I.A.S (Retd.)
Union Minister of State For Water Resources River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation and Parliamentary Affairs Government Of India New Delhi.

TOURISM

Question No - 1093
:
Answered Date : 30-07-2010
Subject : SETTING UP OF TOURIST CIRCUITS

 

Will the Minister of TOURISM be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Government has set up tourist circuits in the country; 

(b) if so, the details thereof, State-wise; and 

(c) the details of funds sanctioned, released and utilised by the State Governments during each of the last three years and the current year so far for the purpose?
ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM (SHRI SULTAN AHMED) 

(a) to (c): Development of tourism including setting up of tourist circuits is primarily undertaken by the State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations. Ministry of Tourism, however, provides financial assistance for tourism projects on the basis of proposals received from them subject to availability of funds and inter-se priority. State- wise details of projects sanctioned by the Ministry of Tourism for development and promotion of tourism including tourist circuits during the last three years and the current year up to June 30, 2010 are at Annexure. 

ANNEXURE 

STATEMENT IN REPLY TO PARTS (a) TO (c) OF LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. +1093 ANSWERED ON 30.7. 2010 REGARDING SETTING UP OF TOURIST CIRCUITS. 

TOURISM PROJECTS SANCTIONED DURING THE ELEVENTH FIVE YEAR PLAN (2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 AND 2010-11 UP TO 30.6.2010). 
(Rs.in crore)
Sr.No	State			Number  of	Amount
				Project		Sanctioned 

1 Andhra Pradesh 31 146.47 2 Arunachal Pradesh 41 111.21 3 Andman & Nicobar 0 0.00 4 Assam 15 44.55 5 Bihar 15 39.23 6 Chandigarh 14 27.82 7 Chattisgarh 6 24.27 8 Dadra & Nagar Haveli 3 0.24 9 Daman & Diu 1 0.12 10 Delhi 20 72.16 11 Goa 3 48.14 12 Gujarat 12 34.30 13 Haryana 24 59.72 14 Himachal Pradesh 28 76.78 15 Jammu and Kashmir 93 159.52 16 Jharkhand 10 11.55 17 Kerala 30 127.45 18 Karnataka 22 105.20 19 Lakshadweep 1 7.82 20 Maharashtra 11 58.90 21 Manipur 25 73.44 22 Meghalaya 15 33.86 23 Mizoram 18 44.53 24 Madhya Pradesh 39 125.43 25 Nagaland 48 72.65 26 Orissa 30 99.69 27 Puducherry 13 24.21 28 Punjab 7 33.13 29 Rajasthan 20 91.71 30 Sikkim 72 162.15 31 Tamil Nadu 38 116.53 32 Tripura 32 35.93 33 Uttar Pradesh 22 75.79 34 Uttarakhand 8 66.04 35 West Bengal 29 94.48 GRAND TOTAL 796 2305.02
As on 15.07.2010