Tamil Nadu to launch massive tourism promotion project

Tamil Nadu government is planning to launch a massive tourism promotion project with an objective to attract more domestic and international tourists to the state. Specific circuits and regions will be identified to implement the projects. It was announced by O Paneer Selvam, Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

Basic infrastructure like logistics, hotels and restaurants in the tourism destinations will upgraded to international standards under the Public Private Partnership model. The project also expected to generate employment opportunities in the State.

Detailed Project Reports will be prepared using the project preparation fund under the Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Board (TNIDB), and the programme will be launched during 2019-2020.

An initial investment of Rs 100 crore has been set aside for the project in the Budget Estimate.