Modi reviews holistic development of islands

By Accommodation Times Bureau

NEW DELHI

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Saturday, while reviewing the development progress of holistic development of islands he said, there is a need for developing an integrated tourism-centric ecosystem, in the areas identified for tourism development and called for expeditious pursuit of energy self-sufficiency in the islands, which could be based on solar energy.

The Union Government had constituted the Islands Development Agency on June 1, 2017. Around 26 islands have been listed for holistic development.

NITI Aayog made a presentation on the elements of holistic development, including key infrastructure projects, digital connectivity, green energy, desalination plants, waste management, promotion of fisheries, and tourism-based projects.





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