Tag: Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh to distribute 30 lakh house site documents on December 25

AMARAVTI: Andhra Pradesh government will distribute 30.6 lakh house site pattas (documents) costing Rs 23,000 crore on December 25. Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannabau said the Cabinet gave nod for distributing the pattas on Friday. On the same day, the state government will start constructing houses for eligible people. “Construction of the houses will also be […]

High Court restrains Andhra Pradesh government from shifting offices out of Amaravati

AMARAVATI: In a setback to the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government, the Andhra Pradesh High Court on Thursday said no government office should be shifted anywhere till it completed hearing a batch of petitions on the state capital issue. A division bench of Chief Justice J K Maheshwari, Justices A V Sesha Sai and M […]

High-power panel on Andhra Pradesh capital to engage with all stakeholders

NEW DELHI: The high-powered committee of ministers and bureaucrats, which conducted its first meeting here on Tuesday, has decided to engage all stakeholders in talks before finalising its report on the state capital issue. The HPC, which has 10 ministers and six bureaucrats, including the state Chief Secretary, is supposed to deliberate the reports of […]

Amaravati can’t be capital city, Visakhapatnam can: Consulting firm

NEW DELHI: Amaravati cannot be developed as the state capital city instead port city Visakhapatnam could be the preferred choice, according to Boston Consulting Group, which the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government hired to suggest a BIG (balance, inclusive growth) strategy for Andhra Pradesh. The BCG report, contents of which were shared with reporters […]

Andhra Pradesh terminates pact with Singapore consortium on Amaravati start-up area project

AMARAVATI: The Amaravati Start-Up Area Development Project has formally been scrapped with the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet on Wednesday deciding to terminate the agreement with a Singapore consortium. The project which envisaged development of the start-up area in the state’s capital city remained a non-starter in the last 30 months since the previous Chandrababu Naidu government […]

YS Chowdary knew Andhra Pradesh capital would come up in Amaravati, bought 623 acres of land: YSCRP

NEW DELHI: A day after former Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Y.S. Chowdary denied owning land in Andhra Pradesh state capital Amaravati, the state government on Wednesday revealed that he is in possession of over 623 acres of land. The YSRCP government released a statement giving details of Chowdary’s land holdings. The […]

Real estate market in Amaravati has crashed: Chandrababu Naidu

AMARAVATI: Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said that ever since YSR Congress Party came to power in the state, the system in state capital Amaravati has collapsed and real estate market has crashed. The leader of opposition said the real estate market, which witnessed a boom during his tenure, took […]

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