As per relevant section of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (APR) Act, 2014, the Central Government shall provide special financial support for the creation of essential facilities in the new Capital of the successor State of Andhra Pradesh.
This will include Raj Bhawan, High Court, Government Secretariat, Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council, and such other essential infrastructure.
An amount of Rs. 1500 crore has already been released as assistance for the Capital City for development of essential infrastructure etc.
In addition, Rs. 1000 crore has been released as one time special financial assistance for creation of essential urban infrastructure in the cities of Vijayawada and Guntur on the request of the State Government as the work sanctioned fall in new Capital Region of the State of Andhra Pradesh.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.