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Punjab govt approves Rs 250 crore plan to develop Sikh religious areas

Priya Yadav, TNN Feb six, 2013, 07. 08PM IST

CHANDIGARH: Inside a move geared towards boosting spiritual tourism within the condition, the Punjab government approved the Sikh Circuit tourism plan associated with Rs 250 crore for creating prominent Sikh spiritual places within the condition.

The government has instructed the state Tourism department for earlier submission of the detailed record when it comes to this to the ministry associated with tourism to materialize this project at the first.

Detailing various information on this prestigious project prepared by the Punjab Heritage as well as Tourism Promotion Table, principal secretary Tourism, Geetika Kalha, informed that this project, which would be undertaken on Central Financial Assistance (CFA) as well as PPP mode, is aimed at developing the surroundings of well known Sikh religious areas in a alternative way.

She said that all the 3 Sikh Takhts namely Sri Akal Takht, Sri Kesgarh Sahib as well as Dam Dama Sahib besides other gurdawaras as well as Sikh historic areas at Amritsar, Anandpur Sahib, Fatehgarh Sahib, Sultanpur Lodhi, Dera Baba Nanak, Chhapar Chiri as well as others would be covered under this Sikh Circuit tourism within the state for his or her further development as well as beautification.

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