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Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Mahendragarh, Faridabad and Kurukshetra will become tourism hubs


oi-Bavita Jha


Published: Thursday, November 10, 2022, 23:52 [IST]

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To promote tourism in Haryana, five districts including Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Mahendragarh, Faridabad and Kurukshetra have been included in the tourism hub. A proposal will soon be sent to the Ministry of Tourism to include Mahendragarh and Faridabad in the Swadesh Darshan-2.0 scheme. A detailed project report is being prepared for creating infrastructure for tourism in Panchkula.

  Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Mahendragarh, Faridabad and Kurukshetra will become tourism hubs

Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal said in the review meeting on Thursday that the Swadesh Darshan-2.0 scheme would be effective in promoting tourism. There are 55 tourist places in Panchkula like Morni Hills, Yadvindra Garden, Kaushalya Dam, Nada Sahib. Mahendragarh has many ancient monument sites like Madhogarh Fort, Birbal’s Chatta, Jalmahal, Dhosi Parvat which are being developed for tourism. There are 17 tourist places in Faridabad like Historic Surajkund, Damdama Lake, Aravalli Golf Club, Sohna Waterfall etc.

Work will be done on creating a modern level special tourism section in Surajkund so that it can become a center of more attraction for the tourists. There are many tourist places in Yamunanagar like Adi Badri, Lohagarh, Hathni Kund Barrage, Kalesar National Park, Chanheti Pillar etc.

Under Swadesh Darshan Yojana 2.0, work is to be done on tourism and allied infrastructure, tourism services, human and capital development, site management and promotion etc. Work will also be done on facilities and services like cultural and heritage tourism, adventure activities, rural and wellness tourism. Meetings, conventions and exhibition venues and places for promoting tourism promotion are to be selected.

Speedy work on Krishna circuit project
The Chief Secretary informed that under the Swadesh Darshan 1.0 scheme, eco-tourism, wildlife, hilly inaccessible areas, pilgrimage places etc. have been selected. Under this scheme, tourism infrastructure is being developed in Kurukshetra by including Krishna Circuit project at a cost of Rs 97.34 crore. In this, work is being done on five schemes like Multipurpose Tourism Information Center, Railing of Sarovar, Abhimanyu Ghat, Light and Sound Show, which will be completed in November. Sheikh Chilli Mahal at Thanesar should also be included in this scheme and developed.

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Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Mahendragarh, Faridabad and Kurukshetra will become tourism hubs

Story first published: Thursday, November 10, 2022, 23:52 [IST]

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