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State to announce new tourism policy soon

The Karnataka government will soon announce a new tourism policy for a period of five years — 2009-14 — with several changes and industry-friendly schemes. The policy, approved by the state cabinet, is under print and will be made public within a week, a senior government official said. K Jyothiramalingam, principal secretary, department of tourism, said today that the new tourism policy will encourage the development of tourism infrastructure in the most backward taluks of the state. The government proposes to provide a cash subsidy up to Rs 35 lakh or a maximum of 35 per cent ...