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Visakhapatnam to be executive Capital of Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh cabinet, on Monday, approved the high-power committee’s report to set up executive capital in Visakhapatnam. To this effect, the State Government will be shifting the Secretariat, Raj Bhavan, and Heads of Department (HoD) offices to the port city. The State cabinet was to take a final call on the reports of the GN Rao panel and Boston Consulting Group, on the new capital.

While Amaravati will be the legislative capital and hold the Assembly sessions, Kurnool will be established as the judiciary capital with High Court. The authorities even mooted on the appointment of a “super collector” to monitor the development of different regions in the State.