MoT boost to Tourism projects in Meghalaya
GUWAHATI: The Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned Rs. 84.95 crore under the tourism infrastructure development schemes, Swadesh Darshan and PRASHAD for Meghalaya recently.
Under North East Circuit of Swadesh Darshan Scheme, the Ministry has sanctioned projects that include:
Development of West Khasi Hills – (Nongkhlaw - Krem Tirot - Khudoi & Kohmang Falls – Khri River- Mawthadraishan, Shillong)
Jaintia Hills – (Krang Suri Falls – Shyrmang – Iooksi)
Garo Hills – (Nokrek Reserve, Katta Beel, Siju Caves)
The above project focuses on the development of lesser-known destinations in Meghalaya in above Districts. Through this project the Ministry will be developing facilities like festival grounds, tourist facilitation centre, last mile connectivity, public conveniences, cable suspension bridge, cafeteria, trekking routes, boating facilities, illumination, solid waste management, drinking water facility, caving facilities, visitor centres, adventure sports activities, craft haats etc. in the state of Meghalaya.