The buses operated by Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) from Pandit Nehru Bus Station and NTR bus station, Tenali bus station connects the city with Vijayawada and Tenali, Guntur respectively. The city along with Nagarjuna Konda is viewed as one of the richest holy sites of Buddhism in the entire India and Andhra Pradesh. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. This law paves the way for three capitals for the state. Their main language was Prakrit written using Brahmi Script, which served as the base for the script of Telugu Language. The practice of Buddhism was predominant during this period and the dynasty was partly responsible for the prevalence of Buddhism in the region. [78][79] The Amaravati seed capital road is an arterial road under construction to access the core capital area from National Highway 16. [24] The bus rapid transit system (BRTS) in Amaravati to connect with the adjacent Vijayawada and Guntur cities by world-class road network is also part of the CRDA project. [22], The Andhra Pradesh State Cabinet meeting passed a resolution of 1 September 2014 to locate the Capital City in a central place of the state, around Vijayawada, and to go for decentralized development of the state with 3 Mega Cities and 14 Smart Cities. The city will be 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south-west of Vijayawada, 25 kilometres (16 mi) north of Guntur, 45 kilometres (28 mi) south-east of Tenali surrounding the Coromandel Coast of Coastal Andhra region in Andhra Pradesh, India. [17], The 13th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu envisioned Amaravati to be the people-centric pioneer Smart City of India, built around sustainability and livability principles, and to be the happiest city in the world. Other international consultants and architects will then be brought in to give the city an international flavor. Dr R Sailaja, Mahila JAC convener, said that the future of Andhra Pradesh depended upon the capital city of Amaravati. Its history dates back to 2nd Century BCE when it was the capital of the Satavahana Dynasty of the (Andhras), one of the earliest Indian empires and the ancestral dynasty of Andhra Pradesh. The Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020 (L.A. Bill No. Share Via Email Andhra Pradesh Assembly, in January 2020, passed The Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Equal Development of All Regions Bill, 2020. The 25 villages in the Capital City area have about 1 lakh population in about 27,000 households. Several countries in the world have implemented the concept. (As on 5th February 2020) State: Capital: Chief Minister: 1: Andhra Pradesh: Amaravati (Legislative) Visakhapatnam (Executive) Kurnool (Judicial) Y S Jaganmohan Reddy: 2: Arunachal Pradesh: Itanagar: ... Capital: Chief Minister: 1: Andaman and Nicobar Islands: [41][42], As of 2020, the fate of Amaravati as the sole capital of Andhra Pradesh hangs in balance as the incumbent YSRCP Government has proposed to move the Executive and Judicial components of the capital to Visakhapatnam and Kurnool respectively. [11], The name "Amaravati" derives from the historical Amaravathi village, the ancient capital of the Satavahana dynasty. [18] Among the innovative features on the drawing board are navigation canals[19] around the city, and connecting to an island in the Krishna River. Himachal Pradesh has capitals at Shimla and Dharamshala (winter). Andhra Pradesh, Indian state located in the southeastern part of the subcontinent. Insights has redefined the way preparation is done in UPSC civil service exam, Nanda Ashirwad Complex, 3rd Floor, On July 31 the state government notified the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act, 2020, and the AP Capital Region Development Authority (Repeal) Act, 2020. The city used to have a large Buddhist Stupa known as Mahachaitya (also known as Amaravati Stupa) which was ruined over the time. Malaysia has its official and royal capital and seat of national legislature at Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya is the administrative centre and seat of national judiciary. [41], Nine themed cities consisting of Finance, Justice, Health, Sports, Media, and Electronics; including Government buildings designed by Norman Foster, Hafeez Contractor, Reliance Group, and NRDC-India will be built within the city. The Supreme Court Wednesday stayed the Andhra Pradesh High Court order restraining the media from reporting the FIR registered by the state police Anti-Corruption Bureau in connection with alleged irregularities in land dealings in Amaravati.. A … Decentralisation has been the central theme in recommendations of all major committees that were set up to suggest a suitable location for the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The AP Police are headquartered in Mangalagiri, 14 km from Vijayawada, and senior IPS officers who may be required to visit the Secretariat will have to travel 400 km to Visakhapatnam. Not to be confused with the city in Maharashtra, Location of Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh, India, The Amaravati metropolitan area also includes portions of, First National Women's Parliament in Amaravati. [21], The city is being designed to have 51% green space and 10% of water bodies, with a plan to house some of the most iconic buildings there. [15], The foundation for the city was laid at Uddandarayunipalem on 22 October 2015. The state and union governments are expected to earn ₹ 120 billion per annum out of which state goods and services tax (State GST) alone is ₹ 60 billion per annum. [9], Amaravati was founded by former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in 2014 as the Greenfield administrative capital city of the Andhra Pradesh state, and its foundation stone was laid at Uddandarayunipalem by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on 22 October 2015. [12] The metropolitan areas of Guntur, Vijayawada and Tenali are the major conurbations of Amaravati. [10], The office of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh has operated from Velagapudi since April 2016. It can