The Andhra Pradesh State Reorganization Act, 2014, necessitates establishment of a new capital city for the state of Andhra Pradesh. The Government of India have, vide Section 94(3) of Part X of the Andhra Pradesh State Reorganization Act, 2014, promised financial support for the creation of essential facilities in the capital of the state of Andhra Pradesh including Raj Bhavan, High Court, Government Secretariat, Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council and such other essential infrastructure.
2. The State Government have decided with G.O.Ms.No.133 on 20 JULY 2014 to constitute an Advisory Committee to examine the different aspects of constructing a capital city as well as suggest a plan of action for its development.
3. Accordingly, the Government hereby constitutes a Committee with the following members:
|1||Sri. P. Narayana, Hon’ble Minister for MA & UD Dept., Govt. of A.P.||Chairman|
|2||Sri. Y.S.Chowdary, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)||Member|
|3||Sri. G.Jayadev, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Guntur||Member|
|4||Sri. Beeda Masthan Rao, Ex. MLA, Kavali, SPSR Nellore Dist.||Member|
|5||Sri. G.V.Sanjay Reddy, GVK Group, Hyderabad||Member|
|6||Sri. Bommidala Srinivas, GMR Group||Member|
|7||Sri. M.Prabhakara Rao, Chairman, Nuziveedu Seeds Ltd.,||Member|
|8||Sri. Chintalapati Srinivasa Raju, Chairman, Peepul Capital||Member|
|9||Principal Secretary to Govt, MA&UD Department||Member Convener|
4. In addition to the aforementioned members, three (3) prominent persons of National and International repute may be co-opted as special invitees to the committee.
The Committee shall advise the Government on the following
- Conceptualization of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive city which is a magnet for skilled work force.
- Creation of a highly livable urban eco system that provides a productive, comfortable and a happy life for all its residents.
- Efficient use of natural resources – land, water and energy- minimal commutes, green technologies, green spaces, water– fronts etc., that promotes smart and sustainable urban development.
- Urban Planning Policies that promote vertical development along transportation corridors, not only within the city but also in the larger Metropolitan area, thereby preventing development of an urban sprawl.
- Effective institutional and management systems for cost-efficient construction and professional management of the new capital.
- Supplement the resources committed by the Government of India with innovative mechanisms to raise additional resources for development.
- The Committee shall propose an action plan with timelines for submission of its recommendations.