Singapore firm to provide app to help build new Indian city

Minister of Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran (extreme left) meeting Indian officials during his visit to Andhra Pradesh.
Minister of Trade and Industry (Industry) S. Iswaran (extreme left) meeting Indian officials during his visit to Andhra Pradesh.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/NARA CHANDRABABU NAIDU

It will allow users to create a virtual city and test plan for Andhra Pradesh's state capital

A Singapore company will tailor an app to help the authorities in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh build their new capital city, Amaravati.

The city is being built from scratch after Andhra Pradesh lost its capital, Hyderabad, to the new state of Telangana, which was created in 2014.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 13, 2018, with the headline 'S'pore firm to provide app to help build new Indian city'. Print Edition | Subscribe