MP seeks Rs100-crore aid for tourism

Himachal Pradesh MP Pratibha Singh has sought a financial assistance of Rs.100 crore from the central government to develop tourism infrastructure in the state, an official statement said Thursday.

Pratibha Singh also urged the tourism ministry to run a special campaign under “Incredible India” to promote all Himalayan states, even in foreign countries. She added that special funds should be provided to these states for creating world-class tourism infrastructure and to promote eco-tourism.

The Himachal MP raised these issues during a meeting with union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi here Wednesday.

Chiranjeevi assured her that the central government would provide all logistic, technical and financial assistance to promote tourism in the state.

Full report here Business Standard


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