The Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned the project “Development of Ahmedabad- Rajkot- Porbandar-Bardoli- Dandi” in Gujarat under Heritage Circuit theme of Swadesh Darshan scheme in the year 2016-17 for Rs.93.48 crore.
The components sanctioned for Dandi under the above project include Tourist Facilitation Centre, Site Illumination, Development of Parking, Landscaping, Handicraft store/Khadi Exhibition Centre, Basic Tourist Amenities like public toilets, drinking water ATMs etc. The project is under implementation stage. As per the utilization certificate received form the State Government an expenditure of Rs.2.69 crores has been incurred at Dandi.
This information was given by the Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, Shri. K. J. Alphons, in a written reply in Rajya Sabha recently.