Development of Coastal Tourism Circuits in Tamil Nadu
The Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned the project ‘Development of Chennai- Mamamallapuram – Rameshwaram – Manpadu – Kanyakumari’ In Tamil Nadu under Coastal Circuit theme of Swadesh Darshan Scheme in the year 2016-17 for Rs.99.92 crore. The components sanctioned under the project include SEL show, last mile connectivity, Information signages, Illumination, sea-view seating plazas, CCTV surveillance equipment, rescue boats, walking tracks etc. among other basic tourist amenities like First aid kiosks, Drinking water kiosks, Public conveniences etc.
This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) of Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.