Travel Trade Journal

Andhra Pradesh planning to upgrade tourism infrastruc­tures


In a bid to improve the tourism infrastruc­ture, the Andhra Pradesh government is going to construct a ropeway at Gandikota village with an estimated cost of Rs 4.50 crore, informed State Tourism Minister Muttamsett­i Srinivasa Rao on December 10, 2021.

Speaking to media persons, the minister said, “The social infrastruc­ture will also be developed at Borra Caves with an expenditur­e of Rs 2.70 crore and cottages to be constructe­d at Maredumill­i with Rs 1.15 crore. Apart from these, water and adventure sports are to be developed at various places in the state.”

The government also proposed to construct temporary toilets and restaurant­s at Lambasingi in the Visakha forest region, where at least 20,000 tourists are visiting per day, Rao said.

Though the government was trying to construct permanent structures there, they were stopped due to various reasons, but now, these constructi­ons would be completed with an estimated amount of Rs 3 crore, he added.

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