Master plan for Anantapur, Hindupur
State government has appointed Prashanthi as the vice-chairperson of newly created Anantapur Hindupur Urban Development Authority (AHUDA). Prashanthi...
Anantapur: State government has appointed Prashanthi as the vice-chairperson of newly created Anantapur Hindupur Urban Development Authority (AHUDA). Prashanthi met the Minister for SERP and Women and Child Welfare Paritala Sunitha on Sunday and held discussions with her on the development of AHUDA.
The state government had approved creation of AHUDA way back in March 24, 2017 for facilitating the overall development of the district on the industrial and urbanisation front and development of sub-urban infrastructure.
A committee constituted by the state government with former bureaucrats of town planning has prepared a master plan for implementation by the urban development authority. Under the master plan, the district would be divided into multiple zones including industrial, business, residential and non-residential zones.
Under the zones, sports, tourism, spacious roads, botanical gardens, archaeology and forest areas would be developed, say AHUDA sources. Besides, airports facility will form part of the grand master plan.
AHUDA vice-chairman Prashanthi told 'The Hans India' that several companies have participated in the bidding of tenders including R V Associates, Lee Associates, L&T company, Feed Back Associate and IBI Associates for execution of the master plan.
Financial bids will be finalised after studying the tenders. The bidders will be asked to give power point presentation to the committee which awards marks on the basis of their presentation. Finally, the lowest quoted tender will be considered for finalisation of the bid. The state and Central governments will be awarding Rs.100 crores to AHUDA for development of multiple zones in its limits.
The master plan will include Anantapur rural, Hindupur rural, Bukkar-ayasamudram, Battalapalle, Chennekothalapalle, Penukonda, Lepakshi, Chilamatturu, Somandepalle, Gorantla, Raptadu, Kanaganapalle, Garladinne, Singanamala, Kothacheruvu, Puttaparthi rural and Kothacheruvu areas. About 200 villages are covered under the master plan.