Launch of Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Launch of Swadesh Darshan Scheme

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF TOURISM

LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 178
ANSWERED ON 29.11.2021  

LAUNCH OF SWADESH DARSHAN SCHEME

Swadesh Darshan Scheme

178. DR. ALOK KUMAR SUMAN

Will the Minister of TOURISM be pleased to state:

(a) whether the Ministry of Tourism has launched the Swadesh Darshan scheme to cover the rural parts of the country for development of tourism and employment;

{b) if so ,the details thereof and if not the reasons therefor;

(c) the details of the numbers of persons who got employment directly or indirectly due to development of the tourism sector in India;

(d) whether the Government has identified most backward areas of all States to promote development of the tourism sector in india; and

(e) if so, the details thereof and the steps taken by the Government in this regard?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF TOURISM

(SHRI G.KISHAN REDDY)

(a) to (e): Identification, Promotion and Development of Tourism is primarily  the  responsibility  of  the  State  Government.  The  Ministry of Tourism under its Swadesh Darshan scheme has sanctioned 76 projects under identified  themes which includes 2 projects under R ural Theme. The details of the projects sanctioned under Swadesh Darshan scheme are annexed.

As per estimation in accordance with 3rd Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) for subsequent years namely 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20, the contribution of Tourism in total employment of the country is as under:

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

Share in Jobs (in %)

14.78

14.78

15.34

Direct (%)

6.44

6.48

6.69

Indirect (%)

8.34

8.39

8.65

Direct +Indirect jobs due to tourism (In millions)

72.69

75.85

79.86

Note: The above estimates have been updated using National Account Statistics (NAS) 2021,Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) 2018-19.

The Ministry of Tourism undertakes holistic promotions of various Tourism Destinations including those located in backward areas. The various activities undertaken includes release of campaignsin domestic and international markets, promotion through tourism related events, participation in trade shows, webinars, support to tour operators & other stakeholders etc.

Annexure I

STATEMENT IN REPLY TO PART (a) to (e) OF LOK SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 178 ANSWERED ON 29.11.2021 REGARDING LAUNCH OF SWADESH DARSHAN SCHEME

DETAILS OF PROJECTS SANCTIONED UNDER THE SWADESH DARSHAN SCHEME.

(Rs.in crore)

SI.N

o.

State/UT

Name o f the Ci

rcuit

Name of the Project

Amt. S anction

ed

Amount released

Year 2014-15

1.

IArunachal Pradesh

North-E

ast Cir cuit

Development of Circuit at Bhal ukpong- Bomdila and Tawang.

49.77

39.81

2.

Andhra Pr adesh

Coastal Circuit

Development of Circuit at Kaki nada - Hope Island - Coringa W ildlife Sanctuary - Passarlapud i- Aduru - S Yanam - Kotipallya

njuna

67.84

67.84

Total of 2014-15

117.61

107.65

Year 2015-16

3.

Manipur

North-E ast Cir cuit

Development of Circuit at lmph al- Khongjom

72.23

61.32

4.

Sikkim

North-E ast

Circui

t

Development of Circuit linking Rangpo (entry) - Rorathang- Ar

itar- Phadamchen- Nathang-Sh erathang- Tsongmo- Gangtok-P hodong- Mangan- Lachung-Yu mthang- Lachen- Thangu-Guru dongmer- Mangan- tamil-Tumin

Lingee- Singtam (exit).

98.05

92.77

5.

Uttarakha nd

Eco Cir cuit

Development of Circuit at Tehr i-Chamba- Sarain around Tehri Lake.

69.17

65.71

Rajasthan

Desert Circuit

Development of Shakambhari Mata Temple, Sambhar Salt Co mplex, DevyaniKund, Sharmist

50.01

51.17

ha Sarovar, Naliasarand Other Destinations.

7.

Nagaland

Tribal C ircuit

Development of Circuit at Pere n- Kohima- Wokha

97.36

87.62

8.

Madhya Pr adesh

Wildlife Circuit

Development of Circuit at Pann a- Mukundpur- Sanjay- Dubri-Ba ndhavgarh- Kanha- Mukki- Pen

ch.

92.22

81.15

9.

Andhra Pr adesh

Coastal Circuit

I

Development of Nellore, Pulika t Lake, Ubblamadugu water fal s, Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, M

ypadu Beach, Ramatheertham

49.55

47.76

10.

Telangana

Eco Cir cuit

Development of Circuit in Mah aboobnagar districts (Somasil a, Singotam, Kadalaivanam, Ak kamahadevi, Egalanpanta, Far ahabad, Uma Maheshwaram, M

allelatheertham)

91.62

87.04

11

.Kerala

Eco Cir cuit

Development of Pathanamthitt a - Gavi- Vagamon- Thekkady

76.55

61.24

12.

Mizoram

North EI ast Cir

cuit

ntegrated Development of The

nzawl & South Zote, Districts Serchhip and Reiek

92.26

87.65

13.

