To beautify Vijayawada
The Municipal Corporation, Vijayawada, being within the capital Amaravati region, is planning to beautify the City. Pleasant roads, neat dividers, attractive bus stops and decent centres will be seen shortly in Vijayawada. The Corporation will permit Advertisement hoardings at conspicuous places and thus it earns considerable income. The Hon’ble CM of AP has issued instructions to beautify the City in view of the fact that it is hosting a number of representatives of the Indian as well as foreign countries after the announcement Amaravati as the new capital of AP. Bandar road, Eluru road and Gannavaram road are proposed to be made poster-free.
Road-side bus stops, mobile petty shops, advertisement hoardings are proposed to be developed. Wherever considerable road margins are available, food stalls of specific will be permitted. A consultation agency will be invited to prepare plans in this regard. Shelters at road-side bus stops will be renovated and necessary amenities like chairs, dust bins and, as far as possible, drinking water will be provided at the bus shelters.
Survey academy at IIIT Nuzvid
State-level Survey Academy will be established at Nuzvid. The Government of Andhra Pradesh have decided to start the Academy initially in the building of the IIIT, Nuzvid. Two Regional training centres will be established one at Visakhapatnam and the other at Kurnool. The Academy at Hyderabad now vests to the Telangana State. The new Academy of the AP State imparts survey training to the employees concerned and licensed surveyors. At present, ETS machines are being used to conduct land survey. 250 machines are available and 350 more machines required will be procured. Joint Director Cadre officer has to man this Academy. It is yet to be filled up.
Kondapalli fort as a tourist spot
Kondapalli fort is one of the oldest places with historical importance in the new AP State. After announcement of capital Amaravati for the State, the number of tourists coming to the fort is increased. Students also are visiting the fort during holidays. But tourists have no much facility there. In fact, the Government have spent Rs. 1.70 crore through archeological department so far. Guides are also required to assist the tourists in knowing the importance of the place.