Amaravati, September 14: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting on setting up of 125 feet BR Ambedkar Statue at Swaraj Maidan and the Park Development Master Plan.
He told the officials that the visibility of BR Ambedkar Statue is important and it should be seen from all directions.
The ambience of the landscape to be developed at Swaraj Maidan should be pleasant, the Chief Minister said and directed the officials to finalise the location to set up the statue focusing on a grand look for the statue. The Chief Minister said to order for the statue immediately and start the works from November 1 and complete within 13 months.
The Chief Minister said constructing a Convention Hall in the park would be useful to everyone. Convention Centre and Food Court should be commercial in the park and the income from these two would be useful for maintenance of the Park, the Chief Minister said and added that concrete structures should be reduced as much as possible at the park and a good walking track should be set up.
The Chief Minister directed the Officials to relocate the Irrigation Department office and other Government offices from the Park before commencement of the works and added that the Park’s connectivity to MG Road should be good.
Representatives of various organizations presented various models of the statue; and presentations regarding the construction of the park in the review meeting.
Ministers Botsa Satyanarayana, Pinipe Vishwaroop, Adimulapu Suresh, Velampalli Srinivasa Rao, Krishna District Collector A.Md.Imtiaz and senior officials of Municipal, Irrigation, Finance and Social Welfare Departments were present at the meeting