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Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
25-February-2011 16:43 IST
Connectivity of Tourist Centres
Development, promotion and maintenance of tourist places is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations. However, Ministry of Tourism provides financial assistance for tourism projects based on proposals received from them which are complete in all respects as per the Scheme Guidelines, inter-se- priority and subject to availability of funds.

Ministry of Tourism organizes the meetings with Ministry of Railway, Ministry of Civil Aviation and other concerned organizations from time to time in order to improve the connectivity to major tourist centres in the country.

Under the Scheme “Product/Infrastructure Development for Destinations and Circuits”, Ministry of Tourism also provides Central Finance Assistance for last mile connectivity to the tourism destinations.

This information was given by Shri Sultan Ahmed, Minister of State for Tourism in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

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