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Ministry of Tourism07-December, 2012 14:26 IST
Development of Tourism in North East Region

 

 

Union Tourism Minister Sh. Chiranjeevi has said that following major steps have been taken by the Government to boost tourism in the North-East region:-

 

i.              Provision of complimentary space to the North Eastern states in India Pavilions set up at major International Travel Fairs and Exhibitions.

Relaxation in Leave Travel Concession (LTC) norms for Central Government employees.

10% of the annual plan allocation of the Ministry of Tourism mandatorily earmarked for releasing central financial assistance (CFA) to the  North Eastern States.

100% central financial assistance for organizing fairs & festivals allowed only to the North Eastern States & the State of Jammu & Kashmir.

 

                                In a written reply in Lok Sabha today the Minister further said that his Ministry has undertaken the following measures to focus on the tourism potential of (including religious spots) in the North Eastern region:

i.              Releasing television campaigns on various TV Channels.

ii.             A separate section on the North Eastern region included on the promotional website of the Ministry of Tourism www.incredibleindia.org. 

iii.            The North Eastern region has been the theme of the India Pavilion at the South Asian Travel & Tourism Exchange (SATTE) organized annually in New Delhi for the past few years.

iv.           Publicity material produced and distributed widely through Indiatourism offices in India and overseas including South East Asia and China.

 

Development & promotion of tourist places, including religious/Buddhism tourist places, are undertaken primarily by the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, however, extends central financial assistance for tourism related projects identified in consultation with them under various tourism schemes of the Ministry and subject to availability of funds.

 

                                The number of tourism projects and amount sanctioned to the North Eastern states under the scheme “Product/Infrastructure Development for Destinations and Circuits (PIDDC)” during the 11th Five Year Plan and for the current financial year (upto 30th September, 2012) are given below:-

(Rs. in crore)

Sl. No

Name of the State

Amount Sanctioned       

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

(as on 30th September, 2012)

 

 

No.

Amt.

No.

Amt.

No.

Amt.

No.

Amt.

No.

Amt.

No.

Amt.

1.

Arunachal Pradesh

11

43.30

13

31.47

14

36.54

13

32.26

11

30.68

07

21.11

2.

Assam

06

17.47

04

21.08

07

22.76

04

23.55

05

11.08

00

00

3.

Manipur

05

11.11

09

29.44

09

27.14

08

39.40

05

30.73

01

0.50

4.

Meghalaya

02

6.74

07

17.14

07

14.73

09

22.53

03

0.50

02

0.68

5.

Mizoram

06

26.93

04

3.18

07

24.06

09

11.51

07

13.91

03

1.02

6.

Nagaland

22

32.41

11

25.40

13

24.60

10

29.10

19

65.45

06

19.47

7.

Sikkim

25

55.91

20

66.78

19

42.36

14

23.48

08

25.15

03

20.35

8.

Tripura

11

11.11

06

3.61

13

20.67

12

40.73

06

15.44

00

00

 

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SAMIR/RV

 

 

 

 


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