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Dassault Systems works on Virtual Amaravati

Virtual models will help build state capital

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Virtual models will help build state capital

Amaravati masterplan.

European design and engineering group, Dassault Systems, is building a “virtual Amaravati” for creating development models for Andhra Pradesh’s new capital city, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has disclosed at the Urban Cities Summit in Singapore.

Andhra Pradesh and Dassault Systems are working on the “virtual Amaravati” as the world’s first of its kind technology-driven clean and green city, he said at the summit opening on 9 July 2018.

The system will create virtual simulation models for the new city.

“We are going to position buildings, monitor air quality and wind direction as well as disaster management,” Naidu told Press Trust of India. citing examples of the technology-drive planning and design.

“Technology is very inspiring. Real time solutions and real time decision making will be used to build Amaravati,” he said at a panel discussion the mega summit which is combined with Singapore International Water Week and Clean Enviro Summit which are being held 8-12 July.

He also stressed on the importance of renewable energy, especially in Amaravati.

The plan is to tap morning energy from Sun through solar system and evening by operating wind turbines.

“Solar is a blessing for us. We will use solar and wind energy which I am promoting,” he stressed.

Naidu wants to benchmark Amaravati among the top five clean and green cities in the world.

Giving update on the state capital city development, he said cost-effective financing was being arranged for Amaravati.

Around 30 lakh sq ft of construction work is in progress at the city site while 4,000 houses would be built immediately.

The main trunk roads will be completed by end of this year, he said after he launched Amaravati show-booth on 8 July at the exhibition being held along with the summit. fiinews.com

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