Ministry of Tourism10-February, 2014 15:54 IST
Eco-Tourism District

                        The Ministry of Tourism has not developed the concept of Eco-Tourism Districts in the country. Development, promotion and implementation of tourism projects including Eco–Tourism, are primarily the responsibility of the respective State Government/Union Territory (UT) Administration.  The Ministry of Tourism, however, provides Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for tourism projects including Eco-Tourism projects, identified in consultation with them, subject to availability of funds, inter-se-priority under its various schemes as per the guidelines.

 

          A  list  of  projects  focusing  on  Eco-Tourism  for  which  Central  Financial Assistance  has  been  released  to  various  State  Governments  and  Union Territory  Administrations,  including  the  State  Government  of  Maharashtra during the last three years & during current financial year up to 31st January 2014  is placed below :

                              (Rs. in Lakhs)

Sl.

No.

Year

Name of the Project

Amount Sanctioned

Andhra Pradesh

1.

2010-11

Development of Eco-Tourism Center at Ananthagiri Ranga Reddy District

404.51

2.

2011-12

Development of Eco-Tourism Centre at Orvakallu, Kurnool District

486.35

3.

2013-14

Development of Eco-Park at Kakinada

437.00

4.

2013-14

Development of Eco-Tourism Project at Alisagar, Nizamabad District

383.27

5.

2013-14

Development of Eco-Tourism Facilities at Coringa, East Godavari District

474.42

Arunachal Pradesh

6.

2010-11

Construction of Eco-Tourism at Tego Gamlin Village, West Siang District

370.65

7.

2011-12

Construction of Eco-Tourism at Hukanjuri under Deomali Sub-Division

487.93

8.

2012-13

Eco-Tourism at Kone Gipong area under Dambuk sub division of Lower Dibang Valley district

468.43

9.

 

 

2013-14

Development of Eco-Tourism Circuit at Loki-Partung-Taluaak in East Siang District (Tribal Area)

791.31

Chandigarh

10.

2010-11

Infrastructure upgradation at Eco-Tourism park-cum Botanical Garden and creation and strengthening of Tourism Infrastructure at Patiali ki Rao and Lake Dhanas

313.32


Jammu & Kashmir

11.

2010-11

Development of Eco Friendly Resort in between Nilgrath and Sarbal Village by Sonamarg Development Authority

242.13


12.

2011-12

Creation of facilities for day camping, eco-tourism and pilgrim tourism at Gatha, Kanitop, Seoj, Padri and Pilgrim Destinations at Bhaderwah (PMRP) by Bhaderwah Development Authority

466.57

13.

2012-13

Eco friendly development of Satkudi (Base camp) to Vishansar (PMRO) by Sonamarg Development Authority

406.37

Karnataka

14.

2010-11

Development of Eco-Tourism Resort at Khanapur Forest, Belgaum District

440.32

15.

2010-11

Pilikula Nisargadhama Eco Tourism Resort

419.65

Maharashtra

16.

2013-14

Development of Dhapewada/Paradsinga as Eco-Tourism and pilgrimage centre at Dhapewada, District, Nagpur

780.17

Manipur

17.

2010-11

Eco Tourism Complex at Thangal, Senapati District

310.85

18.

2012-13

Ningthem Pukhri Imphal- Eco-Tourism complex, Imphal East district

413.52

19.

2013-14

Integrated Tourist Destination of Eco-Tourism Complex at Mata Mualtam Hyde out Park, Churachandpur district

489.17

Mizoram

20.

2013-14

Development of Theme Park and Eco-Tourism at Lungleng

800.00

Nagaland

21.

2010-11

Integrated Tourist Eco-Adventure & Cultural Circuit, ChangtongyaMingkong Noksen – Tobu-Shatuya

784.70

22.

2010-11

Integrated Tourist Destination: Eco-Adventure & Cultural Hub at Akito

434.70

23.

2010-11

Integrated Tourist Destination: Eco-Adventure Culture Hub Chizami

500.00

24.

