Published on : Friday, May 13, 2016
For development of tourism infrastructure in the country, the Ministry of Tourism has launched the Swadesh Darshan scheme – Integrated Development of Theme-Based Tourist Circuits, in 2014-15. Eco Circuit has been identified as one of the thirteen thematic circuits for development under the scheme. The Ministry has sanctioned following projects to various State Governments under Eco Circuit theme of Swadesh Darshan scheme:
(Rs. in Crore)
|Sl. No.||Name of the Project||Amt. Sanctioned|
|1.||Integrated Development of Eco-Tourism, Adventure Sports, Associated Tourism related Infrastructure for Development of Tehri Lake & Surroundings as New Destination-District Tehri, Uttarakhand.||80.37|
|2.||Integrated Development of Eco Tourism Circuit in Mahaboobnagar district, Telangana.||91.62|
|3.||Development of Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady as Eco Tourism Circuit in Idduki and Pathanamthitta Districts in Kerala.||99.22|
The Ministry of Tourism has received project proposals from the North East States under the themes of North East India Circuit, Wildlife Circuit and Tribal Circuit of Swadesh Darshan scheme. The details of projects sanctioned to these States during 2014-15 and 2015-16 are annexed.