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Eco Theme of Swadesh Darshan Scheme gets six projects

Under the Swadesh Darshan scheme, Eco Circuit will be on the fifteen thematic circuits for development in the country.

Under the Swadesh Darshan scheme, Eco Circuit will be on the fifteen thematic circuits for development in the country. This theme was recognized by the Ministry of Tourism to promote and popularise eco-tourism in the country. For this theme, a total of projects have been sanctioned.

A reply regarding the same information was written by G Kishan Reddy, Minister of Tourism, Government of India at the Rajya Sabha. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), and the Responsible Tourism Society of India (RTSOI) by the Tourism Ministry. The main purpose to sign the MoU was to take future measures that will support sustainability initiatives proposed by the tourism sector.

The word Ecotourism is gaining popularity in the tourism world. As more and more people are being aware of the problems and overshadowing dangers to the environment done by humans. Many countries, day by day, are getting more environmentally conscious. India is also not behind when it comes to being more aware and protecting mother nature. This can be backed by the example set by the state of Sikkim.

The Ministry of Environment, Forest, and Climate Change has issued certain guidelines for sustainable ecotourism, according to the reports. The guidelines were issued to talk about preparing an ecotourism plan. This plan will include an analysis-based description and the carrying capacity of the eco-tourism in the country.

Swadesh Darshan Scheme was launched by the government in 2014-15 to develop theme-based tourist places in the country.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/travel/travel-news/swadesh-darshan-schemes-eco-theme-gets-six-projects/as89682798.cms

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