Coastal Circuit Development in Odisha


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF TOURISM RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2718 ANSWERED ON 17.03.2020 COASTAL CIRCUIT DEVELOPMENT IN ODISHA 2718. DR. AMAR PATNAIK: Will the Minister of TOURISM be pleased to state: (a) the total funds sanctioned for the development of the Coastal Circuit (Gopalpur, Barkul, Satapada and Tampara) in Odisha since 2016; (b) the details of utilisation of these funds; and (c) whether any proposals of the State Government of Odisha are pending before Government under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme, if so, the details thereof? ANSWER MINISTER OF STATE FOR TOURISM (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) (SHRI PRAHLAD SINGH PATEL) (a) to (c): Ministry Of Tourism under it's Swadesh Darshan Scheme has sanctioned the project for Development of Gopalpur, Barkul, Satapada and Tampara in Odisha for Rs.70.82 Crore in the year 2016-17 out of which Rs.37.61 Crore has already been released to the implementing agency. Ministry has received a concept proposal on Buddhist circuit in Odisha from the State Government.