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August 29th, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Government Proposes Eight Capital Zones

The Andhra Pradesh government has recommended eight capital zones based on 20 scientific indicators including ground water, surface water availability, air, sea and road connectivity and availability of degraded forest land. The AP State Remote Sensing and Application Centre (APSRSC ) used remote sensing data to zero in on these locations. Marutur, Donakonda of Prakasham district and Vinukonda  of Guntur district selected by Sivaramakrishna Committee for setting up CM’s office, secretariat and Assembly are among the sites identified by APSRSC. Read more via Deccan Chronicle