Amaravati: China Academy of Urban Planning and Design in Shenzhen ( CAUPDSZ ) has come forward to take part in the development of capital Amaravati. The delegation of CAUPDSZ met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here today and explained on their plans to develop Amaravati.
The CAUPDSZ played a key role in development of Shenzhen as special economic zone. Shenzhen, a small fishermen village before 1984 emerged as a fast developing city in China.Shenzhen emerged as sister city of Hong Kong and an important financial capital of South China. The members of the delegation said that their organisation played a key role in development of Shenzhen in 2000 km radius in 5-lakh-acre of land.
If an opportunity was given they would develop Amaravati on par with Shenzhen. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that they are eager to develop Amaravati capital as economic city at par with Shenzhen. He said that the Centre was ready to develop economic zones in Andhra Pradesh in the east and Gujarat in West coast.He said there is a scope to develop several cities in the state.
The Chief Minister asked the China team to come with necessary proposals. He said that the state government is committed to develop all the regions right from Chittoor to Srikakulam.He Said the GIIC has been extending cooperation for the development of City square in Vijayawada. Principal secretary Ajay Jain said that they are discussing with GIIC for Machilipatnam city development project and housing. Amaravati Development authority CMD Lakshmi Parthasarathi said that the GIIC also came forward to develop river front in Amaravati.