Amaravati, Nov 30: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu today directed the officials to prepare plans inner and outer ring roads on par with international standards to meet future demands to connect upcoming state capital Amaravati.
Addressing a review meeting with officials on Amaravati capital development at Velagapudi secretariat, he said development of capital region would be possible only with better connectivity.
He said it was decided to lay 94.5 Km inner ring road in a radius of 15 Km, outer ring road in 25 km radius at a length of 150 Km and the regional ring road of 210 Km in a radius of 34 km.
The total area under inner ring road is 1,36,000 acres, outer ring road is 4,73,000 acres and regional ring road is 9,00,000 acres.
Naidu said with the completion of ring road it will provide direct access to Amaravati from Gannavaram airport. The inner ring road pass through Kachavaram, Vaikuntapuram, Pedaparimi, Tadikonda, chinakakani, Pedavadlapudi, Nutakki, Tadigadapa, Enikepadu, Nunna, Gollapudi and Ibrahimpatnam.
The IRR will help to ease traffic congestion on the national highway passing through Vijayawada city.
The proposed outer ring road pass through Guntur, Tenali,Kanchikacharla and a tunnel should be developed near Mylavaram.
The Amaravati capital region would be spread over 8603 Sq.km consisting of 12 urban nodes including 2 mega cities and 9 towns. The proposed multi-modal highway will cover 5 National Highways and 10 state highways.
The Chief Minister opined that only through creating infrastructure, development around the capital region would be possible.
It was proposed that the inner ring road would be constructed by the state government and the construction of the outer ring road would be given to the central government.