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Amaravati will be developed as the happiest city in the world: Andhra CM

Ch R S Sarma Visakhapatnam | Updated on April 10, 2018

AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu receives the IGB Green City Platinum Rating award from Prem C Jain, Chairman, Indian Green Building Council, at the Happy Cities Summit on Tuesday

Amaravati would be developed on the banks of the Krishna, with more than 50 per cent green cover.

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, N Chandrababu Naidu, has said that Amaravati would be developed as the most liveable and happiest city in the world.

He was delivering the keynote address at the Happy Cities Summit Amaravati 2018 organised at Amaravati on Tuesday.

After the bifurcation of the State, Andhra Pradesh is forced to develop a new capital, for which farmers voluntarily came forward and offered 34,000 acres of land under land pooling.

Citing the examples of Finland and Singapore, he appealed for everyone’s cooperation to build a world-class and the happiest capital. He said best consultants were appointed to build the greenfield capital.

Chandrababu said that Amaravati would be developed on the banks of the Krishna, with more than 50 per cent green cover. Solar energy would be tapped and electrical vehicles would be introduced in the city to prevent pollution. He said 3,600 km cycle path and 80 per cent public transport would be developed.

Later, the Indian Green Building Council presented the greenfield capital award to the Chief Minister. Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev released the Amaravati happy city master plan. A large number of delegates from India and abroad participated in the three-day summit.

Published on April 10, 2018

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