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26 places identified for development under PRASHAD
 
Funds to be provided to 19 states in the scheme26 places identified for development under PRASHAD

The Ministry of Tourism provides financial assistance to state Governments/Union Territory (UT) Administrations under the schemes of Swadesh Darshan, National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive (PRASHAD) and Assistance to Central Agencies for the development of tourism related infrastructure in the country. The Scheme of Assistance to Central Agencies for Tourism Infrastructure Development aims at developing tourism related infrastructure through central financial assistance to the Central Agencies who own the assets.

Belur, Hazratbal and Ajmer included in the list26 places identified for development under PRASHAD


Under the PRASHAD Scheme, 26 religious cities/sites in 19 States have been identified for development which include Amaravati and Srisailam (Andhra Pradesh), Kamakhya (Assam), Patna and Gaya (Bihar), Dwarka and Somnath (Gujarat), Gurudwara Nada Saheb (Haryana), Hazratbal and Katra (Jammu & Kashmir), Deogarh (Jharkhand), Chamundeshwari Devi (Karnataka), Guruvayoor (Kerala), Una (Himachal Pradesh), Omkareshwar (Madhya Pradesh), Trimbakeshwar (Maharashtra), Puri (Odisha), Amritsar (Punjab), Ajmer (Rajasthan), Kanchipuram and Vellankani (Tamil Nadu), Varanasi and Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Badrinath and Kedarnath (Uttarakhand) and Belur (West Bengal).

Rs. 426.02 Crores sanctioned for Tribal and Rural Circuit26 places identified for development under PRASHAD


Tribal and Rural Circuits are among the fifteen thematic circuits identified for development under Swadesh Darshan Scheme. The projects under the scheme are identified for development in consultation with the State Governments/UT Administrations and are sanctioned subject to availability of funds, submission of suitable detailed project reports, adherence to scheme guidelines and utilization of funds released earlier. Based on above, Ministry has sanctioned projects under Tribal and Rural Circuit theme of Swadesh Darshan Scheme including Nagaland, Chattisgarh, Bihar and Telangana.

 
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