Amaravati or Guntur or Eluru or Kurnool. Which town of Seemandhra will finally be selected as capital of residuary Andhra Pradesh? The Shivramakrishnan committee had identified four locations which have ample land, water and power resources besides rail, road and air connectivity.
Union minister Venkaiah Naidu has been lending pro active support and the PM Narender Modi is all set to finalize the special package in the first budget proposals. ‘We want to ensure that neither Telagnana nor Seemandhra will have any complaints and there will be no discrimination or injustice done to either of them’ M Venkaiah Naidu told this correspondent during his recent Delhi visit.
CM Chandrababu Naidu held series of meetings with Urban Infrastructure Ministry and Transport Ministry to channelize bullet trains and also urban connectivity projects. ‘Though Naidu has sought investment grants to the tune of Rs. Three lakh crores, the center has so far cleared projects worth Rs. 72,000 crore,’ says a senior official in the CMO.