Houses for Government Officers at Amaravati to be built in 15 Months


Amaravati: According to official sources, housing project designs have been finalized for government employees of Assembly MLAs, MLCs, IAS officers and other top Group-1 officers, layouts approved on Oct 18 (Wednesday). The land has also been handed over to the contractors. The only thing to happen is construction.

This was the picture presented by the CRDA commissioner about the construction of houses for government employees in AP.

Houses for Andhra Pradesh employees

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Houses for Andhra Pradesh Employees

Around 65.4 acres was handed over to the construction companies, 61 towers, 3,840 flats, 76.4 lakh sqft built-up area within 15 months.

The CRDA team, led by its commissioner Ch. Sreedhar, along with the representatives of construction companies, visited the area between Lingayapalem and Nelapadu and the CRDA released the layouts of the flats to construct and the designs of the towers.

Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) Team

Construction and infrastructure companies have been chosen by the Andhra Pradesh government for development of a mega housing project in the greenfield capital city of Amaravati.

  1. Nagarjuna Constructions
  2. L&T company
  3. Shapoorji Pallonji company

MLAs, MLCs and Civil Service Officers Houses

The work allotted to Nagarjuna Constructions going to build flats of 3,500 sqft area for MLAs, MLCs and civil service officers.

Total Flats: 432 flats would be constructed

Budget: Rs 700 crore.

Non-gazetted Officers Houses

The second category flats would be constructed by the L&T Company and going to build in 3500 sqft each would be built for non-gazetted officers.

Flats: 1,968 flats would be constructed

Budget: Rs 1,098 crores.

Type 1 and 2 Gazetted Officers and Class IV employees Houses

The last category flats would be constructed by the Shapoorji Pallonji Company and each would be built in 1,500 sqft area for gazetted officers. While those of the Class IV employees will be of 900 sqft area.

Flats: 1440 flats would be constructed

Budget: Rs 854 crore

The APCRDA commissioner said the companies have to complete the construction within 15 months.

Later, the officials also visited the Vykuntha-Puram temple atop Krounchagiri hill. The priests performed special pujas to Lord Balaji and explained about the availability of land and the temple’s history.

On the occasion, CRDA commissioner along with farmers had a darshan of Lord Venkateswara in Vaikuntapuram village. APCRDA additional commissioners S Shanmohan and B.L. Chennakesava Rao, housing chief engineer M.A. Shukoor and other officials accompanied the CRDA chief.

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