State Affairs

Eco-ethnic destination at Sarodha Dadar on the anvil

RAIPUR: The Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) will develop an eco-ethnic destination at Sarodha Dadar in Kabirdham district.

The Saroda Dadar Resort was opened in January this year, reports The Pioneer.

The 12 -room resort is ideal for the pilgrims visiting Boramdev temple and Boramdev sanctuary. Two gates -Mukki and Sarhi- of the Kanha National Part are located at a distance of 50 kilometers from the resort.

It may be recalled that the Chhattisgarh government is also creating an ‘eco-ethnic’ tourist destination near the world famous Chitrakot water falls in Bastar region.

The state government has signed MoUs worth Rs 12 crore for development of world-class tourist facilities during ‘Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit (IITIS)- 2016’ organised by the Ministry of Tourism in partnership with Confederation of Indian Industry and the Tourism Finance Corporation of India from September 21 to 23, 2016 in New Delhi to promote investments in tourism sector in India.

Several key announcements were made at the valedictory session of the summit.

States like Gujarat, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Chattisgarh exchanged 86 MoUs during the session and many more are in the pipeline, aggregating close to Rs 15,000 crore, officials said.

At the summit, Gujarat exchanged MoUs close to Rs 9,000 crore, Karnataka with Rs 2,600 crore, Rajasthan with Rs 1,000 crore ,Uttarakhand with Rs 500 crore and Chhattisgarh with Rs 12 crore. Also, BR Shetty Group is keen to invest Rs 450 crore and Costa Cruise Rs 750 crore and Triveni Singapore close to Rs 800 crore in the country.

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