The Annual Plan of Uttarakhand for 2013-14 was finalised at a meeting between Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, Vijay Bahuguna. The
While Mumbai has been planning to launch seaplane project in early June, down south, the Kerala Sasthra Sahitya Parishad has raised apprehensions about a similar seaplane project and demanded the
Madhya Pradesh has been sanctioned an assistance of Rs 180 crore for development of various tourism destinations in Madhya Pradesh by the 13th Finance Commission. The funds will be used to develop
With tourism infrastructure development taking the centre stage in the national recognition, tourism in Andhra Pradesh is fast gaining momentum as the government plans major destination development
The Prime Ministerís Office in its meeting of 21 March reviewed the progress of various infrastructure projects covered under the PMís Reconstruction Plan for Jammu & Kashmir and certain announcements
The Uttar Pradesh state government has sought World Bankís assistance of over US$3.5 billion over the next 3-5 year with an eye of achieving a growth of 8.5 per cent during the 12th Plan period.
With the Economic Survey of 2012-13 identifying tourism as a big ticket item that can lead to inclusive growth and the Budget 2013-14 increasing the allocation for tourism ministry by 35% to Rs 1,297 crore the tourism ministry is looking at proposals for large revenue generating projects. These projects, to be developed through public private partnership (PPP) mode, include development o...
The Haryana finance minister Harmohinder Singh Chatha presented a budget without any new taxes and announced new thrust on infrastructure development with an eye on the 2014 assembly elections.
According to a report of Forum for Promoting Employment and Entrepreneurship in Goa (FPEEG) released on 17 February stated that less than 30 per cent of the total tourists arriving in Goa venture to the south.
The ambitious coastal road project of Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan has been receiving opposition from senior NCP ministers citing that the project will affect Mumbaiís seashore. The chief minister has been betting for the Rs 8,000-crore coastal road project between Colaba and Kandivali in Mumbai.
Gujarat state government has planned out a Rs 730 crore spend to develop its tourism infrastructure across 22 districts in the state, announced Vipul Mittra Principal Secretary of Tourism.
Biharís capital, Patna will soon be connected with four-lane roads from all direction - north, south, east and west as works on the projects have gained momentum. Tender for one such road is likely to be floated soon, while tenders for other projects have already been awarded.
Infrastructure building in the island union territory is gaining momentum. In Andaman and Nicobar island, Lt Governor, Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh, yesterday inaugurated a slew of infrastructure development and public welfare projects during a day-long tour to North and Middle Andaman.
The Uttarakhand government has finally notified its new public-private partnership (PPP) policy. Beating around the bush for nearly four years now, the newly notified policy is expected to boost infrastructure facilities and projects in the state.
West Bengalís new Tourism minister Krishnendu Narayan Chowdhury, who assumed office on Thursday, said that the state government will give priority to develop tourism infrastructure to attract both domestic and foreign travelers.