The officials of the police department and APSRTC have urged CRDA commissioner N Srikanth to allocate suitable land for establishing their administrative buildings in the Amaravati capital region.
During a meeting held at CRDA office here on Friday, the police officials sought 2.8 lakh sqft office space for constructing police headquarters, adjacent to Andhra Pradesh temporary secretariat at Velagapudi and permanent DGP office at a place where all the government offices are located. The headquarters will house several departments of the security establishment such as CID intelligence, Greyhounds, Octopus, AP Special Police, Logistics and Provisions, Intelligence Wing, etc. Proposals were also submitted seeking 91 acres for developing Amaravati Commissionerate.
Meanwhile, APSRTC managing director and vice-president N Sambasiva Rao urged the CRDA commissioner to allot 215 acres in the capital region for constructing bus depots and terminals. “We have formally submitted a requisition seeking 215 acres land in the capital region. Now, everything rests with it," Sambasiva Rao told Media.
“The RTC plans to construct one modern terminal in the capital region. We need adequate land to construct bus stations, bus stops, depots, bus bays and terminals for providing better service for the commuters. Efforts are on to acquire lot of land in well advance to provide passenger-friendly services to the commuters", he added.
"We will bring the proposals submitted by the police department and APSRTC to the state government's notice and final decision will rest with it" N Srikanth, CRDA Commissioner