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Govt launches Rural Tourism Circuit

To develop and promote rural tourism in the country, the Ministry of Tourism has launched Rural Tourism Circuit.
Govt launches Rural Tourism Circuit

In order to develop and promote rural tourism in the country, the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has launched Rural Tourism Circuit. The Circuit will be part of a new scheme, Swadesh Darshan, announced in the 2014-15 budget for Integrated Development of Tourist Circuits.

The major objective of the Rural Tourism Circuit is to showcase rural life, art, culture and heritage in villages, that have core competence in art & craft, handloom, textiles, natural environment and other specialities. Under this scheme, Central Financial Assistance (CFA) upto Rs 50 lakh for infrastructure development and upto Rs 20 lakh for capacity building is provided to each identified sites.

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