ECO-Tourism Around Freshwater Lakes in India

Published on : Wednesday, May 11, 2016

North East IndiaFor 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.

 

The details of the projects sanctioned to the States of North East Region under the Swadesh Darshan scheme in the year 2014-15 and 2015-16.

 

(Rs. In Crore)

Sr.

No

Name of Theme State Name of Project Amt.

Sanctioned

2014-15
 

1

North East India Circuit Arunachal Pradesh Development of Bhalukpong-Bomdila-Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh 49.77
2015-16
1 North East India Circuit Manipur Development of Tourist Circuit in Manipur: Imphal-Moirang-Khongjom-Moreh 89.66
2 North East India Circuit Sikkim Development of Tourist  Circuit linking – Rangpo     (entry) – Rorathang –  Aritar –  Phadamchen – Nathang – Sherathang – Tsongmo – Gangtok – Phodong – Mangan – Lachung  – Yumthang – Lachen – Thangu –   Gurudongmer – Mangan – Gangtok – Tumin Lingee – Singtam (exit) in Sikkim 98.05
3 North East India Circuit Arunachal Pradesh Integrated Development of Adventure Tourism in Arunachal Pradesh 97.14
4 Tribal Circuit Nagaland Development of Tribal Circuit Peren –Kohima-Wokha, Nagaland 97.36
5 Wildlife Circuit Assam Wildlife Circuit of Assam 95.67
6 North East India Circuit Tripura Development of North East Circuit : Agartala – Sipahijala – Melaghar – Udaipur – Amarpur – Tirthamukh – Mandirghat – Dumboor- NarikelKunja – Gandachara – Ambassa 99.59
7 Eco Circuit Mizoram Integrated Development of New Eco-Tourism at Thenzawl, Reike& South Zote 94.91

 

 

This information was given by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Civil Aviation in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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