Tourism Ministry has sanctioned 4 projects under Tribal Theme and 2 projects under Rural Theme in the country under its Swadesh Darshan scheme: Shri G. Kishan Reddy
A total of 76 projects have been sanctioned under Swadesh Darshan Scheme The Ministry of Tourism launched the Swadesh Darshan Scheme (SDS) for integrated development of theme based tourist circuits in the country in 2014-15 with
A total of 76 projects have been sanctioned under Swadesh Darshan Scheme
The Ministry of Tourism launched the Swadesh Darshan Scheme (SDS) for integrated development of theme based tourist circuits in the country in 2014-15 with the objective to develop tourism infrastructure. A total of 76 projects have been sanctioned in various States/UT Administration under this scheme. Now, the Ministry of Tourism has revamped its Swadesh Darshan scheme as Swadesh Darshan 2.0 (SD2.0) for development of sustainable and responsible tourist destinations. The objective for the Swadesh Darshan 2.0 scheme envisage increase in private sector investment in tourism & hospitality. It may help in increasing Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the field of tourism and operation and maintenance of the created assets under the scheme.
The Ministry of Tourism under its Swadesh Darshan scheme has sanctioned 4 projects under Tribal Theme and 2 projects under Rural Theme in the country, the detail of which is given below:
PROJECTS SANCTIONED UNDER TRIBAL CIRCUIT OF SWADESH DARSHAN SCHEME
(Amt. in crore)
|Sl. No.||State/UT||Year||Name of the Project/ Year of Sanction||Amt. Sanctioned|
|1.||Nagaland||(2015-16)||Development of Circuit at Peren- Kohima- Wokha||97.36|
|2.||Chhattisgarh||(2015-16)||Development of Jashpur- Kunkuri- Mainpat- Ambikapur- Maheshpur -Ratanpur- Kurdar-Sarodadadar- Gangrel- Kondagaon– NathiyaNawagaon- Jagdalpur- Chitrakoot- Tirthgarh.||96.10|
|3.||Telangana||(2016-17)||Development of Mulugu-Laknavaram- Medavaram- Tadvai- Damaravi- Mallur- Bogatha Waterfalls.||79.87|
|4.||Nagaland||(2016-17)||Development of Mokokchung–Tuensang-Mon||98.14|
DETAILS OF PROJECTS SANCTIONED UNDER RURAL CIRCUIT OF SWADESH DARSHAN SCHEME
(Amt. in crore)
|S.No.||Name of State||Year||Project Name||Amt. Sanctioned|
|1.||Bihar||(2017-18)||Development of Gandhi Circuit: Bhitiharwa- Chandrahia- Turkaulia||44.27|
|2.||Kerala||(2018-19)||Development of Malanad Malabar Cruise Tourism Project||80.37|
The Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned ₹73.13 crore for the project Development of (Chennai- Mamamallapuram – Rameshwaram – Manpadu – Kanyakumari) in Tamil Nadu in the year 2016-17 under Coastal Circuit theme of its Swadesh Darshan scheme. An amount of ₹69.48 crore has been released and the project is physically complete. The Ministry of Tourism has identified ‘Mamallapuram’ and ‘The Nilgiris’ as destinations for development under SD2.0 scheme.
Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of the projects sanctioned under Swadesh Darshan Scheme is the responsibility of the respective State Government/UT Administration. The Ministry of Tourism does not maintain circuit-wide data for the number of tourists participated in each circuit.
This information was given by Minister of Tourism, Shri G. Kishan Reddy in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.
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