Economy Amaravati, Chandrababu Naidu's dream capital in Andhra Pradesh, faces a huge hurdle — lack of capital Updated : February 05, 2019 06:18 AM IST In the last four years since Amaravati was conceived, the government has successfully aggregated 34,000 acres of land from almost 28,000 farmers. According to agriculture experts, the area between Guntur and Vijayawada, which been earmarked for Amaravati, is one of the most fertile belts of the state. Former agriculture Minister Vadde Sobhanadreeswara Rao said the government should have a decentralized approach towards the development of the state of Andhra Pradesh. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.