Amaravati Development Corporation Ltd (ADCL), to focus on Greenery Project in Amaravati to reach a significant stage by December 2018. The Chief Minister reviewed the status of the green network and other projects such as Sakhamuru Park, Ananthavaram Park, and Malkapuram Park. The greenery project aims to create an ecologically balanced environment in the capital city development. As part of efforts to create one of the best world-class capital cities, the State government is giving top priority for development of greenery in 30 percent (15,990 acres) of the total area of Amaravati.
ADCL chairperson Lakshmi Pardhasaradhi briefed the Chief Minister on the progress of greenery development project works. She said that it was proposed to take up a green buffer in 15 metres from the edge of one side of the road. Of the total 34 roads planned in the capital region area at a stretch of 321.7 km, 23 roads with 133.3 km length will have the green buffer. So far 17 roads with 74.45 km avenue plantations were taken up and completed for a length of 55 km.
She further added that after the completion of civil works, the remaining plantation work will be taken up by Urban Greenery and Forest wing of ADCL. According to Minister for Municipal Administration Dr. P Narayana, the greenery project will not only transform Amaravati into a Nandanavanam but will give a big push to tourism infrastructure in the capital city.