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Tourism Parks In Country
August 18, 2011
Tourism Parks In Country


18 August 2011

New Delhi:
Development and promotion of tourism including the identification of new tourism destinations and setting up of Mega Tourism Parks for holding the tourists for a longer period as well as adopting public – private partnership model for their development are primarily the responsibility of the State Governments/Union Territories (U.T) Administrations.

Assistance from Ministry of Tourism to State Governments/U.T. Administrations in these activities may include services of consultants and financial assistance under its Plan Schemes as per the scheme guidelines, inter-se priority and subject to availability of funds. The projects to be funded by the Ministry of Tourism (MOT) are decided in the prioritization meeting with the States/UTs.

MOT has appointed a National Level Consultant (NLC) to develop action plans for setting up of Tourism Parks including their locations and integrated development of tourist destinations/circuits in consultation with States/UTs.

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