Tourism circuit will be developed : Raghubar Das
INVC NEWS Ranchi, Addressing the people while inaugurating the Itkhori Mahotsav- 2016 and Vikas Mela at Itkhori, Chatra, Chief Minister Mr. Raghubar Das said that the govt. will make a museum to preserve the prehistoric things excavated from the Bhadrakali vicinity. He said that DPR is being prepared for the construction of 75 km Itkhori- Hanterganj Bodhgaya road which will boost up tourism in the area. The Chief Minister said that Jharkhand abounds in forest and natural panorama. Apart from mines, it will be known for tourism also. On this occasion, the CM inaugurated and laid foundation stone for schemes worth 217.64 cr. rupees. He said that the state govt. is serious about providing drinking water to the people and working in this direction. To promote religious tourism, the state govt. is developing Deoghar, Maluti, Basukinath and Rajrappa. He said that the govt. is developing soothing tourist places in Santhal Pargana also. The govt. is starting highway patrolling soon to protect the tourists. Addressing the youths he said that we need to adopt scientific agriculture to boost up employment and yields. The govt. is endeavoring to give the farmers appropriate rate for their produce. To ensure this, the govt. has made Food Processing Park and departments are coordinating to materialize the schemes. Mr. Das said that the 2016-17 budget is the budget of the poor, farmers and villagers. He directed the DC to install solar light at Itkhori. Moreover, he appealed to people to maintain sanitation to attract tourism. Chatra MP Mr. Sunil Kumar, MLAs Mr. Jai Prakash Singh Bhokta, Mr. Ganesh Ganjhu, Mr. Manish Jaiswal, President of Digambar Jain Religious Trust Board Mr. Tara Jain and HoD, Bodhist Study, Magadh University were present on this occasion along with other dignified people.