Rajeev Chandrasekhar's official website - Member of Parliament

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

Ministry of Tourism

 

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1605

TO BE ANSWERED ON 04.12.2007 

Development of Tourism in Karnataka

1605.

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?

ANSWER

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:

  1. Integrated Development of Tourist Circuit in Bijapur-Bidar-Gulbarga, Karnataka
  2. Eco Tourism Project – Jungle Camps and Trails, Karnataka
  3. Development of Eco Sites at Talacauvery-Gopinatham-Bhagwati-Seetanadi.

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.
1
Beugle Rock Garden
2
Development of Om Beach
3
Development of Tagore Beach
4
Development of Hampi as a destination
5
Development of Kokkare Belur, Mandya Distt.
6
Rural Tourism (SW) at Kokkare Bellur
7
Providing floodlighting at Hoysala Temple at Halebid
8
Sound and light at Hampi
9
Construction of Minor Nodes at Hampi (Hampi Chitradurga Bangalore Circuit) (2003-04)
10
Destination Development of Coorg
11
Development of Rural Tourism at Village Banavasi, Uttara Kannada Dist.
12
Development of Attiveri Bird Sanctuary
13
Rural Tourism project in Anegundi, dist. Bellary
14
Rural Tourism project in Coorg
15
Integrated Development of Badami-Aihole-Pattadkal-Mahakoota Circuit in North Karnataka
16
Integrated Development of Melkote-Belur-Halebid-Shravanabelagola Circuit in South Karnataka
17
Development of Chickmagalore Wilderness Bhadra
18
Expansion of Eco-Tourism Activity-Feasibility Report (MR Head)
19
Infrastructure and Destination Development of Bandipur Tiger Reserve
20
Integrated Development of Chitradurga Fort
21
Village Banavasi, Distt. Uttar Kannada
22
Destination Development of Jog Fall in Shimoga
23
Destination Development of Mysore in Karnataka
24
Integrated Development of Tourism Circuit on Mangalore-Ullal-Udupi-Kollur-Honnavar-Murudeshwara-Kundapur-Gokarna
25
GOI-UNDP Endogenous Project at Village Anegundi, District Koppal
26
Integrated Development of Wilderness Tourism Circuit
27
Development of Muthyalamadu (Part Valley) near Bangalore
28
Beautification of Baro Sadhanakeri Park, Dharwad City
29
Destination development of Linganamakki Gardens at Jog Falls