Development of various forts under Heritage Circuit Theme of Swadesh Darshan Scheme

The Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned the project ‘Development of Rajsamand (Kumbhalgarh Fort)- Jaipur (Nahargarh Fort)- Alwar (Bala Quila)– Sawai Madhopur (Ranthambore Fort and Khandar Fort)– Jhalawar (Gagron Fort)– Chittorgarh (Chittorgarh Fort) Jaisalmer (Jaisalmer Fort) Hanumangarh (Kalibangan, Bhatner Fort and Gogamedi)- Jalore (Jalore Fort)- Udaipur (Pratap Gaurav Kendra)- Dholpur (Bagh-i-Nilofar and Purani Chawni)– Nagaur (Meera Bai Temple) in Rajasthan’ under the Heritage circuit theme of Swadesh Darshan Scheme in the year 2017-18 for Rs.99.60 crore. The project includes Development of Jalore Fort for Rs.8.82 crore out of which Rs.7.00 crore have been sanctioned for development of ropeway at Jalore Fort and the remaining amount is for development of tourist amenities at the Fort. 

The State Government has informed that work has not started on the component in absence of response for the tender issued and they will be retendering the work.

This information was given by Minister of State (I/C) for Culture & Tourism, Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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