The Prakasam barrage will get more tourists in near future as the irrigation department proposed to illuminate the whole structure permanently before the forthcoming Krishna Pushkaralu. Besides, the tourist department has planned to introduce night-time boating and moonlight dinner and it gets workout after decorating the barrage with colorful lighting. The barrage has already got significance as it is the main way to reach Amaravati capital location and it will also be landmark to iconic structure of Vijayawada as well as capital city.
According to officials, the barrage will be decorated with permanent lighting works at the time of Krishna Pushkaralu. Irrigation minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao instructed the officials to decorate the barrage before the mega occasion. Already, the citizens are in the habit of visiting the barrage for spending time, especially for holidays and evenings. The newly proposed illumination would draw more visitors.
Irrigation Department would complete all the barrage repair works in next three months, Besides, the tourism department planned to introduce moonlight dinner following the directions of Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. Now the tourism department is also planning to provide more recreation facilities near Prakasam barrage.