The Government of India in collaboration with Uttar Pradesh Tourism Department and World Bank is developing a Pro-poor Tourism Development Project in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The project is estimated to cost US$ 300 million. The project aims to contribute improvement in the living conditions and rise in income opportunities for the poor through enhanced tourism development in selected destinations in the Buddhist Circuit, Braj region and Agra. The Project will leverage resources through advisory and technical assistance and financing for institutional strengthening, asset rehabilitation, infrastructure and services along the Buddhist Circuit and Braj Agra Corridor.
Contacts: U.P. Directorate of Tourism,
Rajarshi Purshottam Das Tandon Paryatan Bhavan,
C-13, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar,
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.