Recently, The Pioneer, revealed that Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh, has said that a centralised tourist tracking system would be set up in to resolve the problems of tourists and take care of facilities. Every year tourism events would be organised along the banks of the Narmada to promote the state’s tourism, culture and folk arts. The Chief Minister said this while inaugurating the MP Travel Mart in Bhopal.
The Chief Minister said that a training programme would be launched to ensure availability of trained guides. Describing Madhya Pradesh as wonderful state in terms of tourism, he said that where religious, heritage and wildlife of tourism exist. The Simhastha 2016 is coming up in which 5 crore pilgrims would participate from home and abroad. The mega event will have ideological sessions in which scholars from all over the world will discuss human welfare and environmental conservation. Simhastha Declaration will also be released.
The Chief Minister said that there are immense opportunities for employment generation in tourism sector. “State’s growth and agriculture growth rates are maximum in the country. MP has better road connectivity and power is available 24X7. Area under irrigation in the State has been increased from 7 lakh hectares to 36 lakh hectares. In our culture, entire country is regarded as one family. Suggestions put forth for tourism development will be implemented,” he said.