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Swadesh Darshan Scheme: 2 North East Circuit Projects launched in Arunachal Pradesh



Swadesh Darshan Scheme: 2 North East Circuit Projects inaugurated in Arunachal Pradesh: Details, Aim, Highlights

Union Ministry of Tourism has inaugurated 2 important projects as part of Development of North East Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme in Arunachal Pradesh.

These two projects were jointly inaugurated by Union Minister of State (IC) Tourism, K J Alphons, and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu.

1. Bhalukpong- Bomdila-Tawang Project: 

It was approved by the Union Ministry of Tourism in March 2015. Under it, Ministry has developed facilities like Accommodation, Cafeteria, wayside Amenities, last Mile Connectivity, Pathways, Toilets, Multipurpose Hall at Lumpo, Zemithang, Bumla Pass, Jang, Sorang Monastery, Gritsang TSO lake, PTSO Lake, Lumla, Sela Lake and Thingbu and Grenkha Hot Spring.

2. Nafra- Seppa- Pappu, Pasa, Pakke Valleys- Sangdupota- New Sagalee- Ziro- Yomcha Project: 

It was approved in December 2015. The facilities developed under it includes wayside amenities, helipad, trekking trails, log huts, craft bazaar, rafting centre, eco-park, tourist facilitation centres, parking, multipurpose hall, festival ground etc.

About Swadesh Darshan scheme

Swadesh Darshan Scheme was launched by the Union Tourism Ministry in 2015 with an objective to develop theme-based tourist circuits in the country. These tourist circuits developed will be developed under on principles of high tourist value, competitiveness, and sustainability in an integrated manner.

Under this scheme, Government is focusing on the development of quality infrastructure with the objective of providing better experience and facilities to visitors on one hand and on other hand fostering economic growth.


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