Despite a brisk pace of work, the inauguration of Tu-142m aircraft museum has been delayed. Proposed to be inaugurated on the tourism day, the aircraft museum will now be inaugurated in the second week of December. Public in Vizag are quite enthusiastic for the museum to be opened and it has generated a lot of interest all over India.
Collector Pravin Kumar, GVMC commisioner M Hari Narayan and VUDA vice-chairman Basant Kumar are taking all steps and inspection of ongoing works by visiting the site of aircraft museum on Beach Road. The project in-charge Lt. N R Kumar is looking after the progress of the works. He has been keeping everybody updated on the progress. The finances of 10 crores allotted for the project are being used for the works.
GVMC and VUDA officials are looking after the development and beautification works at the site of the museum. The project has missed two deadlines, the first being the one in August and the other in September. CM Chandrababu Naidu was designated to do the inaugural on September 27th that is the world tourism day. Now the President of India Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to visit Vizag on 7th and 8th of December and the auspicious event of inauguration is being planned for then.