Beach tourism in Visakhapatnam and 19 other beaches in Andhra Pradesh will get a major boost with development work worth 17 crores planned to start soon.
The tourism department has planned on spending Rs 17 crores on development works across 20 beaches in Andhra zPradesh. The beaches include Antarvedi, Dindi, Uddanam, Konada, Nagayalanka, Visakhapatnam, Yarada, Kondakarla and Srikakulam. Beautiful and widely popular beaches from the point of tourism. Not just now but the works are set to be finished by the end of April 2018. As per reports, the tourism department has focused on beach tourism and started works at beaches in Srikakulam and Guntur districts.
Rs 6 crore will be spent for beach development in Visakhapatnam district. Rs 2 crores is allocated for development works on Vizag beach road while a restaurant and snack bar are being setup at Araku valley. The water sports will be introduced at the reservoir and basic amenities will be set up at Yarada beach at the cost of Rs 50 lakh.
Other works include, pushkar ghats at Nagayalanka in Krishna district with facilities like toilets, food courts and boating arrangements will be provided at all beaches under the project. With the major beaches and cities in Andhra Pradesh recording higher tourist footfalls than ever before, this initiative comes as a welcome one. The speed at which the works are getting done are sure to get hopes up.