With a particular deal with attracting new investments within the state’s excessive precedence tourism centres by providing profitable incentives, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani has introduced its new Tourism Coverage for 2021-2025.
“We wish to give extra significance on tourism this time, and tourism of world-class. And I’m assured that with this coverage, Gujarat might be a worldwide selection for tourism,” Rupani stated. He added that he needed amusement parks, like Disneyland, to come back to Gujarat.
The brand new coverage, he stated, guarantees particular incentives on large-scale tourism tasks whereas aiming to introduce new avenues like caravan tourism, MICE (conferences, incentives, conferencing, exhibitions) tourism and rural-based expertise tourism. Incentives for organising tourism tasks within the state might be relevant to solely these tasks that come up within the excessive precedence tourism centres recognized throughout 25 districts of the state below the coverage, the CM added.
Your entire districts of Kutch, Dwarka, Narmada, Gir-Somnath, Porbandar, Junagadh and Dang have been earmarked as excessive precedence centres. Within the remaining districts, some talukas have been earmarked because the precedence centres.
“Within the earlier tourism coverage, there was a cap of INR 50 crore for getting 15% subsidy of INR 7.5 crore. On this coverage, now we have eliminated that cap. We wish to give incentives with this open coverage,” Rupani stated. As per the newest coverage, 15% capital subsidy might be given for organising world-class theme or amusement parks. “In case of capital funding of greater than INR 500 crore for organising a brand new undertaking, 15% of the eligible capital funding, and if required, land on lease might be supplied by the state authorities,” the coverage states. Whereas contemplating the incentives below the brand new coverage, land costs won’t be thought of.
Rupani additionally stated the state authorities needed large conference centres to be arrange in Gujarat to advertise MICE tourism and, subsequently, conference centres having not less than one corridor that may accommodate 2,500 individuals might be given incentives. Fifteen per cent of the full funding for organising a conference centre might be given as an incentive together with land on lease by the state authorities, if that’s the case required, he added.
Entrepreneurs who begin caravan tourism in Gujarat might be given most subsidy of Rs 10 lakh, the coverage states. For organising tented/container lodging on the precedence centres, subsidy of 15% of the eligible capital funding might be given.