CITIIS Challenge

CITIIS Challenge


City Investments To Innovate, Integrate, and Sustain (CITIIS) is initiated as part of all India competition among 100 smart cities through a Challenge Process, launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Govt. of India. The program is in support and finance by the French Development Agency (AFD) and European Union (EU). At the national level it is coordinated and managed by the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) - PMU, APCRDA and Amaravati Smart & Sustainable City Corporation Ltd. (ASSCCL).

Amaravati Smart & Sustainable City Corporation Ltd. (ASSCCL) submitted projects under the 4 thematic areas as per the requirements of CITIIS program

  • Sustainable Mobility
  • Public Open Spaces
  • Urban e-governance and ICT
  • Social & Organizational Innovation in Low-Income Settlements

The project – Basic Infrastructure Development at Low-Income Settlements in Amaravati proposed under the theme - Social & Organizational Innovation in Low-Income Settlements won the challenge and has been granted INR 80 crores with a total project outlay of INR 146 crores.

The project components are focused on key values of
  • Relevance and Feasibility
  • Innovation and Integration
  • Participatory Approach
  • Sustainability

The project Basic Infrastructure Development at Low-Income Settlements in Amaravati covers all 25 Gram Panchayat villages of Amaravati. The following are the components to be developed under the project

A. Village level components

  1. E-Health & Multipurpose Centre
  2. Model Anganwadi Centre
  3. Holistic Development of select Government Schools

B. City Level Components:

  1. Holistic Livelihood Development Centre (Skill development Centre)
  2. Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility
  3. Multi Faith Funeral Campus

Team Details

 Core Team & Component Leads
Image not found Dr. P Lakshmi Narasimham I.A.S
Commissioner, APCRDA /
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer – ASSCCL

Sri. M Srinivas Baba
Project In charge

Srinivas Chakravarthi Putta
Environmental & Social Nodal Person

P Yashwanth Kumar
Public Engagements & Partnerships Officer

Borra Srinivas Rao
Deputy City Development Officer

Divya Latha Karlapudi
Component lead – E Health Sub centre

Sneha Kuriakose
Component lead – AWC

Sankeerthana A
Component lead – Schools and architect support for all components

Kumar Raja
Component lead – Solid waste management

P Naresh Kumar
Monitoring & Evaluation

Keertana Lingamaneni
Component lead – Skill Development
 Team Of Architects

Sandeep P. Dixit

Prasuna Bharathi Nalli

Aman Mishra

Mrunmayi Vijay Dhawad

Manjiri Inamdar

C Sumithra

A Sankeerthana

Keertana Lingamaneni
 Intern Architects

Charitha Yerra

G. Janardhana Reddy

Kavipriya Sambandam

Madugula Prem Jeevan

Nikhila Nagineni

Pradeep Kumar Mohanty

Preetha Ramaraj

Priya Nadar

Rasika Deo

S.Sarojini Priya

Sampreethi Inteti

Satyajit Kesana

Sneha John

Photos & Videos

Amaravati Success Story-Proposal and Winning Awards

Project Initiation

Maturation Phase

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