Naresh Mitra, TNN May 22, 2011, 05. 36AM IS
GUWAHATI: The northeast will probably come with an exclusive plan for tourism quickly.
The ministry of Progress North Far eastern Region (DoNER) has taken the up the initiative for this reason with the ministry of tourism and respective state governments for implementation from the plan.
The North Eastern Council (NEC), the nodal agency for economic and social development of northeastern says including Sikkim, has prepared an extensive masterplan in association with Acara susunan acara Consultancy Expert services (TCS). The recommendations within the masterplan is going to be implemented within the ongoing twelfth Five Year Plan period.
Partnership DoNER minister Paban Singh Ghatowar stated here on Mon that TCS lately conducted a study to research the travel and leisure potential from the northeastern.
Ghatowar stated the findings from the survey had been together with his ministry.
“We will be in touch with the ministry of tourism and respective state governments on how to start exploiting the actual tourism potential from the northeastern. We have been also taking a look at exploring travel and leisure circuits in the region, inch Ghatowar said about the sidelines of the programme about the 162nd birth anniversary of Anundoram Borooah, the Sanskrit scholar and also the 1st Assamese to be part of the Indian native Civil Expert services, here upon Mon.
The Union ministry of tourism’s data showed that the northeastern has registered a rise of six. 9% within the quantity of foreign vacationers recently. The number of household tourist in the region too has shown a rise of 6. 09% in 2010.
Sustainable eco-tourism, social and religious travel and leisure are the areas that may be discovered in the region.
With all the tourism field nationwide showing signs of improvement, the demand for manpower is also improving. Studies have shown that the tourism field alone has got the potential to create at least two mil jobs in the following 10 years.
Ghatowar added that tourism is one area within the northeast that has the potential to generate substantial job generation for the youths from the area.
As of this moment, Sikkim is the foremost in tourism amongst northeastern says. In fact , Sikkim’s Rs 700-crore travel and leisure industry has emerged as a function model for new tourism sectors in other northeastern says.