“Tourism is one of the most neglected sectors in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis” – Res
The new chief minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis has to be highly applauded as he has hit the bull on its eye. He has recognized the vast potential of tourism as a major revenue generator and has proposed to increase the footfall of tourism. He wants to bring into limelight the beautiful culture and traditions of this state and open the tourism potential both in the international as well as domestic market.
For this the basic challenges in front of him is the poor infrastructure, dirty city and the unclean toilets in tourist spots. The chief minister wants to create a tourism culture by boosting up the infrastructure and also by making the city clean and providing clean toilets which are very basic essentials.
“New TDR policy soon: CM” – Res
The chief minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that new transfer of development rights policy will be brought about owing to the rapid urbanisation of the state. He announced in the assembly that the state is also proposing to give 2.5 FSI for redevelopment of the old and worn dilapidated buildings. Another great news is that Navi Mumbai international airport would be completed by 2019 which will really boost up the tourism sector of the state.
“CM Devendra Fadnavis announces 2017 as ‘Visit Maharashtra’ year” – Res
Lots of measures is taken by the chief minister who also holds the portfolio of tourism minister and he has announced that the year 2017 will be declared as Visit Maharashtra year. He also proposes to host the meeting of SAARC tourism in this state. A single window scheme will be created for boosting up the tourism industry and the number of permissions will be drastically cut down from 140 to 20 and it’s a stupendous effort in the right track !
Another welcoming news is that there will also be a transparent public- private partnership PPP model and many development plans are proposed for Ratnagiri , Sindhudurg, Nagpur- Bhandara- Chandrapur area. The sea project in Sindhudurg district will be vigorously pursued and so also the phase III of Ajanta- Ellora presentation.
Another proposal is to declare the Lonar crater, which is located in Buldhana district as a mega destination. There is no stopping Maharashtra once all these proposals are implemented and the world can see the new phase of Maharashtra as one of the top tourism destinations thanks to the effort of the chief minister Devendra Fadnavis.