the sand mining in deep waters to increase the storage capacity of the river. The CM asked officials to consult international agencies to create recreation facilities for the tourists from around the globe and to develop the Amaravati Island.