The government of Singapore on Monday presented the Seed Capital Area (SCA) Master Plan for Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravathi to Chief Minster N Chandrababu Naidu in Rajahmundry. The Seed Capital Area Master Plan is the final of the three-stage Master Plan submitted by the government of Singapore. The SCA Master Plan is for an area of 16.9 sq-kms and would be developed in 5 phases. The Seed Development Master Plan sets out in detail the land use and infrastructure plans for the start-up area of Amaravati. The Seed Development will rise on the south bank of the Krishna River as the heart of Andhra Pradesh’s new capital city. Its civic district will house the institutions and buildings of the government of Andhra Pradesh, including the Legislature, the Executive and the Judiciary.
“Amaravati is envisaged to be developed as smart, green and sustainable city. In the line of being developed as the People’s Capital of Andhra Pradesh, our aspiration is to create a vibrant, diverse, inclusive and modern city which will be a symbol of pride for the people of Andhra Pradesh and India,’’ CM Naidu said. “My heartfelt thanks to the Government of Singapore for their dedication and fast pace of work. October 22, 2015 has been decided as the day of laying foundation stone for Amaravati. We need to begin ground work from that day. Amaravati is a project which is being watched by people across India,” Naidu said.