!Assam

Wildlife Circuit

Development of Manas- Pobito ra- Nameri- Kaziranga- Dibru-

Saikhowa.

94.68

86.51

14.

Puducherr y

Coastal Circuit

Development of Dubrayapet, A rikamedu China Veerampattina m,Chunnabmar, Nallavadu, Ma napet, Kalapet, French Quarter

,Tamil Quarter and Yanam

58.44

61.82

15.

Arunachal Pradesh

North EI ast Ciri cuit

ntegrated Development of Jir gaon, Nafra, Seppa, Pappu, P asa, Pakke Valleys, Lumdung, Lafang Sohung Lake, Taro Var

,New Sagalee, Ziro, Yomcha

96.72

84.24

16.

ITripura

North E ast Cir

cuit l

Development of North East Cir cuit: Agartala - Sipahijala - Me aghar - Udaipur - Amarpur- Tir thamukh- Mandirghat- Dumbo or- NarikelKunja- Gandachara-

IAmbassa

82.85

68.58

17.

!West Beng al

Coastal Circuit

Development of Beach Circuit: Udaipur- Digha- Shankarpur- T ajpur- Mandarmani- Fraserganj

i-Bakkhlai-HenryIsland

85.39

68.31

18.

Chhattisg arh i

Tribal C rcuit

Development of Jashpur- Kunk uri- Mainpat- Ambikapur- Mahe shpur -Ratanpur- Kurdar-Sarod adadar- Gangrel- Kondagaon- Nathiya Nawagaon- Jagdalpur

Chitrakoot-Tirthgarh

.

96.10

84.81

19.

Maharasht ra

Coastal Circuit

Development of Sindhudurg C oastal Circuit (Shiroda Beach, Sagareshwar, Tarkarli, Vijayd urg (Beach & Creek), Devgad ( Fort & Beach),Mitbhav, Tonda vali, Mocehmad and Nivati For

t).

19.06

16.43

Total of 2015-16

1322.26

1194.13

Year 2016-17

20.

Goa

Coastal Circuit

Development of Sinquerim-Ba ga, Anjuna- Vagator, Morjim-K eri,Aguada Fort and Aguada J

ail.

97.65

92.76

21.

Jammu &

Kashmir

Himala I yan Cir cuit

ntegrated Development of Ja mmu-Srinagar-Pehalgam-Bhag wati Nagar-Anantnag-Salamab

ad Uri-Kargil-Leh

77.33

60.47

22.

rt'elangana

Tribal CI ircuit

ntegrated Development of Mu lugu-Laknavaram- Medavaram Tadvai- Damaravi- Mallur- Bo

gatha Waterfalls.

79.87

75.88

23.

Meghalay a

North E ast Circ uit

Development of Umium (Lake View), U LumSohpetbneng- Ma wdiangdiang - Orchid Lake Re

sort.

99.13

92.91

24.

Madhya Pr adesh

i

Buddhi st Circu

t

Development of Sanchi - Satn a -Rewa-Mandsaur-Dhar.

74.02

69.08

25.

Kerala

Spiritu

al Circ uit

Development of Sabarimala - E rumeli-Pampa- Sannidhanam.

99.99

20.00

26.

Manipur

Spiritua ICircuit

Development of Shri Govindaj ee Temple, Shri Bijoy Govinda jee Temple - Shri Gopinath Te mple - Shri Bungshibodon Tem

pie - Shri Kaina Temple.

53.80

43.04

27.

Gujarat

Heritag

e Circui t

Development of Ahmedabad- R

ajkot- Porbandar -Bardoli- Dan di.

59.17

56.21

28.

Haryana

Krishna Circuit

Development of Tourism Infra structures at Brahmsarovar, S anhitSarovar, Narkatari, Jyoti

sar in Kurukshetra.

97.35

77.88

29.

Rajasthan

KrishnaI Circuit

ntegrated Development of Go vind Dev ji temple (Jaipur), Kh atuShyam Ji (Sikar) and Nathd

wara (Rajsamand).

75.80

60.64

30.

Sikkim

North E ast cir cuit

Development of Tourist Circui t Linking Lingmoo-Lingee- Ma ka- Temi-BermoikNamchi- Okh arey - Sombaria-Daramdin- Me

Iii (Exit)

95.32

76.25

31.

Madhya Pr adesh

Heritag e circui

t

Development of Gwalior - Ore

hha - Khajuraho - Chanderi - Bhimbetka - Mandu

89.82

85.33

32.

Kerala

Spiritua ICircuit

Development of Sree Padmana

bha Temple, Aranmula- Sabrim ala

84.51

73.77

33.

Bihar

Tirthan kar circ uit

Development of Vaishali- Arra h- Masad- Patna- Rajgir- Pawa puri- Champapuri.

37.19

26.19

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