Mizoram seeks central assistance for development of tourism


first_imgThe Union Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma held a meeting with the Tourism Minister of Mizoram, John Rotluangliana in New Delhi. The Tourism Minister of Mizoram met the Union Tourism Minister to seek central assistance for development of tourism in the state of Mizoram.Dr Mahesh Sharma informed that Mizoram is included in the mega project of the Northeast Circuit under the scheme of Swadesh Darshan. Mizoram has submitted proposals for two tourism projects i.e. i) integrated development of Eco Tourism, Adventure Sports and Wellness at Serlui B Lake surroundings and ii) integrated development of Eco Tourism at Thanzawal under the Swadesh Darshan scheme of Ministry of Tourism.John Rotluangliana requested Dr Mahesh Sharma to release some outstanding funds for the projects started under the scheme of PIDDC. Dr Mahesh Sharma assured that the demands of the state government will be examined and all possible assistance will be extended to help the state of Mizoram for development of tourism.last_img