Jaipur. A special series of adventure tourism will be started in the sandy beaches of Rajasthan. The government will promote eco-tourism, film tourism, marriage, tribal, craft and cuisine tourism to attract domestic and foreign tourists visiting the state to see the desert.
Tourists will be attracted towards religious tourism.The government will also explore the possibilities of night tourism as the soil in the desert becomes hot soon. In the new tourism policy of the state government, provision has been made to introduce domestic and foreign tourists from the sea and sand as well as tourism and religious places in the country and abroad.The policy assumes that tourism industry is full of possibilities due to the state’s desert, serene environment and connectivity with states like Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Haryana and Punjab. Availability of skilled and cheap human labor is also plentiful along with land in the state. State Tourism Secretary Alok Gupta believes that the new tourism policy of the state, released two days ago, is a millstone to attract domestic and foreign tourists. Will proveA master plan of circuit based tourism will be made in the coming days. The government is eyeing millions of new employment opportunities with new investment. The new tourism policy aims to identify a village and cluster of villages in each district, which will be developed as a special heritage village or craft village.
Former Tourism Minister Vishvendra Singh says that sandy dhore, hilly terrain, rivers, forests, historical heritage and weather diversity in the state have the potential to tie tourists year round. The new policy explores investment, entrepreneurship and revenue prospects on this basis.
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The government has decided that the major monuments of the state will be developed as iconic monuments. Many types of exemptions will also be given to those who set up hotels and resorts in the state, including land allocation, registration. This will increase employment opportunities in the state as well as create employment opportunities.
It is noteworthy that due to Corona epidemic, the tourism industry of the state has been locked since March. The tourism department believes that with the loss of about 10 thousand crores to this industry, 5 lakh people became unemployed.Ever since Unlock-3, the government started an effort to bring the tourism business back on track, but so far it does not seem to be getting success.
Tourists are not coming in cities like Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer. Meanwhile, the new tourism policy issued is being seen as Sanjeevani. According to the report of the Department of Tourism, the number of tourists visiting in the year 2001 was 8.4 million which has been increased to 52 million in the year 2018 and the figure was 52.2 million in the year 2019.