After releasing the vision action plan document at the Collectorate in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has reportedly approved for establishing another airport at Madanapalle.
According to a recent report by the Smart Cities Council India, traditional cities with unauthorised colonies, slum clusters, poor transportation, inadequate water and electricity supply, narrow roads, lanes and by-lanes, are going to transform rapidly, after the Smart City plan is implemented.
Union Minister of Railways Mallikarjun Kharge has stated that Indian Railways has decided to construct road overbridges (RoBs) at level-crossings based on feasibility studies. The RoBs would be commissioned wherever train-vehicle unit is greater than one lakh count, he added. Kharge was in Puducherry in connection with the launch of the new Tirupati–Puducherry weekly express on September 17.
Widening of half of the 124.7 km Chennai-Tirupati road in Tamil Nadu side has been delayed due to corruption and red-tapism in the State government, says National Highways Authority of India officials. Half of the National Highway 205 falls in Tamil Nadu, and the other half in Andhra Pradesh.
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.