State Affairs

Rajasthan plans to lease out 35 forts to private players


In line with its strategy to accord a larger role to the private sector in state’s development initiatives, the Rajasthan government is working on a plan to lease out forts to add fillip to tourism sector. The state is also looking at multiple ways to rope in private players for running some properties currently under Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and other state agencies.

Speaking at the Federation of Hoteliers and Restaurants Association of India (FHRAI) conclave in the city, Sailendra Agarwal, principal secretary, tourism department said the government has identified 35 forts for leasing out to private players.

Full report here Times of India


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