Vizag's Rushikonda Beach secures international 'Blue Flag' certification
VISAKHAPATNAM: The picture-perfect Vizag's Rushikonda beach secured coveted Blue Flag certification along with seven other beaches from other states. The state tourism department on Sunday announced the news officially. Rushikonda beach is one of the most attracted beaches in Visakhapatnam which gains tourists hearts with its tranquil nature and natural beauty.
Blue Flag is an eco-label granted to beaches by Denmark-based Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). To receive the Blue Flag, the beaches must have to fulfil 33 criteria in four categories including water quality, beach and waste management and safety measures. The Blue Flag will be hoised soon at Rushikonda beach and it will help to grab the attention of international tourists.