Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu announces Amaravathi is the new City for AP Capital. The plans has ready with 33,000 acres to make Hi Tech City. Dhyana Buddha sculpted at Dharanikota (Dhanyakataka) in Amaravathi is located near Krishna River.
The Early Satavahanas ruled Andhra. The puranas refer to Satavahanas as Andhra Bhrityas. The Purāṇas list 30 Andhra rulers. Many are known from their coins and inscriptions as well. Satavahanas made Amaravati as their capital.
Amaravati is the proposed green field Capital city of Andhra Pradesh. It is also referred as Amareswaram, for its famous Amareswara temple dedicated to Lord Siva, which is one of the famous Pancharamas. It was formerly known as Andhra Nagari. Krishna River passes through the east side of Amaravati.
Simuka (c. 230–207 BCE) After becoming independent around 230 BCE, Simuka, the founder of the dynasty, conquered the present-day Maharashtra and parts of Madhya Pradesh (including Malwa). He was succeeded by his brother Kanha (or Krishna) (r. 207–189 BCE), who further extended his state to the present day Andhra Pradesh. Later, Simuka made Srikakulam his capital.
Andhra CM Announce :
The CM Chandrababu Naidu has declares the New Capital City has to be made by Amaravathi for Andhra Pradesh on Ugadi day. The new plans has proposed by the foreign Singapore companies to make hi tech city. Singapore-based firms are preparing the master plan for the capital. The construction is likely to begin in the second half of 2015.
Earlier, setting the state capital building plan rolling, the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) had started signing agreements with land owners and farmers in the capital region under the land-pooling scheme.