Andhra Pradesh Irrigation minister Devineni Uma speaking to media disclosed government plans on new capital for the state. He expressed, the capital city will have world class facilities. Uma objected opposition claims on capital city location and confirmed the planned city will be between VIjayawada and Guntur but not exactly in Vijayawada. YCP which claimed this decision as biased assuming capital city in VIjayawada got setback with Uma announcement.
Speaking to media Devineni Uma assured as " Babu will clarify all the doubts of farmers who are affecting due to capital city. He will visit 17 villages soon after his Singapore tour. Already many farmers submitted their acceptance to local mandal officers. We are taking proper precautionary steps in view of water resources. In view of this we contacted Karnataka CM Siddaramayya to check on developments over Thungabadra project. Since two decades Thungabadra board not commencing any development activities. We had detailed discussion with Karnataka CM on this". Devineni Uma who accompanied with Chandrababu in his Bangalore tour had finalized some of the agreements between both states.