Dr. Mahesh Sharma, minister of state for Tourism & Culture visited the Indian Institute of Travel and Tourism, has announced a sum of Rs 100 Crore for the development of tourism in Nellore.

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He told that a total of Rs720.29 lakhs of funds were sanctioned for Nellore district in 2014-15. He also mentioned that in the month of January Union government granted financial assistance of Rs. 10 lakhs for organizing Flamingo festival. He also said that the Government is dedicated towards developing tourism and culture.