He assured that the state government would extend all possible assistance for the purpose apart from providing land.
At present, the young generation is migrating to foreign shores and individuals are spending over Rs 30 lakh each to move abroad. This leads not only to money drain but also brain drain, the tourism and cultural affairs minister said.
The street would have 16 food courts, two huge restaurants, a cafeteria, five art and craft shops, an exhibition hall and a conference room, he said.
Appreciating the World Culture Culinary Heritage Committee for selecting Amritsar as the venue for the food festival, Sidhu said in the current scenario, food was not just limited to taste but has become a massive industry providing employment to scores of people.
He further said that the last installment of Rs 15 crore for the renovation and beautification of the Gobindgarh Fort had been released as he highlighted that such buildings were the symbol of great cultural heritage of Punjab and must be maintained.
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