Vijayawada: Ad hoc capital of Andhra Pradesh
The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to make Vijayawada an ad hoc capital of the state until the required infrastructure and other projects for the new capital are completed.
Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Mr. N. Chandrababu Naidu asked the advisory committee on Capital City to see that the ad hoc capital houses key administrative offices during the interregnum. Mr. Naidu advised them to visit and study other Indian cities like Chandigarh, New Raipur, Navi Mumbai and Gandhinagar. They have been asked to take cues from global cities like Brasilia, Singapore, Putrajaya (Malaysia) in building A.P.’s capital city.