Ravi S Singh
Press Reporter News Service
New Delhi, July 17
The Centre has given approval in precept to the Haryana authorities’s proposal to develop a “Cultural Centre” at Kurukshetra, and agreed to extend the size of the Worldwide Surajkund Craft Mela.
This was at a gathering between Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar and Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy on Saturday by which progress of tourism associated initiatives have been reviewed.
Reddy was made tourism minister through the current reshuffle of the Union Council of Ministers.
In the course of the assembly, Khattar urged Reddy to expedite the continued initiatives and in addition made calls for for brand spanking new ones in keeping with the Haryana authorities’s focus to make the state a number one vacationer vacation spot.
Officers aware of the assembly mentioned the Centre has agreed to the state’s demand to arrange the nation’s second North Zone Cultural Centre. One such centre exists in Patiala in Punjab.
Within the assembly, the Tourism Ministry has agreed to increase the size and grandeur of the Surajkund Crafts Mela.
The state authorities has been given permission to arrange proposals for initiatives primarily based on the Public-Personal-Partnership (PPP) mannequin.
Khattar apprised Reddy that the state authorities has submitted an in depth proposal to the ministry for organising the proposed world class, state-of-the-art museum primarily based on Lord Krishan, Gita and Mahabharatha in Jyotisar in Kurukshetra.
The proposed initiatives, together with museum primarily based on Indian classical music in Pinjore, museum within the Raja Nahar Singh Palace in Ballabgarh and a “heritage circuit” at Mahendergarh figured through the assembly of the 2 leaders.
Reddy appreciated the works completed by Haryana authorities with regard to tourism initiatives and warranted all Central assist.