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India's Himachal launches scheme to explore untapped tourist places

Aiming at "diversification" of tourism, the Himachal Pradesh government today launched 'Nai Raahein Nai Manzilien' scheme worth Rs 50 crore for identifying unexplored and untapped tourist places in the countryside.


PTI Last Updated at 12-06-2018 01:05:51 IST India
India's Himachal launches scheme to explore untapped tourist places
  • Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said nine circuits have been developed under the new scheme. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Aiming at "diversification" of tourism, the Himachal Pradesh government today launched 'Nai Raahein Nai Manzilien' scheme worth Rs 50 crore for identifying unexplored and untapped tourist places in the countryside.

Speaking at a review meeting of the state tourism department here, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said nine circuits have been developed under the new scheme.

These circuits include Jogindernagar- Barot-Kothi Kohar-Rajgungja-Bir- Billing, Sundernagar-Chail Chowk-Kamru Nag-Shikari Devi-Janjheli, Shimla-Khara Pathar-Rohru-Sandasu-Larot-Chanshal-Dodra Kwar, Dhauladhar Circuit, Buddhist Circuit, Bhakra-Bilaspur-Sundernagar-Jogindernagar-Pong Dam, Solan-Habban-Rajgarh-Shillai, Manali-Rohtan-Tandi- Udaipur-Killar and Narkanda-Baghi-Khadrala-Chini (Kalpa)- Pangi Circuit.

He said a committee of tourism, PWD, forests, language, art and culture officers will visit the selected circuits and propose the activities to be undertaken after consulting the panchayats and other stakeholders.

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