Forest Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh started Eco Tourism Project at Maredumilli, Rampa Agency areas and at Massanithipa costal area with an intension of letting the people know about the development and protection of forest area of Kakinada Territorial Forest Division.
For the development of Tourism project two fiber boats were made ready by the forest department. For the sake of fishermen living around the coastal area of Massanithippa, the department started shopping complex for selling dry fishes and other yield brought from sea by the fishermen. Recently Mr. Harsha Kumar Member of Parliament has inaugurated the shopping the complex and fiber boats. The department also started road transport facility using mini van for the transportation of above said sea yield through the road transport. Mr. Pal Rayan, Representative of World Bank, inaugurated this van in the month of February.