200cr allocated for Godavari Pushkarams

Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government, keeping in view the importance of Godavari Pushkarams, has made an allocation of Rs 200 crore in its annual budget this year to take up various works for providing the needed amenities for the pilgrims. 

Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, who presented the State budget for the year 2015-16 in the AP Assembly on Thursday, revealed that the government was making all-efforts for the conduct of the Pushkarams which are scheduled to begin from July 14 to 25, in a befitting manner by providing all amenities to pilgrims in coordination with all departments in the State. 

He also revealed that the Endowments department has sanctioned 248 works worth Rs 25 crore for providing amenities to pilgrims and development of connected temples.

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