Principal Secretary, Haryana Tourism Department, Shri MD Sinha on Thursday made a courtesy call on Haryana Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya at Raj Bhavan. Shri Sinha was accompanied by MD, Tourism Corporation, Dr Neeraj Kumar
Chandigarh, March 3, 2022: Haryana Governor Shri Bandaru Dattatraya has said that there is an immense potential for tourism development in Haryana for which adventure sports, eco-tourism, religious and cultural tourism are being promoted in the state. Tourism hubs are also being established at different places in the state.
This was stated by Governor Shri Dattatraya on Thursday. He was interacting with Principal Secretary, Tourism Department, Shri MD Sinha, who had made a courtesy call on Shri Dattatraya at Raj Bhavan. Shri Sinha was accompanied by Managing Director, Tourism Corporation, Dr Neeraj Kumar.
Shri Dattatraya said that tourism will boost the economy of the country and the state along with promoting employment. In Haryana, the state government has prepared many schemes for tourism development in all the areas. While moulding the farm tourism in a new form, ‘Home Stay Scheme-2021’ has also been started in the state. Eco-tourism is also being promoted.
The Governor said that adventure sports, tourism circuit routes, mountain trekking, biking and paragliding facilities have been developed in Morni to develop Panchkula as a tourism hub. Similarly, Brahma Sarovar and Jyotisar pilgrimage centres in Kurukshetra are to be developed in a modern way under Krishna circuit. A state-of-the-art centre will be established in Jyotisar related to events of the Mahabharata.
Shri Dattatraya has asked the officials of Tourism, Sports, Forest and Environment and Cultural Departments to explore the possibilities of tourism at different places in Haryana and work on them effectively. As there is a lot of potential for herbal development on Dhosi hill and Morni hills, Haryana government is also working in this direction.