Rs12.30 cr central grant for NE tourism

In a boost to North-East tourism sector, Centre has approved over Rs 12 crore assistance for tourism projects in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Nagaland.

A central finance assistance of Rs 12.30 crore for various tourism development projects in northeast was given by Tourism Ministry with an aim to boost tourism infrastructure in the region, a senior Tourism Ministry official said.

The ministry has sanctioned Rs 89.10 lakh for development of tourist infrastructure at Buranilkantha in West Sikkim.

Buranilkantha is a beautiful river side location en route Geyzing and Renchenpong. The project involves development of amenity block, construction of eco-friendly walkways and landscaping and beautification, the official said.

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