|Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 10:00 Hrs [IST]|
Andhra Pradesh plans festivals to boost tourism in state
In order to promote domestic and inbound tourism in the state, Andhra Pradesh will host fairs and cultural festivals throughout the year. A high-level committee has finalised the itinerary for fairs and cultural festivals for the year in the three regions of the state from January to December. While Andhra and Telangana will host four festivals, Rayalaseema will have three festivals including the annual World Tourism Day celebrations.
While six festivals will be sponsored by the Centre, the expenses for the others would be met by the state government and organised by the tourism department of Andhra Pradesh, according to a Deccan Chronicle report.
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