Tourism sector proposed to get Rs 2,500 Crore in Union Budget 2020-21: Live Updates

Tourism sector proposed to get Rs 2,500 Crore in Union Budget 2020-21 Live Updates
Tourism sector proposed to get Rs 2,500 Crore in Union Budget 2020-21: Live Updates 

Tourism sector proposed to get Rs 2,500 Crore in Union Budget 2020-21: Live Updates 

The Finance Minister proposed to allocate Rs 2,500 crores in 2020-21 for the tourism sector. Besides tourism, Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman also proposed to allocate Rs 3,150 crore for Ministry of Culture while presenting the Union Budget 2020-21 in Parliament.

In a major bid to revitalise tourism, Smt. Sitharaman proposed 8 new museums, which includes building infrastructure around 5 Iconic Sites, besides proposing renovation of 5 major museums across the length and breadth of India.

The Union Finance Minister proposed the following:

5 Archeological sites to be set-up/developed as Iconic Sites with on-site Museums at the following locations:

  • Rakhigarhi (Haryana)
  • Hastinapur (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Shivsagar (Assam)
  • Dholavira (Gujarat)
  • Adichanallur (Tamil Nadu)

Maritime Museum to highlight Harappan Age at Lothal, Ahmedabad, by Ministry of Shipping KOLKATA:
Indian Museum: Re-curation of the oldest museum in India as announced by PM Narendra Modi in January 2020.

Numismatics and Trade Museum to be located in the historic Old Mint Building Support for setting up Tribal Museum in Ranchi (Jharkhand) Renovation and re-curation of 4 more museums across India.

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