Published on : Thursday, July 31, 2014
The Indian Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture & Tourism Shri Shripad Yesso Naik has said that Cyclopean Walls in Rajgir are an important tourist destination and are maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today Shri Naik said, the Ministry of Tourism as part of its ongoing promotional activities releases campaigns in the international and domestic markets under the Incredible India brand-line, to promote various tourism destinations and products of India. The Ministry of Tourism promotes India as a holistic destination in the domestic and international markets, including the various tourism destinations and products of every State / Union Territory of the country including Bihar.
Further, the Ministry of Tourism provides financial assistance to State Governments & Union Territory Administrations for tourism projects based on proposals, received from them which are complete in all respects as per the Scheme Guidelines, inter-se priority and subject to availability of funds, the Minister added.