From extraction to attraction: Jharkhand launches new tourism policy

Key areas will be employment, economic growth, sustainable development and preservation of art, culture, and heritage

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The state also plans to introduce the Jharkhand Tourism Home Stay Scheme, a bed-and-breakfast scheme of the state’s tourism ministry, on the lines of ‘Incredible India’

Nitin Kumar New Delhi
With its focus being “from extraction to attraction”, the Jharkhand Tourism Policy 2021 brings into the foreground the state’s scenic beauty and its natural wealth, without losing sight of economic opportunities it will create.
 
Launching the policy on Saturday, Chief Minister Hemant Soren said some of the key areas in this would be employment, economic growth, and sustainable development and preservation of art, culture, and heritage.
 
“Jharkhand has been seen as a reservoir of minerals since the time of British rule. It has been a centre for extracting minerals. Yet, the backwardness of the state’s tribal people is

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First Published: Jul 24 2022 | 12:03 AM IST

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