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The entities of Singapore and Andhra Pradesh governments will cooperate in the master-planning, development and construction of the capital of Andhra Pradesh as a modern, vibrant, sustainable and smart capital city with a strong economy, excellent social amenities and efficient transport and logistics networks.
According to the MoU signed between both the governments, the principal entities shall be the Centre for Livable Cities (CLC) and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) for Singapore Party and Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) for AP Party. The parties agreed that their cooperation in the first phase will begin from the signing of this MoU and end with the construction of the first section of the capital city.
Within the first phase, Singapore Party is ready to collaborate with AP party, among others, to provide expert advice on city development and urban governance, draw up a Capital Region Plan for approximately 7,325 sq.km, Capital City Master Plan for approximately 125 sq.km of the core of the capital city, detailed Seed Development Master Plan for the construction of the approximately eight sq.km first section of the capital city.
The Singapore Party will also collaborate to provide one or more Singapore private sector entities to be the Master Developer either solely or jointly with AP Capital Region Development Authority.
From : The Hindu