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Night landing at Rajahmundry airport by March end

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The night-landing facility at the Rajahmundry airport will begin by March-end in a mission mode to prepare the region for the Infrastructure Mission launch on March 13 in Vizag. During a review meeting on the status of infrastructure and investments at the secretariat, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu asked officials to focus on strengthening the existing infrastructure of airports,

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The night-landing facility at the Rajahmundry airport will begin by March-end in a mission mode to prepare the region for the Infrastructure Mission launch on March 13 in Vizag. During a review meeting on the status of infrastructure and investments at the secretariat, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu asked officials to focus on strengthening the existing infrastructure of airports, increasing air-traffic and suggested them to improve frequency of flight trips to Eastern countries from the state,especially from Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Tirupati.

The Chief Minister has urged officials to set up an SPVs (special purpose vehicle ) that will obtain all the clearances for airports from centre smoothly. He also wanted the multi-mode transportation be incorporated into the state’s tourism policy where travelers can choose their mode of transportation for a particular tourism package in the state. "They can go by bus, or chartered flights or even boats," he said.

He asked officials to explore feasibility for cruises, sea planes, yachting and water sports such as yachting, sailing and snorkeling. Further, he also added that beach resorts should be developed closer to ports. Meanwhile, officials informed the Chief Minister that Kailasagiri will have an entertainment/amusement zone. On ports development, the Chief Minister asked officials to work on ways to improve cargo to bring it to the second position in the country after Gujarat.

Given that the government has plans to set up 6 universities – namely Water University, Logistics University, Sports University, Aqua University, Energy University and Hospitality University, the AP Chief Minister asked officials to study the feasibility and finalize on locations for these varsities. He was also briefed on the development of mega convention centres in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati and also the prospects of PPP models of developing schools, golf courses, sports stadia, etc.

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