"In order to prevent such incidents in future, will constitute a committee with one IAS, one IPS and other officials," Naidu said, and also announced to pay an ex-gratia up to Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the victims.
Naidu informed the House that "as of now 20 bodies have been taken out and 21 of the injured are admitted in hospital. Seventeen injured have been discharged and remaining are being treated".
Briefing the House about the incident, Naidu said, "Tourism department's boat refused to carry passengers as time was over, so people boarded on a price boat that lead to mishap. The boat shaken due to jerks while nearing the shore. The driver attempted to balance, but in vein. All tourists came to one side that caused imbalance. Then boat overturned and capsized."
The mishap is purely the result of operator's irresponsibility.
The Chief Minister also said the relief and rescue operations were started immediately after the accident.
"Ministers Chinarajappa, Kamineni Srinivas, and Akhilapriya rushed to the spot and plunged into action on war footage," Naidu said.
The bodies were handed over to the victims' families after postmortem.