be seen from the Amaravati Stupa, many Buddhist inscriptions, sculptures and Gautam Buddha Statue in the city. All officers and Ministerial staff who may have to be at hand to brief Ministers when the Assembly is in session, will probably have to stay put in Amaravati, leaving behind their other responsibilities in Visakhapatnam. [13], Amaravati translates literally as 'the place for immortals'. On 20 January, YS Jaganmohan Reddy, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, introduced a bill in the legislative assembly to form three capitals for the state—an executive capital at Visakhapatnam, a legislative capital at Amaravati and a judicial capital at Kurnool. … There has been a continuing backlash from the farmers of the region against this decision of the Government. The stadium will be owned by Andhra Cricket Association and has a seating capacity of 40,000. Posted on November 13, 2020 by November 13, 2020 by [55], As of July 2019, the World Bank dropped funding for Amaravati. [46], The APCRDA has its jurisdiction over the city and is the conurbation covering Andhra Pradesh Capital Region. 1 of 2020) 16/06/2020: Act No.28 of 2020 Dt.31/07/2020: 2: The Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority Repeal Bill, 2020 (L.A. Bill No.2 of 2020 : 16/06/2020: Act No.27 of 2020 Dt.31/07/2020: 3 From November 16th to 18th Amaravati hosted the second (after Mumbai 2004) F1H2O World championship Grand Prix ever held in India. Read more about PNC Infratech rises on bagging EPC project in Andhra Pradesh on Business Standard. Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama participated in the First National Women's Parliament in Amaravati on 10 February 2017. Hindus form a very large majority, but here are also Muslim, Christian, and Buddhist communities. HYDERABAD: Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy’s cabinet on Monday approved a proposal to have three capitals for Andhra Pradesh, amid protests by thousands of farmers of the Amaravati region and by Telugu Desam Party. km) by Singapore Govt, Amaravati City Bhoomi Puja (ground-breaking ceremony) by Chief Minister, Submission of Seed Area Development Plan by Singapore Govt, Workshop with experts on Capital City master plan (3 days), Workshop with experts on Capital City master plan. The area has been ruled by the Mauryas, Satavahanas, Ikshvakus, Vishnukundina, Pallavas, Cholas, Kakatiyas, Delhi Sultanate, Musunuri Nayaks, Bahmani Sultanate, Vijayanagara Empire, Sultanate of Golconda and Mughal Empire successively before the founding of the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1724. The city's infrastructure was to be developed in 7–8 years in phases, at an estimated cost of ₹33,000 crore. capital of andhra pradesh 2020. Enquiries for plots and flats in north-coastal Andhra Pradesh have spiked following the announcement of Visakhapatnam as the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh. The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly late on Monday night passed the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020 that intended to give shape to state government's plan of having three capitals--executive capital in Visakhapatnam, legislative in Amaravati and judicial in … [51] Religious sites include the Amaralingeswara Swamy Temple, and the Amaravati stupa in the Amaravati heritage complex. The sculptures on the Limestone Marbels depict many Buddhist art, inscriptions and buddhist stupas serving as an eye feast. In Sri Lanka, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the official capital and seat of national legislature, while Colombo is the de facto seat of national executive and judicial bodies. This law paves the way for three capitals for the state. [49] The seed capital is spread over an area of 16.94 km2 (6.54 sq mi). Read breaking stories and opinion articles on capital-of-andhra-pradesh-2020 at Firstpost Andhra cabinet approves report on decentralization of capital 2 min read. [39][40] The Amaravati project has substantially slowed with no deadline in sight. The government says it is against building one mega capital while neglecting other parts of the state. Ultimately state or union governments are not incurring any expenditure to construct the city but wholly financed by the income accrued from the sale of land for various development schemes (₹ 171.51 billion), loans and the local taxes (₹ 146.41 billion by 2037) to the CRDA. [45] The Andhra Pradesh Secretariat at Velagapudi is the administrative block for the employees of the state government. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi; the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu; the Vice President of India and the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu; then Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan; the Japanese minister for economy trade and industry, Yosuke Takagi; and the Singaporean Minister for Trade and Industry, S. Iswaran, laid the foundation for the city. [90] The Government of Andhra Pradesh has also successfully hosted the inaugural Happy Cities Summit in Amaravati in April 2018. The city is planned to spread over 217 km2 area with a total cost of ₹ 553.43 billions to the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) out of which state government contribution is only ₹ 126 billion (equity ₹ 66.29 billion and supporting grant ₹ 59.71 billion) spread over a period of 8 years from April 2018 to March 2026 (₹ 5 billion in 2018–19, ₹ 18 billion per year for later six years and ₹ 13 billion in 2025–26). The State Government identified the Capital City area between Vijayawada and Guntur cities on the Southern bank of River Krishna upstream of Prakasam Barrage. Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee President Sake Sailajanath on Friday stated that the trifurcation of capital is not acceptable to Congress and the party will fight against the ruling Jaganmohan Reddy- led government and will take the agitation to Delhi. It was ceded to France in 1750 but was captured by the British in 1759. The time and costs of travel will be significant. 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