AP govt turns Mangalagiri, Tadepalli municipalities into corporation
The AP government issued a GO of merging Mangalagiri and Tadepalli municipalities for formation of a municipal corporation. Mangalagiri and Tadepalli municipalities and its surrounding 11 and 10 gram panchayats respectively will come under the newly created civic body. 50 per cent of Amaravati region will fall under the Mangalagiri-Tadepalli corporation.
The Municipal Administration and Urban Development Department issued a notification extending the jurisdiction of the Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority (VMRDA) by including another 13 mandals. The AP government proposed a new metro line between Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) and Bhogapuram where new international airport is being constructed.