Government of Karnataka (GoK)/Karnataka Tourism Vision Group (KTVG): Preparation of Coastal Master Plan for Karnataka, (Karnataka) (2015)
IPE Global | News | December 21, 2015 IST
IPE Global has won a project for preparation of Coastal Master Plan for Karnataka. The team has to prepare a detailed tourism master plan for the entire coast of Karnataka, based on inputs received from Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka ("DoT") and Karnataka Tourism Vision Group ("KTVG"). The plan is aimed to identify the potential areas and opportunities for making Karnataka a preferred tourist destination on par with other international destinations. The Master Plan would be developed with an aim to promote community-based tourism; focusing equally on conservation and wise use of natural resources, and in compliance with environmental/ecological laws and regulations. Towards the end of the project 15 priority investments sites are also expected to be identified which will be taken up for development immediately.
Iconic tower, marine park at Chilika to attract tourists as a part of our Integrated Coastal Zone Management Project
Our proposals of the tourism master plan for Chilika Lake and its catchment area has been highlighted.
Master plan hopes to break current perception of Karnataka as a religious tourist state.