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Govt formulates action plan to boost tourism in Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The government today said it has identified various sites in and around which will be developed as tourist attractions.

The announcement came after Nitin Gadkari's meeting with stake holders of tourism industry last week in

According to a statement issued by Ministry of Shipping today, various locations have been identified in and around the city of which will be developed as tourist attractions.

As per the plan, the ministry said, places like and in the city will be developed as wedding destinations to attract visitors from all over the country and abroad.

"In order to attract tourists, are being planned around the Marine Drive area. Events like and Grand Prix are also on the anvil," it said.

Mandwa will be developed as a wellness destinations with facilities like yoga and meditation, it said, adding that restaurants will come up near the

The ministry also said that various shooting will be allowed at the

"Mumbai will also be highlighted among foreigners as an attractive wedding destination. Tourist information stands will be set up to provide information to tourists about the various attractions and amenities at the destination," it said.

The ministry has also asked the stakeholders to focus on the cleanliness of these destination.

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 22:15 IST