Tourist circuit under Swadesh Darshan scheme in Nagaland

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‘Over Rs. 1300 crores sanctioned for development of Tourism infrastructure in North Eastern states till date’


Source: Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India & PIB


Development of Tourism in North Eastern Region is prime area of focus for the Ministry of Tourism. The Ministry has taken several initiatives for growth of domestic and international tourism in the region. One of the many challenges the region faces in development of tourism is the absence of quality infrastructure, services and awareness about the array of tourism products region has to offer.


The Ministry is carrying out number of activities to handle the issues on above fronts.  On one hand the Ministry has given great impetus to the tourism infrastructure in the region under its flagship schemes of Swadesh Darshan and PRASHAD. For development of Tourism infrastructure, the Ministry has sanctioned 16 projects for Rs. 1349.04 crores covering all North Eastern States under its schemes of Swadesh Darshan and PRASHAD.


Swadesh Darshan scheme is one of the flagship schemes of the Ministry of tourism for development of thematic circuits in the country in a planned and prioritised manner. Under this scheme the Government is focussing on development of quality infrastructure in the country with objective of providing better experience and facilities to the visitors on one hand and on other hand fostering the economic growth.


The scheme was launched in 2014 -15 and as on date the Ministry has sanctioned 73 projects worth projects for Rs. 5873.99 Crore to 30 States and UTs. 30 projects / major components of these projects are expected to be completed this year. 6 projects have been inaugurated as on date under the scheme.


Below is the status update of tourist circuit under Swadesh Darshan scheme in Nagaland


Tribal Circuit in Nagaland (Mokokchung – Tuensang – Mon)


Theme of the circuit: Tribal
Sanctioned Cost (INR Lakhs): 9966.54
Date of Sanction: 26-09-2016
Duration of Project (In Months): 30

Destinations :

  • Changtongia
  • Sutsuphenden Waterfalls
  • Ungma Village
  • Noksen Mashikhu Reserved forest @Tuensang
  • Noksen Village
  • Nakshu
  • Longra
  • Tuensang Town
  • Pangsha near interntional trade center under Noklak
  • MON
  • Mon town
  • Development of Tourist Infrastructure Chemsey village
  • Longwa
  • Wakching
  • Watlong Anghya
  • Tourist Infrastructure Facility At Wakching Bank Of River Dikhu


Development of Tribal Circuit in Nagaland (Peren- Kohima-Wokha)


Theme of the circuit: Tribal
Sanctioned Cost (INR Lakhs): 9736
Date of Sanction: 16-11-2015
Duration of Project (In Months): 36

Destinations :

  • Peren
  • Benru village
  • Kohima
  • Doyang Lake
  • Wokha
  • Japanese Riba
  • Water Sports Zone
  • Amur Falcon Observation Area


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