State Affairs

Karnataka has Rs 100 cr tourism plan for Mysore region


The Karnataka government has charted out a Rs 100 crore programme for tourism infrastructure development for Mysore and surrounding regions.

It has mooted the creation of a Cauvery Tourism Authority for which it has earmarked Rs 50 crore in the state budget, and has also envisaged the construction of a tourism plaza in Mysore for which a Rs 50 crore proposal has been sent to the Centre.

Among the proposals is the launch of a sound and light programme at the historic town of Srirangapatna to promote tourism in this region.

The Cauvery Tourism Authority will cover Mysore, Mandya and Chamarajanagar districts.

Full report here Business Standard


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