The State government has decided to construct nine fishing harbours at an
estimated cost of `Rs 2,901.61 crore. While four harbours will be constructed
with an investment of Rs`1,304 crore in the first phase, the remaining five
harbours will be constructed/modernised with an investment of Rs`1597.61 crore
in the second phase.
The harbours will come up at Uppada in East Godavari district,
Machilipatnam (Krishna), Nizampatnam Phase-2 (Guntur), and Juvvaladinne in
Nellore district in the first phase.
In the second phase, fishing harbours will be constructed in Vadarevu in
Prakasam district, Kothapatnam, Budagatlapalem
and Iddivanipalem in Srikakulam district. Visakhapatnam harbour will be
modernised in the second phase.
During a meeting
Chief Minister reviewed the operations of fishing harbours, ports and airports
During a meeting with the officials of infrastructure and investment
department in his camp office at Tadepalli
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy reviewed the operations of fishing
harbours, ports and airports.
Underscoring the need for improving the living standards of fishermen, the
Chief Minister said all infrastructure facilities should be provided to them.
CM wanted the
officials to take up environment-friendly projects
Instructing the officials to prepare proposals for setting up an airport in
Prakasam and complete the land acquisition and other processes related to the
construction of Bhogapuram International airport, he wanted them to take up