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CM for measures to face urbanisation challenges

Walk to work, cycle to work features to make Amaravati a green capital, says Naidu Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has underscored the need for evolving measures to face serious challenges that are likely to be thrown up by the rapid pace of urbanisation. “Urbanisation is a reality, and it is unstoppable. Close to 80 per cent of the GDP is expected to come from urban areas in the near future,” he said, stressing the need for governments to gear up for meeting challenges. Mr. Naidu was delivering the keynote address at a meeting convened by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in New Delhi on Wednesday. He recalled how he developed Hyderabad into an economic and IT hub during his earlier stint as Chief Minister of the united State and said that he had suggested some structural changes in urban development, including generation of energy through solid wastes, as convenor of the sub-group of the Swachch Bharat Mission. The Chief Minister said people had given him an op