Centre to promote tourism in tribal circuit of Chhattisgarh


New Delhi: Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma on Wednesday said the central government will assist in the development of a tribal circuit in Chhattisgarh under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme to promote tourism.

Sharma gave the assurance at a meeting with Chhattisgarh’s Tourism and Culture Minister Dayal Das Baghel here, an official release said.2015-08-19_2053

Baghel has asked Sharma to include an Eco Circuit connecting the Achanakmer Tiger Reserve, Kanger Valley National Park, Kodar Dam and Gangrel Dam among others, to which Sharma said the government would consider the proposal.

Besides, Baghel asked the minister to include the historical site of Sirpur in the Buddhist circuit.