The cost to construct Andhra Pradesh’s new capital city of Amaravati will reportedly be around Rs 52,547 crore, which will include infrastructure, government buildings, water, power supply and other works. Deccan Chronicle states that the AP Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) has recently sent the latest proposals with detailed subject-wise estimates to the state government. The proposals also include estimates for river-front development and flood management measures.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The government buildings like Raj Bhavan, High Court, Legislative Assembly, Council, Secretariat, heads of departments and others, will need about Rs 2400 crore for construction. The daily reports that according to the CRDA, the CM’s residence, state guest houses, ministers’ bungalows, quarters for the MLAs, MLCs, chief justice and judges and residential quarters for government employees, is expected to cost Rs 1,473 crore.Putting in place drinking water supply to the capital city will cost about Rs 1,637 crore. Rs 7,500 crore will be needed for power distribution works, including development of smart power transmission and distribution system, additional transmission mains and different capacities of sub-stations, adds the report. To make the city green, the CRDA has allocated Rs 5,417 crore. Social infrastructure, like schools, hospitals and other such constructions need Rs 459 crore while housing for 14,000 homeless families in 29 villages of the capital city area would cost the state Rs 840 crore.

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Andhra Pradesh’s new capital Amaravati will need Rs 52,000 crore