Naidu, who arrived here from Vijayawada after the Collectors' Conference, said that emphasis will be laid on developing Tourism, Information Technology and Film industry in the district.

The Chief Minister is on two-day whirlwind tour of rural areas here and will be meeting farmers, members of Self Help Groups, NREGS beneficiaries, and other sections at about a dozen venues starting from Anakapalli to Nakkpalli apprising people about government programs including the loan waiver scheme and also seeking their opinion and views on it.

During the tour, he will visiting Anakapalli, Tummapala, Chodavaram, Gajapathinagaram and Chodavaram areas.

In the evening, the Chief Minister will interact with scientists and students of Regional Agricultural Research Station (RARS) at Anakapalli and hold review meetings with district officials.

Earlier, after a brief halt at the airport he offered prayers at goddess Nookalamma temple at Anakapalli.

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