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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Railways

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1283

TO BE ANSWERED ON 30.11.2007

Construction of Low Budget Hotels.

1283.

SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR

Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Railways has identified sites in Karnataka for the construction of low budget hotels;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the Railways would be constructing hotels by themselves or would be leasing the land to private parties for the purpose; and

(d) if so, whether final decision in this regard has, so far, been taken and by when that would be done?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI R. VELU)

(a) & (b): The Railways have identified Bangalore, Mysore, Mangalore and Belgaum in the State of Karnataka for setting up of Budget Hotels.

(c) & (d): It has decided that these hotels would be set up on Public Private Partnership basis wherein the land is being provided by the Railways and construction of hotels is being done by private partners.