Wednesday, November 3, 2010
After choose and promoting Gujarat tourism by Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador, the state government has now to develop beaches.
Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Limited (TCGL), a state government venture, will now develop 16 'eco friendly' beaches in the state instead of the 10 that were planned earlier.
Gujarat Beaches like Nargol and Tithal in Valsad, Dandi in Navsari, Suvali in Surat, Gopnath in Bhavnagar, Bhavani beach in Mahuva, Sarkeshwar in Amreli, Ahmadpur Mandavi in Junagadh, Mayani in Porbandar and Shivrajpur in Jamnagar will to be developed.
It had appointed five consultants to plan beaches development.
The six new additions to the list include Okha Madhi, Bet Dwarka in Jamnagar, Pingleshwar and Mandavi in Kachchh and Umargam and Poshitra.
The government will spend Rs160 crore that is Rs10 crore for the development of each beach.
As per Latest Anoop Shukla Interviews who is TCGL managing director, said that, "We are concentrating on developing these beaches in a unique way that could also attract private players.
Our focus is to improve the quality of tourism in the state.
We have appointed architects for landscaping and designing of other infrastructure on the beaches.
But the operations of the same will be given on contract.
On each beach, a two kilometer stretch will be developed by the corporation for promenade, walk ways, cycle track, food court and other facilities. We want to develop these beaches to set an example for other private players to come up and invest in tourism infrastructure in the state."
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