Accommodation Times News Service
Keeping the tourism potential of Belagavi (Belgaum) district of Karnataka in view, the Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned a project ‘Eco-Tourism Resort in Khanapur Forest area’ at a cost of Rs. 4.40 crore and released a sum of Rs. 3.52 crore as first installment during the year 2010-11 to the State Government of Karnataka.
Development and promotion of various tourism destinations & products, is primarily the responsibility of the respective State Government/Union Territory (UT) Administration. However, the Ministry of Tourism provides Central Financial Assistance (CFA) for tourism projects identified in consultation with them, subject to availability of funds, inter-se-priority and adherence to the Scheme Guidelines.
This information was given by the Union Minister for Tourism Sh.K. Chiranjeevi in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.