The State government has chosen to add two more floors to the interim Secretariat working at Velagapudi to make adequate space for obliging all representatives. Despite the fact that the legislature is yet to turn out with definite assessments for the extra two stories, authorities said it might need to spend Rs. 200 crore all the more, taking the aggregate expense of the provisional capital near Rs. 450 crore.
The administration is as of now spending Rs. 230 crore on progressing works. At present, the administration is building six hinders each with a space of 1 lakh sq.ft. The administration felt that a ground-in addition to one story structure would be adequate for the impermanent Secretariat. In any case, at late gatherings with Heads of Departments, the legislature understood that it may not be sufficient and it has now chosen to assemble two more floors.
The Rs. 230-crore contract identifying with progressing works has been granted to development majors L&T and Shapoorji Pallonji. The two firms consented to manufacture the Secretariat at Rs. 3,350 for every sqft in the wake of arranging the rate with the administration.
The bidders had cited Rs. ,4800 for each sqft, while the legislature settled the rate at Rs. 3,000 for every sqft. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu interceded to determine the question. The organizations will likewise get 2 for every penny of the venture cost as money related advantage from the legislature in the event that they meet the due date according to the understanding.
The legislature had at first considered building six lakh sqft of office space, one lakh sqft in each of the six squares. Presently an extra six lakh sqft space would be made. Then, Municipal Administration Minister P. Narayana on Sunday said that the administration arrangements to move 11,500 workers to Amaravati by end of August. The legislature at first wanted to move 6,000 workers by June yet no one but 4,500 could be moved because of different components. Another 3,500 workers would be moved by July-end and the staying 3,500 by August-end, he clarified.