VIJAYAWADA: The 15th Finance Commission, led by its chairman N.K. Singh, visited Amaravati and viewed the construction of the housing complex for officials on Friday.
APCRDA commissioner, Ch. Sreedhar, explained to the team about the construction of housing complexes to ministers, legislators, all India rank officials and other government employees.
Mr Sreedhar said that prestigious schools and medical institutions will come up ar-ound the housing complexes. He said that Chinmaya Mission wanted to establish its school and recently, the land was sanctioned.
He said that employees could reach the Secretariat, High Court and Assembly by walk and added that housing complex was only 1.2 km from the administrative offices.
He also explained that a district cooling centre, which would be connected to the Secretariat, government offices, High Court and Asse-mbly, which would reduce air condition and electricity usage, would be constructed.
He said that there were 3,888 houses for MLAs, all India service officers, gazetted officers, NGOs and employees in the housing complex. Mr Sreedhar said that shear-wall technology was used in the construction and said that Delhi-based architect, Harjeet Singh had designed the houses of the complex.
He said that the judicial complex would be completed by December and five towers for government offices wou-ld be constructed with diagr-id technology without pillars.
Mr Singh and other members of the Commission enq-uired about the Amaravati construction and technologies used for swift progress. APCRDA officials provided thorough information....