Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department aiming to construct a resort at Pitchuka Lanka

Published on : Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department is aiming to construct a resort at Pitchuka Lanka, an island in the Godavari River, and home to blackbuck, in East Godavari district.

The Indian antelope or blackbuck thrives on the island near the Sir Arthur Cotton barrage and is under the threat of poaching. In 2017, three blackbucks were found killed on the island.

Tourism Minister MuttamsettiSrinivasaRaosaid that the Tourism Department is aiming to construct a resort at a cost of Rs. 250 crore in public-private partnership (PPP) mode on the island as part of the State government’s new investor-friendly policy. Mr. SrinivasaRao said that a new jetty is being constructed for tourism purposes in the port city of Vishakhapatnam.

Mr. SrinivasaRaosaid these while inaugurating a floating restaurant on the Godavari at the Padmavathighat. The 95-seat capacity restaurant has been built at a cost of Rs. 70 lakh.

“We are exploring the possibility of running floating restaurants in other places too. The proposals for renovation and beautification of the Havelock Bridge are being examined,” said Mr. SrinivasaRao.

Local MP Margani Bharat urged the Minister to accelerate the tourism projects in the city.

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