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Plan to clean Maharashtra forts under MNREGA, EGS: Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

Forts in will be cleaned through the and the state's Employment Guarantee Scheme in association with the Archaeology department, Tourism and said today.

He said that the special campaign would generate employment and also encourage tourism.

The government resolution in this regard would be issued soon, Rawal said.

He chaired a meeting of senior officials, including Nitin Gadre, Employment Guarantee Scheme department secretary Eknath Davle, ASR Naik, and tourism Sanjay Bhandarkar, here today.

Rawal said that the forts would be cleaned in about 100 days, under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, as part of the campaign and trees would be planted as well as ponds cleaned to beautify these forts.

The state has about 450 forts.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 22:20 IST