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Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
01-July-2019 17:55 IST
9 Projects have been sanctioned for Eco-Tourism under Swadesh Darshan Scheme since 2014-15: Prahlad Singh Patel

The Ministry of Tourism under its scheme of Swadesh Darshan is developing theme based tourist circuits in the country. Eco parks/ adventure parks/adventure activity zones are among the admissible components under the scheme. The details of projects under which Ministry has sanctioned the components of Eco parks/adventure parks/adventure activity zones since the launch of the scheme in 2014-15 are as follows:

 

S. No.

Year of Sanction

Project

1.

2015-16

Development of Pathanamthitta- Gavi- Vagamon- Thekkady as Eco Tourism Circuit in Idduki and Pathanamthitta Districts in Kerala.

2.

2015-16

Development of Coastal Tourism Circuit in Sri Potti Sriramalu Nellore under Swadesh Darshan Scheme in Andhra Pradesh.

3.

2015-16

Integrated Development of New Eco Tourism under Swadesh Darshan-North East Circuit at Thenzawl & South Zote, District Serchhip and Reiek, Mizoram. 

4.

2016-17

Integrated Development of Tourist facilities at Mantalai- Sudhmahadev- Patnitop under Himalayan Circuit Theme in J&K.

5.

2016-17

Integrated Development of Tourist Facilities at Gulmarg-Baramulla-Kupwara-Leh Circuit under Himalayan Circuit Theme in J&K.

6.

2017-18

Development of Gandhisagar Dam- Mandleshwar Dam- Omkareshwar Dam- Indira Sagar Dam- Tawa Dam- Bargi Dam- Bheda Ghat- Bansagar Dam- Ken River under Eco circuit theme of Swadesh Darshan Scheme

7.

2017-18

Development of Eco-Adventure Circuit Aizawl -Rawpuichhip – Khawhphawp – Lengpui – Durtlang – Chatlang- Sakawrhmuituaitlang - Muthee – Beratlawng -Tuirial Airfield – Hmuifang under Eco circuit theme of Swadesh Darshan Scheme

8.

2018-19

Development of North East circuit: Surma Cherra- Unakoti- Jampui Hills- Gunabati-Bhunaneshwari- Matabari- Neermahal- Boxanagar- Chotta khola- Pilak- Avangchaarra in Tripura

9.

2018-19

Development of Eco Circuit: Dalma- Chandil- Getalsud- Betla national park- Mirchaiya- Netarhat in Jharkhand

 

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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