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‘Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady’ project in Kerala inaugurated

‘Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady’ project in Kerala inaugurated

Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons inaugurated the project ‘Development of Eco Circuit: Pathanamthitta – Gavi – Vagamon – Thekkady’ under the Swadesh Darshan scheme on 17 Feb 2019 in Kerala.

Eco Circuit

This Eco Circuit project was sanctioned in December 2015 for Rs. 76.55 crores. 

Major works carried out under the project includes Eco Adventure Tourism Park at Vagamon, Cultural Centre at Kadamanitta, Eco Log Huts at Peerumedu, Idukki, Approach Roads, Walking trails, Rain Shelters at Pine Valley Forest, Thekkady, Kumily, Moozhiyar Dam, Penstock and Kakki Dam.

Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Swadesh Darshan scheme is one of the flagship schemes of Ministry of Tourism for development of thematic circuits in the country in a planned and prioritised manner.

The scheme was launched in 2014 -15 and as on date the Ministry has sanctioned 77 projects worth projects for Rs. 6131.88 Crore to 30 States and UTs.

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