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South Haryana heritage circuit to be developed as global tourist destination: Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Madhogarh-Mahendragarh- Narnaul-heritage circuit in south would soon be developed as a global tourism destination under the central government's Swadesh Darshan Scheme, a has said.

A sum of Rs 100 crore would be spent on developing the circuit, Tourism said yesterday.

He said he had discussed the matter with Union of State for Tourism K J Alphons in recently.

Another meeting is due on Monday with officials of the tourism department at Fort, located on top of Hill in the in district, to discuss the roadmap for the project, Sharma said.

He said the was always interested in developing this area as a tourist hotspot.

"Wherever tourism is developed, the area automatically gets developed," he said.

Sharma said developing the circuit as a tourist destination would provide job opportunities to area residents.

With the development of circuit, not only the districts of Mahendergarh and would benefit but the neighbouring districts of Bhiwani and Gurgaon too would gain, he added.

The launched the Swadesh Darshan Scheme in 2014-15 for integrated development of theme-based tourist circuits in

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 13:00 IST