GUNTUR: The riverfront villages of Uddandarayunipalem, Lingayapalem and Tallayapalem will form into the main business center of AP’s new capital Amaravati.
The three villages will be part of a unified commercial area which will have a commercial zone, town centre zone, regional center zone, central business district zone and a mixed use zone.
In the much-awaited Amaravati perspective plan, the anti-LPS villages, Undavalli and Penumaka, have been marked as reserve and protected zones.
Rayapudi will house the government zone where the Assembly, Secretariat etc. will come up.
Nidamarru, Nekkallu, Vaddamanu, Nulakapeta and adjacent areas have been earmarked as nonpolluting industrial areas. Nelapadu, Sakhamuru and Krishnayapalem fall under the education zone, while Nulakapeta and Bapujinagar of Tadepalli mandal will be logistic zones.
The riverfront Borupalem village, riverfront lands of Venkatapalem and Undavalli and islands on River Krishna have been marked as active zones where waterfront and water-related amusement facilities will come up.
Areas of Rayapudi, from the River Krishna bund to Tullur, will be the government zone. Land adjacent to the river has been reserved for an education zone where a world-class university has been proposed.
A huge chunk of land has been reserved between Krishnayapalem and Venkatapalem and at Tullur for future use by the government.
A central business district zone has been proposed in Uddandarayunipalem which will also have a special zone.
The 33,000 acres of pooled land will be divided into agriculture zone, urban zone, industrial zone, development corridor zone, infrastructure zone and protection zone.
A business park zone has been proposed for Mandadam, Ainavolu and Nekkallu. Riverfront Tallayapalem and Lingayapalem have been earmarked as high density population zone. while the anti LPS village, Yerrabalem, has been marked as a restricted area. A total of 14 per cent land of the Capital Region has been reserved for future use.
Interestingly, anti-LPS villages Undavalli and Penumaka have been marked as reserve and protected zones. Similarly, Neerukonda and Ananthavaram are also protected zones. The airport will come under the infrastructure zone between Mangalagiri and Undavalli.
In the infrastructure zone, the plan envisages a 75-meter wide inner ring road, 150-meter wide ORR, railway lines (single/double line), suburban rail, dedicated freight corridor, high speed rail, water ways, national highway, state highway, district roads etc.
A circular train connectivity will be given to Amaravati from Guntur and Vijayawada via Mangalagiri.
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