Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry D. Purandeswari asked Union Minister of State for Tourism K. Chiranjeevi to conduct the meeting of the committee concerned and accord proposal urgently to Visakhapatnam-Bhimunipatnam Beach Corridor project under central financial assistance.

In a letter to Mr. Chiranjeevi, she said at a meeting she had called with AP Tourism officials it was decided that if the State Government could not submit utilisation certificates (UCs) to projects started earlier, the new project would be taken up with funds available with the government. The sanction might be given without releasing the funds. The funds for the project could be released only after the government submitted UCs. Ms. Purandeswari asked Mr. Chiranjeevi to convene the meeting of the committee at the earliest.