Government of India has approved projects worth Rs 500 crore for integrated development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir.
Union Tourism Ministry spokesperson friday said the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee (CSMC) chaired by Union Tourism Secretary Vinod Zutshi for the ‘Swadesh Darshan Scheme’ approved projects to the tune of Rs 500 crore as part of Development Package of Prime Minister Reconstruction Plan (PMRP) for integrated development of tourism in Jammu and Kashmir.
He said that Rs 99.99 Crore each have been approved for new projects including Integrated Development of Tourist facilities at Mantalai – Sudhmahadev – Patnitop Circuit, Baramulla- Kupwara – Leh circuit, Rajouri – Bafliyaz – Shopian – Pulwama Circuit and Anantnag-Kishtwar- Pahalgam – Daksum – Ranjit Sagar Dam Circuit.
In addition, Rs 99.99 Crore has been approved for integrated development of tourist facilities in lieu of damaged assets in the floods.
The projects envisage tourist infrastructural development in Jammu and Kashmir.
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