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Funds cleared for Swadesh Darshan scheme

Under the Swadesh Darshan scheme, the Ministry of Tourism is developing critical tourism infrastructure in a sustainable and inclusive manner.

Published: 25th December 2019 08:34 AM  |   Last Updated: 25th December 2019 08:34 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet gave its approval to release funds to the tune of Rs 627.40 crore for the 10 projects sanctioned during 2018-19.

It also gave its approval for the release of an additional Rs 1,854.67 crore for sanctioning of new projects during 2019-20 in Swadesh Darshan scheme.

Under the scheme, the Ministry of Tourism is developing critical tourism infrastructure in a sustainable and inclusive manner.

The provision of this critical infrastructure will catalyse the private sector investment in revenue-generating projects which in turn would lead to positive enhancement of overall experience of tourists.

This would lead to increased footfall in the areas, growth of revenue and employment.

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