10 Aug 2012

Development of Tourist Destinations/Circuits in A.P.


The development, promotion and implementation of tourism infrastructure projects 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, Government of India, has given Central Financial Assistance for the following projects during the year 2011-12.(Rs. in lakh)
Sl. No.
Name of the project
Amount Sanctioned
1.
Development of Tourism Infrastructure at Warangal Fort
437.37
2.
Mounting of Sound & Light Show at Warangal Fort
500.00
                         
The details of projects proposed by the State Government of Andhra Pradesh for  prioritization for Central Financial Assistance during  2012-13 are as follows:-
Sl. No.
Name of the projects
1.
Mega Projects (One of following two):
(a)
Vishakapatnam  Beach Circuit
(b)
Pileru
2.
Circuits:
(a)
ArakuJwalakhutMachkund
(b)
PaderuChintapallyNarsipatnamEtikoppakaKondakarla
3.
Destinations:
(a)
Kakinada Beach Park
(b)
Vodarevu Beach Destination – Prakasham
(c)
Eco Tourism in Srisailalm Sanctuary
4.
Wayside Amenities:
(a)
Hyderabad – Nagarjunasagar Road
(b)
Chittoor – Bangalore Road
5.
Rural Tourism Clusters– One cluster of 5 villages in one financial year
6.
Large Revenue Generating Projects:
(a)
Sea Cruise Terminal at Vizag
(b)
Tourist Train to Araku
(c)
Aqua Marine park at Vishakhapatnam
7.
Others:
(a)
Budha Vanam Project – Nagarjunasagar
(b)
Mahaboob Nagar Circuit
(c)
Charminar Area Development –Phase II
(d)
East Godavari Circuit
(e)
Hamsaladevi
(f)
Koringa
(g)
Machilipatnam
(h)
Kakinada Beach Park

This information was given by the Minister of State for Tourism, Shri Sultan Ahmed  in a written reply to Smt. Gundu Sudharani in RajyaSabha today.

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