BY TC News Desk
Agartala, June 03, 2023: Chairing the 35th meeting of the Board of Directors of Tripura Tourism Development Corporation Limited on Saturday, Tourism minister Sushanta Chowdhury said that the state government has initiated its untiring efforts in making the state’s tourism industry more popular throughout the world.
In view of this perspective, Tripura Tourism Development Corporation Limited has taken the initiative of making former Indian cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly as the brand ambassador of state’s Tourism, he added.
While addressing the meeting TTDCL’s BoDs at Geetanjali Tourism Guest House here on Saturday, Chowdhury said that Tripura’s tourist centres should be worked with more sincerity and responsibility to make them more attractive in future.
The board of directors expressed their views in the meeting.
Acting Secretary of Tourism Department LT Darlong started the discussion in the meeting. He presented the 34th Board of Directors Meeting and Action Taken Report of the Tourism Corporation on January 03 last.
MD Tapan Kumar Das of Tripura Tourism Development Corporation Limited told the meeting that the proposal of five projects of Agartala, Unakoti, Dumbur, Udaipur and Chabimura under the Swadesh Darshan 2.0 scheme had been sent to the central government for approval. The central government has already approved these two projects, Agartala and Unakoti. IPE Global Limited has been assigned for the implementation of this project.
He also said, under the Special Assistance to States for Capital Investment project, Durgabari Tea Museum and Tea Garden Development, Ludhua Tea Tourism Development, Brahmakunda Eco Tourism Development, Sachindranagar Eco Tourism Development, House Boat Construction in Dumbur Lake, Kamalasagar and Devipur Eco Tourism Development, 30 Tourists quarter in Gandatuisa and 8 projects for construction in front of Mahadev Dighi Water Front Development have been sent to Finance Department for approval. It will cost a total of Rs 128.60 crore.
Member of Board of Directors of Tourism Corporation and Secretary of PWD department Abhishek Singh, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests KS Shetty, Chief Wildlife Warden Praveen Agarwal, Joint Director of Tourism department Jayanta Debbarma, Deputy Director Mrinal Kanti Das, Deputy Secretary of Home department Sumita Chakraborty, Finance Department’s Secretary Prithviraj Debnath participated in the discussion.