Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
10-December-2010 12:09 IST
MEGA Tourist Project at Nagarjuna Sagar Project
Minister of State for Tourism Shri Sultan Ahmed has said that the State Government of Andhra Pradesh has informed that Nagarjuna Sagar Project is the highest rock structure in the world and the largest man-made multipurpose project in Asia.

In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha yesterday he said, development, promotion and implementation of tourism projects are primarily undertaken by the State Governments/Union Territory (UT) Administrations. However, the Ministry of Tourism provides Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for tourism projects, identified in consultation with them, subject to availability of funds and inter-se-priority under various schemes of the Ministry.

He said, the Ministry of Tourism has received no proposal from the State Government of Andhra Pradesh at an estimated cost of Rs.750 crore spread across 500 acres for Central Financial Assistance (CFA) during the financial year 2010-2011 for development of mega tourism project at Nagarjuna Sagar.