Amaravati: Upon the High Court’s orders to make Andhra Pradesh’s stand clear on the declared state’s capital Amaravati, the government has hastened up the process. It was already announced that the Jagan-led government has deployed a dedicated expert panel to look into the decision of Amaravati as the state capital. The 5-membered panel presided over by the retired IAS officer G. Nageswara Rao on Monday has stated that they will seek people’s opinion on the state capital. The panel would receive the opinions and suggestions of the public until November 12 through letters or emails.
The panel was constituted by the Andhra Pradesh government last month which has Mahaveer, Professor of Planning, School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi; Anjali Mohan, Urban and Regional Planner; Shivananda Swamy, CEPT, Ahmedabad; KT Ravindran, retired professor, Delhi School of Architecture; and K V Arunachalam, retired Chief Urban Planner, Chennai, as its members. They were asked to prepare a detailed report in six weeks after visiting various regions in the state including Amaravati.