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Government of India
Ministry of Tourism
09-August-2012 17:16 IST
Development of Tourism

 

         The development and promotion of tourism is primarily the responsibility of the respective State Government/Union Territory (UT) Administration. However, the Ministry of Tourism provides Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for tourism infrastructure development projects identified in consultation with them, subject to availability of funds, inter-se-priority and adherence to Scheme Guidelines. The Ministry of Tourism has not prepared any special package for development of tourism in Kerala.

 

            The Ministry of Tourism runs centralized campaigns in electronic, print and online media, in both international and domestic markets to promote various Indian tourism destinations and products. Besides, the Ministry participates in various International Tourism/Trade fairs, exhibitions, events to promote Indian tourism destinations and products. The Ministry through its overseas offices also, interalia, organizes Road Shows, Know India Seminars/Workshops to create awareness about Indian destinations and products, invites international tour operators, media persons and opinion makers under its hospitality scheme to give them firsthand experience of Indian tourist destinations and products.

 

                        The details of projects sanctioned for the development and promotion of tourism infrastructure in all States/UTs in the country during the 11th Five Year Plan as follows:-

 

 

(₹ In Crore)

Sl. No.

Name of the State

No. of Projects Sanctioned

Amount Sanctioned

1

Andhra Pradesh

52

244.62

2

Arunachal Pradesh

62

174.25

3

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

0

0.00

4

Assam

26

95.94

5

Bihar

18

57.59

6

Chandigarh

19

30.99

7

Chhattisgarh

11

45.58

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

3

0.24

9

Daman & Diu

1

0.12

10

Delhi

27

78.29

11

Goa

8

77.90

12

Gujarat

17

86.36

13

Haryana

35

99.78

14

Himachal  Pradesh

45

128.79

15

Jammu and Kashmir

145

391.17

16

Jharkhand

21

67.27

17

Kerala

40

163.53

18

Karnataka

31

140.48

19

Lakshadweep

1

7.82

20

Maharashtra

23

162.96

21

Manipur

36

137.82

22

Meghalaya

28

61.64

23

Mizoram

33

79.59

24

Madhya Pradesh

59

203.19

25

Nagaland

75

176.96

26

Odisha

40

127.95

27

Puducherry

20

74.75

28

Punjab

16

66.69

29

Rajasthan

28

125.41

30

Sikkim

86

213.68

31

Tamil Nadu

49

160.78

32

Tripura

48

91.56

33

Uttar Pradesh

44

168.39

34

Uttarakhand

31

198.68

35

West Bengal

48

149.54

GRAND TOTAL

1226

4090.31

 

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Tourism, Shri Sultan Ahmed  in a written reply to Shri N.K.Singh in Rajya Sabha today.

 

 

 

Samir/kd