Encouraged by the feat of getting almost 30,000 acres of land in only three months to build a new capital near Vijayawada, the Andhra Pradesh Government is looking at adopting the land pooling model for all large public private partnership infrastructure projects in the state.
Regional airline from Andhra Pradesh Air Costa is starting its operation from Hyderabad from this December 10. Air Costa was launched in October by the LEPL Group. The airline is to operate flights from Hyderabad to Chennai, Vijayawada, Jaipur, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
The Centre, in an effort to assuage the Seemandhra people, following its decision to bifurcate Andhra Pradesh to create Telangana, is pushing for big-ticket projects and other sops keeping in view that Vijayawada may be proposed as the capital of the Seemandhra region.
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) may consider extending the airport metro corridor to IFFCO Chowk in Gurgaon so that the ridership as well as property development revenue of the line can be boosted. The proposal has been made by the Urban Development Ministry.
Under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewable Mission (JNNURM) scheme, people of Hyderabad, Visakhapatanam, Vijayawada and Tirupati will get 737 low-floor, semi low-floor buses of different kinds. The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) is going to launch the low-floor buses.
To prevent accidents traffic regulations in Vijayawada is a must, the District Collector Budha-prakash M Jyothi stated while addressing road safety meeting in the city on February 1. The collector said that the road safety committee members inspected the highway near Kanakadurga temple ghat road.