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Tehri Lake Development Project will be completed at a cost of Rs 7708 crore

  • 12 Dec 2023
  • 2 min read

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On December 11, 2023, Tourism, Endowments and Culture Minister Satpal Maharaj said in the review meeting that the Tehri Lake Development Project will be completed at a cost of Rs 7708 crore.

Key Points:

  • While reviewing the works of the Tourism and Culture Department in the auditorium of Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council, the Tourism Minister said that the 42 km area of Tehri Lake will be developed from a tourism point of view.
  • Uttarakhand Tourism Development Council is preparing the DPR of this project. The construction of the project will boost tourism and will also directly benefit 84 thousand people of 173 villages of Tehri district.
  • Minister Satpal Maharaj said that with the construction of the proposed ring road, it will be easy for tourists coming from the country and the world to reach Tehri. Organisation of water sports and adventure sports will be encouraged throughout the year in the lake. This will also increase the government's revenue.
  • He said that currently work is being done for the feasibility survey of the project. DPR is being prepared by the department to develop the area from Kothi to Dobra Chanti bridge in the project.

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