Rs 125 cr allotted by Centre to MPT for developing cruise berths & tourism activities
VASCO: The central government has allotted Rs 125 crores to MPT to develop Cruise berths and Tourism activities in Goa.
Preliminary meeting to discuss Nautical and Cruise tourism development in Goa was held in MPT on Thursday.
“In the meeting we aimed to discuss and to see the challenges and the objectives to improve cruise berths and nautical tourism in Goa, said Tourism Minister Rohan Khaunte.
He said that employment generation for locals, improvement in tourism of Goa for proper tourists etc are all things needs to be considered and for the same thing this preliminary meeting was held under the chairmanship of Minister Shripad Naik.
Later, Minister Shripad Naik said that centre has given 125 crores funds to MPT to develop Cruise berths, nautical tourism projects such as roro ropeways, etc which will boost Goa’s tourism.