Central aid sought for Mysore Palace

The Karnataka department of tourism has identified 569 destinations in the state for improving infrastructure and facilities. The department has also appointed consultants for every district to improve tourism infrastructure in the state, minister for tourism and higher education, R V Deshpande, said.

Replying to a question raised by Appaji Nadagouda of Congress in the state legislative assembly on Wednesday, the minister said district-level committees headed by the deputy commissioners will be reorganised soon. These committees will hold meeting of all the stakeholders every quarter to discuss and chalk out action plan for development of tourism in every district.

“The urban development department is executing works for Rs 38.99 crore for creation of various infrastructure facilities at different tourism destinations. The tourism department has prepared a detailed project report for Rs 5.25 crore for improving the facilities at Mysore Palace,” Deshpande said in response to another question raised by a Congress member.

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