GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Tourism
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1605
TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.12.2007
Development of Tourism in Karnataka
SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of TOURISM be pleased to state:-
(a) the details of the schemes sent by the State Government of Karnataka for the development of tourism in that State, on which cent per cent expenditure is to be borne by the Central Government, so far approved by the Central Government;
(b) the details of such proposal still pending with Centre; and
(c) the total Central assistance given to the State on such schemes during 2007-08?
THE MINISTER OF TOURISM AND CULTURE
(SMT. AMBIKA SONI)
(a) to (c) : Development and promotion of places of tourist interest is primarily undertaken by the State Governments/Union Territory Administrations themselves. However, Ministry of Tourism provides Central Financial Assistance on the basis of project proposals prioritized in consultation with the State Governments.
During the 10th Plan, 29 projects amounting to Rs.7423.69 lakhs have been sanctioned to the State of Karnataka and the details of these projects are given in the Annexure.
The following new project proposals have been received from the State Government during 2007-08:
Proposals which are complete in all respect as per guidelines are processed on inter-se priority basis and funds released subject to availability under the respective head. The project for Integrated Development of Tourist Circuit in Bijapur-Bidar-Gulbarga, Karnataka has already been sanctioned for Rs.640.97 Lakh in 2007-08.
STATEMENT IN REPLY TO RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 1605 ANSWERRED ON 04.12.2007 REGARDING DEVELOPMENT OF TOURISM IN KARNATAKA
LIST OF PROPOSALS SANCTIONED BY THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM GOVERNMENT OF INDIA DURING 10TH PLAN PERIOD.
Beugle Rock Garden
Development of Om Beach
Development of Tagore Beach
Development of Hampi as a destination
Development of Kokkare Belur, Mandya Distt.
Rural Tourism (SW) at Kokkare Bellur
Providing floodlighting at Hoysala Temple at Halebid
Sound and light at Hampi
Construction of Minor Nodes at Hampi (Hampi Chitradurga Bangalore Circuit) (2003-04)
Destination Development of Coorg
Development of Rural Tourism at Village Banavasi, Uttara Kannada Dist.
Development of Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
Rural Tourism project in Anegundi, dist. Bellary
Rural Tourism project in Coorg
Integrated Development of Badami-Aihole-Pattadkal-Mahakoota Circuit in North Karnataka
Integrated Development of Melkote-Belur-Halebid-Shravanabelagola Circuit in South Karnataka
Development of Chickmagalore Wilderness Bhadra
Expansion of Eco-Tourism Activity-Feasibility Report (MR Head)
Infrastructure and Destination Development of Bandipur Tiger Reserve
Integrated Development of Chitradurga Fort
Village Banavasi, Distt. Uttar Kannada
Destination Development of Jog Fall in Shimoga
Destination Development of Mysore in Karnataka
Integrated Development of Tourism Circuit on Mangalore-Ullal-Udupi-Kollur-Honnavar-Murudeshwara-Kundapur-Gokarna
GOI-UNDP Endogenous Project at Village Anegundi, District Koppal
Integrated Development of Wilderness Tourism Circuit
Development of Muthyalamadu (Part Valley) near Bangalore
Beautification of Baro Sadhanakeri Park, Dharwad City
Destination development of Linganamakki Gardens at Jog Falls