The Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) has submitted Smart City proposal for Amaravati city to the 'Smart Cities Mission' under the Ministry of Urban Development on Thursday.
According to an official release, Amaravati was included among the 11 new cities selected for participating in the stage II of the Smart Cities Challenge, which needs the competing cities to identify and propose three areas of smart development, that is - city's smart vision and goals, area-based proposal and pan-city solution.
The area-based proposal would consist of plan to develop a contiguous area of minimum 250 acres into a fully smart locality with efficient systems and services to the residents of the area. Pan-city solution involves plan to develop a city-wide infrastructure asset for efficient service delivery throughout the city.
Based on public consultation and opinion poll through mobile and social media platforms, development of proposed government complex with smart features was selected as the important 'area-based proposal.'