Chandrababu Naidu to finalise capital designs today

THE HANS INDIA |   Sep 14,2017 , 04:27 AM IST

Amaravati: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will finalise the designs of government buildings to come up in capital city after discussing Ministers and other senior officials. He directed officials to arrange a special meeting at Secretariat on Thursday.

London-based architecture firm Fosters and partners submitted final designs for the buildings of Andhra Pradesh’s capital city Amaravati to the Chief Minister, here on Wednesday. It presented designs for Assembly and High Court, Secretariat and offices of head of the departments, which will be located at the Centre of the city plan.

The Assembly building is designed in the shape of diamond and the High court building looks like a Buddha Stupa. Assembly building will have four stairs, around 250 seats in Assembly hall, 230 seats for public and press gallery. There will be 103 seats for Legislative council.

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu suggested the architects and officials to present the designs to High Court and seek the opinion. State government agreed in principle to the shapes of buildings and plans in July itself but suggested few changes.

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