Tourist spots to get face lift in Srikakulam
Tourist and historical spots in the district will get face lift soon as government has allotted Rs 5 crore funds for the purpose
-Rs 5 crore funds allotted
Srikakulam: Tourist and historical spots in the district will get face lift soon as government has allotted Rs 5 crore funds for the purpose. Tourist and historical spots Telineelapuram in Tekkali mandal, Kailasagiri in Itchapuram mandal, beach at Ganagallapeta in Srikakulam rural mandal, Museum at Seethampeta mandal, Deerghasi in Polaki mandal, Beach at Kalingapatnam, Garimella library in Polaki mandal would be improved with the funds.
For various development works like, compound wall, concrete chairs and other facilities at Telineelapuram Rs 1.50 crore allotted. To road facility and steps way at Kailasagiri Rs 1 crore funds sanctioned. Rs 50 lakh sanctioned for development works like huts construction at Ganagallapeta beach. For tribal museum at Seethampeta Rs 66 lakh allotted to arrange all tribe related goods and arts in it to attract tourists from other areas.
A meditation hall and a temple proposed at Deeraghasi with Rs 10 lakh where historical scripts and old acts are available. Another Rs 26 lakh allotted for library construction in the name of freedom fighter Garimella Satyannarayana. Roads, lighting, concrete benches would be arranged at Kalingapatnam beach with Rs 1 crore. All the development works would be finished on quick pace said district tourism promotion officer (DTPO) N.Narayana Rao.
Every year about 78,000 tourists from abroad is visiting all tourist spots, historical areas and spiritual centers in the district and another 20 lakh tourists from across the country are visiting various spots in the district. With all these development works which are under progress for the last four years will help to enhance the number tourists to Srikakulam district.