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Rs 25 Cr for Tourism at Amaravati

Published: 28th September 2015 05:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th September 2015 05:10 AM   |  A+A-

GUNTUR:  Stating that chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu is according priority for development of tourism in the state, DRO K Nagababu has said that the state capital Amaravati will be developed as the most sought-after tourist destination in the world.

Participating in the World Tourism Day celebrations organised here Sunday, the DRO exuded confidence over several tourist places in the district getting a facelift soon.

Recalling that the Centre had sanctioned `25 crore for tourism development at Amaravati after including it in the list of heritage cities, he said plans were afoot for development of other tourist spots like Nagarjuna Konda, Vundavalli Caves, Kotappa Konda and  Mangalagiri.

Observing that development of tourism sector would come in handy for generation of employment as well as development of the state and the nation, he said the state government had launched a course on tourism industry at Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU).

Guntur RDO Bhaskara Naidu, district tourism officer P Hira and others were present.

Meanwhile, cultural events performed as part of the celebrations at the Revenue Kalyana Mandapam enthralled the audience.

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