2010-11

Tourist Travel Circuit-Vekohu-Changsu-Tiyi & Totsu-Tseminyu-Neithu Peak

665.76

25.

2010-11

Tourist Destination Naga Heritage-Phesama 

479.73

26.

2013-14

Eco- Adventure and Culture Destination at Kuhuboto

500.00

Puducherry

27.

2010-11

Development of Puducherry as a mega tourism circuit

4511.00

Rajasthan

28.

2010-11

Infrastructure Development of Eco-tourism destination, KumbhalgarhTodgarhRaoli- Ranakpur as a tourist destination & development circuit

594.55

Tamil Nadu

29.

2010-11

Establishment of Butterfly Park in Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Vandalur

500.00

30.

2010-11

Development of Javadhi Hills in Thiruvannamalai District

338.15

31.

2011-12

Development of Botancial Garden at Yercaud in Salem District

365.00

32.

2011-12

Park arrangement in Jedarpalayam of Namakkal district

456.00

Uttar Pradesh

33.

2011-12

Development and beautification of Shiv Dam & Eco-tourism at Shahpur, Sultanpur

226.65

34.

2011-12

Development of Eco-tourism at Goverdhan (Part of Development of Mathura-Vrindavan as a Mega Tourist Circuit)

91.95*

(3178.66)

*component pertaining to eco tourism at Goverdhan

Uttarakhand

35.

2010-11

Development of Eco-Tourism on Purola-Netwar- Harkidun Circuit

700.85

36.

2010-11

Development of Eco-Huts at Auli, District Chamoli

461.62

37.

2011-12

Development of Nirmal Gangotri Eco-Tourism Mega Circuit at Uttarkashi

5000.00

38.

2011-12

Development of Eco-Tourism at Sat Tal

494.79

39.

2011-12

Development of Eco- Tourism at Almora

490.80

40.

2011-12

Development of Eco Tourism at Abbott Mount, District Champawat

495.70

41.

2011-12

Development of Eco-Tourism at Lansdowne

495.95

42.

2012-13

Eco-Tourism Circuit (Bageshwar-Baijnath-Loharkhet) in District Bageshwar

800.00

43.

2013-14

Sports and Eco Tourism at Maneri, Uttarkashi

498.22

44.

2013-14

Development of Kuru-Nand kesari van/wan–Bedni Jheel Heritage & Eco Tourism Circuit-Integrated Circuit Development for Eco & Adventure Tourism, District Chamoli

800.00

45.

2013-14

Development of Nauti-kansawa-chandpur-Garhi-Sem Heritage & Eco-Tourism Circuit

800.00

46.

2013-14

Development of River Rafting Center, Eco Tourism and Adventure Center at Jaul Jibi, District Pithoragarh.

499.54

47.

2013-14

Development of Day Safari Adventure & Eco Tourism Circuit Sitabani, Ramnagar

799.32

48.

2013-14

Development of Dugadda-sendhikhal-Vatanvasa Eco- Tourism Circuit, District Pauri

799.78

49.

2013-14

Infrastructure development at Kausani-Someshwar-Tea estate as an Eco-Tourism and tea Tourism Circuit, district Almora

799.84

50.

2013-14

Development of River Rafting center and Eco-Tourism Destination, Tons River Valley, Mori District, Uttarkashi

499.02

51.

2013-14

Development of Ramnagar-kosi Eco-Tourism circuit between Ramnagar and Nainital

799.05

52.

2013-14

Development of Eco-Tourism around Holy Dargah of Hazrat Alauddin Ali Ahmed Al Sabir (Sabir kaliyar ) near Haridwar

798.92

West Bengal

53.

2010-11

Destination tourism of Buxaduar (eco tourism project)

394.00

54.

2011-12

Destination Tourism Project  at Sunderbans, 24 Parganas (south)

488.53

 

State Level Monitoring Committees constituted by different States/Union Territories monitor implementation of tourism projects including Eco-Tourism.

 

This information was given by the Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) Shri K. Chiranjeevi in a written reply to an unstarred question answered on 07/02/2014 in the Lok Sabha

 

 

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