Bindusmita Bhowmik, Siren News, Agartala (Tripura) : Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha on Monday has said that development of tourism in state is not possible without developing connectivity and government is committed to develop the tourism sector in the state in a bid to boost the footfall of tourists.
Addressing an event after inauguration of 15 log huts in Dumboor, CM Dr Saha said, “The tourism department is working tirelessly to develop the tourism sector of the state. They are doing commendable job. Many people have no such knowledge about beautiful spot of Tripura. Even I was also not aware of such beautiful tourist spot like Dumboor. I have informed all about this tourist spot. Few days back I went to Delhi and met with union ministers. I have informed them about Dumboor and Narkel Kunja and invited them to visit them once in Tripura”, he said.
He also said, “To attract tourists our government is working for the development and for beautification of the tourist spot”.
The CM has said that this government is also working for the development of roads, railways because without developing connectivity developments of tourism in not possible.
“This government is also working for the development of roads, railways because without developing connectivity you can’t develop tourism. I have directed the special secretary to develop the roads connecting all the tourist spots as soon as possible”, said CM.
The CM further said, “We have to campaign for our state. The economy of this area is linked with tourism. We have constructed log huts for tourists in at Narkel Kunja in Dumboor. Tripura government wants to maintain unity among the tribal and non tribal areas and in coming days Tripura will be ‘Ek Tripura Srestha Tripura’ and in this direction our government is working”.
He also claimed that no one has ever thought that Tripura could also introduce paragliding in Jampui hill.
“To attract tourists our government is working for the development and for beautification of the tourist spot. We have taken a series of initiative for tourism. Around 5 lakh tourist visits our state every year from outside of the state and to increase the footfall we have taken initiative”, the CM said.