Manair riverfront will become major tourist attraction: Gangula
Karimnagar: The River Front (MRF) that is about to be constructed on the Manair river in Karimnagar city will be transformed into a beautiful tourist attraction in the state, informed the Backward Class Welfare minister Gangula Kamalakar.
He along with the district collector R.V.Karnan watched a power point presentation given by the Laser-vision company of Australia and FPA of India on the Laser show, water fountain and amphi theatre which are to be constructed in the MRF here, at the collectorate conference hall in Karimnagar on Tuesday.
Later, the minister and others visited the site where the MRF is constructed and ordered them to prepare a detailed project report where they would propose the laser show and a place that is suitable for construction of the amphi-theatre
Kamalakar said that the laser-vision company of Australia has vast experience in taking up several projects in Dubai, Makkah, Vietnam, Hong Kong and Singapur.
For designing the laser show and water fountain in MRF, the representatives of Laser-vision company in association with the FPA company of India will conduct a survey and finalise the design.
The MRF will be established with an investment of Rs 410 crore and will be transformed into a beautiful tourist spot in the state. The state government sanctioned Rs 100 crore under the tourist department and the civil works regarding MRF have already started.
After completion of DPR, tenders will be invited for the works related to laser show and water fountain within six months and the establishment works of the MRF will be completed within one and half years, he informed.
ZP chairperson Vijay, city mayor Sunil Rao, MLC Kaushik Reddy, MLA Ravi Shankar, deputy mayor Swarupa Rani, libraries department chairman Ravinder Reddy, ZP CEO Priyanka, additional collectors Garima Agarwal and Shyam Prasad were present.