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Five projects worth Rs. 361.97 crore sanctioned under Buddhist Circuit: Minister K J Alphons

New Delhi: The Ministry of Tourism has identified the Buddhist Circuit as one of the fifteen thematic circuits for development under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme. The Ministry has sanctioned 5 projects under this circuit for Rs.361.97 crore.

The details of projects sanctioned under the Buddhist Circuit theme of the Swadesh Darshan scheme:

 

S.No.

State

Project Name

Amt. Sanctioned (Rs. in Crore)

1.

Madhya Pradesh

Development of Buddhist Circuit in Sanchi-Satna-Rewa-Mandsaur-Dhar

74.94

2.

Uttar Pradesh

 

Development of Buddhist Circuit in Sravasti, Kushinagar, & Kapilvastu

99.97

 

3.

Bihar

 

Construction of Convention Centre adjacent to Maya Sarovar on the western side at Bodhgaya, Bihar

98.73

4.

Gujarat

 

Development of Buddhist circuit: Junagadh- Gir-Somnath- Bharuch-Kutch- Bhavnagar- Rajkot- Mehsana

35.99

5.

Andhra Pradesh

 

Development of Buddhist Circuit: Shalihundam- Thotlakonda- Bavikonda- Bojjanakonda- Amravati-Anupu

52.34

Total

361.97

 

Swadesh Darshan Scheme is a Central Sector Scheme (100% funded by Government of India). Development of Craft Haat, Exhibition Gallery and Souvenir Shops are among the admissible components under the scheme.

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