Jagan govt to scrap capital master plan, merge Amaravati with new urban development authority
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India, Jan. 14 -- In what can be considered the last nail in the coffin of Amaravati as Andhra Pradesh's capital city, the YSR Congress party government is all set to scrap the master plan after its decision to move the administrative capital to Visakhapatnam.
There is also a proposal to drop the nomenclature "Amaravati" as a whole as the government is planning to constitute Vijaywada-Guntur-Tenali-Mangalagiri Urban Development Authority ((VGTMUDA) under the Metropolitan Region and Urban Development Authorities Act, 2016, and merge all areas falling under Amaravati region under this authority.
A bill to this effect is going to be introduced in the special assembly session to be convened on January 20. The bill seeks to repeal the existi...
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