Explained:How Andhra’s concept of three capitals is inspired by South Africa

News:The Andhra Pradesh cabinet has deferred taking a decision on relocating the state capital to three separate locations. Facts: About the decision on state capital: The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister had announced that Andhra Pradesh could have three decentralised capitals on the lines of South Africa. The new capital being developed at Amaravati could become… Continue reading Explained:How Andhra’s concept of three capitals is inspired by South Africa

Indonesia to move capital out of Jakarta

Indonesia has decided to move its capital from Jakarta by establishing a new center of government outside Java.However,the exact location is still to be decided and could take up to 10 years to implement. The reason for shifting the capital is (a)to ensure a more equitable development of the country amid environmental concerns and overcrowding… Continue reading Indonesia to move capital out of Jakarta