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Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
01 JUL 2019 5:55PM by PIB Delhi
Several theme based circuits have been sanctioned for the Bundelkhand Region under Swadesh Darshan Scheme: Tourism Minister

The Ministry of Tourism under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme - Integrated Development of Theme- Based Tourism Circuits provides central financial assistance to State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations for development of tourism infrastructure in the country for the projects identified in consultation with them, subject to submission of project proposals, their adherence to relevant scheme guidelines, submission of suitable detailed project reports, availability of funds and utilization of funds released earlier.

 

The Ministry has sanctioned following projects for development of Bundelkhand Region under the above scheme:

 

(Rs. in crore)

Sr. No.

Name of Circuit and year of sanction

Name of project

Amount

Sanctioned

1.

Wildlife Circuit (2015-16)

Development of Panna- Mukundpur- Sanjay- Dubri-Bandhavgarh- Kanha- Mukki- Pench in Madhya Pradesh.

92.22

2.

Ramayana Circuit

(2016-17)

Development of Chitrakoot and Shringverpur in Uttar Pradesh

69.45

3.

Spiritual Circuit (2016-17)

Development of Bijnor- Meerut- Kanpur- Kanpur Dehat- Banda- Ghazipur- Salempur- Ghosi- Balia- Ambedkar Nagar- Aligarh- Fatehpur- Deoria- Mahoba- Sonbhadra- Chandauli- Mishrikh- Bhadohi in Uttar Pradesh

63.77

4.

Heritage Circuit (2016-17)

Development of Kalinjar Fort (Banda)- Marhar Dham (SantKabir Nagar)- Chauri Chaura, Shaheed Sthal (Fatehpur)- Mavahar Sthal (Ghosi)- Shaheed Smarak (Meerut) in Uttar Pradesh

34.82

5.

Heritage Circuit (2016-17)

Development of Heritage Circuit Gwalior – Orchha – Khajuraho – Chanderi – Bhimbetka – Mandu in Madhya Pradesh

92.97

 

6.

Spiritual Circuit

(2018-19)

Development of Jewar-Dadri-Sikandrabad-Noida-Khurja-Banda in Uttar Pradesh

14.52

TOTAL

367.75

 

This information was given by Minister of State (I/C) for Culture & Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

 

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