Rajasthan govt plans circuit-based masterplan to strengthen tourism infra

The focus will be on cleanliness and hygiene at tourist destinations

Anil Sharma   Jaipur

The public works department has been asked to ensure last-mile connectivity to tourist destinations

The Rajasthan government plans a circuit-based masterplan to strengthen the state’s tourism infrastructure, a senior department official has said. 

The desert state attracts 20–25 million tourists each year because of its rich heritage, art, and culture. 

The proposed masterplan will assess the infrastructure gaps in each circuit, which will help the government prepare for budgetary support. 

The focus will be on cleanliness and hygiene at tourist destinations. The department plans to launch social awareness campaigns like Swachh Smarak as well as efforts to set up cleanliness standards at various monuments, wildlife parks, and other tourist places. 

The department has also drawn a plan to make tourist sites friendly for the specially-abled. 

“Physical infrastructure like walkways, ramps, elevators, and toilets, among other things, will be ensured at major tourist de


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First Published: Jan 19 2023 | 11:03 PM IST

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